Puck Daddy Viewing Guide: Roy vs. Gabby, Part 2; SJ circling Pac lead; Schneider against Lu, post-Canucks (Puck Daddy)

By at 14 March, 2014, 4:13 pm

Here is the Puck Daddy Viewing Guide: Spotlighting five things to watch for during tonight’s slate of games. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished.

Create-a-caption: Bruce Boudreau and Patrick Roy meet for the second time this season. (Thanks to Indiana Matt from TheRoyalHalf.com for the picture)
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Preview: San Jose Sharks at New York Islanders, 7:00 p.m. EST
Preview: Vancouver Canucks at Washington Capitals, 7:00 p.m. EST
Preview: Edmonton Oilers at Detroit Red Wings, 7:30 p.m. EST
Preview: New Jersey Devils at Florida Panthers, 7:30 p.m. EST
Preview: Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks, 8:00 p.m. EST
Preview: New York Rangers at Winnipeg Jets, 8:00 p.m. EST
Preview: Calgary Flames at Dallas Stars, 8:30 p.m. EST
Preview: Anaheim Ducks at Colorado Avalanche, 9:00 p.m. EST
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Five things to know about tonight’s NHL games …
1) Bruce Boudreau vs. Patrick Roy, Round 2, FIGHT! Believe it or not, this is the first time the Ducks and Avalanche have met since their catfight in the first game of the season .
2) Bad to worse in Vancouver, if that’s even possible. Well, Ryan Kesler kind of got what we he wanted. He’s out of the Canucks lineup … ‘at least a couple weeks’ with a knee injury . Kesler is second on the Canucks in points, first in goals, and tied for first in power play points.
3) Power of Peverley. Rich Peverley is out of the hospital, and spent time with his teammates on Thursday as they practiced. Just seeing Peverley up and about is bound to give the Stars a boost. Dallas was already a sleeper team to watch; now they’re a sleeper team on a mission to win for their teammate.
4) Sharks and Ducks and the Pacific Division. Anaheim had been leading the Pacific Division for a good amount of time. Thanks to the Ducks four-game slide, and the Sharks four-game win streak, they’re tied in the standings at 93 points. Both are behind league leading St. Louis by four points.
5) Cory Schneider vs. Roberto Luongo. This time last season, who would have thought this matchup would involve the New Jersey Devils and Florida Panthers, and NOT the Vancouver Canucks?

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Coaches upset by Rolston fine; Ovechkin to bear torch; EA picks Blues to win Cup (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 26 September, 2013, 1:14 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.

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Yahoo Fantasy Hockey: Examining the sleepers and potential busts (Puck Daddy)

By at 2 September, 2013, 11:19 am

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By at 29 August, 2013, 10:28 am

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Steve Mason and zombie Ben Franklin; Nazem Kadri on contract; Eric Staal skates (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 21 August, 2013, 12:43 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 keeper of the Stanley Cup, Phil Pritchard, Chicago Blackhawks head co…

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HGH/PED talk; World Cup over Olympics; Tim Connolly still looking (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 15 August, 2013, 12:53 pm

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U.S. Olympic Camp roster announced; who was snubbed for Sochi 2014? (Puck Daddy)

By at 22 July, 2013, 2:32 pm

Now that the Canadians and Russians have released camp rosters for their inevitable Olympic runners-up in Sochi, USA Hockey has released its own 48-player pool from which the 2014 gold medal-winning team shall be plucked.
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Winners and losers in NBC Sports’ 2013-14 NHL TV schedule (Puck Daddy)

By at 21 July, 2013, 10:14 am

NBC and NBC Sports Network will air 103 NHL regular season games during the 2013-14 season, with 13 games in NBC and 90 games in NBC Sports Network.
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NHL announces 2013-14 schedule (The SportsXchange)

By at 19 July, 2013, 12:40 pm

The NHL announced the 2013-14 season schedule Friday, highlighted by the Chicago Blackhawks raising their second Stanley Cup championship banner in four years, the return of outdoor games and the new conference and division alignment.

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NHL announces 2013-14 schedule (The SportsXchange)

By at 19 July, 2013, 12:40 pm

The NHL announced the 2013-14 season schedule Friday, highlighted by the Chicago Blackhawks raising their second Stanley Cup championship banner in four years, the return of outdoor games and the new conference and division alignment.

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