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NEW YORK (Feb. 1, 2013) – Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson, San Jose Sharks left wing Patrick Marleau and Buffalo Sabres left wing Thomas Vanek have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the month of January. Continue reading "Stars Of The Month"
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The Ottawa Senators looked very much like a team playing their third game in four nights. The Carolina Hurricanes looked very much like a team that made the most of some unfamiliar rest during this 48-game sprint.
Both Craig Anderson and Dan Ellis were sensational in net for their respective teams, far and away the MVPs of tonight...
Two breakaways key scoring explosion.
Usually the highlights that involve pretty passes are saved for football and basketball games. But Thursday night against the Bruins, Sabres winger Thomas Vanek provided one of the better passes you’ll see in this shortened NHL season. With the Sabres losing 3-2 late in the second period, Vanek found himself in front of the net with Bruin defenseman Andrew Ference on his back...
Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record notes that Sharks scout John Ferguson Jr. attended his second straight Rangers’ game last night in Tampa
The Sharks (7-0-1) are currently in second place in the Western Conference with 15 points.
Patrick Marleau has nine goals in those eight games, while Joe Thornton has 11 assists.
...no idea why a team, which hasn't lost a game...
Coming into tonight's Buffalo versus Boston game the primary focus was the potential physical play. Since the Sabres got bigger over the off season, with the additions of enforcer John Scott and agitator Steve Ott, many Sabres fans thought they would finally receive an answer for last season's Milan Lucic and Ryan Miller incident.However, Sabres sniper, Thomas Vanek grabbed...
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Jason Spezza's injury status will hang over Tuesday and Wednesday wins like a dark cloud, but for the second-time in as many nights, the Ottawa Senators took care of the opposition on home-ice -- this time, in quite the one-sided affair.
Mika Zibanejad scored his first professional goal, Colin Greening, Zack Smith, and Andre Benoit...
Tuesday night didn’t end well. Ryan Miller allowed a pair of questionable goals and there were some struggles from various players on the roster. However, Tuesday’s overtime loss to the Leafs was followed by a 7-4 win over the Bruins.
Thomas Vanek continued his Hart-worthy play with a five-point effort that was complimented by his first hat trick since 2011. Buffalo’s defensive...
After coming up short against one of the NHL's top goalies, the Montreal Canadiens will have to deal with one of the league's leading scorers.
The Canadiens will try to bounce back from their first loss in five games Saturday when they host a Buffalo Sabres team looking for its sixth straight win in Montreal.
The Canadiens were riding high during a four-game winning streak...
Thomas Vanek of the Sabres had a nice move to beat Tuukka Rask of the Bruins to complete his hat trick.
Alex Ovechkin circled the wagons!
John Scott of the Sabres gave Shawn Thornton of the Boston Bruins a little bit of a beatdown.
Logan Couture turned a turnover into a goal and celebrated by “Kaepernicking”
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Thursday’s action had a lot of action on it. Thomas Vanek of the Sabres had a hat trick and two assists as Buffalo posted a 7-4 win over Boston for the Bruins’ first regulation loss (5-1-1) of the season.
Brad Marchand scored twice for Boston in the loss. The Bruins put 42 shots on Buffalo goaltender Ryan Miller but he turned aside 38 of them for an ugly win. Shockingly, the...
Let’s take a look at who’s hot and who’s not in the NHL and how it impacts your fantasy team. Safe to say, if you have Patrick Marleau or plenty of guys from Tampa or San Jose you’re probably winning.
Marleau 9G in six games
Joe Thornton 11A in six games
Joe Pavelski 11 points six games
Steven Stamkos 11 points six games
Martin St. Louis 12 points six games...
Claude Julien said it right after the game–the team was “defensively brain dead.” After building a 3-1 lead in the second period, the Bruins slowly lost momentum and quickly handed it over to the hungry and waiting Buffalo Sabres to take a 7-4 loss in Boston.
And you don’t ever hand anything over to Thomas Vanek.
A notoriously proclaimed “Bruins killer,” Vanek had five...
Grindin' Gears is a segment I started when Justin, Jon and Robb asked me to write for DOY. It was merely a weekly thing where I could rant and rave about the Bruins and whatever happened throughout those seven days. It was well received and has remained a staple throughout the three years I've been here. If you're new to the segment, it's an unedited, uncensored look...