AARON PALUSHAJ NEWS

The disappointing descent of Matt D’Agostini

Once upon a time, Matt D’Agostini was a player a large percentage of St. Louis Blues fans adored. While his popularity never reached the levels of a David Backes or a T.J. Oshie, D’Agostini was one of those guys you couldn’t help put root for on a personal level. Things were rolling along and D’Agostini appeared to be reaching his potential following a 21-goal campaign in...
Via Frozen Notes
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes Assign Aaron Palushaj to Charlotte

Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned forward Aaron Palushaj (pul-LOO-shigh) to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Palushaj, 24, played in the Hurricanes’ 3-0 loss in Montreal on Tuesday night, logging 9:34 of ice time. The Livonia, MI, native has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp Battles: 3rd Line Left Wingers

Continuing our look at what positions could be up for grabs during training camp, we will stay on the third line and look at which players will be battling for the two wing spots on the third line. In my post on the team's battle for the third line center, I mentioned that it's basically open season for all of the Hurricanes bottom-six and they still need to figure out what...
Via Shutdown Line
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 25 Under 25: #12 Aaron Palushaj

Position: Right Wing Height: 5'11" Weight: 188 lbs. Drafted: 2nd Round, 2007 Draft Age: 23 Last Year's Ranking: NR Aaron Palushaj Season Age Team Lge GP G A Pts P/G 2005-06 16...
Via Shutdown Line
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes sign Aaron Palushaj

The summer of small moves continued for the Hurricanes, as they signed forward Aaron Palushaj to a one-year, two-way contract. This deal carries a $600,000 cap hit in the NHL and a $125,000 cap hit in the AHL with him being guaranteed at least $225,000 in addition to that. Palushaj was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the second round of the 2007 Draft and has spent the last three...
Via Shutdown Line
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Sign Aaron Palushaj, Mike Murphy, Lose Bobby Sanguinetti by   Steven Ellis

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed Aaron Palushaj to a one year contract worth $600,000, as well as goaltender Mike Murphy to a one year, $550,000 contract. Palushaj was drafted 44th overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues. Palushaj previously played junior hockey in the USHL with Des Moines Buccaneers before playing two-years of collegiate hockey with the [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

'Canes reach deals with 3 players

The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms with three players on one-year, two-way contracts. The Hurricanes announced deals Thursday with right wing Aaron Palushaj, defenseman Michal Jordan and goalie Mike Murphy. Palushaj will make $600,000 in the NHL or $175,000 in the minor leagues with a guarantee of at least $225,000. Jordan will receive $550,000 with the Hurricanes or...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

US rallies from 2-0 down to beat Austria 5-3

The United States rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to beat Austria 5-3 in its opening game at the ice hockey world championship Saturday. In Stockholm, Norway beat newcomer Slovenia 3-1 behind two goals from Anders Bastiansen. David Moss began the Americans' comeback off a rebound in the first period, and defenseman Erik Johnson opened and closed the second period with power...
Via Fox Sports
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL says Clune's hit was "legal"

The Tennessean's Josh Cooper reported Sunday morning that Rich Clune would not be suspended for his hit on Artem Anisimov Saturday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The hit came 9:37 left in the first period. Clune hit Anisimov well after the puck was released and left his feet for the big hit. After the play, Anisimov slowly came back to his feet and was bloodied...
Via Fang Faction
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues send D'Agostini to Devils

ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has acquired a conditional fourth or fifth round draft pick in 2015 from New Jersey in exchange for forward Matt DAgostini and a conditional seventh round draft pick in 2015. DAgostini, 26, has dressed in 16 games for the Blues this season posting two points (one goal...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Rich Clune Fined For Boarding Hit

NEW YORK (February 20, 2013) -- Nashville Predators forward Rich Clune has been fined $1,452.70, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Colorado Avalanche forward Aaron Palushaj in NHL Game No. 221 in Colorado on Monday, February 18, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 12:32 of...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rich Clune fined

(Photo by: Predators.com) Nashville Predators forward Rich Clune was fined $1,452.70 by the National Hockey League Wednesday night for his hit from behind on Colorado Avalanche forward Aaron Palushaj Monday afternoon.  At 12:32 in the first period, Clune was given only a minor for his vicious hit-from-behind on Palushaj. Clune did not let up anytime before he made...
Via Fang Faction
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Spotlight: Palushaj claimed; Weber a victim of depth

Rich Lam / Getty Images By James Stephan (@J_Habs) On February 5, 2013 the Colorado Avalanche claimed Montreal Canadiens forward Aaron Palushaj. Palushaj had been put on waivers a day earlier after being cleared to play, and it finally looked like the Hamilton Bulldogs were going to get some much needed offensive relief. Palushaj was acquired by former Habs GM Pierre Gauthier from...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Islanders 3, Canadiens 2, SO

Josh Bailey scored the shootout winner to lead the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Mark Streit and Frans Nielsen scored in regulation for the Islanders, who snapped a five-game losing streak. Al Montoya stopped 28 shots. Aaron Palushaj scored his first NHL goal and Louis Leblanc added another one for Montreal. Peter Budaj made 36 saves...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Bailey's shootout goal leads Isles past Canadiens

Josh Bailey scored the shootout winner to lead the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Mark Streit and Frans Nielsen scored in regulation for the Islanders, who snapped a five-game losing streak. Al Montoya stopped 28 shots. Aaron Palushaj scored his first NHL goal and Louis Leblanc added another one for Montreal. Peter Budaj made 36 saves...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Deja vu for Randy Carlyle

His last game as coach of the Ducks was against the Habs, so fittingly, the Toronto Maple Leafs will make their debut under Randy Carlyle against, you guessed it, the Montreal Canadiens. What’s different this time around? The Leafs are 1-9-1, worse even than the Ducks were in their spell back in the fall, and the Habs are far, far below in the standings, staring upwards at the...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Fantasy Hockey ONE (3/2)

  Welcome to Friday ladies and gentlemen.  It is time to take the miniature edition of Fantasy Hockey ONE.  We would also like to point out that the start of March ratchets up the intensity in the hockey world.  Sure enough, last night rang true.  When you see "The Flying W" like above, there is your sign.  It was that kind of night....so let's...
Via The Hockey Program
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Habs call up Aaron Palushaj

Tweet PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Saturday that forward Aaron Palushaj has been recalled from the A...
Via nhl.com
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Palushaj recalled from Hamilton

Tweet PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday evening that forward Aaron Palushaj has been recall...
Via nhl.com
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Canadiens recall Aaron Palushaj from the Hamilton Bulldogs

Tweet PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL (February 3, 2012) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that forward Aaron Palushaj has been rec...
Via nhl.com
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Habs assign Aaron Palushaj to Hamilton

Tweet PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced today that forward Aaron Palushaj has been assigned to the AHL Ha...
Via nhl.com
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Habs call up Aaron Palushaj

Tweet PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL - The Canadiens announced Wednesday that forward Aaron Palushaj has been recalled from the AHL Hamilton B...
Via nhl.com
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Aaron Palushaj assigned to Hamilton

Tweet PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that forward Aaron Palushaj has been assigned to the AH...
Via nhl.com
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Aaron Palushaj recalled from Hamilton

Tweet PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that forward Aaron Palushaj has been recalled from t...
Via nhl.com
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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