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NHL Three Stars: Shea Weber wins in OT; Anderson saves the Senators (Puck Daddy)

By at 20 February, 2013, 12:27 am

No. 1 Star: Shea Weber, Nashville Predators

Weber’s aggressive pinch 44 seconds into overtime resulted in the game-winning goal for the Predators, as Nashville defeated the Detroit Red Wings, 4-3 . Weber earlier assisted on Craig Smith’s first …


NHL 3 Stars: Hat trick for Tavares; Oilers break franchise single-game shots record (Puck Daddy)

By at 16 February, 2013, 11:43 pm

No. 1 Star: John Tavares, New York Islanders
Tavares was the difference in a 5-1 defeat over the New Jersey Devils. Seriously. he had 4 points, and 4 which is the difference between 5 and 1. It’s basic math. Tavares took over this game i…


Islanders 5, Devils 1 (The SportsXchange)

By at 16 February, 2013, 8:41 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — John Tavares registered his fourth career hat trick and scored the first two goals of New York’s three-goal outburst in the second period as the Islanders defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-1 on Saturday night in front of an announced …


Blackhawks beat sliding Sharks 4-1 (The Associated Press)

By at 15 February, 2013, 10:19 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Kruger and Andrew Shaw scored during Chicago’s strong second period, and the NHL-leading Blackhawks beat the sliding San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Friday night for their fifth win in six games.


Islanders storm back, pull off shootout win over Rangers (The SportsXchange)

By at 14 February, 2013, 10:20 pm

NEW YORK — Having lost their last five games and falling behind by two goals in the first period, the New York Islanders got a “kick in the butt” from their coaches entering the second period Thursday night.


NHL 3 Stars: Rinne shuts the door; J.T. Miller has two-goal home debut for Rangers (Puck Daddy)

By at 7 February, 2013, 10:46 pm

A confused Olli Jokinen and Tobias Enstrom line up against each other for a faceoff, five feet away from the dot. You’re doing it wrong!
No. 1 Star: Pekka Rinne, Nashville Predators
The shot total tells a very different story than the final score…


MSG’s John Giannone takes a puck to the face during Rangers game, keeps reporting (VIDEO) (Puck Daddy)

By at 7 February, 2013, 9:35 pm

Reporting from between the benches has its risks. Occasionally, you can find yourself caught in a war of words between coaches. Claude Giroux might break your watch . And, of course, your bird’s eye view of the action means that there is always the t…


Crosby hit in face by puck, but returns to game (The Associated Press)

By at 5 February, 2013, 7:40 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was injured early in the second period against the New York Islanders when he was struck in the face by the puck, but quickly returned to the game.


NHL referee Chris Rooney takes puck to the head in Stars vs. Avalanche game (VIDEO) (Puck Daddy)

By at 5 February, 2013, 1:46 am

Just over three minutes into the Dallas Stars’ game at the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night, Dallas defenseman Jamie Oleksiak – all 6-foot-7 of him – raised his stick and fired a slap shot from his opponents’ blue line. The puck deflected off…


NY Islanders’ Colin McDonald faces suspension for hit vs. Penguins (VIDEO) (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 January, 2013, 10:19 am

Colin McDonald of the New York Islanders earned a 5-minute major and a game misconduct against the Pittsburgh Penguins for this hit on Ben Lovejoy in the second period:

For this hit, the Islanders winger earned a disciplinary hearing with the NHL D…