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6-4-2011 Media glorifies the San Jose Sharks
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Gab and headcoach Darryl Sutter

6-4-2011 Media attacks the Atlanta Trashers
The media is disappointed by the team's 7 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager CB and headcoach Curt Fraser

5-4-2011 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik(STL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Vladimir Tarasenko. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said to the press..

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 743 NHL games during his career, notching 304 goals and adding 300 assists along with 93 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 79 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 27+26=53 with 14 PIM.


2-4-2011 Player of the week: Loui Eriksson (C)
NHL has awarded Loui Eriksson (C) of Tampa Bay Lightning as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Sweden, Loui Eriksson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 589 NHL games during his career, notching 198 goals and adding 239 assists along with 43 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 79 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 20+30=50 with 13 PIM.


2-4-2011 Media criticises the Minnesota Wild
The Minnesota Wild are stumbling in a 13 game winless streak. Minnesota Wild right wing Jannik Hansen commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

2-4-2011 Media criticises the New York Islanders
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said New York Islanders coach Butch Goring after today's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The New York Islanders have now a 5 game winless streak.

1-4-2011 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik(STL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by John Tavares. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, he said to the press..

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 741 NHL games during his career, notching 303 goals and adding 297 assists along with 93 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 77 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 26+23=49 with 14 PIM.


1-4-2011 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik(STL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by John Tavares. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, he said to the press..

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 741 NHL games during his career, notching 303 goals and adding 297 assists along with 93 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 77 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 26+23=49 with 14 PIM.


1-4-2011 Jaromir Jagr reaches a milestone !
Jaromir Jagr(NYR) scored the 1700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a feed by Nicklas Backstrom. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Czech, Jaromir Jagr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 1499 NHL games during his career, notching 762 goals and adding 938 assists along with 702 penalty minutes. The 39 year old right wing has played 75 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 32+25=57 with 30 PIM.


1-4-2011 Player of the month: Claude Giroux (C)
NHL has awarded Claude Giroux (C) of Chicago Blackhawks as Player Of The Month He registered 7 goals and 13 assists for 20 points in 13 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 377 NHL games during his career, notching 141 goals and adding 164 assists along with 23 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 78 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 27+39=66 with 9 PIM.


1-4-2011 Rookie of the month: Adam Henrique (L)
NHL has awarded Adam Henrique (L) of Washington Capitals as Rookie Of The Month He registered 5 goals and 7 assists for 12 points in 14 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Adam Henrique was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 88 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 20 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 77 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 25+20=45 with 30 PIM.


31-3-2011 Erik Cole reaches a milestone !
Erik Cole(TOR) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Colin White. For me this is dream come true, was all he could say after the game..

A native of USA, Erik Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 731 NHL games during his career, notching 259 goals and adding 300 assists along with 131 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 78 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 21+30=51 with 16 PIM.


30-3-2011 Media praises the Ottawa Senators
Let's see your headlines now..., commented Ottawa Senators GM after today's game against the Buffalo Sabres. This brings their current streak to 9 games undefeated.

28-3-2011 Media attacks the Buffalo Sabres
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager o and headcoach Lindy Ruff

26-3-2011 Player of the week: Jeff O'Neill (L)
NHL has awarded Jeff O'Neill (L) of Carolina Hurricanes as Player Of The Week He registered 6 goals and 1 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Jeff O'Neill was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1103 NHL games during his career, notching 344 goals and adding 378 assists along with 681 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 76 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 29+21=50 with 98 PIM.


24-3-2011 Ryan Getzlaf reaches a milestone !
Ryan Getzlaf(TOR) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Craig Smith. It's always nice to give a good pass..., he said while posing for photo's..

A native of Canada, Ryan Getzlaf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 570 NHL games during his career, notching 256 goals and adding 300 assists along with 105 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 65 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 32+35=67 with 27 PIM.


23-3-2011 Media criticises the Atlanta Trashers
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Atlanta Trashers after a dreadful 14 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Jakub Voracek openly. has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

22-3-2011 Media praises the Ottawa Senators
The Ottawa Senators are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. Ottawa Senators left wing Alexander Killorn commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

22-3-2011 Media criticises the Nashville Predators
The Nashville Predators are stumbling in a 7 game winless streak. Nashville Predators center Paul Carey commented about their recent play: We don't even want to think about it anymore. We need to find our game and get out of this.

20-3-2011 Media attacks the Boston Bruins
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Bobby Orr and headcoach Pat Burns

19-3-2011 Player of the week: Claude Giroux (C)
NHL has awarded Claude Giroux (C) of Chicago Blackhawks as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 5 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Claude Giroux was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 373 NHL games during his career, notching 140 goals and adding 161 assists along with 21 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 74 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 26+36=62 with 7 PIM.


18-3-2011 Media criticises the Atlanta Trashers
The Atlanta Trashers are spinning in a 12 game winless streak. Atlanta Trashers right wing Jakub Voracek commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

18-3-2011 Media glorifies the Colorado Avalanches
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Joe33 and headcoach Bob Hartley

17-3-2011 Paul Kariya reaches a milestone !
Paul Kariya(COL) scored the 1100th point of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a feed by Drew Doughty. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, he said with a wink.

A native of Canada, Paul Kariya was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1167 NHL games during his career, notching 498 goals and adding 602 assists along with 173 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 68 games with the Colorado Avalanches this season, totalling 19+28=47 with 4 PIM.


15-3-2011 Miikka Kiprusoff released.
Florida Panthers released Miikka Kiprusoff to free agency.

14-3-2011 NJ-PHI trade
New Jersey Devils traded Carl Hagelin to Philadelphia Flyers for Darren Helm

A native of USA, Darren Helm was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 376 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 42 assists along with 224 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 62 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Carl Hagelin was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 28 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 8 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 28 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 2+8=10 with 2 PIM. He has also played 18 games with the Binghamton Devils this season, totalling 12+5=17 with 2 PIM.


14-3-2011 NJ-TB trade
New Jersey Devils traded Loui Eriksson to Tampa Bay Lightning for Charlie Coyle, Cody Hodgson and Antoine Roussel

A native of USA, Charlie Coyle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old center has not yet played for the Tampa Bay Lightning this season.

A native of Canada, Cody Hodgson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 152 NHL games during his career, notching 43 goals and adding 51 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 21 year old center has played 70 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 18+23=41 with 2 PIM.

A native of France, Antoine Roussel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old right wing has not yet played for the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. He has played 52 games with the Syracuse Crunch this season, totalling 31+35=66 with 30 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Loui Eriksson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 580 NHL games during his career, notching 195 goals and adding 232 assists along with 43 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 70 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 17+23=40 with 13 PIM.


14-3-2011 NJ-CHI trade
New Jersey Devils traded Dustin Byfuglien to Chicago Blackhawks for Brian Rafalski, Nikita Zaitsev, Vyacheslav Voynov and CHI's round 1 pick in 2011

A native of USA, Brian Rafalski, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 832 NHL games during his career, notching 85 goals and adding 334 assists along with 136 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 71 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 6+16=22 with 6 PIM.

A native of Russia, Nikita Zaitsev was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 71 games with the Rockford Icehogs this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 10 PIM.

A native of Russia, Vyacheslav Voynov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season. He has played 71 games with the Rockford Icehogs this season, totalling 10+28=38 with 22 PIM.

A native of USA, Dustin Byfuglien was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 508 NHL games during his career, notching 93 goals and adding 278 assists along with 103 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 16 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 2+11=13 with 0 PIM.


14-3-2011 DET-CGY trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Kyle Wellwood and DET's round 1 pick in 2013 to Calgary Flames for Eric Lindros

A native of Canada, Eric Lindros was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1176 NHL games during his career, notching 582 goals and adding 657 assists along with 1045 penalty minutes. The 38 year old left wing has played 70 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 27+22=49 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Kyle Wellwood was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 5th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 553 NHL games during his career, notching 106 goals and adding 112 assists along with 143 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 17+18=35 with 17 PIM.


14-3-2011 EDM-VAN trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Evander Kane and Marc-Andre Bergeron to Vancouver Canucks for Chris Kunitz and Jack Johnson

A native of Canada, Chris Kunitz, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 234 NHL games during his career, notching 64 goals and adding 63 assists along with 91 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 69 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 18+18=36 with 12 PIM.

A native of USA, Jack Johnson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 302 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 100 assists along with 34 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 69 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 5+16=21 with 12 PIM.

A native of Canada, Evander Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 123 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 29 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 19 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 14+17=31 with 8 PIM.

A native of Canada, Marc-Andre Bergeron, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 645 NHL games during his career, notching 81 goals and adding 236 assists along with 195 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 71 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+17=23 with 23 PIM.


14-3-2011 EDM-CGY trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Philippe Paradis, Nikolai Zherdev and EDM's round 2 pick in 2013 to Calgary Flames for Simon Despres, Radim Vrbata and CGY's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Simon Despres was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 56 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 10 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 19 year old defenseman has played 56 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+10=11 with 4 PIM.

A native of Czech, Radim Vrbata was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 664 NHL games during his career, notching 167 goals and adding 178 assists along with 137 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 66 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 11+12=23 with 50 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Stockton Heat this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 0 PIM.

A native of Ukraine, Nikolai Zherdev was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 444 NHL games during his career, notching 62 goals and adding 100 assists along with 45 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 71 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 11+14=25 with 2 PIM.


14-3-2011 EDM-PHI trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Petr Mrazek and Radim Vrbata to Philadelphia Flyers for Paul Stastny

A native of Canada, Paul Stastny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 364 NHL games during his career, notching 95 goals and adding 140 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 70 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 15+22=37 with 12 PIM.

A native of Czech, Petr Mrazek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.

A native of Czech, Radim Vrbata was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 664 NHL games during his career, notching 167 goals and adding 178 assists along with 137 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 66 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 11+12=23 with 50 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Bakersfield Condors this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 0 PIM.


14-3-2011 CHI-FLA trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Miikka Kiprusoff and Patrick Eaves to Florida Panthers for Filip Kuba and Landon Wilson

A native of Czech, Filip Kuba was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 8th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 743 NHL games during his career, notching 91 goals and adding 283 assists along with 101 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season. He has played 6 games with the Springfield Thunderbirds this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Landon Wilson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 787 NHL games during his career, notching 98 goals and adding 139 assists along with 506 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season. He has played 26 games with the Springfield Thunderbirds this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 40 PIM.

A native of Finland, Miikka Kiprusoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 400 NHL games during his career, booking 21 career shutouts and allowing 1119 goals. The 35 year old goaltender has played 31 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, allowing 83 goals on 605 while booking 1 shutouts.

