Archive for September, 2015

Malkin helps Penguins beat Lightning 4-2 (The Associated Press)

By at 29 September, 2015, 11:46 pm

Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Plotnikov each had a goal and an assist, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Tuesday night in an exhibition game at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

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Quebec expansion momentum; art of sniping; players ready to decline (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 29 September, 2015, 10:51 am

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. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com .  Old time hockey !! pic.twitter.com/gQl2iUJxW9 — Steven Stamkos (@RealStamkos91) September 29, 2015 • The Hanson Brothers showed up in Johnstown on Tuesday and made some friends ahead of tonight’s Lightning-Penguins Kraft Hockeyville game. • Quebec City hosted the Penguins and Canadiens Monday night. On Tuesday, an ownership group will deliver a presentation at the NHL’s Board of Governors meeting when they discuss possible expansion. Momentum full steam ahead! [ ESPN ] • The power of social media helped get the Toronto Maple Leafs broadcasters back on the road with the team. [ Globe and Mail ] • The love between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals continued last night at Barclays Center. Tom Wilson failed to fight Eric Boulton, which led the Islanders tough guy to say, “He kept turning me down. He wasn’t interested. He was scared to death.” [ Washington Post ] • Eyeing the Capitals roster and seeing which players and staff might be feeling the heat this season. [ Japers’ Rink ] • Robyn Regehr is playing beer league hockey and enjoying retirement. [ Calgary Sun ] • Interesting read on why teams should employ four forwards on the power play. [ Hockey Graphs ] • While there’s no Chipotle or In-N-Out burger in Switzerland, Auston Matthews’ transition to playing overseas is going well. [ TSN ] • Some clown broke into Grant Fuhr Arena and stole a mask and jersey of the Edmonton Oilers great. [ CP via Yahoo ] • Good read by James Neal on techniques to become an elite sniper in the NHL. [ The Players’ Tribune ] • It will take Val Nichushkin a little bit of time to fully get back in stride ater hip surgery, but when he’s back, oh, he’ll be so fun to watch. [ The Hockey Writers ]  • LA Kings season-ticket holders got their very own Mike Ditka sweater. [ The Royal Half ] • Who are the highest paid players in the NWHL? [ The Hockey News ] • Good breakdown of Mike Smith and the Arizona Coyotes, and the goal they allowed against the Vancouver Canucks Monday night. [ Odds and Ends ] • These 10 goalies could have a major impact on college hockey this season. [ USCHO ]  • As you prepare for your fantasy hockey draft, these 10 players are set for a decline in 2015-16. [ Dobber Hockey ]  • Finally, PRESEASON OVERTIME PENALTY SHOT! MORE FROM YAHOO HOCKEY:

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Subban gets 2 assists as Canadiens beat Penguins 4-1 (The Associated Press)

By at 28 September, 2015, 8:24 pm

P.K. Subban and Andrei Markov had two assists apiece, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Monday night in a preseason game at Videotron Centre in Quebec City.

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NHL-National Hockey League roundup (Reuters)

By at 28 September, 2015, 5:51 pm

Sept 28 (The Sports Xchange) – The Chicago Blackhawks released defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky and forwards Tomas Kopecky and Daniel Paille from their professional tryout contracts on Monday. Visnovsky, 39, spent the previous three seasons with the New Yo…

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NHL-National Hockey League roundup (Reuters)

By at 27 September, 2015, 5:29 pm

Sept 27 (The Sports Xchange) – The Toronto Maple Leafs agreed to terms with free agent forward Brad Boyes on a one-year contract Sunday. Boyes was originally invited to training camp with the Maple Leafs on a professional tryout. Boyes, 33, had 38 poin…

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NHL-National Hockey League roundup (Reuters)

By at 27 September, 2015, 5:29 pm

Sept 27 (The Sports Xchange) – The Toronto Maple Leafs agreed to terms with free agent forward Brad Boyes on a one-year contract Sunday. Boyes was originally invited to training camp with the Maple Leafs on a professional tryout. Boyes, 33, had 38 poin…

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Patrick Kane breaks late tie, Blackhawks beat Blues 3-1 (The Associated Press)

By at 26 September, 2015, 10:58 pm

Patrick Kane broke a tie on a power play with 4:18 left to help the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks beat the visiting St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Saturday night in an exhibition game.

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Mark Pysyk breaks tie, Sabres beat Maple Leafs 6-4 (The Associated Press)

By at 25 September, 2015, 11:11 pm

Mark Pysyk broke a tie on a power play with 4:55 left and the visiting Buffalo Sabres beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 on Friday night.

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Mark Pysyk breaks tie, Sabres beat Maple Leafs 6-4 (The Associated Press)

By at 25 September, 2015, 11:11 pm

Mark Pysyk broke a tie on a power play with 4:55 left and the visiting Buffalo Sabres beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 on Friday night.

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