Saturday, 23 Feb 2019
Author: The Hockey Writers

Sharks Fabulous February, so Far

The San Jose Sharks have put together a February to remember but even with all the good in the month’s first three weeks, the final week will be the most important week of all. The Sharks Record Sometimes life is simple. The Sharks have compiled a 7-1-1 February record heading into the final week of […]

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3 Potential Golden Knights Trade Targets

With the 2019 Trade Deadline mere days away, the Vegas Golden Knights find themselves in a precarious position. The good news is, they are safely in a playoff position, having largely locked down third place in the Pacific Division. The bad news is, the playoff future does not look bright for Vegas. In a month […]

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Canadiens’ Kotkaniemi Comes As Advertised

At face value, Montreal Canadiens Jesperi Kotkaniemi is having a very good rookie season. It’s only when you start to look at it from the proper perspective that it becomes clear just how valuable he’ll be to this franchise in the years to come. And sooner rather than later. Kotkaniemi Keeps Scoring With his goal […]

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Jets Beat Golden Knights – Laine Scores Twice

LAS VEGAS — Patrik Laine scored twice and Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the Vegas Golden Knights 6-3 on Friday night. The Central Division-leading Jets entered 2-4-2 in their previous eight games but rebounded from an embarrassing 7-1 loss at Colorado on Wednesday to improve to 12-3-2 against Pacific […]

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Flames Down Ducks for 4th Straight Win

CALGARY — Andrew Mangiapane scored the go-ahead goal at 16:31 as the Calgary Flames beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Friday for their fourth straight victory. The rookie left winger tried to pass the puck across to Garnet Hathaway on a 2-on-1. Instead it hit Ducks defenceman Jaycob Megna and came right back to him and he ripped […]

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Analyzing Wayne Simmonds’ Value

Wayne Simmonds is one of the most-discussed players leading into the NHL’s Monday Trade Deadline. The lanky winger has been a Philadelphia Flyers stalwart for the last eight seasons, but his contract ends this summer. The Flyers’ once-flickering playoff hopes have dimmed after a pair of thumpings this week, quickly vaulting them closer to a […]

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Ryan Miller: Winningest U.S.-Born Goalie

Ryan Miller hasn’t played often this season, but with starting goalie John Gibson and back-up Chad Johnson out with injuries he took full advantage of his opportunity. In a 5-2 win over the reigning Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals on Feb. 17, Miller chalked up a rare victory – at least for this season. What […]

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NHL News & Notes: McDavid, Duchene & More

In today’s News & Notes, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Connor McDavid for two games, the Ottawa Senators have traded Matt Duchene and the Washington Capitals have acquired Nick Jensen and extended his contract. Related: NHL News & Notes: Hagelin, Kadri & More McDavid Suspended The NHL has suspended McDavid two games […]

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Connor McDavid Suspended For Two Games

While many eyes were on the trade market, namely the movement of Matt Duchene to the Columbus Blue Jackets, behind the scenes, a great deal of attention was being paid to arguably the best player in the NHL. Connor McDavid was advised he would be having a hearing with the department of NHL Player Safety for […]

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