Archive for November, 2011

Schneider, Luongo taking it one game at a time . . . really (The Vancouver Sun)

By at 30 November, 2011, 8:01 pm

It is a story that’s not going away no matter how much Roberto Luongo wishes it would.

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Buffalo goalie Miller returns to practice (The Canadian Press)

By at 30 November, 2011, 6:11 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Ryan Miller went back to work Wednesday, and his return to game action doesn’t appear far away, either.

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Schneider keeping Luongo on the bench (The Canadian Press)

By at 30 November, 2011, 5:00 pm

VANCOUVER – Roberto Luongo has shown patience in the past by outwaiting shooters to make brilliant saves.

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Oilers worth $212M, Forbes magazine reports (The Edmonton Journal)

By at 30 November, 2011, 4:35 pm

The value of the Edmonton Oilers jumped 16 per cent in the last year to $212 million US, Forbes magazine reported Wednesday.

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Tuesday’s Three Stars: Hunter, Muller lose debuts; Kipper shines (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 November, 2011, 1:20 am

No. 1 Star: Miikka Kiprusoff, Calgary Flames The Flames goalkeeper earned his 41st career shutout with 26 saves, making defenseman Derek Smith’s first NHL goal stand up in a 1-0 win over the Nashville Predators. He was in Beast Mode … Continue readin…

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Islanders owner gives Capuano and Snow a vote of confidence (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 November, 2011, 12:15 am

Two more NHL coaches were axed this week, but New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano and general manager Garth Snow don’t appear likely to follow Bruce Boudreau and Paul Maurice to the unemployment line. Team owner Charles Wang told Newsday on Monday th…

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Montoya stops 30 in Isles’ 2-1 win over Sabres (The Canadian Press)

By at 29 November, 2011, 10:03 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The New York Islanders are showing they’re capable of winning on the road. And goalie Al Montoya finally got some payback against Buffalo sniper Thomas Vanek.

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Montoya stops 30 in Isles’ 2-1 win over Sabres (AP)

By at 29 November, 2011, 9:59 pm

The New York Islanders are showing they’re capable of winning on the road. And goalie Al Montoya finally got some payback against Buffalo sniper Thomas Vanek. Montoya stopped 30 shots in a 2-1 win over the Sabres on Tuesday, and the first thing that ca…

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Fight Video: Zack Kassian, Matt Martin, enthusiasm over accuracy (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 November, 2011, 7:59 pm

Buffalo Sabres fans have been waiting for Zach Kassian to bring his particular brand of whimsy to the NHL, especially after that exercise in pacifism against the Boston Bruins after Lucic/Miller. On Tuesday night, the Sabres played the New York … Con…

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Ryan Smyth rejuvenated with young Oilers (The Canadian Press)

By at 29 November, 2011, 4:47 pm

EDMONTON – When the Edmonton Oilers acquired Ryan Smyth from the Los Angeles Kings in June, they knew he’d be a positive example for the team’s young stars.

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