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Scott Hartnell tweets shock, support for Phil Kessel in hair-pulling incident
yahoo.com Updated Feb 8, 2014
It was a good day for Phil Kessel. He scored his 31st goal of the season and contributed an assist in the Maple Leafs 3-1 win over Vancouver. He was even one slap-fight with Alex Burrows away from a Gordie Howe Hat-Trick. Yet it was what you may not hav…Upvote Share Tweet
Jarred Tinordi scores in OT to lift AHL Bulldogs over Senators 5-4NHL.com Feb 8, 2014BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Jarred Tinordi scored with 30 seconds left in overtime, and added an assist in regulation, as the visiting Hamilton Bulldogs came from behind to defeat the Binghamton Senators 5-4 in American Hockey League action on Saturday. ...Upvote Share TweetTAMPA, Fla. - Alex Killorn scored a tiebreaking goal late in the third period, Ondrej Palat had two goals and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Detroit 4-2 Saturday night in the Red Wings' 6,000th regular-season game. Killorn beat Jimmy Howard fro...Upvote Share TweetRALEIGH, N.C. - David Desharnais scored twice and the Montreal Canadiens went into the Olympic break with a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Montreal left wing Max Pacioretty sustained a lower-body injury with 7:30 left...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Feb 8, 2014RALEIGH, N.C. - Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty sustained a lower body injury when he was checked into the goal in the first period against the Carolina Hurricanes, putting in jeopardy his spot on the U.S. Olympic hockey team. Pac...Upvote Share TweetThe Bruins are heading into the NHL Olympic break on top, scoring seven goals in their dismantling of the Senators.Upvote Share Tweet
Panthers’ Bergenheim declines invitation to fill injury hole on Team Finlandyahoo.com Feb 8, 2014The first time around, it was the Finnish Ice Hockey Association deciding Sean Bergenheim wouldn't be in Sochi. The second time around, it was Bergenheim. On Friday, Team Finland became the latest to lose an impact player to injury, as the Minnesota Wil…Upvote Share Tweet
Terrible Hijacker Arrested Wearing Canadiens Sweaterdeadspin.com Feb 8, 2014On Friday, a Ukrainian man allegedly tried to hijack a plane headed for Turkey and redirect it to Sochi in hopes of securing the release of anti-government protesters imprisoned in his country. His attempt was foiled and, for some reason, he was wearing…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 8, 2014NEW YORK (AP) Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for hitting Vancouver Canucks forward Pascal Pelletier with the butt end of his stick.Upvote Share Tweet