Day: January 21, 2023

McGinn Fight, Jarry And Petry Return Provides Spark For Penguins

Brock McGinn did not score, get an assist, or even get any of the Pens’ 44 shots. However, what he did was the likely reason why the Pens won.  The first 10 minutes were a basic, even-sided, typical start to a hockey game. However, then McGinn dropped Senators defenseman Erik Brannstrom with a big hit. […]

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Ducks Battle Back but Fall Short in Buffalo

The Anaheim Ducks matinee affair with the Buffalo Sabres this afternoon (in NY, an early game here in Southern California) was a fun game of dominant periods. Buffalo controlled the first, the Ducks got the better of the second, and the Sabres controlled the third. The game alternated 20 minute dominance, but Buffalo had the […]

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LGP 47: Leafs Look to Set Record Straight Against Habs

It’s hard to believe that it’s in the second half of January, and it’s only the second game the Leafs have played against the Canadiens. The Canadiens are without some key pieces of their lineup in Slafkovsky, Gallagher, Monahan, Evens, Armia, Caufield, and more. This season hasn’t gone well for the Habs, but they seemingly […]

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Is Wright the Price for Horvat?

The NHL trade deadline is six weeks away, and the now first-place Pacific Division Seattle Kraken looks like a legitimate Stanley Cup contender. It might be time to go all in year two of the franchises’ existence. Seattle is proving their off-season acquisitions to the forward group, specifically on the wings, to help bolster their […]

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Jack LaFontaine Returns to Orlando After Stint With Syracuse

ORLANDO, FL- Goaltender Jack LaFontaine returned to the Solar Bears prior to their game against the Gladiators this past Wednesday after being on the Syracuse Crunch Roster for a couple of days. LaFontaine was called up to the Crunch on Saturday Afternoon, almost immediately after winning the Bears matchup vs. the Trois-Rivieres Lions, stopping 24/26 […]

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Lightning Beginning to Answer Coach Cooper’s Call For Better Play on Road

The Tampa Bay Lightning are firmly in a playoff spot right now, but that wasn’t always the case thanks to an average, at best, road record. About two weeks ago, following a particularly bad 4-2 loss in Winnipeg that dropped the team to 9-9-0 away from Amalie Arena, coach Jon Cooper challenged his team to […]

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Injuries could not have come at a worse time for Detroit Red Wings LW-Tyler Bertuzzi

The Detroit Red Wings are waiting for test results that stem from Thursday night’s 3-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights, a game in which LW Tyler Bertuzzi missed the entire third period due to a lower-body injury. Bertuzzi is in a contract year and has not been healthy for long stretches this season. Whether […]

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Time to Give Ken Holland His Roses

Not even a year ago, maybe not even six months ago, I was a Ken Holland critic, but now the time has come to give Ken Holland his flowers. Many have failed as Oilers G.M over the last 15 years, from Peter Chiarelli to Steve Tambellini, the man making the moves has continually disappointed fans […]

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Cole Caufield Set to Miss Remainder of the Season

It has been an up-and-down season for the Montreal Canadiens organization as they once again find themselves hovering around the bottom of the Atlantic Division. The Habs currently sit last in the division with a 19-24-3 record and 41 points. While it’s a lost season for the Canadiens, they had some bright spots, with Cole […]

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Nosek Set To Miss Significant Time With Foot Injury

Everything has been going right for the Boston Bruins this season as they sit on top of the NHL with a 36-5-4 record and 76 points. After dealing with injuries to begin the season and overcoming missing Charlie McAvoy, Matt Grzelcyk, and Brad Marchand, the Bruins have been relatively healthy until now. It all started […]

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