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NHL News: Andrei Loktionov Has Options Waiting

While Andrei Loktionov continues to heal from offseason shoulder surgery, the Russian free agent has some offers waiting for him when he returns to health.#482959471 / gettyimages.comPer RSport (via Google Translate), Loktionov's agent Igor Larionov says there are two or three options available to him in the NHL and some interest from overseas in the KHL as well. While it...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Checking in on the Carolina Hurricanes

Last year: 36-35-11, seventh in the Metro Division. Missed the postseason by 10 points. Key additions: Tim Gleason, Jay McClement, Brad Malone Key subtractions: Andrei Loktionov, Justin Peters, Manny Malhotra, Drayson Bowman (likely), Radek Dvorak (likely), Mike Komisarek (likely), Joni Pitkanen (likely) Franchise direction: Like the Penguins and Capitals, Carolina elected...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Canes’ Semin, Loktionov undergo surgery

After the Carolina Hurricanes’ campaign ended with their elimination in the regular season, forward Alexander Semin underwent wrist surgery. Since then he’s been rehabbing and should be okay for the start of training camp, general manager Ron Francis said, according to the Raleigh News & Observer’s Chip Alexander. That’s sets him up for a possible comeback campaign after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia, Czech Republic, Switzerland Get New Players For World Championships by   Steven Ellis

Forward Sergei Kalinin will replace the injured Andrei Loktionov for the remainder of the 2014 World Championships after the Carolina Hurricanes suffered a shoulder injury in his first shift of the tournament. Kalinin will participate in his very first World Championship tournament after posting an assist in three games with the Russian national team at the Euro Hockey Tour this [...]
Via The Hockey House
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Polak out for rest of Worlds

Calgary Flames forward Sven Baertschi isn’t the only early casualty in the 2014 World Championship. While Baertschi suffered a fractured rib, Carolina forward Andrei Loktionov and St. Louis defenseman Roman Polak are both out for the rest of the tournament with shoulder injuries, according to the IIHF. Loktionov, who was playing for Russia, will be evaluated further in Switzerland...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 69 By the Numbers: Hurricanes at Blue Jackets

During Monday's practice, Carolina head coach Kirk Muller unleashed his frustration over his team's performance publicly. It was a side of him that many haven't seen before (at least during his time in Carolina), but the fact that it's coming out now isn't very surprising. Everyone knows the Hurricanes have been underachieving and I'm sure Muller will be the...
Via Shutdown Line
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils Acquire Ruutu

The Devils have acquired forward Tuomo Ruutu from the Carolina Hurricane for center Andrei Loktionov. and a conditional third-round pick in 2017. Loktionov had 4 goals for NJ while Ruutu has 5 goals but carrys a hefty contract of 2 years at 4.75 per with him.  Don't like this deal AT ALL
Via Running With The Devils
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes' Loktionov makes smooth transition

Walking into a new locker room and joining a new team is never easy, but Andrei Loktionov appears to have had a smooth transition with the Carolina Hurricanes. Obtained in the trade this month with New Jersey that sent Tuomo Ruutu to the Devils, Loktionov has quietly gone about his business, been a responsible player on the ice and a good fit in the room. “It’s a nice team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 69 By the Numbers: Hurricanes at Blue Jackets

During Monday's practice, Carolina head coach Kirk Muller unleashed his frustration over his team's performance publicly. It was a side of him that many haven't seen before (at least during his time in Carolina), but the fact that it's coming out now isn't very surprising. Everyone knows the Hurricanes have been underachieving and I'm sure Muller will be the...
Via Shutdown Line
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Khudobin makes 46 saves as Canes finally win at Columbus, 3-1

The Carolina Hurricanes were outshot and out-chanced against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but came up with a huge 46 save performance by Anton Khudobin as they defeated the Jackets, 3-1 on Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena. Newcomer Andrei Loktionov had a goal and an assist to lead the scoring for the Canes. The goal was his first as a Hurricane. The Hurricanes were outshot 47-20...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes fend off Blue Jackets

Anton Khudobin made 46 saves and Andrei Loktionov and Patrick Dwyer each had a goal and an assist as Carolina beat Columbus 3-1.
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Khudobin makes 46 saves in Hurricanes' 3-1 win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Anton Khudobin made a career-high 46 saves and Andrei Loktionov and Patrick Dwyer each had a goal and an assist and the Carolina Hurricanes earned a 3-1 victory on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Khudobin makes 46 saves in Hurricanes' 3-1 win over Jackets

