Archive for November, 2011

New York Rangers climbing the ranks to elite

2011NYR

By Alexander Monaghan President  Last night, the New York Rangers proved they can stand up to the so-called elite. Their 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins was broadcast on Versus for the entire country to see, putting the team in the spotlight for perhaps the first time since the mid-90s. While Versus, and NHL on [...]

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 30, 2011 at 12:06 pm

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Are These Bobby Ryan Trade Rumors Real?

2011ANA

By Alexander Monaghan President Apparently Anaheim Ducks left wing Bobby Ryan is on the trading block. First reported by Sportnet’s Nick Kypreos, via Twitter, last night, there can’t be a single team that does not want a scoring winger of his pedigree — if it was not for Sidney Crosby, Ryan would have been the first [...]

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2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 29, 2011 at 7:09 pm

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Flyers Trade Rumors Complicated by Cap Implications

2011PHI

With the recent wave of injuries experienced by the Flyers, the rumors have begun that something will soon be on the horizon via the trade market. If that is to occur, look for a more-substantial move rather than that of putting on a band-aid.

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2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - at 12:52 pm

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Is Max Pacioretty a Hypocrite After Headshot?

2011MTL

By Alexander Monaghan President On Saturday, Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty delivered a nasty blindside to the face, or notably the nose, of Pittsburgh Penguins d-man Kris Letang. The hit, which was one of the most discussed plays of the weekend, earned the top-line left wing a three-game suspension. Before we move forward, here’s Brendan [...]

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2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - at 12:18 am

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Don’t Blame Paul Maurice for the Canes’ Struggles

2011CAR

By Alexander Monaghan President  This morning the Carolina Hurricanes announced the firing of head coach Paul Maurice for the second time. Through 25 games, the long-time Cane was en route to his third straight season without a playoff berth. Something needed to give and GM Jim Rutherford was not willing to blow up an entire [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 28, 2011 at 7:42 pm

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Pronger Set for Surgery Yet Again; Holmgren Conference Call Transcript

2011PHI

In a Monday full of NHL news, the Flyers evidently didn't want to feel left out. Pronger will have surgery, Andreas Nodl was waived, Schenn will be recalled from the AHL, and others will be moved to LTIR. Never a dull moment.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - at 2:57 pm

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Boudreau Firing Not Surprising Result After Turmoil, Caps’ Slide

2011WAS

The old adage in professional sports is how it is much easier to fire a coach than it is to fire 23 players. That saying rang true in Washington this morning as Boudreau was relieved of his duties, and replaced by Dale Hunter.

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10 comments - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - at 11:14 am

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Flyers Top Canadiens 3-1 on Strength of Giroux’s Two Goals, Bobrovsky’s Play

2011PHI

Claude Giroux scored two goals and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 23 shots as the Philadelphia Flyers topped the Montreal Canadiens, 3-1 in a Black Friday matinee at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - November 25, 2011 at 7:44 pm

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Philadelphia Flyers Winter Classic Alumni Game Roster Announced

2011PHI

After much speculation, the Flyers official roster for the Winter Classic Alumni team was announced today.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - at 3:48 pm

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Florida Fans Thankful for Season So Far, One Last Meal

2011FLA

By Bill Whitehead It’s the day after Thanksgiving and time to consider and be grateful for all we have, and Florida Panthers fans have plenty to relish. The Panthers (12-6-3, 27 pts.) are atop the Southeast Division and sit second in the Eastern Conference. The club has also feasted during its annual Thanksgiving homestand, winning [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Bill Whitehead - at 2:07 pm

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Bobrovsky, Briere Save Flyers From Serving up Turkey a Night Early in Overtime Victory

2011PHI

By David Strehle NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor It’s safe to say that Sergei Bobrovsky saved the Philadelphia Flyers from serving up a great big turkey on the eve of Thanksgiving Day here in the States. Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov had another rough outing, yielding three Islander goals on nine first period shots.  This is a New [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - November 23, 2011 at 10:09 pm

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Have the Edmonton Oilers Found Their Identity?

2011EDM

This young band of Edmonton Oilers can be a fun team to watch, but they can also be very frustrating at times. Built with a myriad of top draft picks, the inconsistency could just be growing pains - on the way to something special.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Kathryn Uggerholt - November 22, 2011 at 9:32 pm

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Bruins Winning Streak Sizzles On

2011BOS

I think it’s safe to say that the Stanley Cup hangover is officially over for the Boston Bruins. Although the B’s had a slow start to the 2011-2012 season, they have been dominating for most of November. Their 6-0 win against Buffalo last night marked their 8th win in a row, and they’re not backing [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Cassie Villa - November 21, 2011 at 7:03 pm

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