On the Beat: Carolina injuries, Manny Fernandez may retire and Chris Pronger’s future

What team beat writers are saying this afternoon: Luke Decock of the News & Observer thinks Tuomo Ruutu will play on Thursday but Erik Cole will not.  His offensive numbers haven’t been strong this playoffs, but Cole’s loss is still very significant. Tim Sassone says the Hawks may very well learn more from losing their current […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Boston Bruins,Carolina Hurricanes,Chicago Blackhawks,Detroit Red Wings,On the Beat,Pittsburgh Penguins,Tampa Bay Lightning on May 19, 2009

On the Beat: Pyatt returns to Canucks, Habs and Lecavalier and Pierre McGuire mentioned as a possibility in Minnesota

What team beat writers are saying this afternoon: As much as San Jose didn’t bring their “A” game last night, the Ducks most certainly did.  Just a great performance by the veteran group. Sergei Samsonov’s status for Game 6 has not yet been decided.  They could use him in Game 6, but I don’t see […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Minnesota Wild,Montreal Canadiens,On the Beat,San Jose Sharks,Tampa Bay Lightning,Toronto Maple Leafs on April 24, 2009

Non-Playoff Morning Papers (Thursday Edition): Reaction to MacTavish firing

Here are the morning papers for the non-playoff teams: As linked on IC yesterday, apparently Jay Feaster has an interest in the Colorado GM job. Mike Heika wonders whether the Stars franchise will continue to move forward with a two-GM arrangement? The Oilers fired Craig MacTavish on Wednesday and Robert Tychkowski is calling the franchise […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Colorado Avalanche,Dallas Stars,Edmonton Oilers,Minnesota Wild,NHL Morning Papers,Tampa Bay Lightning,Toronto Maple Leafs on April 16, 2009

Saturday Night Scores

    FINAL T         FINAL T   Ottawa  2         Pittsburgh  3   Toronto  5         Montreal  1  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Silver Seven Pension Plan Puppets       PensBurgh  Habs Inside/Out Game Recap […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlanta Thrashers,Central Division,Columbus Blue Jackets,Eastern Conference,Florida Panthers,Game Report,General NHL,Minnesota Wild,Montreal Canadiens,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Washington Capitals,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

Saturday Night Scores

    FINAL T         FINAL T   New Jersey  3         Montreal  6   Buffalo  2         Toronto  2  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: In Lou We Trust  Die by the Blade       Habs In/Out  […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlantic Division,Buffalo Sabres,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Eastern Conference,Edmonton Oilers,Game Report,General NHL,Los Angeles Kings,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,St.Louis Blues,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 4, 2009