Anton Khudobin made 46 saves and Andrei Loktionov and Patrick Dwyer each had a goal and an assist and the Carolina Hurricanes earned a 3-1 victory on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Khudobin makes 46 saves in Hurricanes' 3-1 win over Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Anton Khudobin made 46 saves and Andrei Loktionov and Patrick Dwyer each had a goal and an assist and the Carolina Hurricanes earned a 3-1 victory on Tuesday night. Nathan Gerbe also scored, and Jay Harrison added two assists for the Hurricanes, who were criticized by coach Kirk Muller after weekend losses to Boston and Edmonton. Carolina was close to a wild...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes trade Ruutu to Devils for Loktionov

The Carolina Hurricanes are known many things, like hanging onto their own just a bit too long. However Wednesday was a break in that tradition as they sent Tuomo Ruutu to the New Jersey Devils for Andrei Loktionov and a conditional third rounder in 2017.By Benjamin Reed via Wikimedia CommonsRuutu, who was in his seventh season with the Hurricanes, is coming off his second Olympic...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to know Andrei Loktionov

In my earlier post lamenting the struggles of Tuomo Ruutu that led to his departure, I almost neglected to mention the player the Hurricanes got in return from the Devils. That player being forward Andrei Loktionov. The Hurricanes lineup (namely the bottom-six) has been devoid of skill for most of the year and Loktionov should help out here, as he brings plenty of that to the table...
Via Shutdown Line
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils Acquire Ruutu

The Devils have acquired forward Tuomo Ruutu from the Carolina Hurricane for center Andrei Loktionov. and a conditional third-round pick in 2017. Loktionov had 4 goals for NJ while Ruutu has 5 goals but carrys a hefty contract of 2 years at 4.75 per with him.  Don't like this deal AT ALL
Via Running With The Devils
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ruutu to New Jersey by   Jack Weber

New Jersey Devils General Manager Lou Lamoriello said he was ready to buy at the trade deadline with his team just two points of the Columbus Blue Jackets for the final Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference, and he’s now acquired forward Tuomu Ruutu from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Andrei Loktionov and a conditional third-round pick in [...]
Via The Hockey House
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson picks up teeth off the ice (VIDEO)

YouTube Daniel Alfredsson’s teeth were on the receiving end of a careless high stick from Andrei Loktionov Tuesday night.  When all was said and done, Alfredsson was picking his chicklets up off the Prudential Center ice surface. The best part of the video below is Fox Sports Detroit’s Ken Daniels’ line, “It looks like he’s got some teeth.  He’s trying to find them...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson picks his teeth up off ice (Video)

Detroit Red Wings forward Daniel Alfredsson became the latest victim of tooth loss in the NHL on Tuesday night. Late in the second period, Alfredsson and New Jersey Devils center Andrei Loktionov were fighting for position behind the net when Loktionov caught him in the face with an inadvertent high stick. It did some damage. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Daniel Alfredsson gets some teeth knocked out, calmly picks them up off ice (video)

Nothing to see here, just Detroit Red Wings veteran Daniel Alfredsson calmly and casually picking up some teeth off the ice after having them knocked out when a stick blade slammed into his mouth. During Detroit’s game against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, both Alfredsson and the Devils’ Andrei Loktionov were bearing down on […]The post Red Wings’ Daniel Alfredsson gets...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Detroit Red Wings Forward Daniel Alfredson Picks Up His Teeth After Taking a High Stick to the Mouth

People that don't watch hockey have probably heard about the toughness of the guys in the NHL, but don't know exactly how tough these guys are. For a good example take a look at the night that Detroit Red Wings forward Daniel Alfredson had against New Jersey.What is he doing you ask? The man is picking up his teeth after taking a hit to the mouth. The guilty party is Devils...
Via FatManWriting
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson gets high sticked, picks teeth up off the ice

Detroit Red Wings forward Daniel Alfredsson went in behind the net with New Jersey Devils forward Andrei Loktionov and took a high stick to the face as Loktionov fell. The end result was the referees missing a high sticking penalty, and Daniel Alfredsson missing some teeth. He picked his teeth up off the ice even though they won’t be salvageable. Hockey players are a different...
Via Diehardsport
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Alfredsson loses teeth during Red Wings’ loss to Devils

For whatever reason, NHL.com chose to spotlight this part of the Red Wings' 4-3 loss to the New Jersey Devils on video. Daniel Alfredsson lost at least a pair of teeth due to an uncalled high stick from Andrei Loktionov, and he attempted to retrieve his chiclets... And... Daniel Alfredsson, with a smile like a kid who just lost his milk teeth, has 9:30 a.m....
Via Kukla's Korner
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Merrill's 1st goal lifts Devils over Oilers in OT

Devils defenseman Jon Merrill scored his first NHL goal 2:34 into overtime, and New Jersey defeated the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Friday night. Cory Schneider made 19 saves and Andrei Loktionov scored in regulation as the Devils snapped a two-game skid. Taylor Hall had the goal for the Oilers, who lost for only the second time in seven games (5-1-1). Ilya Bryzgalov made 22 saves for...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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