Archive for February, 2012

Oilers’ odds of getting No. 1 pick three years in a row diminished (The Edmonton Journal)

By at 29 February, 2012, 8:35 am

Fail for Nail or Hail for Mikhail? Now that the NHL trade deadline has come and gone and the Edmonton Oilers didn’t make a deal for tomorrow — giving up a player for a prospect and/or draft picks — the next thing on their plate is the draft lottery.

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Sharks return home to beat Flyers 1-0 (The Canadian Press)

By at 29 February, 2012, 1:14 am

SAN JOSE, Calif. – After struggling to stop anybody during a gruelling nine-game road trip, Antti Niemi and the San Jose Sharks stopped everything against the NHL’s most prolific offence.

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Tuesday’s Three Stars: Goalies rule the night; Capitals comeback against Isles (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 February, 2012, 12:16 am

No. 1 Star: Robin Lehner, Ottawa Senators It’s turning into Lehn-sanity in Ottawa these days. Lehner won his third game of the year by blanking the Boston Bruins 1-0. Making 32 saves, the 20-year old Lehner recorded his first career … Continue readin…

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NHL Capsules (The Canadian Press)

By at 28 February, 2012, 11:32 pm

BOSTON – Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots for his first NHL shutout and defenceman Erik Karlsson scored the lone goal, lifting surging Ottawa to a 1-0 win over Boston on Tuesday night.

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NHL Capsules: Lehner solid as Sens blank Bruins (The Canadian Press)

By at 28 February, 2012, 11:14 pm

BOSTON – Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots for his first NHL shutout and defenceman Erik Karlsson scored the lone goal, lifting surging Ottawa to a 1-0 win over Boston on Tuesday night.

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Capitals rally past Islanders 3-2 (AP)

By at 28 February, 2012, 10:07 pm

The Washington Capitals made up for 561/2 minutes of frustration with a 5-minute burst that provided a desperate team an improbable, uplifting victory. There’s no telling whether Washington’s 3-2 comeback win in overtime against the New York Islanders …

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Six big winners during the Worst. Trade. Deadline. Ever. (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 28 February, 2012, 11:43 am

There was probably a moment in which you realized the 2012 NHL Trade Deadline was a slumbering anti-event of tepid speculation and overhyped transactions. Perhaps when a Tom Gilbert for Nick Schultz swap was analyzed like Chelios for Savard. Perhaps ??…

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Standing Pat: Blake Geoffrion gets a chance, but why send down Louis Leblanc? (The Montreal Gazette)

By at 28 February, 2012, 10:35 am

Now that the trading deadline has come and gone and the Canadiens’ playoff hopes have evaporated, it’s time to look toward the future, right?

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Hagelin, Lundqvist lift Rangers over Devils, 2-0 (The Canadian Press)

By at 27 February, 2012, 10:33 pm

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Henrik Lundqvist knows all about 30-win seasons.

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