On the Beat: Brian Campbell under fire

What team beat writers are saying this afternoon: Playoff teams Brian Campbell is getting roasted this morning.  I still don’t understand how Campbell can say that he would make the same move on the ice again?  It was a poor decision and led to the game-winning goal?  Maybe he’s just stubborn. The Penguins have been […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Boston Bruins,Chicago Blackhawks,New York Islanders,On the Beat,Pittsburgh Penguins on May 20, 2009

NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Tuesday Edition): Drury has apparent hand injury, Habs miss Markov and Shero saved Pittsburgh’s season

Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Montreal Canadiens (8) Michael Ryder stuck it to his old team yesterday at the Bell Centre.  Boston did miss Milan Lucic, but Byron Bitz did a terrific job filling in.  For all intents and purposes, this series is now over. The Habs had their chances last night but they […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Carolina Hurricanes,Eastern Conference,Montreal Canadiens,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,NHL Morning Papers,Northeast Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,Teams,Washington Capitals on April 21, 2009

On the Beat: Antoine Vermette promoted to top line, new lines in St. Louis and Tavares the third best prospect?

I’ve been away the past few days, but I’m back with the regular On the Beat and the Morning Papers tomorrow. For now, here’s what beat writers are saying this afternoon: Here is the lineup the Bruins expect to roll out for tonight’s game in Montreal.  Bitz, while not the player Lucic is, brings many […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Boston Bruins,Buffalo Sabres,Calgary Flames,Montreal Canadiens,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,On the Beat,San Jose Sharks,St.Louis Blues,Washington Capitals on April 20, 2009

Sunday Scores

    FINAL T         FINAL T   Detroit  0          St. Louis  1   Chicago  3          Colorado  0  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Winging it in Mowtown Second City Hockey        St. Louis […]

Posted by David Minuk in Boston Bruins,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Philadelphia Flyers,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Western Conference on April 12, 2009

Saturday Afternoon Scores

    FINAL T         FINAL T   Carolina  2          Philadelphia  3   New Jersey  3         NY Islanders  2 Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Canes Country  In Lou We Trust       Broad Street […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Buffalo Sabres,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,Los Angeles Kings,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 11, 2009

Thursday Night Scores

    FINAL OT T         FINAL T   Montreal  4          Philadelphia  1    Boston  5          NY Rangers  2  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Habs Inside/Out  Stanley Cup of Chowder       Broad Street Hockey  Blueshirt […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlanta Thrashers,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Buffalo Sabres,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Colorado Avalanche,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Florida Panthers,Game Report,General NHL,Los Angeles Kings,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 9, 2009

NHL Morning Papers (Thursday Edition): Wings hoping to duck Anaheim, Owner Phil Anschutz should take Kings’ fate personally and Blue Jackets make club history

Here are the morning papers for Thursday the 9th of April: Andrew Ebbett has quietly been very productive for the Ducks since being called up from the AHL, writes Billy Witz. A number of the Thrashers players are heading to the World Championships. Add Chuck Kobasew to the list of Bruins players that are injured, […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlanta Thrashers,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Buffalo Sabres,Calgary Flames,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Edmonton Oilers,Florida Panthers,Los Angeles Kings,Minnesota Wild,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,NHL Morning Papers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 9, 2009

Tuesday Night Scores

    FINAL T          FINAL T   Toronto  4         Montreal  1    New Jersey  1          NY Rangers  3  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Pension Plan Puppets  In Lou We Trust       Habs […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlanta Thrashers,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Calgary Flames,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Dallas Stars,Eastern Conference,Edmonton Oilers,Florida Panthers,Game Report,General NHL,Los Angeles Kings,Minnesota Wild,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 7, 2009