Archive for January, 2013

Former San Jose Shark Frazer McLaren has a total of 85 career NHL penalty minutes in 40 games.

Leafs Claim Enforcer McLaren, Call Up Hamilton

With the announcement that forward Mike Brown was put on the injured reserve, the Toronto Maple Leafs claimed forward Frazer McLaren off waivers from the San Jose Sharks earlier today. They also called up Marlies captain Ryan Hamilton. McLaren, 25, is 6’5 220lbs, drafted in the 7th round in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and has played in 40 career […]

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Panthers, Capitals Swap Former Bruin Teammates

Panthers, Capitals Swap Former Bruin Teammates

The Florida Panthers have traded Casey Wellman to the Washington Capitals in return for Zach Hamill. Zach Hamill spent most of his time in the AHL with the Providence Bruins this year. In 41 games, Hamill found the back of the net for 8 goals and added 13 helpers for 21 points. He had a +5 rating and spent 21 […]

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Backstrom Shines In Relief Of Harding For Wild, Defeat Hawks 3-2

Backstrom Shines In Relief Of Harding For Wild, Defeat Hawks 3-2

Preview: The Minnesota Wild are looking for their second straight home win in two nights, taking on the undefeated Chicago Blackhawks at the Xcel Energy Center. The Wild won the four game match up last year with a record fo 2-1-1, but the favorites look to be the Hawks, who have been red hot in every aspect of their game. Niklas Backstrom, who […]

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Devils Upset Late by Bruins

Devils Upset Late by Bruins

Last night’s game was a blast from the past. The New Jersey Devils were able to hold their own for the first two periods of the game..hell, they did more than that. The Devils were able to score a power play goal against the Bruins! NO ONE DOES THAT! But what do the Devils do? They sit back, let up […]

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Matt Frattin celebrates his overtime winning goal with captain Dion Phaneuf as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Buffalo Sabres 4-3.

The Good, The Bad, and It’s a Frat Party!

Before I start on the Buffalo game, I’ll give my thoughts on the two games I didn’t recap. Against the New York Islanders, the Leafs went up 3-1 and looked to be in control. The key words there are “looked to be” because they ended up losing that game in the only way the Toronto Maple Leafs know how, giving […]

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Wild Squeak By Blue Jackets To End Three Game Losing Streak

Wild Squeak By Blue Jackets To End Three Game Losing Streak

  Preview: The Minnesota Wild look to end its three-game losing streak tonight during the Wild’s 500th game (including preseason, regular season and playoff) at Xcel Energy Center against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who just came off of a 2-1 win over Dallas last night. The Jackets will need to bring the same forechecking pressure they had last night. If they can force […]

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Titans of Regulation: Devils vs. Bruins

Titans of Regulation: Devils vs. Bruins

Tonights game will all come down to defensive zone positioning. After a disappointing loss to the Montreal Canadiens, the New Jersey Devils must now regroup and figure out what’s been going wrong. It’s simple really; the Devils have been caught out of their position in almost every game this season and every time (but one) it has resulted in a […]

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2013 Team Italy Group D Final Olympic Qualification Roster

2013 Team Italy Group D Final Olympic Qualification Roster

Italy’s roster for the Group D Final Qualification Tournament played from February 7–10, 2013. They will be played in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Riga, and Vojens. *Changes to Italy Roster: Daniel Tudin is out due to a knee strain and was replaced by Diego Iori. The team also added defender Andrea Ambrosi to the line-up.

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