A native of Canada, Patrick Eaves was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 358 NHL games during his career, notching 43 goals and adding 39 assists along with 71 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


14-3-2011 CGY-TB trade
Calgary Flames traded Matt Carroll and Nick Boynton to Tampa Bay Lightning for Matt Hunwick

A native of USA, Matt Hunwick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 499 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 147 assists along with 124 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 70 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 4+19=23 with 36 PIM.

A native of USA, Matt Carroll was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 70 games with the Stockton Heat this season, totalling 4+24=28 with 42 PIM.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 680 NHL games during his career, notching 41 goals and adding 195 assists along with 129 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 0 PIM.


14-3-2011 ATL-PIT trade
Atlanta Trashers traded Luke Allen and ANA's round 2 pick in 2012 to Pittsburgh Penguins for Daniel Löfgren

14-3-2011 ATL-PIT trade
Atlanta Trashers traded Daniel Löfgren to Pittsburgh Penguins for Luke Allen

14-3-2011 CHI-PIT trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Cory Stillman to Pittsburgh Penguins for ANA's round 2 pick in 2012 and PIT's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Cory Stillman was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 512 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 106 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 71 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 7+13=20 with 42 PIM.


14-3-2011 Media praises the Pittsburgh Penguins
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Pittsburgh Penguins coach after today's game against the New York Islanders. This brings their current streak to 11 games undefeated.

13-3-2011 Marian Hossa reaches a milestone !
Marian Hossa(SJ) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a feed by Brent Seabrook. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 950 NHL games during his career, notching 413 goals and adding 387 assists along with 185 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 70 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 33+28=61 with 11 PIM.


12-3-2011 Player of the week: Ryan Kesler (C)
NHL has awarded Ryan Kesler (C) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Ryan Kesler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 508 NHL games during his career, notching 163 goals and adding 219 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 69 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 24+32=56 with 4 PIM.


11-3-2011 Brenden Morrow reaches a milestone !
Brenden Morrow(COL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a feed by Duncan Keith. It is just an amazing thing for me, he said after the game.

A native of Canada, Brenden Morrow was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 849 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 330 assists along with 382 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 68 games with the Colorado Avalanches this season, totalling 27+33=60 with 65 PIM.


10-3-2011 Derek Morris reaches a milestone !
Derek Morris(CGY) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Brad Stuart. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Derek Morris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 1006 NHL games during his career, notching 86 goals and adding 300 assists along with 495 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 68 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 7+19=26 with 17 PIM.


10-3-2011 Jason Allison reaches a milestone !
Jason Allison(OTT) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Daniel Sedin. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, the player said in an interview..

A native of Canada, Jason Allison was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1109 NHL games during his career, notching 370 goals and adding 530 assists along with 353 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 67 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 24+29=53 with 8 PIM.


10-3-2011 Marian Gaborik reaches a milestone !
Marian Gaborik(STL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a feed by John Tavares. The main thing is we played like a team out there, and didn't quit. We've got to keep that up if we're going to challenge this year, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Gaborik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 731 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 292 assists along with 93 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 67 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 23+18=41 with 14 PIM.


8-3-2011 Media attacks the Atlanta Trashers
The media is disappointed by the team's 7 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager CB and headcoach Curt Fraser

8-3-2011 Media criticises the Atlanta Trashers
The Atlanta Trashers are spinning in a 8 game winless streak. Atlanta Trashers defenseman Taylor Chorney commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

7-3-2011 EDM-COL trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Tim Schaller to Colorado Avalanches for Viktor Stalberg

A native of Sweden, Viktor Stalberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 305 NHL games during his career, notching 54 goals and adding 62 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 66 games with the Colorado Avalanches this season, totalling 13+13=26 with 29 PIM.

A native of USA, Tim Schaller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


7-3-2011 ATL-COL trade
Atlanta Trashers traded Radek Bonk to Colorado Avalanches for COL's round 2 pick in 2012

A native of Czech, Radek Bonk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1151 NHL games during his career, notching 239 goals and adding 318 assists along with 510 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 29 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 6 PIM.


6-3-2011 Media praises the Pittsburgh Penguins
The Pittsburgh Penguins are flying high with a 8 game undefeated streak. Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Shea Weber commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

5-3-2011 Player of the week: Henrik Lundqvist (G)
NHL has awarded Henrik Lundqvist (G) of San Jose Sharks as Player Of The Week He registered 3 wins and allowed 1 goals in 3 games last week. He also had 2 shutouts.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Lundqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 5th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 453 NHL games during his career, booking 39 career shutouts and allowing 1067 goals. The 29 year old goaltender has played 46 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, allowing 105 goals on 908 while booking 4 shutouts.


5-3-2011 Michael Nylander reaches a milestone !
Michael Nylander(BUF) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Chris Butler. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he commented to the media.

A native of Sweden, Michael Nylander was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1186 NHL games during his career, notching 305 goals and adding 495 assists along with 216 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 65 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 12+15=27 with 2 PIM.


5-3-2011 Media praises the Pittsburgh Penguins
The Pittsburgh Penguins are flying high with a 7 game undefeated streak. Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Alexander Radulov commented about their recent success: Let's face it, we've got a great core of guys here, some real strong young guys and a good squad of leaders. If every team had that then they'd do just as good.

4-3-2011 Richard Zednik reaches a milestone !
Richard Zednik(CGY) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a feed by Blake Geoffrion. Hopefully one day this puck will end up in the Hall of Fame, he pointed out to the gathered press corps.

A native of Slovakia, Richard Zednik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 968 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 284 assists along with 291 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 47 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 16+17=33 with 12 PIM.


1-3-2011 Media glorifies the Minnesota Wild
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager bgf and headcoach Jacques Lemairre

1-3-2011 Mattias Ohlund reaches a milestone !
Mattias Ohlund(NAS) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Jason Pominville. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Sweden, Mattias Ohlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 964 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 400 assists along with 358 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 65 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 3+24=27 with 24 PIM.


1-3-2011 Player of the month: Jamie Benn (L)
NHL has awarded Jamie Benn (L) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Month He registered 13 goals and 3 assists for 16 points in 12 games last month. He also had 4 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Jamie Benn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 275 NHL games during his career, notching 119 goals and adding 82 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 39+25=64 with 12 PIM.


1-3-2011 Rookie of the month: Chris Kreider (C)
NHL has awarded Chris Kreider (C) of Buffalo Sabres as Rookie Of The Month He registered 5 goals and 7 assists for 12 points in 11 games last month.

A native of USA, Chris Kreider was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 63 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 23 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 63 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 15+23=38 with 4 PIM.


28-2-2011 EDM-TB trade
Edmonton Oilers traded ANA's round 2 pick in 2011 and EDM's round 2 pick in 2012 to Tampa Bay Lightning for Jimmy Howard and TB's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of USA, Jimmy Howard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 169 NHL games during his career, booking 9 career shutouts and allowing 463 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 32 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, allowing 72 goals on 581 while booking 3 shutouts.


28-2-2011 EDM-TOR trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Shane Doan and Ty Conklin to Toronto Maple Leafs for Corey Crawford and Andrew Cogliano

A native of Canada, Corey Crawford was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 432 NHL games during his career, booking 34 career shutouts and allowing 871 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 41 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, allowing 95 goals on 784 while booking 3 shutouts.

A native of USA, Andrew Cogliano was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 129 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 34 assists along with 21 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season. He has played 12 games with the Toronto Marlies this season, totalling 8+14=22 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1102 NHL games during his career, notching 308 goals and adding 328 assists along with 546 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 62 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 18+15=33 with 26 PIM.

A native of USA, Ty Conklin, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 155 NHL games during his career, booking 11 career shutouts and allowing 344 goals. The 34 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


28-2-2011 CGY-NYR trade
Calgary Flames traded Krys Kolanos, Shane Endicott, Tomi Maki, CGY's round 3 pick in 2011 and CGY's round 5 pick in 2011 to New York Rangers for Frans Nielsen, Brandon Prust and Blake Geoffrion

A native of La-la-land, Frans Nielsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 590 NHL games during his career, notching 131 goals and adding 163 assists along with 151 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 63 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 14+15=29 with 38 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brandon Prust was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 267 NHL games during his career, notching 40 goals and adding 54 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the New York Rangers this season. He has played 63 games with the Hartford Wolfpack this season, totalling 42+27=69 with 20 PIM.

A native of USA, Blake Geoffrion was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 236 NHL games during his career, notching 66 goals and adding 67 assists along with 100 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the New York Rangers this season. He has played 63 games with the Hartford Wolfpack this season, totalling 50+31=81 with 46 PIM.

A native of Canada, Krys Kolanos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 501 NHL games during his career, notching 59 goals and adding 108 assists along with 52 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 64 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 6+11=17 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Shane Endicott was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 310 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 40 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 64 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 6+7=13 with 6 PIM.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 27 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 64 games with the Stockton Heat this season, totalling 25+20=45 with 32 PIM.


27-2-2011 Media glorifies the Ottawa Senators
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Trent and headcoach Pat Burns

26-2-2011 Player of the week: Jamie Benn (L)
NHL has awarded Jamie Benn (L) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Week He registered 6 goals and 0 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Jamie Benn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 274 NHL games during his career, notching 118 goals and adding 80 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 62 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 38+23=61 with 12 PIM.


25-2-2011 Paul Kariya reaches a milestone !
Paul Kariya(COL) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by Daniel Alfredsson. Whatever I can do to help the team is okay by me. As long as we get the 2 points that's the main thing, he joked..

A native of Canada, Paul Kariya was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1159 NHL games during his career, notching 496 goals and adding 600 assists along with 171 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 60 games with the Colorado Avalanches this season, totalling 17+26=43 with 2 PIM.


25-2-2011 Vincent Lecavalier reaches a milestone !
Vincent Lecavalier(CHI) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a feed by Patric Hornqvist. When you come to play, good things happen, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Vincent Lecavalier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 935 NHL games during his career, notching 357 goals and adding 443 assists along with 230 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 30+29=59 with 24 PIM.


24-2-2011 Pavel Datsyuk reaches a milestone !
Pavel Datsyuk(VAN) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Dany Heatley. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, were his words after the game.

A native of Russia, Pavel Datsyuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 8th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 664 NHL games during his career, notching 271 goals and adding 329 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 60 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 27+22=49 with 9 PIM.


24-2-2011 Media praises the Minnesota Wild
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Minnesota Wild coach Jacques Lemairre after today's game against the Nashville Predators. This brings their current streak to 10 games undefeated.

