Day: January 8, 2023

Maple Leafs Defenseman Mark Giordano Dodges Hit From Flyers Owen Tippet

Post-Game Analysis: Leafs Beat Flyers 6-2 in Second Game of Back-to-Back

The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 6-2 on Sunday night! The blue and white, playing in the second back-to-back game, certainly impressed! After a bounce-back win yesterday at home, the Leafs kept their momentum going early and really took Philadelphia out of this one rather quickly. The Leafs next game will be on […]

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Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Washington Capitals game recap

In what was thought to be a lopsided matchup, the Columbus Blue Jackets played with some passion and looked better in a close loss. The Washington Capitals have been on a 12-2 heater since December. The Blue Jackets, fresh off a 4-3 OT win against the Hurricanes yesterday, looked to build on solid play to […]

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Game Preview: Penguins vs Coyotes

The Pittsburgh Penguins (19-13-6) are set to take on the Arizona Coyotes (13-20-5) at 7 PM eastern. The game will be available to watch on TVA Sports, Bally Sports Arizona, AT&T Sportsnet Pittsburgh, and ESPN+.  Here are the Penguins’ projected lines: Jake Guentzel – Sidney Crosby – Bryan Rust Jason Zucker – Evgeni Malkin – […]

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LGP 41: Leafs Look to Close off First Half of a Season With a Win

With 40 games played, the Leafs currently are at 53 points and sit in second place in their division. After tonight’s game, the Leafs will have played half of the season. The Leafs had a solid 4-1 win last night, with Samsonov having a great night. Murray gets the start tonight as he looks to […]

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Penguins Practice Notes: Players Shave In Preparation For Yotes

BREAKING NEWS: The Pittsburgh Penguins players in scoring droughts have shaved.  Forward Jeff Carter got a haircut and is now clean-shaven, Jason Zucker’s beard got all trimmed up, and Teddy Blueger and Kasperi Kapanen each got a haircut. Ok, back to the big news. The Penguins will be without defenseman Kris Letang tonight against the […]

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Steven Stamkos on the ice for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Bolts Playing Like Cup Contenders

It is amazing that the Tampa Bay Lightning have been to the Stanley Cup Final three years straight and won two of them (2020 and 2021) against the Dallas Stars and Montreal Canadiens, respectively. In the team’s quest to win their third straight Cup last season, the Colorado Avalanche knocked the Lightning off the pedestal […]

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Report: Red Wings and Vrana Relationship is “Broken”

The Detroit Red Wings sent shockwaves throughout the NHL with the decision to place Jakub Vrana on waivers, and the aftermath of the news is still being felt. After clearing waivers and being assigned to Grand Rapids, Thursday’s edition of Daily Faceoff Live, NHL insider Frank Seravalli shed some light on the situation.  “I’ll tell […]

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An Early Look at John Klingberg’s Trade Market

A large disco ball dropped, champagne bottles popped all around the world, and kisses were shared, ushering in a brand new year on planet Earth. On a slightly smaller scale, it also meant a clause in a contract for a certain defenseman for the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks was altered. John Klingberg’s 1-year, $7 million contract […]

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Hellebuyck Playing Like a Vezina Candidate

When it comes to looking at the best goaltenders in the NHL this season, it is not a surprise that Boston Bruins netminder Linus Ullmark is the first name that gets mentioned. Ullmark, 29, is currently (Sunday, January 8) 22-1-0-1 with a 1.87 goals-against average, a .938 save percentage, and two shutouts. He has clearly […]

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Blue Jackets vs Hurricanes game recap

The Columbus Blue Jackets got a rare Metro win in a Saturday afternoon tilt against the Carolina Hurricanes. Rookie RW- Kirill Marchenko brought the near-sellout Nationwide Arena crowd to its collective feet with a hat trick. The game went to a SO, with Kent Johnson hitting the game-winning goal. In a game that was a […]

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