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Recent sports TV ratings notes, including numbers for Friday’s Bruins/Red Wings game on NBC, local ratings for Sidney Crosby‘s return, and a decline for college football’s Bayou Classic. Bruins, Red Wings, Are the 1%: Friday’s Bruins/Red Wings NHL regular season game earned a 1.0 overnight rating on NBC. The game was the first of the annual ‘Black Friday’ NHL telecasts on NBC mandated in the league’s new ten-year television deal with the network. (Houston Chronicle) Crosby’s Return Scores Big Number [...]
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Well, Sidney Crosby’s first week back in the NHL has been anything but quiet on and off the ice. On the ice he scored 9 points (2 goals, 7 assists) in his first 4 games back and received the NHL “First Star” of the week for helping his team to go 3-0-1 in that 4 game span. But that’s neither here nor there because there has been much more interesting things going on with...
New Washington coach Dale Hunter professed great admiration for Sidney Crosby and knew seven years ago that he would become a great player.
In the Montreal recap, we wondered why Crosby wasn't given an assist on that Staal goal. We saw some chatter on Twitter about it, too. Well, the NHL gatekeepers have decided to give Crosby that assist. So his stat line this season is now 2g7a9p.
We remember reading or hearing somewhere that players make a habit of visiting the powers that be...
It was a week of Thanksgiving... and you can bet for sure that the good folks at the NHL.com Pun Headline Writing Department are thankful that Sidney Crosby is back where he belongs... on the front page.
Good thing NHL.com didn't blur his mouth.
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby capped his first seven days back in uniform by being named the NHL's 'First Star' for the week that ended Sunday.
Sidney Crosby returns to Broadway Tuesday night already at the top of his game, with nine points in his first four appearances following a 10-month concussion absence. It is an example of patience the Rangers only can hope bodes well for one of their most important players.
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In another bizarre twist, it appears that the Ottawa Senators refuse to back down from Sidney Crosby and company. The latest comes from general manager Bryan Murray, who wasn't all too thrilled with 'The Kid's' response to Nick Foligno's original statement regarding headshots.
Not only did Murray essentially beg the...
Sidney Crosby's triumphant first games kept the Penguins atop Adrian Dater's weekly rankings while the Red Wings righted themselves. Meanwhile, the sinking Capitals hit reset.
The Rangers' biggest names led them past the biggest name in hockey, Sidney Crosby, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3, Tuesday night at the Garden, as Brad Richards, Marian Gaborik and captain Ryan Callahan headed a four-goal second period.
It was a pretty big news day Monday in the NHL here’s a wrap-up of biggest news of the day. Of the news in this post/article, the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ of the week, a Winter Classic sweater unveiling, and coaching turnover in the Southeast Division.
NHL’s Three Stars of the Week
First Star – Forward Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins
Second Star – Goaltender...
The New York Rangers (12-5-3) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (14-6-4) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 214Probable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan-GaborikFedotenko-Richards-CallahanAvery-Dubinsky-PrustBoyle-Mitchell-HagelinMcDonagh-GirardiDel Zotto-SauerWoywitka...
A 4-3 win by the New York Rangers sent the Penguins to their first regulation loss since center Sidney Crosby's return from an 11-month absence
It was a fun-filled week in the National Hockey League this Thanksgiving week. Now that it is out of the way, it is time for us to focus on "The Week Ahead", where we will look at the "Three Stars of the Week", "Three players to keep an eye on", "Two Teams to Watch", "Game of the Week", and of course, "Other Games to keep an...