24-2-2011 Media criticises the St. Louis Blues
It isn't the happiest time for the St. Louis Blues as they are on a 7 game winless streak. St. Louis Blues coach Joel Quenneville had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

23-2-2011 Patrik Elias reaches a milestone !
Patrik Elias(MIN) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanches on a feed by Niklas Kronwall. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he said to the press.

A native of Czech, Patrik Elias was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1027 NHL games during his career, notching 422 goals and adding 478 assists along with 219 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 59 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 28+21=49 with 8 PIM.


21-2-2011 Rick Nash reaches a milestone !
Rick Nash(CBS) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on a feed by Mike Green. It is just part of my job, he said after the game.

A native of Canada, Rick Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 605 NHL games during his career, notching 262 goals and adding 238 assists along with 155 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 60 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 27+27=54 with 41 PIM.


21-2-2011 Zdeno Chara reaches a milestone !
Zdeno Chara(WSH) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Nashville Predators on a goal by Ryan Kesler. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, was the comment released to the press after the game..

A native of Slovakia, Zdeno Chara was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 891 NHL games during his career, notching 135 goals and adding 365 assists along with 507 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 42 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 7+23=30 with 18 PIM.


20-2-2011 SJ-CGY trade
San Jose Sharks traded Alexander Shikhanov and Dennis Rasmussen to Calgary Flames for Chris Borwn

A native of USA, Chris Borwn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season.

A native of Sweden, Dennis Rasmussen was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old center has not yet played for the San Jose Sharks this season. He has played 40 games with the San Jose Barracuda this season, totalling 10+9=19 with 12 PIM.


20-2-2011 SJ-CGY trade
San Jose Sharks traded Chris Borwn to Calgary Flames for Alexander Shikhanov

A native of USA, Chris Borwn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old center has not yet played for the San Jose Sharks this season.


20-2-2011 DET-ATL trade
Detroit Red Wings traded Jonathan Marchessault, Jakub Voracek and MIN's round 1 pick in 2011 to Atlanta Trashers for Ryan Clowe, Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin

A native of Canada, Ryan Clowe was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 627 NHL games during his career, notching 179 goals and adding 196 assists along with 161 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 58 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 6+10=16 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Brooks Laich was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 569 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 94 assists along with 247 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 58 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 12+9=21 with 14 PIM.

A native of Russia, Alex Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 296 NHL games during his career, notching 134 goals and adding 116 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 58 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 34+24=58 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jonathan Marchessault was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 102 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 25 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 60 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 17+18=35 with 8 PIM.

A native of Czech, Jakub Voracek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 293 NHL games during his career, notching 116 goals and adding 134 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 60 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 19+28=47 with 11 PIM.


20-2-2011 ATL-PIT trade
Atlanta Trashers traded Jacob Markstrom, David Legwand, Tim Gleason and Shea Weber to Pittsburgh Penguins for Jaroslav Halak, Marc Staal, Jordan Staal and PIT's round 1 pick in 2011

A native of Slovakia, Jaroslav Halak was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 160 NHL games during his career, booking 4 career shutouts and allowing 483 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 34 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, allowing 94 goals on 663 while booking 1 shutouts.

A native of Canada, Marc Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 387 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 149 assists along with 82 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 59 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 2+18=20 with 12 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jordan Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 353 NHL games during his career, notching 81 goals and adding 102 assists along with 27 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 59 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 15+22=37 with 13 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Jacob Markstrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 81 NHL games during his career, booking 4 career shutouts and allowing 225 goals. The 21 year old goaltender has played 39 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, allowing 92 goals on 733 while booking 3 shutouts.

A native of USA, David Legwand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 853 NHL games during his career, notching 231 goals and adding 312 assists along with 280 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 58 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 16+18=34 with 19 PIM.

A native of Canada, Tim Gleason was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 538 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 178 assists along with 119 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 58 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 3+15=18 with 23 PIM.

A native of Canada, Shea Weber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 371 NHL games during his career, notching 66 goals and adding 167 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 58 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 9+25=34 with 0 PIM.


20-2-2011 ATL-COL trade
Atlanta Trashers traded Paul Kariya to Colorado Avalanches for COL's round 1 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Paul Kariya was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1157 NHL games during his career, notching 495 goals and adding 599 assists along with 171 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 58 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 16+25=41 with 2 PIM.


20-2-2011 Media criticises the Anaheim Mighty Ducks
It isn't the happiest time for the Anaheim Mighty Ducks as they are on a 7 game winless streak. Anaheim Mighty Ducks coach had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

19-2-2011 Player of the week: Eric Staal (C)
NHL has awarded Eric Staal (C) of Detroit Red Wings as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 405 NHL games during his career, notching 156 goals and adding 183 assists along with 54 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 60 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 31+21=52 with 7 PIM.


19-2-2011 Jarome Iginla reaches a milestone !
Jarome Iginla(FLA) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a feed by Ryan Smyth. Yes I'm happy, who wouldn't be, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Jarome Iginla was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1103 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 442 assists along with 294 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 59 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 22+26=48 with 9 PIM.


17-2-2011 Patrick Marleau reaches a milestone !
Patrick Marleau(COL) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Brenden Morrow. The main thing is we played like a team out there, and didn't quit. We've got to keep that up if we're going to challenge this year, he pointed out to the gathered press corps.

A native of Canada, Patrick Marleau was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 1030 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 462 assists along with 248 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 58 games with the Colorado Avalanches this season, totalling 27+21=48 with 14 PIM.


16-2-2011 Media praises the Minnesota Wild
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Minnesota Wild coach Jacques Lemairre after today's game against the Los Angeles Kings. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

12-2-2011 Player of the week: Patrik Elias (L)
NHL has awarded Patrik Elias (L) of Minnesota Wild as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Czech, Patrik Elias was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1023 NHL games during his career, notching 417 goals and adding 477 assists along with 219 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 55 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 23+20=43 with 8 PIM.


12-2-2011 NHL All-Star Game
Team World has won the annual NHL All-Star game with a score of 13-10. Game MVP was Henrik Zetterberg.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Zetterberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 597 NHL games during his career, notching 246 goals and adding 280 assists along with 124 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 56 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 25+19=44 with 18 PIM.


11-2-2011 NHL All-Star Skill Competitions
The annual All-Star event kicked off today with the skill competitions. Team North America and Team World competed in six different races and the fans got to see their stars shine.

Team North America won the puck control relay with a team of P.K. Subban, Sidney Crosby and Duncan Keith.

Sidney Crosby of Team North America won the fastest skater competition, beating Victor Hedman in the final.

Sidney Crosby of Team North America won the hardest shot competition with a result of 86 MPH, beating Peter Forsberg in the final.

Ilya Kovalchuk of Team World won the accuracy shooting competition, beating Ryan Getzlaf in the final.

Pekka Rinne of Team World won the goalie competition (pass&score), beating Marty Turco in the final.

Team World won the breakaway relay with a team of Erik Karlsson, Ilya Kovalchuk and Alex Ovechkin.

The yearly clash between Team North America and Team World will take place tomorrow.


10-2-2011 EDM-ATL trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Jocelyn Thibault, Jeff Skinner, Joshua Bailey, EDM's round 1 pick in 2011, EDM's round 1 pick in 2012 and EDM's round 1 pick in 2013 to Atlanta Trashers for Ryan Suter, Anze Kopitar, ANA's round 2 pick in 2011 and STL's round 3 pick in 2012

A native of USA, Ryan Suter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 464 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 219 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 8+18=26 with 0 PIM.

A native of Slovenia, Anze Kopitar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 403 NHL games during his career, notching 152 goals and adding 168 assists along with 31 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 54 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 21+15=36 with 8 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jocelyn Thibault was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 906 NHL games during his career, booking 49 career shutouts and allowing 2440 goals. The 36 year old goaltender has played 28 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, allowing 85 goals on 655 while booking 1 shutouts.

A native of Canada, Jeff Skinner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.

A native of Canada, Joshua Bailey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 83 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 17 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 58 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 5+11=16 with 2 PIM.


10-2-2011 EDM-TOR trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Craig Smith, Jori Lehtera, Nicolas Deslauriers, Ryan Suter and EDM's round 3 pick in 2013 to Toronto Maple Leafs for Ryan O'Reilly, Evander Kane, Evgeni Artukhin, Dennis Wideman and Al Montoya

A native of Canada, Ryan O'Reilly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 139 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 36 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 20 year old left wing has played 57 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 22+14=36 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Evander Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 110 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 29 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 19 year old right wing has played 57 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 13+17=30 with 6 PIM.

A native of Russia, Evgeni Artukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 622 NHL games during his career, notching 59 goals and adding 89 assists along with 152 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 57 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 5+8=13 with 50 PIM.

A native of Canada, Dennis Wideman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 8th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 515 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 182 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 57 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 3+14=17 with 27 PIM.

A native of USA, Al Montoya was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 98 NHL games during his career, booking 10 career shutouts and allowing 206 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season. He has played 57 games with the Toronto Marlies this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Craig Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 58 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 8 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 58 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+8=16 with 16 PIM.

A native of Finland, Jori Lehtera was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 58 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 11 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 58 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Nicolas Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 58 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 7 assists along with 17 penalty minutes. The 19 year old left wing has played 58 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 12+7=19 with 17 PIM.

A native of USA, Ryan Suter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 464 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 219 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 8+18=26 with 0 PIM.


10-2-2011 EDM-DAL trade
Edmonton Oilers traded Joakim Nordstrom, Devin Setoguchi and EDM's round 2 pick in 2011 to Dallas Stars for Shane Doan

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1095 NHL games during his career, notching 306 goals and adding 326 assists along with 541 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 55 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 16+13=29 with 21 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Joakim Nordstrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old left wing has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.

A native of Canada, Devin Setoguchi was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 412 NHL games during his career, notching 75 goals and adding 103 assists along with 175 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 58 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 9+17=26 with 28 PIM.


10-2-2011 Dan Boyle released.
Edmonton Oilers released Dan Boyle to free agency.

10-2-2011 Media criticises the Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals are spinning in a 5 game winless streak. Washington Capitals center Brian Boyle commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

10-2-2011 Media glorifies the Ottawa Senators
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Trent and headcoach Pat Burns

9-2-2011 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Dallas Stars after a dreadful 8 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Shane Doan openly. Bob Gainey has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

9-2-2011 Media criticises the Philadelphia Flyers
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Philadelphia Flyers after a dreadful 8 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Brian Gionta openly. has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

7-2-2011 Media criticises the Dallas Stars
It isn't the happiest time for the Dallas Stars as they are on a 7 game winless streak. Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

7-2-2011 Scott Niedermayer reaches a milestone !
Scott Niedermayer(MIN) notched the 600th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a goal by Chris Pronger. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., the happy player commented..

