Monthly Archives: October 2011

Price Leads Canadiens This Week

First Star – Carey Price Carey Price had his game on this week posting a 3-0 record with a 1.33GAA and a .950SV%.  He beat the Flyers then backstopped two consecutive wins against the Boston Bruins in a home-and-home series.  … Continue reading

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Rangers Recall Avery from AHL

The New York Rangers have put foward Sean Avery on re-entry waivers from the Hartford Whalers of the AHL.  Avery is on a 24 hour waiver period where any team in the league could claim him before the Rangers have … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Kronwall Gets 7 Year Extension

The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Niklas Kronwall to a 7 year extension through the 2018-2019 season.  He will make a total of $33.25M over the 7 years with a annual salary hit of $4.75M a year. Kronwall is … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Hardest Open Ice Hitting Defensemen

The Friday Five is a new weekly column giving thoughts on a major topic in the last week. If you have any suggestions for next week’s topic, feel free to post it here or email me. I’d love to hear … Continue reading

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Flyer’s Schenn Out With Broken Foot

The Philadelphia Flyers GM, Paul Holmgren, announced that Brayden Schenn broke his left foot in Wednesday’s game loss against the Canadiens and will miss four to six weeks. Holmgren also announced the team has recalled forward Zac Rinaldo and defenceman … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Chosen to Host 2012 NHL Entry Draft

The NHL announced the Penguins will host the 2012 NHL Entry Draft on June 22.  Gary Bettman said, “Today is about the great hockey tradition in this city.  The increasing impact of grassroots hockey here in Pittsburgh and this spectacular … Continue reading

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Pronger to Miss Two Weeks After High Stick

In a game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs yesterday, Flyer’s defenseman Chris Pronger left the game with a eye injury.  Maple Leafs center Mikhail Grabovski took a shot and the follow through of the stick caught Pronger in the face.  … Continue reading

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