NHL Metropolitan News and Rumors
Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves in his 30th NHL shutout, and Chris Kunitz had two goals in a three-point game to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Flyers Pranked By Old "Snake In The Cooler" Trickdeadspin.com 25 minutes agoFor Halloween, the Flyers' equipment manager decided to freak out his players by sticking a plastic snake in a beverage cooler. Whole lotta f-bombs, which is the only appropriate way to react to a king cobra guarding your water.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Thomas Vanek's legal troubles continue in money laundering reportyahoo.com 10 hours agoMinnesota Wild sniper Thomas Vanek is off to a slow start. And there may be some off-ice reasons for this. On Thursday night, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reported that Mark Ruff, a bookmaker, pleaded guilty to laundering a gambling debt with a …Upvote Share Tweet
Evgeni Malkin and Justin Williams scrap, given roughing minors after fight (Video)yahoo.com 11 hours agoPer the website hockeyfights.com, Evgeni Malkin doesn't have any regular season fights. And even after Malkin picked a scrap with Los Angeles' Justin Williams, in the Penguins 3-0 win over the Kings, this pristine record will likely stand. Both were ass…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 13 hours agoTAMPA, Fla. - Steven Stamkos had two goals and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Thursday night. Vladislav Namestnikov and Jason Garrison scored the other Lightning goals. Tampa Bay has beaten the Flye...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 13 hours agoGuess that date... The No. 1 song in the United States was "Harlem Shake" by Baauer. The No. 1 movie was "Oz, the Great and Powerful." Barack Obama was President. Give up? These were all attributes of America the last time the New Je…Upvote Share Tweet
Scott Stevens among former NHLers up for Player Safety gigyahoo.com 13 hours agoAccording to Yahoo Sports’ Nick Cotsonika, former New Jersey Devils defenseman Scott Stevens interviewed for a job with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. One assumes he would be hired under through the NHL’s “What Not To Do” program, which also res…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Babcock on coach’s challenge, following ‘wrong’ call vs. Capitalsyahoo.com 18 hours agoThe Detroit Red Wings have been on both ends of blown calls involving goals recently. “Last year we scored a goal in here against L.A., it was wrong,” recalled Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock. That’s of course a reference to the Red Wings’ goal sco…Upvote Share Tweet
Jason Chimera's Nose Got Toasted Last Nightdeadspin.com 19 hours agoWashington Capitals forward Jason Chimera went to hit Detroit's Brendan Smith in the first period of last night's game, but he ended up hitting his face on Smith's helmet. The result was a very busted nose for Chimera.Read more...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 30 (yesterday)COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed center Mark Letestu and defenseman James Wisniewski on Injured Reserve and recalled centers Sean Collins and Brian Gibbons from the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons, club General ...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeurthehockeynews.com Oct 30 (yesterday)It appears the Boston Bruins could look elsewhere for help at right wing. While they reportedly had interest in Buffalo Sabres winger Chris Stewart, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman claims it doesn’t appear a deal can be made at this time. Friedman claims …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)John Moore of the New York Rangers was suspended five games by the NHL on Wednesday for his second illegal hit to the head in the span of 12 games, which doesn’t just make him a repeat offender but a borderline serial one. Why five games? It’s sorta the…Upvote Share Tweet
WHL Roundup: Wong scores three times as Hurricanes down Raiders 5-2NHL.com Oct 30 (yesterday)LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Tyler Wong scored three times and Zac Robidoux stopped 31 shots as the Lethbridge Hurricanes beat the visiting Prince Albert Raiders 5-2 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League play. Jamal Watson and Andrew Nielsen also scor...Upvote Share TweetWASHINGTON - Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings rally for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Abdelkader broke a 2-2 tie when he took a drop pass from Pavel Datsyuk and ...Upvote Share Tweet
NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powers Predsyahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)No. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…Upvote Share Tweet
Red Wings Pull Away From CapitalsOct 29Detroit scored three goals in the third period to beat Washington 4-2.
Penguins Erupt For Eight Goals In WinOct 28Sidney Crosby scored two goals in Pittsburgh's 8-3 win over the Devils.
Ladd Leads Jets Past IslandersOct 28Andrew Ladd scored twice in the Jets' 4-3 win over the Islanders.
SportsCenter's Inside The NHLOct 28John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Katie Strang pick out the best team in the NHL so far, where the Maple Leafs go from here, and compare the two top can't-miss prospects from next year's NHL draft.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFL, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell WestbrookOct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.
Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs might not receive extension by deadlineOct 31There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.
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