Category: NHL

Pekka Rinne, Matthias Ekholm To Play In World Championships

Pekka Rinne, Matthias Ekholm To Play In World Championships

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne and defenseman Mattias Ekholm have been named to Finland and Sweden respectively for the 2014 World Championship in Belarus in May. Rinne’s decision to go was an interesting one. There was no question that he had the skill to play in a tournament that will likely see every team missing a big majority of their star players, but with [...]

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Stars Sign Goaltender Philippe Desrosiers To ELC

The Dallas Stars have signed goaltender Philippe Desrosiers to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Rimouski Oceanic puck stopper was selected by the Stars in the second round of the previous NHL Draft. Prior to getting drafted, Desrosiers was in net for Canada’s gold medal team at the 2013 U18 World Junior Championship following a 22-8-5 record in the QMJHL. The [...]

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MacDonald Inks Big Extension With Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenseman Andrew MacDonald, 27 to a six-year, $30 million contract extension. In 314 career NHL games, MacDonald has 17 goals and 76 assists to his credit split between the New York Islanders and the Flyers. New York sent MacDonald packing at the trade deadline in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, [...]

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2013-2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: Western Conference Quarter Finals

2013-2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: Western Conference Quarter Finals

Pacific Division: (1) Anaheim Ducks VS (2nd Wild Card) Dallas Stars: Anaheim: 54-20-8, 51 regulation/overtime wins, 116 points. 29-8-4 at home, 25-12-4 on the road. 3.21 goals per game (1st) 2.48 goals against per game (9th) 16% on the power play (22nd) 82.2% on the penalty kill (13th) Dallas: 40-31-11, 36 regulation/overtime wins, 91 points. 23-11-7 at home, 17-20-4 on [...]

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2013-2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference Quarter Finals

2013-2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference Quarter Finals

Atlantic Division: (1) Boston Bruins VS (2nd Wild Card) Detroit Red Wings: Boston: 54-19-9, 51 regulation/overtime wins, 117 points. 31-7-3 at home, 23-12-6 on the road. 3.15 goals per game (3rd) 2.08 goals against per game (2nd) 21.7% on the power play (3rd) 83.6% on the power play (8th) Detroit: 39-28-15, 34 regulation/overtime wins, 93 points. 18-13-10 at home, 21-15-5 [...]

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Habs Extend Dustin Tokarski’s Stay For Two More Years

The Montreal Canadiens have announced the signing of goaltender Dustin Tokarski to a two year contract extension. In three games with Montreal this season Tokarski posted a 2-0-0 record with a fantastic .946 save percentage and a 1.84 goals against average. Tokarski was just as great in the American Hockey League, recording a 20-15-3 record and an .920 save percentage [...]

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Uh oh.

Lightning Winger Ryan Malone Arrested for Cocaine Possession

Tampa Bay Lightning left winger Ryan Malone was arrested early Saturday morning under suspicion of cocaine possession and driving under the influence in Tampa Bay. According to his booking information after being checked in this morning, Malone’s BAC was .112 and .116, much higher than the Florida legal limit of .08. “We are aware of the situation concerning Ryan Malone this morning,” Lightning general manager [...]

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A Plan for the Leafs

Normally, I’d use a spot on a Leafs article to poke fun at Dave Nonis and Randy Carlyle’s everlasting incompetence in their roles this year, or to point out the many flaws you can find on both the team’s offense and defense. But we’ve already done that, all of us, and it’s time to move on once again and try [...]

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