Archive for November, 2011

In-form Schneider shuts out Luongo (The Province)

By at 29 November, 2011, 11:41 am

The days of Roberto Luongo getting automatic starts because he’s the incumbent No. 1 goaltender appear to be over.

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Luongo most expensive bench warmer as Schneider starts Tuesday (The Province)

By at 28 November, 2011, 4:06 pm

If the Canucks are in the middle of a goalie controversy, head coach Alain Vigneault is not saying.

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Carolina fires Maurice amid rough start to season (The Canadian Press)

By at 28 November, 2011, 11:19 am

RALEIGH, N.C. – The last-place Carolina Hurricanes fired coach Paul Maurice on Monday — the second time he’s been dismissed by the club.

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Sabres getting healthy: Demote 3 to AHL team (The Canadian Press)

By at 28 November, 2011, 11:12 am

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The banged-up Buffalo Sabres are healthy enough to afford returning three players to the minors.

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What We Learned: Trade Jarome Iginla while the price is high (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 28 November, 2011, 9:21 am

Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about … Continue reading ?

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Saturday’s Three Stars: Schneider, Red Wings, Rangers roll (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 27 November, 2011, 1:08 am

No. 1 Star: Cory Schneider, Vancouver Canucks The “backup” goalie for the Canucks won his fourth straight start, stopping 43 San Jose Sharks shots in a 3-2 victory. He was the difference in the game: Making 19 saves in the … Continue reading ?

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Hockey World: Former scoring machine Ovechkin running on empty (The Edmonton Journal)

By at 27 November, 2011, 1:07 am

The law of diminishing returns suggests that when a hockey player ages, his stats diminish. But you’d never know it with Edmonton Oilers winger Ryan Smyth, who turns 36 in February, or Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Dwayne Roloson, 42. Roloson, howev…

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Grabner leads Islanders past Devils 3-2 (The Canadian Press)

By at 26 November, 2011, 4:36 pm

NEWARK, N.J. – This time, the New York Islanders got a couple of lucky breaks on the road.

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Grabner leads Islanders past Devils 3-2 (AP)

By at 26 November, 2011, 4:33 pm

This time, the New York Islanders got a couple of lucky breaks on the road. Michael Grabner snapped a tie with a short-handed goal and the Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Saturday for their first road win of the season. “Our guys battled. T…

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Oilers snap 17-game skid (The Edmonton Journal)

By at 26 November, 2011, 4:14 am

The Edmonton Oilers ended nearly five years of futility at the Xcel Energy Center on Friday afternoon, snapping a 17-game winless skid against the Wild in Minnesota.

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