Found September 17, 2013 on
On the Duck Pond:
It's only pre-season and the points don't matter, but nonetheless a 6-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes felt good.
To be fair to Phoenix, it was their third game in three nights and the rosters were definitely a bit lopsided in Anaheim's favor. Still, a win is a win and those on the Ducks roster who were expected to make an impact did.
Teemu Selanne, who usually gets to sit out the first couple of pre-season romps, was inserted into the line-up and scored just :48 seconds into the game. Jakob Silfverberg, 22, who had been playing with Selanne all during training camp, continued his positive chemistry with the 43 year old veteran.
"You can see right away, he can see the game so well," said Selanne. "So if you get open, the puck is going to come. Same with him. He has a great shot, and we tried to feed each other. Every day is a process."
If these two can continue throughout the regular season, Selanne will definitely go over the 7...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Teemu Selanne and defensemen Sami Vatanen and Nolan Yonkman scored on Anaheim's first three shots against Phoenix rookie Mark Visentin, and the Ducks earned a 6-2 victory over the Coyotes on Monday night in their preseason opener.
Yonkman's short-handed goal came 2:59 in, and Daniel Winnik capped the Ducks' four-goal first period. Hampus Lindholm...
NEW YORK (September 16, 2013) – Phoenix Coyotes forward Paul Bissonnette has been automatically suspended for 10 regular-season games, without pay, as a result of being assessed a Game Misconduct penalty for leaving the bench on an illegal line change to join an altercation during NHL Preseason Game No. 9 against Los Angeles Sunday night in Glendale, Arizona.
At 12:09 of the...
The NHL is suspending Paul Bissonnette for 10 regular-season games after the Coyotes forward left the bench to fight during a preseason game.
Bissonnette was given a game misconduct 12:09 into the first period Sunday night against the Kings when he came off the bench on an illegal line change to fight Jordan Nolan after Nolan hit Phoenix defenseman Rostislav Klesla.
The Phoenix Coyotes will be without their enforcer for the beginning of the regular season.
The NHL suspended Paul Bissonnette for 10 regular-season games after the Coyotes left winger left the bench during an altercation during Sunday night’s preseason tilt against the Los Angeles Kings. Bissonnette was given a game misconduct during the first period when he came off the bench...
from Chris Lomon of NHLPA.com,
Keith Yandle playing goaltender for the Phoenix Coyotes? No, one of the game’s top two-way defenceman won’t be tending the twine in Arizona. But there was a time when the blueliner did turn away his fair share of slapshots.
During his days growing up in Massachusetts, Yandle had his sights set on the goaltending position when he first started...
This 2013-14 NHL season preview features the Phoenix Coyotes.
The Coyotes have dealt with ownership uncertainty for years now and, until last season, were able to make the best of it making the playoffs for 3 consecutive seasons.
This past season was a little more difficult. The general lack of depth and consistent offensive production were constant obstacles in the tough Western...
The NHL on Monday suspended Paul Bissonnette for 10 regular-season games after the Phoenix Coyotes forward left the bench to fight during a preseason game.
Bissonnette was given a game misconduct 12:09 into the first period Sunday night against the Kings when he came off the bench on an illegal line change to fight Jordan Nolan after Nolan hit Phoenix defenseman Rostislav Klesla...
Hampus Lindholm had a power-play goal at 14:04 of the third period, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Devante Smith-Pelly added a power-play goal for Anaheim. The Ducks were 2 for 7 with the man advantage.
John Gibson stopped 18 shots after entering the game midway through the second period.
Brandon Yip had two goals and an assist, Gilbert Brule and Rob Klinkhammer scored power-play goals 4 1-2 minutes apart in the first period, and David Rundblad had three assists to lead a Phoenix Coyotes split squad to a 5-1 preseason victory over a Los Angeles Kings split squad on Sunday night.
The Coyotes earned a sweep of split-squad games between the teams when they beat the...
Ouch. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes you get your butt kicked.
The Kings, who had a line up loaded with likely opening night roster players, easily defeated Anaheim in a 6-0 preseason loss. Yes. Preseason. But it still hurts losing like that to Los Angeles.
"They played fairly well, and we played fairly poor," was Dustin Penner's assessment...
The first major suspension of the year has been handed out. This statement is pretty incredible considering the NHL's regular season hasn't even started yet. The league has suspended Paul Bissonnette for 10 regular season games after he left the bench to join in on an altercation during a preseason game between Phoenix and Los Angeles.
Paul Bissonnette has been automatically...
No supplemental discipline for Jordan Nolan for bodycheck on Rostislav Klesla. Video: http://t.co/QESZ8YMqYK
— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) September 16, 2013
from Luke Fox of Sportsnet,
After spending some quality time with our crystal ball, we rank the 30 most interesting pending UFAs for July 1, 2014.
Note that this rundown doesn’t even include future Hall of Fame candidates like Teemu Selanne, Daniel Alfredsson, Ray Whitney and Martin Brodeur – four 40-and-loving-it legends who we believe will hang ’em up after this...