A native of Canada, Scott Niedermayer was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1366 NHL games during his career, notching 146 goals and adding 600 assists along with 385 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 5+14=19 with 4 PIM.


7-2-2011 Roman Hamrlik reaches a milestone !
Roman Hamrlik(PIT) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a goal by Josef Vasicek. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Czech, Roman Hamrlik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 1279 NHL games during his career, notching 140 goals and adding 460 assists along with 825 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 4+14=18 with 6 PIM.


6-2-2011 Dany Heatley reaches a milestone !
Dany Heatley(VAN) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a feed by Pavel Datsyuk. It's always nice score but this was one special goal for me, he said before boarding the teams chartered jet.

A native of Canada, Dany Heatley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 709 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 322 assists along with 120 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 31+21=52 with 28 PIM.


6-2-2011 Media criticises the Philadelphia Flyers
The Philadelphia Flyers are stumbling in a 6 game winless streak. Philadelphia Flyers left wing Mikhail Grabovski commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

5-2-2011 Player of the week: Cory Schneider (G)
NHL has awarded Cory Schneider (G) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Week He registered 2 wins and allowed 0 goals in 2 games last week. He also had 2 shutouts.

A native of USA, Cory Schneider was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 288 NHL games during his career, booking 26 career shutouts and allowing 670 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 52 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, allowing 95 goals on 800 while booking 9 shutouts.


1-2-2011 Player of the month: Eric Staal (C)
NHL has awarded Eric Staal (C) of Detroit Red Wings as Player Of The Month He registered 11 goals and 4 assists for 15 points in 13 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 396 NHL games during his career, notching 151 goals and adding 177 assists along with 54 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 51 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 26+15=41 with 7 PIM.


1-2-2011 Rookie of the month: Adam Henrique (L)
NHL has awarded Adam Henrique (L) of Washington Capitals as Rookie Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 3 assists for 9 points in 14 games last month. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Adam Henrique was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 63 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 13 assists along with 15 penalty minutes. The 20 year old left wing has played 52 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 20+13=33 with 15 PIM.


31-1-2011 BOS-FLA trade
Boston Bruins traded Martin St. Louis and BOS's round 2 pick in 2012 to Florida Panthers for Michael Stone, Tyler Ennis, Cal Clutterbuck and FLA's round 1 pick in 2011

A native of Canada, Michael Stone was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season. He has played 54 games with the Springfield Thunderbirds this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 12 PIM.

A native of USA, Tyler Ennis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 3 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 16 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 4 PIM. He has also played 38 games with the Springfield Thunderbirds this season, totalling 25+28=53 with 20 PIM.

A native of Canada, Cal Clutterbuck was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 178 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 21 assists along with 70 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season. He has played 54 games with the Springfield Thunderbirds this season, totalling 35+29=64 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Martin St. Louis, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 848 NHL games during his career, notching 334 goals and adding 334 assists along with 141 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 50 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 18+15=33 with 20 PIM.


31-1-2011 CBS-WSH trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Linden Vey to Washington Capitals for Robert Havrda, Dalton Smith, WSH's round 3 pick in 2011 and WSH's round 3 pick in 2012

A native of Canada, Dalton Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 3rd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old left wing has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season.

A native of Canada, Linden Vey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old right wing has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


31-1-2011 CBS-WSH trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Robert Havrda to Washington Capitals for Linden Vey

A native of Canada, Linden Vey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old right wing has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season.


31-1-2011 SJ-CGY trade
San Jose Sharks traded Chris VandeVelde and Ryan Parent to Calgary Flames for Jeff Jillson

A native of USA, Jeff Jillson was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 709 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 168 assists along with 101 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+12=14 with 18 PIM.

A native of USA, Chris VandeVelde was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 185 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 29 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 10 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 0 PIM. He has also played 30 games with the San Jose Barracuda this season, totalling 10+27=37 with 12 PIM.

A native of Canada, Ryan Parent was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 238 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 44 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+12=13 with 2 PIM.


31-1-2011 WSH-CGY trade
Washington Capitals traded Simon Despres, Philip Larsen and WSH's round 4 pick in 2011 to Calgary Flames for Chris Nielsen

A native of Canada, Chris Nielsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 631 NHL games during his career, notching 77 goals and adding 140 assists along with 91 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 53 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 4+9=13 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Simon Despres was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 45 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 9 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 19 year old defenseman has played 45 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 1+9=10 with 2 PIM.

A native of La-la-land, Philip Larsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 4th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season. He has played 52 games with the Hershey Bears this season, totalling 6+11=17 with 14 PIM.


31-1-2011 BOS-NYR trade
Boston Bruins traded Jaromir Jagr to New York Rangers for Brandon Davidson, Beau Bennett and NYR's round 1 pick in 2011

A native of Canada, Brandon Davidson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 4th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the New York Rangers this season.

A native of USA, Beau Bennett was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old right wing has not yet played for the New York Rangers this season. He has played 14 games with the Hartford Wolfpack this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 10 PIM.

A native of Czech, Jaromir Jagr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 1474 NHL games during his career, notching 747 goals and adding 927 assists along with 688 penalty minutes. The 38 year old right wing has played 50 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 17+14=31 with 16 PIM.


31-1-2011 BOS-LA trade
Boston Bruins traded BOS's round 2 pick in 2011 to Los Angeles Kings for Devan Dubnyk

A native of Canada, Devan Dubnyk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 121 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 386 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 17 games with the Los Angeles Kings this season, allowing 35 goals on 433 while booking 2 shutouts.


31-1-2011 VAN-DET trade
Vancouver Canucks traded MIN's round 1 pick in 2011 to Detroit Red Wings for Jack Johnson

A native of USA, Jack Johnson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 284 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 97 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 51 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 1+13=14 with 10 PIM.


31-1-2011 Jason Arnott reaches a milestone !
Jason Arnott(NAS) scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a feed by Kevan Miller. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, the happy player commented.

A native of Canada, Jason Arnott was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1218 NHL games during his career, notching 382 goals and adding 518 assists along with 1071 penalty minutes. The 36 year old center has played 54 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 11+15=26 with 53 PIM.


31-1-2011 Pavol Demitra reaches a milestone !
Pavol Demitra(FLA) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Boston Bruins on a feed by Pierre Dagenais. This is an unbeliveable feeling, i don't know what else to say, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Slovakia, Pavol Demitra was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1017 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 471 assists along with 124 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 19+28=47 with 4 PIM.


29-1-2011 Player of the week: Erik Karlsson (D)
NHL has awarded Erik Karlsson (D) of Montreal Canadiens as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Sweden, Erik Karlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 186 NHL games during his career, notching 32 goals and adding 117 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 52 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 13+30=43 with 8 PIM.


27-1-2011 Jeff O'Neill reaches a milestone !
Jeff O'Neill(CAR) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Erik Christensen. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of Canada, Jeff O'Neill was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1076 NHL games during his career, notching 329 goals and adding 371 assists along with 622 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 49 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 14+14=28 with 39 PIM.


27-1-2011 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Los Angeles Kings coach Andy Murray after today's game against the Minnesota Wild. The Los Angeles Kings have now a 11 game winless streak.

26-1-2011 Media criticises the Pittsburgh Penguins
The Pittsburgh Penguins are spinning in a 5 game winless streak. Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Alexander Radulov commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

25-1-2011 Media glorifies the Detroit Red Wings
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Rusty and headcoach Mike Babcock

22-1-2011 Player of the week: Brenden Morrow (R)
NHL has awarded Brenden Morrow (R) of Colorado Avalanches as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Brenden Morrow was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 830 NHL games during his career, notching 295 goals and adding 319 assists along with 346 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 49 games with the Colorado Avalanches this season, totalling 22+22=44 with 29 PIM.


20-1-2011 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Los Angeles Kings after a dreadful 8 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Josh Gorges openly. Dave Taylor has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

18-1-2011 All-Star Teams selected
Starting lineups for the 2011 All-Star Game have been decided according to votes given by hockey fans around the world. The fans voted the starting lineup consisting of 1 goaltender, 2 defenseman, 1 left wing, 1 center and 1 right wing for both North America All-Stars and World All-Stars. Here are the final results of the voting:

North AmericaWorld
R Rick NashR Marian Hossa
C Sidney CrosbyC Pavel Datsyuk
L Jamie BennL Ilya Kovalchuk
D Duncan KeithD Erik Karlsson
D P.K. SubbanD Victor Hedman
G Jonathan QuickG Sergei Bobrovsky

Traditionally, the coaching staff of the two All-Star teams will selected rest of the players to participate in this most profilic annual sports event. The following players have been selected to the All-Star teams by the coaching staff.
North AmericaWorld
Right wingsRight wings
R Brenden Morrow
R Jason Spezza
R Corey Perry
R Viktor Kozlov
R Jaromir Jagr
R Jakub Voracek
CentersCenters
C Joe Thornton
C Steven Stamkos
C Ryan Getzlaf
C Peter Forsberg
C Anze Kopitar
C Nicklas Backstrom
Left wingsLeft wings
L Dany Heatley
L Phil Kessel
L Patrick Kane
L Pavol Demitra
L Henrik Zetterberg
L Alex Ovechkin
DefensemenDefensemen
D Alex Pietrangelo
D Drew Doughty
D Shea Weber
D Brent Burns
D Oliver Ekman-Larsson
D Andrei Markov
D Roman Josi
D Niklas Kronwall
GoaliesGoalies
G Jean-Sebastien Giguere
G Marty Turco
G David Aebischer
G Pekka Rinne

This years All-Star weekend starts Saturday February 11 with the Super Skills competition and continues on Sunday February 12 with the clash between the North America All-Stars and the World All-Stars.


18-1-2011 Tom Poti reaches a milestone !
Tom Poti(EDM) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a goal by Nicolas Deslauriers. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he commented to the media..

A native of USA, Tom Poti was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 932 NHL games during his career, notching 92 goals and adding 300 assists along with 269 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman has played 48 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, totalling 6+17=23 with 2 PIM.


16-1-2011 Team USA wins World Junior Championship
Team USA has beaten Team Canada in the final of the 2011 World Junior Championships.

In the game for bronze medal, Team Sweden has beaten Team Russia.

