Archive for March, 2012

Saturday’s Three Stars: Whitney hits 1000; Jets, Bolts, Isles, Flames eliminated; Hawks, Devils clinch (Puck Daddy)

By at 31 March, 2012, 11:46 pm

It was fan appreciation night in Phoenix, so this lucky fan just got Ray Whitney’s signed stick on the night he scored his 1000th NHL point, no big deal.
No. 1 Star: Mike Smith, Phoenix Coyotes
Smith was unbeatable through 60 minutes versus the A…

Read More >>

Windsor’s Martin sets NHL record for most hits in a season (The Windsor Star)

By at 31 March, 2012, 8:41 pm

Windsor’s Matt Martin set an NHL record Saturday afternoon.

Read More >>

NHL Capsules (The Canadian Press)

By at 31 March, 2012, 5:03 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – Brad Marchand snapped a third-period tie with his team-leading 27th goal, and the playoff-bound Boston Bruins ended the New York Islanders’ post-season chances with a 6-3 victory Saturday.

Read More >>

Bruins use big 3rd period to beat Islanders 6-3 (The Canadian Press)

By at 31 March, 2012, 3:45 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – Marty Turco spent all season waiting for an NHL team to give him a chance to make a comeback.

Read More >>

Bruins use big 3rd period to beat Islanders 6-3 (AP)

By at 31 March, 2012, 3:32 pm

Marty Turco spent all season waiting for an NHL team to give him a chance to make a comeback. An injury to Tuukka Rask paved the way for the veteran goalie to not only return, but join the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins. Turco made 19 saves and ear…

Read More >>

Islanders’ winger Matt Martin just set the NHL’s single-season hits record (Puck Daddy)

By at 31 March, 2012, 1:04 pm

Way back in January , we observed that New York Islanders’ winger Matt Martin was on pace to break the NHL single-season hits record. At the time, he had registered 192 bodychecks through 44 games, putting him on pace for 358. This would be two more …

Read More >>

Pacioretty doffs cap to special 6-year-old (The Montreal Gazette)

By at 31 March, 2012, 1:05 am

Even at the ripe old age of 6, Joey Cohen knows about milestones. Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty learned this on Friday, and that a 4-foot, 50-pound kid from Long Island, N.Y., has a heart as big as his sense of occasion.

Read More >>

NHL Capsules: Rangers win fourth straight (The Canadian Press)

By at 31 March, 2012, 12:17 am

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Marian Gaborik and Brad Richards scored early, defenceman Michael Del Zotto had two goals in the third period and the New York Rangers won their fourth in a row and moved closer to securing the top seed in the Eastern Conference playof…

Read More >>

NHL Capsules (The Canadian Press)

By at 30 March, 2012, 11:16 pm

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Marian Gaborik and Brad Richards scored early, defenceman Michael Del Zotto had two goals in the third period and the New York Rangers won their fourth in a row and moved closer to securing the top seed in the Eastern Conference playof…

Read More >>

Friday’s Three Stars: Crosby’s 4-point night; Nikitin, Blue Jackets play spoiler (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 March, 2012, 10:58 pm

No. 1 Star: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh rebounded from two straight losses to the New York Islanders with a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Crosby continued racking up points with a goal and three assists to bring his season total …

Read More >>