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Around the League notebook for Tuesday, Oct. 21
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TUESDAY RESULTS Home Team in Caps BOSTON 5, San Jose 3 NY Rangers 4, NEW JERSEY 3 (OT) Toronto 5, NY ISLANDERS 2 MONTREAL 2, Detroit 1 (OT) NASHVILLE 4, Arizona 3 (SO) WINNIPEG 3, Carolina 1 CHICAGO 4, Philadelphia 0 DALLAS 6, Vancouver 3...Upvote Share Tweet
NHL Three Stars: Night of the OT thrillers (and goalie interference)yahoo.com 9 hours agoNo. 1 Star: Kevin Klein, New York Rangers Klein needed to do his goalie Henrik Lundqvist a solid after a few pucks had gone in off the defenseman this season, including one against the New Jersey Devils. So he gave Lundqvist the win with the third game-…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 11 hours agoWINNIPEG - Rookie Adam Lowry was sporting a smile and a special grey helmet after he scored his first NHL goal in Winnipeg's 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Lowry's game-winning goal snapped Winnipeg's four-game losing st...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 13 hours agoKITCHENER, Ont. - Matthew Greenfield made 22 saves and the Kitchener Rangers got goals from four different skaters en route to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Guelph Storm in Ontario Hockey League action on Tuesday. Nick Magyar, Ryan MacInni...Upvote Share Tweet
Kessel's two goals lifts Maple Leafs to 5-2 win over IslandersNHL.com 13 hours agoUNIONDALE, N.Y. - Phil Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 rout over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Nine Maple Leafs finished with at least one point, led by Kessel's three. James van Riemsdyk and Mike S...Upvote Share TweetCalling Nathan Horton’s back ailment an “injury” seems a bit flimsy in light of Aaron Portzline’s report on Monday that the Columbus Blue Jackets forward’s career might be over. Horton has a “degeneration of the entire lumbar region of his spine or lowe…Upvote Share Tweet
Blackhawks' Crawford (upper-body) will sitESPN.com 23 hours agoChicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will not play against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday due to an upper-body injury.Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?thehockeynews.com 24 hours agoThe appearance of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis at Rexall Place for Friday’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers raised eyebrows among NHL followers. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector wondered if Ben Scrivens performance in that game could…Upvote Share Tweet
Columbus calls up Forsberg; McElhinney to IRESPN.com Oct 20 (yesterday)The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Curtis McElhinney on injured reserve and have added goaltender Anton Forsberg to the roster on emergency recall from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)Halloween is nearly upon us, which means it’s time for a typhoon of photos depicting NHL players in costume to hit social media. And perhaps some of them won’t be abjectly racist! The Pittsburgh Penguins revealed their spook-tacular getups via Evgeni Ma…Upvote Share TweetMartin St. Louis and Rick Nash scored 4 seconds apart late in the second period, tying a Rangers record, and Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves Sunday in a 4-0 victory over the Sharks.Upvote Share Tweet
QMJHL Roundup: Nicholas Blanchard scores winner as Titan edge Islanders 4-3BATHURST, N.B. - Nicholas Blanchard scored the go-ahead goal at 9:58 of the third period and the Acadie-Bathurst Titan held on for a 4-3 win over the Charlottetown Islanders in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Sunday. Raphael Corri...Upvote Share Tweet
Getting To Know: Jim Thomsonthehockeynews.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)Status: NHL right wing from 1986-1993 with Hartford, Washington, New Jersey, Los Angeles, Anaheim and Ottawa. DOB: December 30, 1965 In: Edmonton, Alberta First Hockey Memory: “I borrowed a pair of skates. I grew up in a mobile house park, Westview Vill…Upvote Share Tweet
Around the League notebook for Saturday, Oct. 18SATURDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Boston 4, BUFFALO 0 MONTREAL 3, Colorado 2 OTTAWA 3, Columbus 2 DETROIT 1, Toronto 0 (OT) San Jose 4, NEW JERSEY 2 PITTSBURGH 3, NY Islanders 1 WASHINGTON 2, Florida 1 (SO) Philadelphia 6, DALLAS 5 (OT...Upvote Share TweetDALLAS - Philadelphia Flyers centre Claude Giroux called it an "ugly win." To Dallas coach Lindy Ruff, it was "garbage hockey." Giroux scored a power-play goal at 2:49 of overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-5 comeback victory o...Upvote Share Tweet
Rangers Win In OTOct 21Kevin Klein's overtime goal lifted the Rangers past the Devils 4-3.
'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHLOct 21Jim Basquil, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside look at the NHL's suspension of Slava Voynov, the Islanders' surprising start and the Avalanche's early slide that has fans asking if it's time to panic in Colorado.
Can Islanders Keep Up Surprising Start?Oct 21The Islanders are the biggest surprise of the Eastern Conference so far, but can they keep it up and return to the playoffs?
Kessel Leads Maple Leafs Past IslandersOct 21Phil Kessel scored twice in the Maple Leafs' 5-2 win over the Islanders.
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extensionOct 21The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quitOct 21The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIOct 21The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
The Week 7 MailbagOct 21Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…