Leading scorers in the tournament:
1. Linden Vey (CAN) 8+4=12
2. Casey Cizikas (CAN) 3+9=12
3. Jesper Fast (SWE) 5+6=11
4. Petter Granberg (SWE) 1+10=11
5. Jeff Skinner (CAN) 3+7=10
6. Alex Dityatev (RUS) 1+9=10
7. Kenny Agostino (USA) 6+3=9
8. Olaf Holmin (SWE) 5+4=9
9. Ivan Pivonka (SVK) 4+5=9
10. Alexander Burmistrov (RUS) 3+6=9


16-1-2011 Media praises the New York Rangers
Let's see your headlines now..., commented New York Rangers GM after today's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

16-1-2011 Media criticises the Philadelphia Flyers
We dug ourselves in a hole... commented Philadelphia Flyers GM after today's game against the New York Rangers. This brings their current streak to 10 games winless.

15-1-2011 Player of the week: Sidney Crosby (C)
NHL has awarded Sidney Crosby (C) of San Jose Sharks as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Canada, Sidney Crosby was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 386 NHL games during his career, notching 178 goals and adding 220 assists along with 80 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 37 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 21+20=41 with 22 PIM.


14-1-2011 World Junior Championships finalists ready
Team USA will meet Team Canada in the final of the 2011 World Championships. Both teams will make a good run for the championship in this exciting game.

In the game for the bronze medal, Team Sweden meets Team Russia.


13-1-2011 Media praises the Ottawa Senators
The Ottawa Senators are flying high with a 10 game undefeated streak. Ottawa Senators left wing Jamie Benn commented about their recent success: We're all kind of excited, we just can't hide it. I hope we continue to play like this in the future...

13-1-2011 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
It isn't the happiest time for the Los Angeles Kings as they are on a 5 game winless streak. Los Angeles Kings coach Andy Murray had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

12-1-2011 World Junior Championships semifinals
World Junior Championships have reached semifinal stage. In the first semifinal on January 14th, Team Sweden will meet Team USA . In the second clash, Team Canada will challenge Team Russia. Winners from both games will meet on January 16th in the final game to decide the 2011 World Champion of icehockey.


10-1-2011 World Junior Championships quarterfinals
World Junior Championships have reached quarterfinal stage. Here are the final standings for the starting groups.
Group APTSGFGAGroup BPTSGFGA
Sweden6207Canada6197
Russia41710USA4198
Austria21017Norway2819
France0720Italy0719
Group CPTSGFGAGroup DPTSGFGA
Czech6198Slovakia6189
Switzerland21215Finland41611
Slovenia21215Latvia21215
Ukraine21116Japan0819

For quarterfinals, the pairs are:

Sweden-Finland
Slovakia-Russia
Canada-Switzerland
Czech-USA


8-1-2011 Player of the week: David Legwand (C)
NHL has awarded David Legwand (C) of Atlanta Trashers as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week.

A native of USA, David Legwand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 834 NHL games during his career, notching 227 goals and adding 307 assists along with 273 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 39 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 12+13=25 with 12 PIM.


5-1-2011 Marian Hossa reaches a milestone !
Marian Hossa(SJ) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Alec Martinez. The main thing is we played like a team out there, and didn't quit. We've got to keep that up if we're going to challenge this year, he said after the game.

A native of Slovakia, Marian Hossa was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 922 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 374 assists along with 176 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 42 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 20+15=35 with 2 PIM.


5-1-2011 Ilya Kovalchuk reaches a milestone !
Ilya Kovalchuk(DET) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Jakub Voracek. I just try and give it my best out there. This one was special though, he said after the game.

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 651 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 305 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 39 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 29+17=46 with 13 PIM.


5-1-2011 Wade Redden reaches a milestone !
Wade Redden(BUF) notched the 400th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Washington Capitals on a goal by Chris Kreider. I'm just happy to contribute, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Wade Redden was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1091 NHL games during his career, notching 132 goals and adding 400 assists along with 378 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 39 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 3+13=16 with 26 PIM.


4-1-2011 Media glorifies the Ottawa Senators
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Trent and headcoach

3-1-2011 PHI-CBS trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded PHI's round 2 pick in 2013 to Columbus Blue Jackets for Mark Barberio

A native of Canada, Mark Barberio was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 108 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 18 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman has played 29 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 8 PIM.


2-1-2011 World Junior Championships 2011
Icehockey World Junior Championships (U-20) 2011 in Ukraine start in just two days. There are 16 nations battling for the championship in the following two weeks. Many believe that the team of Russia will make a good run for the gold.

Here are the starting groups:
Group AGroup B
Russia
Sweden
Austria
France
USA
Canada
Norway
Italy
Group CGroup D
Switzerland
Czech
Ukraine
Slovenia
Slovakia
Finland
Latvia
Japan


1-1-2011 Player of the week: David Backes (L)
NHL has awarded David Backes (L) of Phoenix Coyotes as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, David Backes was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 528 NHL games during his career, notching 155 goals and adding 170 assists along with 150 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 37 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 12+18=30 with 22 PIM.


1-1-2011 Jason Pominville reaches a milestone !
Jason Pominville(NAS) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Per-Johan Axelsson. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, he said as camera flashes went off..

A native of Canada, Jason Pominville was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 609 NHL games during his career, notching 228 goals and adding 272 assists along with 165 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 39 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 12+12=24 with 23 PIM.


1-1-2011 Player of the month: Jamie Benn (L)
NHL has awarded Jamie Benn (L) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Month He registered 11 goals and 5 assists for 16 points in 13 games last month. He also had 4 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Jamie Benn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 249 NHL games during his career, notching 101 goals and adding 74 assists along with 53 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 37 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 21+17=38 with 10 PIM.


1-1-2011 Rookie of the month: Adam Henrique (L)
NHL has awarded Adam Henrique (L) of Washington Capitals as Rookie Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 2 assists for 8 points in 14 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Adam Henrique was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 49 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 10 assists along with 5 penalty minutes. The 20 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 14+10=24 with 5 PIM.


29-12-2010 Media praises the Florida Panthers
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Florida Panthers coach Terry Murray after today's game against the Buffalo Sabres. This brings their current streak to 11 games undefeated.

26-12-2010 Media praises the Colorado Avalanches
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Colorado Avalanches coach Bob Hartley after today's game against the Nashville Predators. This brings their current streak to 8 games undefeated.

25-12-2010 Player of the week: Brenden Morrow (R)
NHL has awarded Brenden Morrow (R) of Colorado Avalanches as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Brenden Morrow was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 816 NHL games during his career, notching 290 goals and adding 316 assists along with 331 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 35 games with the Colorado Avalanches this season, totalling 17+19=36 with 14 PIM.


23-12-2010 Chris Gratton reaches a milestone !
Chris Gratton(SJ) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a goal by Simon Gagne. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Chris Gratton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1303 NHL games during his career, notching 190 goals and adding 300 assists along with 1196 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 37 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 8 PIM.


19-12-2010 Dany Heatley reaches a milestone !
Dany Heatley(VAN) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanches on a feed by Andrei Markov. It is just part of my job, he said with a wink.

A native of Canada, Dany Heatley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 691 NHL games during his career, notching 288 goals and adding 312 assists along with 120 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 34 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 19+11=30 with 28 PIM.


18-12-2010 Player of the week: Patrick Kaleta (R)
NHL has awarded Patrick Kaleta (R) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 1 assists for 4 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Patrick Kaleta was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 440 NHL games during his career, notching 82 goals and adding 102 assists along with 186 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 33 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 7+8=15 with 12 PIM.


16-12-2010 Media praises the Phoenix Coyotes
As a coach, if you can get your team to work hard every night, then you've done your job, commented Phoenix Coyotes coach Bob Francis after today's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

13-12-2010 Media praises the Columbus Blue Jackets
The Columbus Blue Jackets are flying high with a 5 game undefeated streak. Columbus Blue Jackets center Joe Pavelski commented about their recent success: We're playing like a team out there. The whole team has really bought into our system and not one player is slacking off.

12-12-2010 Media criticises the Philadelphia Flyers
The Philadelphia Flyers are stumbling in a 7 game winless streak. Philadelphia Flyers left wing Mikhail Grabovski commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

11-12-2010 Player of the week: John Tavares (C)
NHL has awarded John Tavares (C) of St. Louis Blues as Player Of The Week He registered 6 goals and 1 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, John Tavares was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 109 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 37 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 27 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 16+11=27 with 0 PIM.


11-12-2010 Brenden Morrow reaches a milestone !
Brenden Morrow(COL) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a goal by Patrick Marleau. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he commented to the media..

A native of Canada, Brenden Morrow was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 810 NHL games during his career, notching 287 goals and adding 313 assists along with 331 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 29 games with the Colorado Avalanches this season, totalling 14+16=30 with 14 PIM.


10-12-2010 Ilya Kovalchuk reaches a milestone !
Ilya Kovalchuk(DET) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a goal by Victor Hedman. Yes, it does feel great, he replied before ducking into the dressing room..

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 641 NHL games during his career, notching 297 goals and adding 303 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 29 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 26+15=41 with 13 PIM.


8-12-2010 Michael Nylander reaches a milestone !
Michael Nylander(BUF) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a feed by Chris Kreider. I can't quite remember the last time when I was this happy, he commented to the media.

A native of Sweden, Michael Nylander was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1149 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 489 assists along with 216 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 28 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 7+9=16 with 2 PIM.


7-12-2010 Vaclav Prospal reaches a milestone !
Vaclav Prospal(BOS) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Jeff Schultz. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Czech, Vaclav Prospal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 969 NHL games during his career, notching 227 goals and adding 373 assists along with 290 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 25 games with the Boston Bruins this season, totalling 7+11=18 with 8 PIM.


6-12-2010 Jocelyn Thibault agrees on a contract with Edmonton Oilers.
Jocelyn Thibault has signed a $6 000 000 per year, 1 year deal with the Edmonton Oilers. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Jocelyn Thibault was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 878 NHL games during his career, booking 48 career shutouts and allowing 2355 goals. The 35 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


6-12-2010 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are spinning in a 9 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers right wing Andrew Murray commented about their recent play: Things are not looking good for us but I think if we stay positive, we can climb out of this hole.

6-12-2010 David Legwand reaches a milestone !
David Legwand(ATL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by David Perron. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, he said to the press..

A native of USA, David Legwand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 820 NHL games during his career, notching 221 goals and adding 300 assists along with 273 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 25 games with the Atlanta Trashers this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 12 PIM.


6-12-2010 Media praises the Carolina Hurricanes
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Carolina Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice after today's game against the Atlanta Trashers. This brings their current streak to 9 games undefeated.

