Archive for April, 2013

Rolston retires after 17 years in NHL (The SportsXchange)

By at 30 April, 2013, 11:20 pm

Brian Rolston announced his retirement from the NHL on Tuesday after spending 17 years in the league with five different teams.

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Puck Daddy’s 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs staff prognostications (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 April, 2013, 5:14 pm

In which your friends at Puck Daddy attempt to pick the winners of the opening round and then the Stanley Cup.  The full schedule for the first round is here.

Greg Wyshynski, Editor

Penguins in 5
Senators in 6
Rangers in 7
Bruins in …

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Confident Penguins ready for surging Islanders (The Associated Press)

By at 30 April, 2013, 4:07 pm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The most dynamic player in the world is questionable with a broken jaw. The reigning NHL MVP is coming off an injury plagued and subpar – by his standards – regular season.

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Top 10 Stanley Cup Playoff storylines to watch in the 2013 NHL postseason (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 April, 2013, 3:19 pm

1. Can the Los Angeles Kings repeat?
We’re still waiting on our first repeat champion since the 1998 Detroit Red Wings. Are the Kings the ones to do? Thanks to the lockout, they didn’t experience the short summer like other Cup champs do. They ente…

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Brian Rolston retires after NHL 17 seasons (The Associated Press)

By at 30 April, 2013, 2:19 pm

TORONTO (AP) — Brian Rolston retired Tuesday after a 17-year NHL career in which he played for five teams and helped the New Jersey Devils win their first Stanley Cup.

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Cosmo’s hottest guys of 2013 NHL Playoffs; Pominville out; Rolston retires (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 April, 2013, 1:58 pm

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.

• Via reader Steve Diaz: ‘Los Santos Kings’ logo spotted in new Gra…

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NHL Awards Watch: The final rankings (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 April, 2013, 8:49 am

(Ed. Note: This is a weekly feature on Puck Daddy in which we vote on the major NHL Awards. “We” being Wyshynski, Leahy, Mooney, Yahoo! NHL editor Sam McCaig and Yahoo! NHL scribe Nick Cotsonika. Voting is completed Monday night. The results will…

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Swimming in playoff pools (Rotoworld)

By at 30 April, 2013, 4:06 am

The Weekly Dose takes a look at potential strategies for a whole different animal: playoff pools.

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Crosby hopes to get clearance on Tuesday (The SportsXchange)

By at 29 April, 2013, 6:40 pm

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is scheduled to meet with doctors on Tuesday, which may determine whether he can play in Wednesday’s playoff opener against the New York Islanders, NHL.com reported.

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Islanders present and future now looking bright (The Associated Press)

By at 29 April, 2013, 5:45 pm

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — Mark Streit is a rarity for the New York Islanders. The veteran defenseman is one of the few players, who when given the chance to go anywhere, actually chose to play on Long Island.

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