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Sean Avery Rushed to the Hospital Unconscious and not Breathing

April 30th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: New York Rangers | 1 Comment

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Sean Avery suffered a lacerated spleen in last night’s game, and will be sidelined for the remainder of the season. He was taken to St. Vincent’s hospital after the game, and was admitted following a CT scan. He is expected to make […]

Hart Trophy, MVP Finalists – Ovechkin, Iginla and Malkin

April 29th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL | No Comments

The NHL has announced the 2008 finalists for the Hart trophy (NHL’s Most Valuable Player) and the three players are, Alexander Ovechkin, Jarome Iginla and Evgeni Malkin.  Iginla has been nominated twice for the award and both times finished as the runner-up.  This year it again seems as if Iginla will miss out on winning […]

Alexander Ovechkin will Play for Team Russia in the World Hockey Championships

April 28th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL | No Comments

Alexander Ovechkin has decided that he will play for Team Russia in the World Hockey Championships.  Ovechkin also played last year for Team Russia when the team finished with the bronze metal.  Ovechkin will not be allowed to play or practice for Russia until his contract is insured by the Russians.  The insurance process is […]

Calgary Flames Wallow in Defeat

April 24th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Calgary Flames | No Comments

The Calgary Flames were defeated in the 7th game of their series against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. As soon as the game was over, Flames’ fans had to process the fact that their team’s season was abruptly over. While looking around for some Calgary fans I stumbled onto a Flames Forum where […]

NHL Announces Calder Trophy Finalists

April 23rd, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL | No Comments

The NHL has announced the finalists for the Rookie of the Year Award, the Calder Trophy. It is not surprising to see the 3 leading rookie scorers as the three finalists for the Calder Trophy. Patrick Kane led the rookies with 72 points, Backstrom led rookies with 55 assists and finished 2nd with 69 points […]

NHL 2008 2nd Round Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

April 22nd, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: nhl playoffs | 17 Comments

The 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs have made it through the 1st round with some surprise upsets and some sound beatings, including the reigning Stanley Cup champs, the Anaheim Ducks getting beat up in the 1st round. The 2008 2nd Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs should be filled with some great matchups and some […]

Norris Trophy Finalists Announced

April 22nd, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL | No Comments

The NHL announced the 3 finalists for the Vezina Trophy yesterday, and now today the 3 finalists for the Norris Trophy for the league’s best defenseman has been released.  The 3 finalists are Nicklas Lidstrom of Wings, Zdeno Chara of the Bruins and Dion Phaneuf of the Flames. Lidstrom is already a 5 time winner […]

Game 7 Bruins vs. Canadiens … Go Bruins

April 21st, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Boston Bruins | 2 Comments

Game 7 for the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens in the 2008 NHL playoffs is underway.  The Bruins came in as the 8th seed, seen as a relatively weak team with no chance of beating a much faster and more skilled Canadien’s team.  The Canadiens went up 3-1 in the series, but have since lost […]

Vezina Trophy Finalists Announced for Hockey’s Best Goalie

April 21st, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: NHL | 2 Comments

The finalists for the Vezina Trophy for the NHL’s best goaltender have been announced.  Martin Brodeur (3 time winner), Henrik Lundqvist and Evgeni Nabokov are the NHL’s 3 nominations for the historic trophy.  Neither Lundqvist or Nabokov have ever been nominated for the honor as the NHL’s best goaltender, but Martin Brodeur has won the […]

Flyers and Capitals Battle it Out – The Capitals Need to Win to Stay Alive

April 19th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Washington Capitals | No Comments

The Flyers have the Capitals backs up against the wall, up 3-1 in the series.  Today’s game is a must win for the Capitals, and I believe that they will win today’s game.  Not only that, I think they will the next game as well and even the series out at 3-3.  I think this […]

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