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Blues C Backes scratched for Game 4 (Yahoo Sports)

St. Louis center David Backes was scratched Wednesday night for Game 4 of the Blues' first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks due to an upper-body injury. Backes did not participate in St. Louis' morning skate, but coach Ken Hitchco...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Apr 23, 2014

Red Wings-Bruins Preview (Yahoo Sports)

BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Bruins' rink is 200 feet long by 85 feet wide, just like all the others in the NHL.
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Apr 19, 2014

Mitchell, Sarich out for Avs vs. Wild (Yahoo Sports)

DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Avalanche will be without forward John Mitchell and defenseman Cory Sarich in Game 1 of their playoff series against Minnesota on Thursday night.
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Apr 17, 2014

Kings-Sharks Preview (Yahoo Sports)

For more than a decade there have been no questions about who will start in goal for the San Jose Sharks come playoff time. Whether it was Evgeni Nabokov or Antti Niemi, the Sharks have had a clear-cut No. 1 goalie and stuck with him through good and...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Apr 16, 2014

NHL suspends Flyers' Rinaldo 4 games for head hit (Yahoo Sports)

The NHL has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo for four games for an illegal check to the head. Rinaldo will miss the final four games of the regular season and will forfeit $15,384.60 in salary. He injured Buffalo Sabres defenseman...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Apr 7, 2014

Nyquist scores to help Red Wings beat Bruins 3-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Gustav Nyquist broke a tie with 7:12 left in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings held on to beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday night. Nyquist scored 1:42 after teammate Tomas Jurco tied the game. The NHL-leading and Atlantic Division-cha...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Apr 2, 2014

McDonagh, Girardi rally Rangers to OT win (Yahoo Sports)

The defense of Ryan McDonagh and Dan Girardi has helped Henrik Lundqvist to many of the goalie's record wins with the New York Rangers. Lundqvist escaped with his 305th NHL win after Girardi scored the tying goal late in regulation and McDonagh nette...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Mar 24, 2014

Glencross has hat trick, Flames rout Oilers 8-1 (Yahoo Sports)

The Calgary Flames were still bitter from a one-goal loss to the Nashville Predators on Friday night. They took it out on the Edmonton Oilers a day later. Curtis Glencross had a hat trick and Matt Stajan scored on a penalty shot and added three assis...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Mar 23, 2014

Jaden Schwartz lead Blues past Oilers, 6-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Alex Pietrangelo started a four-goal third period and Jaden Schwartz scored twice to help the NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-2 on Thursday night. St. Louis has won six of seven overall and eight of nine against Edmonton. The O...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Mar 13, 2014

Après-match : Le Canadien perd son duel au Far West "The Wiz" Jarry • 7 mars, 2014 à 8:53Michel Therrien avait donné congé d’entraînement à ses hommes hier matin à Phoenix.Seuls les blessés, Prust, Price et Bournival ont sauté sur la glace du...
by Sainte Flanelle on Mar 7, 2014

Dan Girardi signs six-year deal with New York Rangers

New York Rangers announced Friday that the club has agreed to terms with defenseman Dan Girardi on a contract extension. “Dan has been a Ranger for his entire career, signing with us as an undrafted free agent and working his way to become a top...
by Sports-Glory on Feb 28, 2014

Pacioretty leads Canadiens past Canucks 5-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Max Pacioretty needs to work on his penalty shots. Everything else was working just fine for the Montreal Canadiens' forward against Vancouver. Pacioretty scored three goals - but missed two penalty shots - to lead the Canadiens to a 5-2 victory over...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Feb 7, 2014

Thomas leads Panthers past Maple Leafs 4-1 (Yahoo Sports)

Tim Thomas made 20 saves, Brian Campbell had two assists and the Florida Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Tom Gilbert, Jesse Winchester, Shawn Matthias and Marcel Goc scored for the Panthers,...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Feb 4, 2014

Blues battling Blackhawks for Central lead (Yahoo Sports)

Alexander Steen's production is back, even though he's not close to 100 percent from a concussion complicated by a lower-body injury. Getting their star back has been a big plus for the St. Louis Blues. They're out of a lull and again among the NHL...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Jan 29, 2014

Parise's 3 points lead Wild to 4-2 win over Ducks (Yahoo Sports)

The NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks had plenty of problems against the pesky Minnesota Wild. Zach Parise had a goal and two assists, Mikael Granlund scored the go-ahead goal on a power play early in the second period and Darcy Kuemper made 31 saves for the...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Jan 29, 2014

Parise returns from foot injury for Wild (Yahoo Sports)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise has been cleared to return from the broken left foot that has kept him out of the last 14 games.
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Jan 23, 2014

Steen back in Blues lineup after 11-game absence (Yahoo Sports)

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Blues forward Alexander Steen is back in the St. Louis lineup after missing 11 games because of a concussion.
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Jan 18, 2014

Ducks blast Canucks 9-1 for 8th straight win (Yahoo Sports)

Although Teemu Selanne has been playing in the NHL for more than two decades, he had never seen anything he could even compare to the goonery in the Anaheim Ducks' latest victory. The Vancouver Canucks' third-period antics aside, the NHL also hasn't...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Jan 16, 2014

Jets snap skid in new coach Paul Maurice's debut (Yahoo Sports)

The Winnipeg Jets found the energy they have lacked for weeks and made new coach Paul Maurice a winner in his debut behind the bench by routing the Phoenix Coyotes 5-1 on Monday night. Olli Jokinen, Eric O'Dell, Blake Wheeler, Michael Frolik and Devi...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Jan 13, 2014

Boyes scores 2, Panthers beat Sabres 2-1 in SO (Yahoo Sports)

Brad Boyes scored in regulation and the shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers over the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Thursday night. Buffalo was playing its first game under general manager Tim Murray and special adviser Craig Patrick, introduced earlier Thurs...
by Oilfield Hockey Blog on Jan 9, 2014

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