6-12-2010 Media attacks the Chicago Blackhawks
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Marc and headcoach Alpo Suhonen

5-12-2010 Dan Boyle agrees on a contract with Edmonton Oilers.
Dan Boyle has signed a $4 000 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Edmonton Oilers. Detailed financial terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Dan Boyle, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 694 NHL games during his career, notching 46 goals and adding 197 assists along with 88 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Edmonton Oilers this season.


4-12-2010 Player of the week: Joe Thornton (C)
NHL has awarded Joe Thornton (C) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 1 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 971 NHL games during his career, notching 375 goals and adding 461 assists along with 396 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 29 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 24+15=39 with 4 PIM.


3-12-2010 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
It isn't the happiest time for the Los Angeles Kings as they are on a 19 game winless streak. Los Angeles Kings coach Andy Murray had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

3-12-2010 Media praises the Ottawa Senators
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Ottawa Senators coach after today's game against the Atlanta Trashers. This brings their current streak to 6 games undefeated.

2-12-2010 Media praises the Carolina Hurricanes
Let's see your headlines now..., commented Carolina Hurricanes GM after today's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. This brings their current streak to 7 games undefeated.

1-12-2010 Player of the month: Joe Thornton (C)
NHL has awarded Joe Thornton (C) of Nashville Predators as Player Of The Month He registered 12 goals and 7 assists for 19 points in 14 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 969 NHL games during his career, notching 373 goals and adding 461 assists along with 394 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 27 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 22+15=37 with 2 PIM.


1-12-2010 Rookie of the month: Adam Henrique (L)
NHL has awarded Adam Henrique (L) of Washington Capitals as Rookie Of The Month He registered 4 goals and 6 assists for 10 points in 12 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Adam Henrique was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 35 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 8 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 20 year old left wing has played 24 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 8+8=16 with 0 PIM.


30-11-2010 CBS-BUF trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Tomas Kaberle and CBS's round 2 pick in 2011 to Buffalo Sabres for Chris Campoli

A native of Canada, Chris Campoli was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 437 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 136 assists along with 56 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+7=8 with 0 PIM.

A native of Czech, Tomas Kaberle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 8th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 898 NHL games during his career, notching 105 goals and adding 352 assists along with 153 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 25 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 2+9=11 with 0 PIM.


30-11-2010 CAR-NAS trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Alex Tanguay, Alexei Kovalev and Kevan Miller to Nashville Predators for Tommy Wingels, Eric Gryba, NAS's round 1 pick in 2013 and NAS's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of USA, Tommy Wingels was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 58 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 9 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center has played 25 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 4+5=9 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Eric Gryba was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 293 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 76 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 25 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 6 PIM.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 775 NHL games during his career, notching 164 goals and adding 251 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 22 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 0 PIM.

A native of Russia, Alexei Kovalev was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1308 NHL games during his career, notching 498 goals and adding 532 assists along with 770 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 22 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 8+4=12 with 10 PIM.

A native of USA, Kevan Miller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 4th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 186 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 33 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 22 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+7=8 with 0 PIM.


30-11-2010 DAL-PIT trade
Dallas Stars traded Niklas Hjalmarsson to Pittsburgh Penguins for Markus Naslund and PIT's round 1 pick in 2012

A native of Sweden, Markus Naslund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1212 NHL games during his career, notching 405 goals and adding 424 assists along with 453 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Niklas Hjalmarsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 412 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 144 assists along with 114 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 23 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 6 PIM.


30-11-2010 PHI-VAN trade
Philadelphia Flyers traded Antti Raanta to Vancouver Canucks for Jordan Weal, Anton Volchenkov and VAN's round 3 pick in 2013

A native of Russia, Anton Volchenkov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 410 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 109 assists along with 82 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 12 games with the Utica Comets this season, totalling 9+10=19 with 0 PIM.

A native of Finland, Antti Raanta was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Philadelphia Flyers this season. He has played 25 games with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


30-11-2010 Simon Gagne reaches a milestone !
Simon Gagne(SJ) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a goal by Marian Hossa. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Canada, Simon Gagne was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 797 NHL games during his career, notching 262 goals and adding 338 assists along with 88 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 26 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 9+8=17 with 2 PIM.


29-11-2010 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are stumbling in a 6 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers defenseman Clayton Stoner commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

28-11-2010 Media criticises the Minnesota Wild
It isn't the happiest time for the Minnesota Wild as they are on a 6 game winless streak. Minnesota Wild coach Jacques Lemairre had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

27-11-2010 Player of the week: Jason Spezza (R)
NHL has awarded Jason Spezza (R) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Jason Spezza was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 525 NHL games during his career, notching 191 goals and adding 194 assists along with 143 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 23 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 11+7=18 with 12 PIM.


26-11-2010 Media attacks the Los Angeles Kings
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager Dave Taylor and headcoach Andy Murray

25-11-2010 Media glorifies the Colorado Avalanches
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Joe33 and headcoach Bob Hartley

25-11-2010 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
It isn't the happiest time for the Edmonton Oilers as they are on a 5 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers coach Craig MacTavish had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

25-11-2010 Eric Daze reaches a milestone !
Eric Daze(DAL) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a feed by Niklas Hjalmarsson. As long as the team wins I'm happy. The personal records don't mean anything to me if they aren't a part of winning the Cup, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Canada, Eric Daze was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 4th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1109 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 360 assists along with 238 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 19 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 8+6=14 with 0 PIM.


24-11-2010 Shane Doan reaches a milestone !
Shane Doan(DAL) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a feed by Eric Daze. It's always nice score but this was one special goal for me, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1060 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 318 assists along with 527 penalty minutes. The 34 year old right wing has played 20 games with the Dallas Stars this season, totalling 10+5=15 with 7 PIM.


24-11-2010 Ilya Kovalchuk reaches a milestone !
Ilya Kovalchuk(DET) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Jakub Voracek. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Trashers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 634 NHL games during his career, notching 289 goals and adding 300 assists along with 124 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 22 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 18+12=30 with 9 PIM.


24-11-2010 League suspends Raffi Torres
The league board has suspended New York Islanders player Raffi Torres for 3 fighting three times in a game against Philadelphia Flyers.

22-11-2010 Media praises the Washington Capitals
Let's see your headlines now..., commented Washington Capitals GM George McPhee after today's game against the Calgary Flames. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

20-11-2010 Player of the week: Rob Niedermayer (L)
NHL has awarded Rob Niedermayer (L) of Calgary Flames as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 0 assists for 4 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Rob Niedermayer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1190 NHL games during his career, notching 269 goals and adding 342 assists along with 545 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 20 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 8+5=13 with 4 PIM.


18-11-2010 Henrik Zetterberg reaches a milestone !
Henrik Zetterberg(CAR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Patrick Sharp. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, the happy player commented.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Zetterberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 7th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 557 NHL games during his career, notching 230 goals and adding 270 assists along with 106 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 16 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 9+9=18 with 0 PIM.


18-11-2010 Mark Parrish reaches a milestone !
Mark Parrish(NYI) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes. I just feel so happy now, this comes at a good time for me, he said as his teammates crowded around him.

A native of USA, Mark Parrish was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 898 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 269 assists along with 209 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 18 games with the New York Islanders this season, totalling 7+8=15 with 2 PIM.


18-11-2010 Media attacks the Montreal Canadiens
The media is disappointed by the team's 5 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager mh and headcoach Alain Vigneault

17-11-2010 Olli Jokinen reaches a milestone !
Olli Jokinen(CAR) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a goal by Alexei Kovalev. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Finland, Olli Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 887 NHL games during his career, notching 263 goals and adding 337 assists along with 337 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 15 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 7+6=13 with 2 PIM.


16-11-2010 STL-NJ trade
St. Louis Blues traded Kris Russell to New Jersey Devils for Andrej Meszaros

A native of Slovakia, Andrej Meszaros was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 426 NHL games during his career, notching 32 goals and adding 143 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Kris Russell was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 270 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 71 assists along with 27 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the St. Louis Blues this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 2 PIM.


16-11-2010 CGY-NAS trade
Calgary Flames traded Per-Johan Axelsson, Jani Rita and Kenndal McArdle to Nashville Predators for Chris Phillips and Tyler Bozak

A native of Canada, Chris Phillips was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 837 NHL games during his career, notching 50 goals and adding 220 assists along with 233 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 9 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM. He has also played 5 games with the Milwaukee Admirals this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Tyler Bozak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 5th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 182 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 61 assists along with 119 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 18 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 7+5=12 with 6 PIM.

A native of Sweden, Per-Johan Axelsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 7th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 996 NHL games during his career, notching 120 goals and adding 180 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 18 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 4 PIM.

A native of Finland, Jani Rita was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 245 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 38 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 18 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 10 PIM.

A native of Canada, Kenndal McArdle was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 148 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 18 assists along with 59 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 18 games with the Stockton Heat this season, totalling 9+11=20 with 0 PIM.


16-11-2010 CAR-CBS trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded CAR's round 3 pick in 2011 and CAR's round 3 pick in 2012 to Columbus Blue Jackets for Rhett Warrener and Andrej Sustr

A native of Canada, Rhett Warrener was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 642 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 92 assists along with 586 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season. He has played 19 games with the Cleveland Monsters this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 25 PIM.

A native of Czech, Andrej Sustr was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season. He has played 19 games with the Cleveland Monsters this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 12 PIM.


16-11-2010 CAR-PIT trade
Carolina Hurricanes traded Josef Vasicek, Matt Niskanen and ATL's round 2 pick in 2011 to Pittsburgh Penguins for Ross Lupaschuk, Erik Christensen, PIT's round 3 pick in 2012 and PIT's round 1 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Ross Lupaschuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 510 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 174 assists along with 188 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 16 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Erik Christensen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 589 NHL games during his career, notching 103 goals and adding 133 assists along with 100 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 16 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 2 PIM.

A native of Czech, Josef Vasicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 727 NHL games during his career, notching 78 goals and adding 115 assists along with 216 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 15 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 4 PIM.

A native of USA, Matt Niskanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 276 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 91 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 15 games with the Carolina Hurricanes this season, totalling 1+8=9 with 0 PIM.


16-11-2010 ATL-LA trade
Atlanta Trashers traded ATL's round 4 pick in 2012 to Los Angeles Kings for Taylor Chorney

A native of Canada, Taylor Chorney was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Los Angeles Kings this season. He has played 20 games with the Ontario Reign this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 12 PIM.


16-11-2010 CGY-BUF trade
Calgary Flames traded Michael Nylander to Buffalo Sabres for BUF's round 5 pick in 2011

A native of Sweden, Michael Nylander was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1139 NHL games during his career, notching 296 goals and adding 487 assists along with 216 penalty minutes. The 38 year old center has played 18 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+7=10 with 2 PIM.


