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Via the Pens:
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired a 2013 seventh-round draft pick from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Eric Tangradi, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
This essentially guarantees that Tangradi will score a huge game-winner against the Pens the next time they play in Winnipeg that will make Jets fans go nuts.
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Today, the discussion on twitter and around the hockey blogsphere is the hit that Matt Cooke put on Erik Karlsson. You can see the hit on the embedded video posted above.
The NHL’s department of Player Safety has reviewed the play and will not suspend Matt Cooke.
First, I hate Matt Cooke, I think he is a disgusting P.O.S. and if this guy was hurt in a fight or by a check...
Come on people, Erik Karlsson suffered a tremendous injury and yes, Matt Cooke was right in the middle of it all. But do you seriously think Cooke is capable of going after a guy in a way that could indeed end a guy’s career in the NHL? Cooke is in the midst of change, he is trying extremely hard to shake the reputation he built for himself as the NHL’s dirtiest player. He...
From the Penguins:
NEWS ALERT: #Pens have recalled forward Beau Bennett from @wbspenguins. The rookie F is second on WBS with 18 assists pens.pe/Ygu1Jb
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) February 14, 2013
Penguins forward Matt Cooke is known for his dirty hits, this hit, however is not a dirty or a malicious hit. Hockey is a physical sport and injuries happen from time-to-time.
I'm not sure if I'm going to take Valentine's Day advice from Evander Kane, but I will take some of those cookies. The Cabbie and Kane venture to a local Winnipeg bakery, apparently to boos sales/look awkward. As Kane's going through the different types of cookies, see if you can catch the Atlanta reference.
Pittsburgh Penguins winger Matt Cooke has always had a reputation for being a dirty player. Once again, he finds himself at the center of a controversial play that has resulted in serious injury for an opponent.
During a win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night, Cooke threw what appeared to be a clean hit on Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson, but the replay revealed that it was more...
Ottawa Senators defenseman Erk Karlsson had his Achilles' tendon cut by Pittsburgh's Matt Cooke. Did Cooke injure him intentionally?
WPG has apparently traded Alexei Ponikarovsky to NJD. Details to follow.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) February 14, 2013
Devils give Jets 4th rd pick in 2014 and 7th rd pick in 2013.
— Tom Gulitti (@TGfireandice) February 14, 2013
After a ton of speculation, it came to pass this morning. Beau Bennett is up with the Pens.
Bennett, 21, will be looking to make his NHL debut on Friday night at Winnipeg. The rookie forward placed second on WBS with 18 assists and fourth with 25 points in 35 games this season. Last month, he was chosen to represent the Penguins at the AHL All-Star...
By now you've undoubtedly seen the footage of Senators star defenseman Erik Karlsson suffering a terrifying laceration to his left Achillies tendon. If not, well, that's what we're here for:
He suffered the injury battling for puck possession along the boards with Pittsburgh forward Matt Cooke. Yes, that Matt Cooke, former bad boy extraordinaire and bane of the NHL...
NHLTags: Brayden SchennIlya BryzgalovJake VoracekKimmo TimonenMark StuartTye McGinnWinnipeg JetsZac RinaldoThe Philadelphia Flyers desperately needed to grind out a win against the Winnipeg Jets this evening after stumbling the night before in Toronto.
It wasn’t just a matter of earning another two points (though that is obviously the...
The more things change, the more things stay the same.
New Jersey Devils President and General Manager, Lou Lamoriello, announced via conference call that the Devils have acquired veteran forward and former Devil Alexei Ponikarovsky from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a 7th round pick in the 2013 draft and a 4th round pick in the 2014 draft.
This trade makes sense on a few...
Wednesday night New Jersey Devils President and General Manager, Lou Lamoriello, announced that the team had acquired veteran forward and former Devil Alexei Ponikarovksy from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a 4th round pick in 2014 and a 7th round pick in 2013.
My thoughts on the trade:
First and foremost, this move was made in large part due Dainius Zubrus' injury uncertainty...