Conference Quarterfinal Scores: Flyers/Penguins, Wings/Jackets, Blues/Canucks, Devils/Canes, Ducks/Sharks

 Game Notes: IC Trivia:  Which are the only two teams to come back from a 3-0 series deficit? For the 1st time in the 38 year history of the Canucks they’ve swept a 7 game series. Paul Kariya is out for tonight’s game and Mats Sundin is a game time decision. Since moving to Raleigh, the Canes have […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlantic Division,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Columbus Blue Jackets,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New Jersey Devils,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 21, 2009

NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Tuesday Edition): Don’t expect Sundin tonight, first playoff game in Columbus and Moen not speaking with former teammates during series

Western Conference San Jose Sharks (1) versus Anaheim Ducks (8) For a team that cannot score any goals on the ice, at least the Sharks are doing well when it comes to television ratings.  San Jose just has to continue sticking with the process and ramp up their intensity a little bit more, says GM […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Calgary Flames,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Columbus Blue Jackets,Detroit Red Wings,NHL Morning Papers,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,San Jose Sharks,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference 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

Conference Quarterfinal Scores: Flyers/Penguins, Blues/Canucks, Devils/Canes, Ducks/Sharks

    FINAL T         FINAL T   Pittsburgh  3          Vancouver  3   Philadelphia  6          St. Louis  2 Game Preview       Game Preview Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Team Game Threads:  PensBurgh Broad Street Hockey       Team Game […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlantic Division,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New Jersey Devils,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 19, 2009

NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Saturday Edition): Hitchcock claims Wings cheat on face-offs, Flames need Iginla to step it up and Andy Murray unhappy with Canucks

Here are the morning papers for Saturday the 18th of April: Western Conference San Jose Sharks (1) versus Anaheim Ducks (8) Interestingly, Joe Thornton and Ducks netminder Jonas Hiller are good friends.  The Sharks’ veterans are doing their best to keep the team’s young players from getting down on themselves.  Tim Kawakami says Joe Thornton […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Calgary Flames,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Columbus Blue Jackets,Detroit Red Wings,NHL Morning Papers,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,San Jose Sharks,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 18, 2009

Conference Quarterfinal Scores: Flyers/Penguins, Hurricanes/Devils, Blues/Canucks

Game Notes: Don’t mess with the Devils.  Hilarious clip. Bill Guerin gets his first ever Playoff OT goal in his 17 year career. Sundin scores his first playoff goal in 5 years giving the Canucks a 1-0 lead. J.D. being interviewed as 3rd period starts.  You hear that voice and you think you’re watching a […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlantic Division,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New Jersey Devils,Northwest Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 17, 2009

NHL Morning Papers (Friday Playoff Edition): Flames angry at no-call, Osgood proves critics wrong and Sharks lose home-ice

Here are the NHL Morning Papers for Friday the 17th of April: Western Conference San Jose Sharks (1) versus Anaheim Ducks (8) The Sharks’ power play cost them on Thursday going 0-for-6.  Only nine of San Jose’s 35 shots were recorded within six feet of the crease.  The pressure is squarely on the Sharks’ shoulders […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Calgary Flames,Chicago Blackhawks,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,NHL Morning Papers,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 17, 2009

Conference Quarterfinal Scores: Rangers/Capitals, Flyers/Penguins, Hurricanes/Devils, Blues/Canucks

 Game Notes: Drury has been scratched from the Rangers lineup for Game 1. Sidney Crosby scores the 1st goal of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Alex Ovechkin with 6 shots and 6 hits in the 1st period.  Scores 1st goal of series in 2nd.     FINAL T         FINAL T   […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlantic Division,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New Jersey Devils,New York Rangers,Northwest Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 15, 2009