16-11-2010 NAS-BUF trade
Nashville Predators traded NAS's round 1 pick in 2011 and NAS's round 2 pick in 2011 to Buffalo Sabres for Jason Pominville

A native of Canada, Jason Pominville was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 588 NHL games during his career, notching 220 goals and adding 266 assists along with 144 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 18 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 2 PIM.


16-11-2010 CHI-TOR trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Jon Merrill to Toronto Maple Leafs for Brian Rafalski

A native of USA, Brian Rafalski, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 779 NHL games during his career, notching 83 goals and adding 326 assists along with 132 penalty minutes. The 37 year old defenseman has played 18 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 4+8=12 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Jon Merrill was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.


16-11-2010 NAS-SJ trade
Nashville Predators traded Kyle Palmieri, Corey Tropp, NAS's round 1 pick in 2012 and NAS's round 2 pick in 2012 to San Jose Sharks for Joe Thornton

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 962 NHL games during his career, notching 368 goals and adding 457 assists along with 394 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 20 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 17+11=28 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Kyle Palmieri was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 5 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 19 year old right wing has played 18 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 2 PIM.

A native of USA, Corey Tropp was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old right wing has not yet played for the Nashville Predators this season.


14-11-2010 Media glorifies the Tampa Bay Lightning
The media is impressed by the team's 8 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Gaumond and headcoach Steve Ludzik

13-11-2010 Player of the week: Bobby Ryan (L)
NHL has awarded Bobby Ryan (L) of New Jersey Devils as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of USA, Bobby Ryan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 314 NHL games during his career, notching 110 goals and adding 116 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 16 games with the New Jersey Devils this season, totalling 8+9=17 with 0 PIM.


13-11-2010 Media criticises the Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins are stumbling in a 11 game winless streak. Boston Bruins right wing Matt Beleskey commented about their recent play: We don't even want to think about it anymore. We need to find our game and get out of this.

12-11-2010 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are stumbling in a 7 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

11-11-2010 Jonathan Quick injured.
Jonathan Quick (LA) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Mike LeClerc (CHI). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. I wish I could contribute, but I'll be out of action for awhile. Hopefully some of the others can step up their play a bit in the meantime, he commented from the trainers bench.

11-11-2010 Media glorifies the Tampa Bay Lightning
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Gaumond and headcoach Steve Ludzik

10-11-2010 Media glorifies the New Jersey Devils
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Oli Giroux and headcoach Michel Therrien

9-11-2010 Eric Lindros reaches a milestone !
Eric Lindros(CGY) scored the 1200th point of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a feed by Rob Niedermayer. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of Canada, Eric Lindros was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1121 NHL games during his career, notching 562 goals and adding 638 assists along with 1043 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 15 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 7+3=10 with 8 PIM.


9-11-2010 Media criticises the Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers are stumbling in a 5 game winless streak. Edmonton Oilers center Nikolai Zherdev commented about their recent play: This is bad. It's one of those streaks that you don't want to remember when you're old.

9-11-2010 Media attacks the Buffalo Sabres
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager o and headcoach Lindy Ruff

8-11-2010 Patrik Elias reaches a milestone !
Patrik Elias(MIN) scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Viktor Kozlov. As long as the team wins I'm happy. The personal records don't mean anything to me if they aren't a part of winning the Cup, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Czech, Patrik Elias was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 983 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 463 assists along with 213 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 15 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 6+6=12 with 2 PIM.


7-11-2010 FLA-TOR trade
Florida Panthers traded Andrew Cogliano to Toronto Maple Leafs for TOR's round 2 pick in 2013

A native of USA, Andrew Cogliano was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 129 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 34 assists along with 21 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season. He has played 12 games with the Louisville Panthers this season, totalling 8+14=22 with 0 PIM.


7-11-2010 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
It isn't the happiest time for the Los Angeles Kings as they are on a 9 game winless streak. Los Angeles Kings coach Andy Murray had little to say about the way things are going: I don't know. Nothing seems to work...

7-11-2010 Chris Pronger reaches a milestone !
Chris Pronger(MIN) scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Lars Eller. When you come to play, good things happen, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Chris Pronger was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1227 NHL games during his career, notching 161 goals and adding 539 assists along with 962 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 14 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 2+9=11 with 4 PIM.


6-11-2010 Player of the week: Mike Fisher (R)
NHL has awarded Mike Fisher (R) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 752 NHL games during his career, notching 231 goals and adding 216 assists along with 236 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 15 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 6+8=14 with 7 PIM.


2-11-2010 Media criticises the Los Angeles Kings
Everyone has noticed the steep dive of the Los Angeles Kings after a dreadful 6 game winless streak. We need to address the problem and get it out of our system, said team captain Josh Gorges openly. Dave Taylor has made some good moves and some bad moves but now we could really use those good moves.

2-11-2010 Henrik Sedin reaches a milestone !
Henrik Sedin(OTT) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Rangers on a goal by Nathan Horton. When you come to play, good things happen, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Sweden, Henrik Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 749 NHL games during his career, notching 226 goals and adding 274 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 11 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.


1-11-2010 Saku Koivu reaches a milestone !
Saku Koivu(CHI) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Vadim Shipachyov. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, the player said in an interview..

A native of Finland, Saku Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 923 NHL games during his career, notching 230 goals and adding 370 assists along with 289 penalty minutes. The 35 year old center has played 12 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 15 PIM.


1-11-2010 Player of the month: Alex Ovechkin (L)
NHL has awarded Alex Ovechkin (L) of Atlanta Thrashers as Player Of The Month He registered 11 goals and 11 assists for 22 points in 11 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Alex Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 249 NHL games during his career, notching 111 goals and adding 103 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 11 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 11+11=22 with 2 PIM.


1-11-2010 Rookie of the month: Anders Lee (R)
NHL has awarded Anders Lee (R) of Montreal Canadiens as Rookie Of The Month He registered 4 goals and 8 assists for 12 points in 11 games last month.

A native of USA, Anders Lee was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 34 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 17 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing has played 11 games with the Montreal Canadiens this season, totalling 4+8=12 with 2 PIM.


30-10-2010 Player of the week: Alex Ovechkin (L)
NHL has awarded Alex Ovechkin (L) of Atlanta Thrashers as Player Of The Week He registered 6 goals and 6 assists for 12 points in 4 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Alex Ovechkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 248 NHL games during his career, notching 110 goals and adding 103 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 10+11=21 with 2 PIM.


29-10-2010 Media glorifies the Detroit Red Wings
The media is impressed by the team's 9 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Rusty and headcoach Mike Babcock

28-10-2010 Duncan Keith reaches a milestone !
Duncan Keith(COL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Daniel Alfredsson. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Canada, Duncan Keith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 580 NHL games during his career, notching 84 goals and adding 300 assists along with 94 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 10 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 1+8=9 with 4 PIM.


27-10-2010 Scott Gomez reaches a milestone !
Scott Gomez(WSH) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a feed by Alexander Semin. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of USA, Scott Gomez was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 823 NHL games during his career, notching 230 goals and adding 370 assists along with 204 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has played 9 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 4+3=7 with 4 PIM.


26-10-2010 Media glorifies the Detroit Red Wings
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Rusty and headcoach Mike Babcock

26-10-2010 Jeff Friesen reaches a milestone !
Jeff Friesen(NYR) scored the 300th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Matt Duchene. I just try and give it my best out there. This one was special though, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Jeff Friesen was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1120 NHL games during his career, notching 300 goals and adding 366 assists along with 489 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing has played 7 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 8 PIM.


25-10-2010 ATL-STL trade
Atlanta Thrashers traded Bryan Little to St. Louis Blues for STL's round 2 pick in 2011 and STL's round 3 pick in 2012

A native of Canada, Bryan Little was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 193 NHL games during his career, notching 57 goals and adding 54 assists along with 75 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Atlanta Thrashers this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 2 PIM.


25-10-2010 ATL-CAR trade
Atlanta Thrashers traded MIN's round 3 pick in 2011 and ATL's round 3 pick in 2012 to Carolina Hurricanes for Alexei Cherepanov

A native of Russia, Alexei Cherepanov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 184 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 19 assists along with 29 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has not yet played for the Carolina Hurricanes this season.


25-10-2010 Ryan Getzlaf reaches a milestone !
Ryan Getzlaf(TOR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Brian Rafalski. When you come to play, good things happen, he said to the press..

A native of Canada, Ryan Getzlaf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 512 NHL games during his career, notching 229 goals and adding 271 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 7 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 5+6=11 with 0 PIM.


25-10-2010 Johan Franzen injured.
Johan Franzen (MIN) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Colin White (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. I am sure the doc will fix it and get me back in action in abouth a month, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

25-10-2010 Jarome Iginla reaches a milestone !
Jarome Iginla(FLA) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils on a goal by Wayne Simmonds. It is just part of my job, the player said in an interview..

A native of Canada, Jarome Iginla was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 1050 NHL games during his career, notching 381 goals and adding 419 assists along with 285 penalty minutes. The 33 year old center has played 6 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 0 PIM.


23-10-2010 Player of the week: Ilya Kovalchuk (L)
NHL has awarded Ilya Kovalchuk (L) of Detroit Red Wings as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 620 NHL games during his career, notching 279 goals and adding 295 assists along with 115 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 8+7=15 with 0 PIM.


21-10-2010 Media glorifies the Detroit Red Wings
The media is impressed by the team's 6 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Rusty and headcoach Mike Babcock

18-10-2010 Viktor Kozlov reaches a milestone !
Viktor Kozlov(MIN) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a feed by Patrik Elias. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, the player said in an interview.

A native of Russia, Viktor Kozlov was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1071 NHL games during his career, notching 336 goals and adding 464 assists along with 180 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 0 PIM.


16-10-2010 Player of the week: Eric Staal (C)
NHL has awarded Eric Staal (C) of Detroit Red Wings as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 1 assists for 5 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Eric Staal was originally drafted to the NHL by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 350 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 164 assists along with 47 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 5 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season, totalling 4+2=6 with 0 PIM.


14-10-2010 Todd Bertuzzi reaches a milestone !
Todd Bertuzzi(COL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Brenden Morrow. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he said to the press..

A native of Canada, Todd Bertuzzi was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1066 NHL games during his career, notching 314 goals and adding 300 assists along with 722 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.


12-10-2010 Rob Niedermayer reaches a milestone !
Rob Niedermayer(CGY) scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Michael Nylander. When you come to play, good things happen, he said with a wink..

