Archive for March, 2010

Bonino Shines In Ducks’ Win Over Stars

On a night devoted to honoring future Hall of Famer, Teemu Selanne for his latest achievement, rookie centerman, Nick Bonino stole a piece of the spotlight. Following a touching, pre-game ceremony given to honor the Finnish Flash becoming only the 18th player to score 600 goals in his career, recently signed, Bonino notched his first [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Selly - March 30, 2010 at 1:41 pm

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Carcillo Faces NHL “Justice” Today

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Once again the bell tolls at noon time for an NHL player facing a disciplinary hearing with Colin Campbell for an unacceptable on-ice act. Today’s hearing is for an all-too familiar face in this type of situation, namely Daniel Carcillo of the Philadelphia Flyers.  Carcillo appears on the carpet for an incident involving David Clarkson in Sunday [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - at 11:14 am

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Who is the Canucks MVP?

With the season drawing to a close and the Canucks sitting alone atop the Northwest Division, it’s time to take a look at possible MVP candidates.

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by I-5 Canucks - March 29, 2010 at 9:35 pm

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Keep Calm Carry on or the Land of Confusion

I know I’m going to have to get this out of the way so let me just give this disclaimer up front… ok scratch that. Let me give these TWO disclaimers up front: One this not 8 pages long I do not NOT NOT hate Jonathan Bernier anymore then I do Drew Doughty. In fact [...]

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4 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Susan Crosby - at 8:20 pm

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Norris Candidate: Duncan Keith

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NHLHS writer David Strehle takes a look at Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith’s development into a potential-Norris Trophy candidate. At age 26 and in his fifth NHL season, the Chicago Blackhawks’ Duncan Keith has developed into an elite defenseman and has made a strong case for Norris Trophy candidacy, as the NHL’s best defenseman in the present season.

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3 comments - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - at 12:03 pm

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Flyers Snap Losing Skid, Rout Devils 5-1

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A day after an ugly loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Philadelphia Flyers came up with a big effort in a 5-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils. The win snapped a five game losing streak and six losses in their last seven contests, a skid in which they saw their cushion on the eighth [...]

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - March 28, 2010 at 10:44 pm

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Penguins Clinch Playoff Berth, Defense Returns

The Pittsburgh Penguins won their first game in four and only their third in nine games yesterday, a 4-1 victory over the rival Philadelphia Flyers. Before the game, many said that the Penguins caught a lucky break with both Ray Emery and Michael Leighton out with season-ending injuries and rookie goaltender Johan Backlund starting in [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Erika Zimmerman - at 2:39 pm

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Henrik Sedin gets points 100 and 101 in Canucks loss

Our wonderful duo that comprise I-5 Canucks discuss Henrik Sedin and his excellent season which puts him in the running for a scoring title.    Although the Vancouver Canucks came up short in their effort tonight against the San Jose Sharks, Henrik Sedin became the first Canuck player to reach 100 points since Markus Naslund did it [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by I-5 Canucks - at 12:43 am

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In Face of Adversity, Flyers Fall Without a Fight

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NHLHS writer Dave Strehle takes a look at the Philadelphia Flyers’ matinee loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Even with the Pittsburgh Penguins recent poor stretch of play (2-3-3 in last eight), they are always a good measuring stick for which the Philadelphia Flyers can judge themselves against.  And for a fifth time in their six [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - March 27, 2010 at 5:52 pm

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From the Frying Pan to the … HOT STOVE??

From the Frying Pan to the … HOT STOVE?? ..onward and upward baby!!!! A very last minute but essential addition: I would like to publicly thank Rich Hammond for publicly addressing, in his official work with the LA Kings, something I and others have mentioned often.

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2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Susan Crosby - at 5:29 pm

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A Glimmer of Hope: Ducks Top Oilers

Corey Perry, in a pre-game interview said,  “It’s tough to say but our chances have slimmed down and we know that. But there are a lot of guys that are working for jobs and we’re coming in every night and working hard and continuing to push. That’s our attitude. Never say no.” He continued on [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Selly - at 1:13 pm

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Ushering in a New Generation: Dallas Stars

In our newest feature, Ushering in a New Generation, our talented writer Katlyn Gambill takes a deeper look into team success based on a player’s age. Today, she looks at the Dallas Stars, who are the eleventh oldest team in the league. The Dallas Stars old age certainly hindered their success this year. After losing [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Katlyn Gambill - at 11:09 am

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Flyers Cough Up Two-Goal, Third Period Lead in Devastating OT Loss

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NHLHS writer Dave Strehle takes a look at the Philadelphia Flyers’ latest disaster in which they blew a two-goal lead in the third period in an eventual 4-3 overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild. In a game that was a must-win, the Philadelphia Flyers grabbed a quick lead but once again found a way to [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - March 25, 2010 at 11:02 pm

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