Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lightning Resign Hedman for 5 Years

The Tampa Bay Lightning announced they have resigned defenseman Victor Hedman to a five year, $20M deal for an annual salary cap hit of $4M per season.  Hedman was picked second in the 2009 NHL entry draft only to John … Continue reading

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Pronger to Miss a Month With Knee Injury

Chris Pronger will be out approximately a month with a knee injury.  He is getting surgery today on the same knee that he had arthroscopic surgery on last July.  Pronger should be back just in time for the 2012 NHL … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Fire Coach Maurice

The Carolina Hurricanes announced Monday morning that they have fired their head coach, Paul Maurice.  He is being replaced by Kirk Muller who has been coaching the Hurricane’s AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. The Hurricanes have struggled this season posting … Continue reading

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Capitals Fire Bruce Boudreau

The slumping Washington Capitals announced Monday that they have fired head coach Bruce Boudreau.  Dale Hunter, who captained the Washington Capitals, will replace him starting immediately. The Capitals started off red hot with a 7-0 record.  They obliterated opponents by … Continue reading

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Sidney Crosby to Return vs. Islanders

The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced their all-star center, Sidney Crosby, will be returning to the lineup tomorrow, November 21, versus the New York Islanders. Crosby sustained a concussion after receiving hits in January 1st’s Winter Classic versus the Washington Capitals … Continue reading

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Nabokov Out with Groin Injury

Evgeni Nabokov left Thurday’s game versus the Montreal Canadiens with a groin injury.  He sustained the injury in the first period when moving to the right to save a shot by defenseman Yannick Weber.  The Islanders placed Nabokov on the … Continue reading

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Friday Five: League’s Top PlayMakers

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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