A native of Canada, Rob Niedermayer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1173 NHL games during his career, notching 262 goals and adding 338 assists along with 541 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


12-10-2010 Brenden Morrow reaches a milestone !
Brenden Morrow(COL) notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Patrick Marleau. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said to the press..

A native of Canada, Brenden Morrow was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 784 NHL games during his career, notching 273 goals and adding 300 assists along with 319 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 2 PIM.


11-10-2010 Joe Thornton reaches a milestone !
Joe Thornton(SJ) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres on a feed by Sidney Crosby. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he said after signing autographs for some kids.

A native of Canada, Joe Thornton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 944 NHL games during his career, notching 353 goals and adding 447 assists along with 394 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 2 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 2 PIM.


11-10-2010 Marco Sturm reaches a milestone !
Marco Sturm(NYR) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a feed by Evgeny Dadonov. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Germany, Marco Sturm was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 917 NHL games during his career, notching 226 goals and adding 274 assists along with 199 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 1 games with the New York Rangers this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


10-10-2010 Daniel Alfredsson reaches a milestone !
Daniel Alfredsson(COL) scored the 800th point of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Brad Richards. I just want to thank all the people that have supported me throughout my career. I couldn't have done this without them, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Sweden, Daniel Alfredsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1036 NHL games during his career, notching 359 goals and adding 441 assists along with 191 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Colorado Avalanche this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 4 PIM.


9-10-2010 Player of the week: Steven Stamkos (C)
NHL has awarded Steven Stamkos (C) of Florida Panthers as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points in 2 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Steven Stamkos was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 62 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 28 assists along with 19 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center has played 2 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 0 PIM.


8-10-2010 Milan Hejduk reaches a milestone !
Milan Hejduk(SJ) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a goal by Simon Gagne. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, was the comment released to the press after the game..

A native of Czech, Milan Hejduk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 837 NHL games during his career, notching 222 goals and adding 278 assists along with 206 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 1 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


5-10-2010 Carl Soderberg injured.
Carl Soderberg (CHI) suffered wrist injury during the game in an incident with Scott Hannan (VAN). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. There's no operation necessary. It's a third-degree separation. We'll know better in a couple of days how bad it really is and go from there, he commented to the press.

4-10-2010 Fredrik Modin reaches a milestone !
Fredrik Modin(DAL) scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Lukas Krajicek. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Sweden, Fredrik Modin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 992 NHL games during his career, notching 232 goals and adding 268 assists along with 217 penalty minutes. The 35 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2010 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Pekka RinneA-A-A-27Montreal Canadiens
Carey PriceA-A-A-23New Jersey Devils
Sergei BobrovskyA-A-A-22Carolina Hurricanes
Jonathan QuickA-BA-24Los Angeles Kings
Marty TurcoA-A-B35Florida Panthers
Braden HoltbyA-A-B21Detroit Red Wings
Henrik LundqvistA-A-B28San Jose Sharks
Tuukka RaskA-A-B23St. Louis Blues
Ben BishopA-A-B23Pittsburgh Penguins
Patrick LalimeA-A-B36Washington Capitals
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Victor HedmanAAA19Detroit Red Wings
Erik KarlssonAAA20Montreal Canadiens
Brent BurnsAAA25Columbus Blue Jackets
P.K. SubbanAA-A-21Detroit Red Wings
Alex PietrangeloAAA-20Ottawa Senators
Shea WeberAAA-25Atlanta Thrashers
Ryan SuterAAA-25Atlanta Thrashers
Dustin ByfuglienAAA-25New Jersey Devils
Mark GiordanoAA-A-26Nashville Predators
Drew DoughtyAA-A-21Colorado Avalanche
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Alex OvechkinAAA25Atlanta Thrashers
Ilya KovalchukAA-A-27Detroit Red Wings
Henrik ZetterbergA-B-A-29Carolina Hurricanes
Jamie BennAA-A-21Ottawa Senators
Joe ThorntonABB31San Jose Sharks
Patrik EliasAB-B34Minnesota Wild
Evgeni MalkinAA-B24Toronto Maple Leafs
Vincent LecavalierA-A-B30Chicago Blackhawks
Dany HeatleyA-BB29Vancouver Canucks
Thomas VanekA-A-B26Phoenix Coyotes
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jonathan ToewsAA-A22Carolina Hurricanes
Sidney CrosbyAA-A-23San Jose Sharks
Ryan GetzlafAAA-26Toronto Maple Leafs
Patrick MarleauABA-31Colorado Avalanche
Eric StaalAA-A-25Detroit Red Wings
Patrice BergeronA-BA-25Boston Bruins
Jason AllisonA-BA-35Ottawa Senators
Anze KopitarA-A-B23Atlanta Thrashers
Peter ForsbergA-BB37Vancouver Canucks
Brad RichardsA-B-B30Colorado Avalanche
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Rick NashAA-A-26Columbus Blue Jackets
Jakub VoracekAA-A-21Detroit Red Wings
Jaromir JagrA-B-A-38Boston Bruins
Corey PerryAA-A-25Florida Panthers
Marian HossaABB31San Jose Sharks
Jason SpezzaAA-B27Ottawa Senators
Brenden MorrowA-B-B31Colorado Avalanche
Eric LindrosBBB37Calgary Flames
Martin St. LouisA-B-B35Boston Bruins
Daniel SedinAB-B30Ottawa Senators


29-9-2010 NAS-NYR trade
Nashville Predators traded NAS's round 3 pick in 2011 to New York Rangers for Dominic Moore

A native of Canada, Dominic Moore was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 656 NHL games during his career, notching 111 goals and adding 119 assists along with 120 penalty minutes. The 30 year old left wing has not yet played for the New York Rangers this season.


29-9-2010 ANA-FLA trade
Anaheim Mighty Ducks traded Antti Miettinen to Florida Panthers for Mark Streit and Chris Terry

A native of Switzerland, Mark Streit was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 448 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 129 assists along with 62 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season.

A native of Canada, Chris Terry was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 21 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.

A native of Finland, Antti Miettinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 581 NHL games during his career, notching 181 goals and adding 200 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 8+4=12 with 2 PIM.


25-9-2010 Player of the week: Thomas Vanek (L)
NHL has awarded Thomas Vanek (L) of Phoenix Coyotes as Player Of The Week He registered 5 goals and 1 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 474 NHL games during his career, notching 207 goals and adding 203 assists along with 49 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 8+5=13 with 0 PIM.


24-9-2010 Media glorifies the Columbus Blue Jackets
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Kwyk and headcoach Dave King

20-9-2010 Media glorifies the New York Islanders
The media is impressed by the team's 5 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager Lap and headcoach Butch Goring

19-9-2010 Media criticises the Vancouver Canucks
The Vancouver Canucks are stumbling in a 5 game winless streak. Vancouver Canucks defenseman Joe Finley commented about their recent play: We don't even want to think about it anymore. We need to find our game and get out of this.

18-9-2010 Player of the week: Mikko Koivu (L)
NHL has awarded Mikko Koivu (L) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 5 assists for 9 points in 3 games last week.

A native of Finland, Mikko Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 575 NHL games during his career, notching 201 goals and adding 217 assists along with 109 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 5+8=13 with 0 PIM.


18-9-2010 CHI-PHI trade
Chicago Blackhawks traded Mikhail Grabovski to Philadelphia Flyers for PIT's round 2 pick in 2011

A native of Germany, Mikhail Grabovski was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 415 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 135 assists along with 120 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 14 PIM.


18-9-2010 TB-ATL trade
Tampa Bay Lightning traded Ossi Vaananen to Atlanta Thrashers for ATL's round 4 pick in 2011

A native of Finland, Ossi Vaananen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 672 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 157 assists along with 208 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


17-9-2010 Media praises the Montreal Canadiens
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Montreal Canadiens coach Alain Vigneault after today's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. This brings their current streak to 5 games undefeated.

16-9-2010 League suspends Peter Worrell
The league board has suspended San Jose Sharks player Peter Worrell for 12 games for injuring Eric Daze of Dallas Stars.

16-9-2010 Eric Daze injured.
Eric Daze (DAL) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Peter Worrell (SJ). He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month. They first said the treatment was going to be a minimum of five weeks rest, but they've been wrong before, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

11-9-2010 Player of the week: Jason Spezza (R)
NHL has awarded Jason Spezza (R) of Ottawa Senators as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Jason Spezza was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 505 NHL games during his career, notching 184 goals and adding 189 assists along with 131 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Ottawa Senators this season, totalling 4+2=6 with 0 PIM.


29-8-2010 CBS-BOS trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded CBS's round 5 pick in 2011 to Boston Bruins for Eric Gryba and BOS's round 5 pick in 2011

A native of Canada, Eric Gryba was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 268 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 70 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2010 CBS-BOS trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded BOS's round 5 pick in 2011 to Boston Bruins for CBS's round 5 pick in 2011

29-8-2010 CBS-NAS trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Eric Gryba to Nashville Predators for Mark Barberio

A native of Canada, Mark Barberio was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 14 assists along with 38 penalty minutes. The 20 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Canada, Eric Gryba was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 268 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 70 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2010 CBS-NYR trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Jeff Friesen and CBS's round 2 pick in 2013 to New York Rangers for NYR's round 1 pick in 2013

A native of Canada, Jeff Friesen was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 1113 NHL games during his career, notching 297 goals and adding 365 assists along with 481 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


30-6-2010 Fred Brathwaite retires
Fred Brathwaite has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Alexei Zhitnik retires
Alexei Zhitnik has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Robbie Tallas retires
Robbie Tallas has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Sandis Ozolinsh retires
Sandis Ozolinsh has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Jere Lehtinen retires
Jere Lehtinen has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Mike Modano retires
Mike Modano has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Grant Marshall retires
Grant Marshall has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Daryl Sydor retires
Daryl Sydor has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Aaron Ward retires
Aaron Ward has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Rem Murray retires
Rem Murray has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Bobby Holik retires
Bobby Holik has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Martin Brodeur retires
Martin Brodeur has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Keith Tkachuk retires
Keith Tkachuk has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Martin Straka retires
Martin Straka has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Steve Shields retires
Steve Shields has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Brian Holzinger retires
Brian Holzinger has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Jonas Hoglund retires
Jonas Hoglund has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Chris Simon retires
Chris Simon has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Owen Nolan retires
Owen Nolan has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Patrick Poulin retires
Patrick Poulin has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Phillipe Boucher retires
Phillipe Boucher has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

30-6-2010 Johan Hedberg retires
Johan Hedberg has announced his retirement from professional hockey.

Eastside Hockey Manager