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Toni Lydman, Jason King Announce Retirements by   Steven Ellis

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Toni Lydman and St. John’s IceCaps forward Jason King have announced their retirement from hockey. King will become an assistant coach with the IceCaps. Lydman was drafted by Calgary in the fourth round, 89th overall at the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. He spent four seasons playing in Finland’s SM-liiga for Tappara in Tampere and HIFK in Helsinki...
Via The Hockey House
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Palumbo: Toni Lydman Retiring?

According to Aaron Ward of TSN, former Anaheim Ducks defenseman Toni Lydman has decided to retire from the NHL. While not as shocking at the exodus of former New Jersey Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk, Lydman's departure does come as a bit of a surprise. The 35-year-old native of Finland was an unrestricted free agent after spending the last three season with the Ducks. It...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

All Bob Murray

On the Detroit series I didn’t expect to have meetings with players at this moment. But we got beat. We got schooled. We got schooled by a very good playoff team and they schooled us from top to bottom, and it’s something we have to deal with here going forward. We got beat. On losing Toni Lydman to injury Losing Toni Lydman in this series really hurt more than you...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Selling Wings fans short via conspiracy theory

From the land of virus fun: a certain coworker forwarded me a column from Yahoo Sports' Greg "Puck Daddy" Wyshynski involving serious criticism of WBBL's Bill Simonson's...Well, serious critique of the 2-game suspension Justin Abdelkader received from the NHL for his high hit on Toni Lydman, and, well...I'd prefer to let you read what Simonson had to say...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Suspends Justin Abdelkader Two Games for Hit

The NHL suspended, Detroit Red Wing player, Justin Abdelkader for two games because of his illegal hit on Toni Lydman of the Mighty Ducks. Lydman is suffering from migraines and neck stiffness and is listed as doubtful for tonight’s game.   The post NHL Suspends Justin Abdelkader Two Games for Hit appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.
Via FF Locker Room
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader Suspended 2 Games for Hit on Toni Lydman: Video

Justin Abdelkader missed the final period-plus of the Detroit Red Wings’ Game 3 loss to Anaheim after being ejected. He’ll now sit out Games 4 and 5, as well. NHL dean of discipline Brendan Shanahan announced the punishment for Abdelkader’s hit on the Ducks’ Toni Lydman following a phone hearing Sunday. Shanahan explained his decision: “Abdelkader skates a considerable...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader's hit on Toni Lydman

Justin Abdelkader's hit on Toni Lydman late in the second period of Game 3 was the turning point. He received a five-minute major and a game misconduct as a result. The Ducks then scored 18 seconds into the power play to go up 1-0. That was all the Ducks would need, but they added some Aflac with another three goals in the third period. Goodbye, home ice; it was nice having...
Via Detroit4lyfe
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Ducks quick take: adapt or die

The Detroit Red Wings reminded us all how incredibly "young" they are, literally and figuratively, and how much trouble they've had on special teams during the course of an absolutely embarrassing 4-0 loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night (with the, "How many games with Justin Abdelkader get for hitting Toni Lydman?" talk out-pacing, "How will the...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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Abdelkader ejected for hit on Lyman

Justin Abdelkader’s controversial hit turned Game 3 — and possibly the series — of the Detroit-Anaheim playoff series in the Ducks’ favor. The two teams were locked in a close-checking 0-0 tie late in the second period when Abdelkader delivered a punishing shot on Anaheim defender Toni Lydman, which knocked Lydman from the game with a possible head injury. Abdelkader was...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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