Archive for August, 2012

August Preview: Josh Gorges

August Preview: Josh Gorges

Josh Gorges Age: 28 Position: D Born: August 14th, 1984 Kelowna, British Columbia Josh Gorges is a hard-working, dedicated and reliable defensive defenseman that constantly puts his body on the line. He will drop down to block shots even when the game or the season appears lost. He continues to battle regardless of being knocked down, he will get right […]

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August Preview: Erik Cole

August Preview: Erik Cole

Erik Cole Age: 33 Position: LW Born: November 6th, 1978 Oswego, New York Erik Cole is a strong power forward that uses his big body to protect the puck. He has excellent speed to help him get passed the opposition that sometimes ends up giving him a breakaway. He is not afraid to go into the corners and other high […]

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NYR August Preview: Henrik Lundqvist

NYR August Preview: Henrik Lundqvist

  Henrik Lundqvist: Goalie Age/Height/Weight: 30 years old- 6’1”- 195 pounds 2011/2012 Stats: 62 games played- 39 wins- 18 losses- GAA 1.97- Save % .930 Player Profile:  To commemorate the dogs days of summer coming to an end, I will be concluding my final installment of the New York Rangers August Preview with Henrik Lundqvist.  Lundqvist is number one on […]

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August Preview: Brian Gionta

August Preview: Brian Gionta

Brian Gionta Age: 33 Position: RW Born: January 18th, 1979 Rochester, New York Brian Gionta may be small in stature but that does not stop him from constantly wanting the puck. He is not afraid to crash the net or go to the corners, especially against way bigger opponents like Zdeno Chara. He loves to shoot from anywhere, which tends […]

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Surgery Required for Jets’ Zach Bogosian

Surgery Required for Jets’ Zach Bogosian

In a statement released Thursday, the Jets’ organization announced that d-man Zach Bogosian will require surgery to repair a “chronic ligament tear in his right wrist” to quote Jets head physician Dr. Peter MacDonald. Early reports state that Bogosian will miss a minimum of 3 months, I’m also hearing he could be out up to 6 months. Terrible news for […]

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Oilers Agree to 6-year, $36M Contract Extension with Eberle

The Oilers announced on Thursday that they signed Jordan Eberle to a $36 million US extension, a deal that followed a seven-year, $42 million extension handed out to Taylor Hall last week. Eberle, 22, was Edmonton’s leading point producer in 2011-12, potting 34 goals and 42 assists in 78 games. Eberle does not dominate physically, but understands his role and is […]

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HARBORcenter Development

HARBORcenter Development

Terry Pegula and Family once again hit a home run, but this time it doesn’t just involve the Buffalo Sabres, it is centered on the economic development project in the City of Buffalo.  This project goes hand in hand with the development of the waterfront and Canalside. The proposed project calls for a $123 million dollar investment by HARBORcenter Development, LLC […]

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Former Hurricanes Defenceman Frantisek Kaberle Retires

Frantisek Kaberle, brother of Montreal Canadiens defenceman Tomas Kaberle, has announced his retirement from hockey at the age of 38. Kaberle was drafted 76th overall in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft by the Kings. During the 1999-2000 season, he was traded to the Atlanta Thrashers for whom he would score his first career NHL goal on April 8, 2000 against Artūrs Irbe and the […]

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