Archive for February, 2013

Nazem Kadri celebrates his hat-trick goal as he scored 3 of the Leafs' 5 goals in a 5-4 overtime win against the New York Islanders.

The Good, The Bad, and Nazem “OH MY GOODNESS” Kadri

Well, they almost blew it, but the Leafs win 5-4 in overtime against the New York Islanders in Long Island, New York. The Maple Leafs were up 4-2 going into the third but the Islanders came back to tie it 4-4 and take it to overtime but, in the end, the captain comes through and wins the game. Early in […]

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Flames sign Avs’ O’Reilly to two-year, $10M offer sheet

Flames sign Avs’ O’Reilly to two-year, $10M offer sheet

According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Calgary Flames have filed an offer sheet on forward Ryan O’Reilly for 2 years with a cap hit of $5M per season. If Colorado was to not match, Calgary, who offered O’Reilly $1M the first season and $6.5M the second, would have to give up their first and third round picks in 2013 (Montreal […]

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Capitals Claim Aaron Volpatti Off Waivers From Vancouver

Capitals Claim Aaron Volpatti Off Waivers From Vancouver

  The Vancouver Canucks lost fourth-line winger Aaron Volpatti to waivers today, as the Washington Capitals claimed the 27 year old after playing 16 games for the Canucks this year, scoring one goal and collecting 28 PIMs. After recording a college career-high 32 points over 37 games with the Brown Bears in 2009–10, Volpatti was signed as a free agent by the Canucks on March […]

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Brian McGrattan Traded Back To Calgary

Brian McGrattan Traded Back To Calgary

With Michael Ryder heading back to Montreal and Simon Gagne getting traded to Philadelphia, Calgary wanted to join in on the fun when it comes to trading for former players, re-acquiring Brian McGrattan from the Nashville Predators in return for Joe Piskula. McGrattan passed through waivers yesterday, but went unclaimed. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the fourth round (104th […]

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Mike Richards protects the puck from Henrik Zetterberg during the Kings' 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings at Staples Center on February 27th, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Better Late Than Never

In a somewhat surprising move, Darryl Sutter made his only change to the lineup today in goal, as Jonathan Bernier was back in after sitting the last two games, making his fourth start in the last eight games. Bernier gave up one goal in each of his last three starts, overall stopping 59 of 62 shots, including his most recent […]

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Frederic Cassivi Released, Riley Gill Signed By Reading Royals

Frederic Cassivi Released, Riley Gill Signed By Reading Royals

When Freddy Cassivi came out of retirement to play in the Reading Royals 5-3 loss to the Trenton Titans on Sunday, he knew it wouldn’t bee a long stint with the club. After making 21 saves on 26 shots that day, the Royals have released him. The club also signed Riley Gill to an ECHL contract. Originally drafted 210th overall in 1994 by the Ottawa […]

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The New Jersey Devils: Time to Panic?

The New Jersey Devils: Time to Panic?

Is it time to push the panic button in New Jersey? That’s what Devils fans are asking themselves after a recent string of half-hearted, lackadaisical, uninspiring games. 5 to be exact. Funny; this very same fan base was raving about how good this team was after a 5 game winning streak just 2 weeks ago. That’s 7 games ago. So, […]

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Habs Re-Acquire Michael Ryder From Dallas For Erik Cole

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Michael Ryder and a 2013 third round draft pick from the Dallas Stars in return for Erik Cole. Ryder was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, 8th round, 216th overall. He had a strong start to his NHL career, playing in the NHL Young Stars Game, as well as being named the NHL Rookie of […]

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