Archive for April, 2013

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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Devils miss playoffs after going to Cup final (The Associated Press)

By at 29 April, 2013, 5:07 pm

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — There’s little mystery why the New Jersey Devils missed the playoffs a year after facing the Los Angeles Kings for the Stanley Cup.

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Devils miss playoffs after going to Cup final (The Associated Press)

By at 29 April, 2013, 5:07 pm

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — There’s little mystery why the New Jersey Devils missed the playoffs a year after facing the Los Angeles Kings for the Stanley Cup.

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NHL playoffs wild and wide open in salary-cap era (The Associated Press)

By at 29 April, 2013, 4:12 pm

Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and Patrick Kane are as good as hockey players get. Their teammates are pretty good, too.

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Which NHL player sold the most jerseys in 2013? (Puck Daddy)

By at 29 April, 2013, 3:29 pm

When it comes to player jersey sales in the NHL, it’s usually all about those spiffy Winter Classic sweaters.
Last season saw Claude Giroux of the Flyers and Ryan Callahan of the Rangers finish first and second in sales, with five other players fro…

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NHL Playoff Power Rankings: Respect the favorites, but Stanley Cup chase is wide open (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 April, 2013, 3:08 pm

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks skate into the 2013 NHL playoffs as favorites. But things can change in a blink in the postseason, and all 16 teams truly have a chance to win the Stanley Cup.

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Profiles of Eastern Conference teams in playoffs (Reuters)

By at 29 April, 2013, 2:43 pm

(Reuters) – Brief profiles of the eight Eastern Conference teams, listed by seed, that have qualified for the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoffs: 1-PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Regular season record: 36-12-0 How they qualified: Won Atlantic division …

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Schedule for first round of Stanley Cup playoffs (Reuters)

By at 29 April, 2013, 2:43 pm

(Reuters) – Schedule of games for the opening round of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoffs: EASTERN CONFERENCE 1-Pittsburgh Penguins vs 8-New York Islanders Game 1: May 1 at Pittsburgh Game 2: May 3 at Pittsburgh Game 3: May 5 at New York…

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Lockout forgotten as Stanley Cup chase begins (Reuters)

By at 29 April, 2013, 2:40 pm

By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) – The playoffs for a National Hockey League (NHL) season that nearly never was open on Tuesday with memories of a bitter labor dispute all but forgotten in favor of an intriguing race for the Stanley Cup. A compacted …

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NHL-Lockout forgotten as Stanley Cup chase begins (Reuters)

By at 29 April, 2013, 2:29 pm

By Steve Keating TORONTO, April 29 (Reuters) – The playoffs for a National Hockey League (NHL) season that nearly never was open on Tuesday with memories of a bitter labor dispute all but forgotten in favour of an intriguing race for the Stanley Cup. A…

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