Archive for February, 2016

Projecting rosters for World Cup of Hockey participants (The Associated Press)

By at 29 February, 2016, 1:07 am

John Tortorella is juggling two jobs, coaching both the Columbus Blue Jackets and Team USA. Canada general manager Doug Armstrong is worried about disappointing players twice when it comes to making the final cuts to his World Cup of Hockey roster.

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Oilers score 3 times in third, top Islanders 3-1 (The Associated Press)

By at 29 February, 2016, 12:28 am

The Edmonton Oilers were humiliated the last time they played the New York Islanders. Leon Draisaitl, Anton Lander and Brandon Davidson all scored in the third period for Edmonton, helping the Oilers snap a seven-game losing streak by rallying for a 3…

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NHL standings (Reuters)

By at 28 February, 2016, 11:55 pm

Feb 29 (Infostrada Sports) – Standings from the NHL on Sunday WESTERN CONFERENCECENTRAL DIVISION W L OTL GF GA PTS 1. Chicago 39 20 5 180 153 83 2. Dallas 38 19 6 204 181 82 3. St. Louis 36 20 9 162 159 81 4. Nashville 31 21 11 167 158 73 5. Colorado 3…

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NHL Three Stars: Perry tricks Kings; Talbot saves Oilers (Puck Daddy)

By at 28 February, 2016, 11:31 pm

No. 1 Star : Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks   Perry recorded his ninth career hat trick and added an assist as the Ducks got by the Los Angeles Kings 4-2. Perry scored in all three periods, including twice on the power play and tallied his 26th of the year early in the third period to break a 2-2 deadlock. John Gibson made 27 saves and David Perron scored a goal, giving him 16 points in 18 games since coming to Anaheim. No. 2 Star : Cam Talbot, Edmonton Oilers The Oilers netminder made 36 saves, including 18 in the third period as Edmonton beat the New York Islanders 3-1. Anton Lander, Leon Draisaitl and Brandon Davidson scored 6:45 apart in the third period to lift home side. No. 3 Star: Ryan Callahan, Tampa Bay Lightning   Callahan scored twice and assisted on another, and Alex Killorn and Steven Stamkos each scored a goal and added a helper as Tampa beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 for their sixth straight win. Ben Bishop stopped 32 shots. Stamkos’ tally came via a penalty shot, giving him a goal in six straight games.  Honorable Mention : Dennis Rasmussen’s fourth of the season stood as the game winner as the Chicago Blackhaws edged the Washingon Capitals 3-2. Patrick Kane notched his 36th and Jonathan Toews added his 22nd, while Corey Crawford made 28 saves. Rasmussen’s goal came via great pass from Richard Panik in the corner:  Jake Allen made 32 saves and the St. Louis Blues saw goals from five different players in a 5-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. The win snapped a three-game losing skid and gave St. Louis its fifth win in six road games … Erik Haula’s goal broke a 1-1 tie midway through the third period and Devan Dubnyk needed only 17 saves as the Minnesota Wild downed the Florida Panthers 3-1. Haula also assisted on Jason Pominville’s empty-netter late in the final period. The win snapped a nine-game losing streak for the Wild at Xcel Energy Center … A four-goal third period helped power the San Jose Sharks over the Vancouver Canucks 4-1. Joe Pavelski, Tomas Hertl, Patrick Marleau and Justin Braun all scored for the Sharks.  Did You Know?   Perry’s nine hat tricks are the second-most in franchise history, surpassing Paul Kariya’s eight and four behind Teemu Selanne (13). — Kyle Shohara (@kyleshohara) February 29, 2016 Dishonorable Mention : Tyler Johnson left the game after taking a puck to the forehead and leaving a bloody mess behind: Zac Rinaldo, who was waived earlier in the day, was given a minor this hit on Cedric Paquette: Al Montoya left the game following this collision with Marco Scandella: MORE FROM YAHOO HOCKEY :

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NHL results (Reuters)

By at 28 February, 2016, 11:23 pm

Feb 29 (Infostrada Sports) – Results from the NHL games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) CHICAGO 3 Washington 2 St. Louis 5 CAROLINA 2 MINNESOTA 3 Florida 1 Tampa Bay 4 BOSTON 1 San Jose 4 VANCOUVER 1 ANAHEIM 4 Los Angeles 2 EDMONTON 3 NY Islanders 1

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Pavelski, Hertl lead Sharks over Canucks 4-1 (The Associated Press)

By at 28 February, 2016, 10:43 pm

Late collapses have been a common problem for the Vancouver Canucks. Joe Pavelski and Tomas Hertl scored 2:28 apart in the third period Sunday as the San Jose Sharks downed Vancouver 4-1 to hand the Canucks their 10th loss in a game they led after 40 …

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