Found December 08, 2011 on Puck Daddy:
Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Devin Dubnyk makes it rain. • Alex Ovechkin will not be fined nor suspended for his spear on Chris Neil in the Washington Capitals' win over the Ottawa Senators, for which Neil was penalized for diving. Spearing's no joke; unless the League felt this was total embellishment, knocking $2,500 off of Ovechkin's Bauer profits would have been appropriate.  [Washington Times] • Meanwhile, on that hit by Marc-Andre Bourdon on Nathan Gerbe last night: This post is going up roughly three hours before game time. Nothing has been announced by the NHL. You do the math — no hearing for a blatant boarding. Despite a concussion for Gerbe. • Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andy Sutton? Suspended indefinitely, pending a hearing that could be in-person. Hoo-boy, this is going to be a long one. [NHL] • Sidney Crosby on h...

DMV: Radio Fight Over Ridiculous Alex Ovechkin Steriod Column

Columnist links Ovechkin to steriods. Blogger rips him apart for it. The two meet on the air. Great radio ensues. [Puck Daddy] Caps named winners in the NHL’s four-division realignment. [Puck Daddy] More thoughts on how realignment impacts the Caps. [On Frozen Blog] Weed? That’s nothing. Old Redskins had real character issues. [City Desk] The “RFK All-Stadium Team,” whatever...

Marc-Andre Bourdon, Matt Ellis engage in first NHL fights

Wednesday evening saw a first for two NHLers: fighting. Marc-Andre Bourdon, a 22-year-old Quebec native, a defenceman with the Philadelphia Flyers, dropped the gloves for hist first time in the pros with 30-year-old Matt Ellis, a centre with the Buffalo Sabres. The fight happened with the Sabres ahead 3-1 in the second period. According to polls, Bourdon...

Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Capitals over Senators

Alex Ovechkin scored one of three straight goals by Washington in the third period to lead the Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

Caps score four in third period to overcome Sens

Alex Ovechkin scored one of three straight goals by Washington in the third period to lead the Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday.

Sutton Suspended Indefinitely

via, Edmonton defenseman Andy Sutton has been suspended indefinitely by National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety for his hit on Alexei Ponikarovsky of the Carolina Hurricanes during Wednesday’s game. Sutton has been offered the option of an in-person hearing.

Capitals use 4-goal 3rd to beat Senators (AP)

Alex Ovechkin scored one of three straight goals by Washington in the third period to lead the Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Nicklas Backstrom tied it at 2 with his 10th goal on a power play 9:45 into the third. He earned his 19th assist on Ovechkin's spectacular go-ahead goal, his ninth at 13:50.

Puck Previews: Leafs visit Caps; Andy Sutton hearing on Saturday

Here are your Puck Previews: Spotlighting the key games in NHL action, news and views as well as general frivolity. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished. Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs at Washington Capitals, 7 p.m. ET. Washington tries for their first win under Dale Hunter that isn't against the Ottawa Senators and to reverse a...

VIDEO: Chris Neil called for diving after Alex Ovechkin spear

Ottawa Senators Player Chris Neil Penalized for Diving (Video)

The Capitals beat the Senators last night 5-3.  This is Ottawa Senators Player Chris Neil taking a stick to the midsection by Alex Ovechkin.  Or was it. Ovechkin was simply skating down the ice to catch up with the play. The stick barely looks like it touches Neil and you can see Neil look to his left to see where the referee is before he goes down to the ice.  Neil was eventually...


The Caps need confidence desperately. Hopefully, their 5-3 win in Ottawa will give them some of it back.  They scored on a power play, finally, after blowing a 5 on 3.  Alex Ovechkin scored a goal after turning away from the d-man, stopping in an instant, sending ice shavings into the air, and lifting a wrist shot past Craig Anderson.  Troy Brouwer scored 15-seconds later on a...
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