Top Five Former NHL Players to Watch at the Spengler Cup

We hear it every single year: “The Spengler Cup sucks, I don’t know any players, bla bla bla”. But did you know that the tournament produces some of the best hockey action every single year? It’s true, and often a lot of the top scoring forwards tend to be guys who couldn’t cut it anymore over in North America. Does that make them bad? No, because some of these guys may...
Via The Hockey House
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Spengler Cup Preview: Team Canada Gunning for Gold

Team Canada will look to claim its first Spengler Cup title since 2012 next week in Davos, Switzerland. Led by head coach Guy Boucher, the Canadian team boasts seven current AHL players, 13 players plying their trade in the Swiss league, and two KHLers. Recognizable NHL names include forwards Cory Conacher, Manny Malhotra, and Derek Roy, along with defensemen Keith Aulie...
Via The Hockey House
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cory Conacher Reportedly Selected to Canada’s Spengler Cup Team

According to his own Dad Dave Conacher on Twitter, Cory Conacher will represent Canada at the upcoming Spengler Cup tournament in Davos, Switzerland. With the tournament not happening until December 26th, Conacher becomes the first known Canadian to be joining the Canadian national team at the annual club tournament. This will be the first time that Conacher will don the maple leaf...
Via The Hockey House
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray Speaks: O’Connor, Offseason, Top Six Forward,

While Matt O’Connor was given the sweeping media tour yesterday, Senators general manager Bryan Murray made an appearance on TSN 1200’s ‘In the Box’. Murray talked about O’Connor and a number of other important issues facing the organization this offseason. Murray’s message and much of the information that he shared in this interview is consistent with what he has said...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Revisiting the Trade That Brought Ben Bishop to Tampa Bay

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 01: Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning makes the third period save against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on December 1, 2014 in New York City. The Lightning defeated the Rangers 6-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)   Tampa Bay Lightning netminder Ben Bishop has been absolutely stellar since arriving in Florida in 2013. In three...
Via The Sports Journal
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray active in second deadline season by @2ITB_Buffalo

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 28: Tim Murray, General Manager of the Buffalo Sabres speaks with Jim Rutherford, General Manager of the Pittsburg Penguins on Day Two of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The 2014-15 trade deadline was much different for Tim Murray than the 2013-14 deadline...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 3|3|15

The trade deadline left an impact around the NHL, and the Islanders made their own splash, acquiring Michal Neuvirth and Tyler Kennedy. The team also sent Cory Conacher to Vancouver, and shipped G David Leggio to Arizona. While trades are important, New York as a team needs to focus on tonight’s game against the Dallas Stars. The Isles are in a tight race for the division title...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Islanders season capsule

NEW YORK ISLANDERS LAST SEASON: 34-37-11, 79 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing eighth in Metropolitan Division and 14th in Eastern Conference. COACH: Jack Capuano, fifth season with Islanders (118-120-39). ADDED: G Jaroslav Halak, G Chad Johnson, C Cory Conacher, RW Jack Skille, LW Harry Zolnierczyk, C Mikhail Grabovski, LW Nikolai Kulemin. LOST: G Evgeni Nabokov, D Radek...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Clutterbuck leads Islanders to 5-3 win over Bruins

BOSTON (AP) Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Kyle Okposo, Cory Conacher and defenseman T.J. Brennan also scored for the Islanders. Scott Mayfield added an empty-net goal. Clutterbuck and Okposo each had an assist. Kevin Poulin made 26 saves...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Checking in on the New York Islanders

Last year: 34-37-11, eighth in the Metro Division. Missed the postseason by 14 points. Key additions: Jaroslav Halak, Mikhail Grabovski, Nikolai Kulemin, Cory Conacher, Chad Johnson, T.J. Brennan Key subtractions: Evgeni Nabokov, Radek Martinek (likely) Franchise direction: The Islanders’ rebuild has been very slow, but it really does look like things are starting to change. The...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Who’s the Odd Man Out for the New York Islanders?

#468403375 / gettyimages.comAfter the surprise signings of Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin last week, the New York Islanders are left with an abundance of forwards but still lacking on defense. This leaves fans asking the question, who might Garth Snow trade to get that top 4 d-man they desperately need?First, the untouchables. John Tavares goes without saying, as does Kyle...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lightning give up bad own goal

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos threw a pass to the point during a delayed penalty on the Buffalo Sabres when the puck missed the defenseman, banked off the boards, and trickled down the ice into the net. This is always something guys have to worry about when your goalie is pulled and is a momentum killer. Cory Conacher was credited with the goal, which is especially funny...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Conacher scores 2 as Sabres beat Oilers 3-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Cory Conacher had two goals and an assist to lead Buffalo in a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night, snapping the Sabres' seven-game losing streak.
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres Winger Cory Conacher Got Patrick Kane’s OK Before Choosing No. 88

Buffalo Sabres winger Cory Conacher decided on wearing No. 88 when he was picked up from Ottawa off waivers on March 5, but not before he consulted a fellow player in the NHL who also sports those same digits. Conacher, who wore 89 while with the Senators and Tampa Bay, could’ve continued on with that number in Buffalo, but he chose to go with 88 out of respect for former Sabre...
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Deadline Day Was Anything But Dead

The NHL trade deadline has come and gone and it was certainly a busy day for the Ottawa Senators. The day’s events started when as expected, Cory Conacher was plucked from waivers by the… wait for it… Buffalo Sabres. As the team with the worst NHL record, this means that Conacher did make not make it past the team with the highest waiver priority. Given Tim Murray’s relationship...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Deadline: Wednesday Updates

The Boston Bruins claimed defenseman Corey Potter off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers. The Buffalo Sabres claimed forward Cory Conacher off waivers from the Ottawa Senators. The Ottawa Senators dealt a third round pick in 2015 and a fifth round pick in 2014 … Continue reading →The post NHL Trade Deadline: Wednesday Updates appeared first on Committed Indians.
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory Conacher Claimed On Waivers By Buffalo by   Steven Ellis

A day after the Ottawa Senators made headlines by placing prized young forward Cory Conacher on waivers, the Buffalo Sabres continued their rebuild by claiming him on Wednesday. Conacher was acquired by Ottawa less than a year ago in a trade with Tampa Bay for goalie Ben Bishop. The deal was considered one of the worst in recent history due [...]
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory Conacher and Joe Corvo Waived

Shortly after Bob McKenzie tweeted that Cory Conacher and Joe Corvo were seen meeting with Ottawa staff and explained that no trade was imminent, but both players could be put on waivers, TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie confirmed that both players had been put on waivers. It’s a bitter pill for Senators fans to swallow. Cory Conacher has not even been claimed by another team...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg Injury Among Bruins’ Defining Moments From Pre-Olympic Schedule

The Boston Bruins took a huge hit on Dec. 28, and it was a hit that some think will end up coming back to hurt the B’s when it really matters most. Boston saw one of its most important players go down late in a blowout win over the Ottawa Senators when Dennis Seidenberg got tied up with Cory Conacher behind the Bruins net. It was a seemingly harmless play, but the result was anything...
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators Mika Zibanejad scores on pretty odd-man break (video)

Tic-tac-toe, what a beautiful goal. Ottawa Senators forward Mika Zibanejad in a nice 2-on-1 breakaway with Senators forward Cory Conacher to even the score at 1-1 against the Washington Capitals.
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators outlast Bruins; Split Back-to-Backs

Ottawa, CA– Bobby Ryan sent the Ottawa Senators out of the Canadian Tire Centre in a good mood after his game-winning goal on Saturday night. The Senators defeated the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Ryan’s game-winner late in the third period. In a game that was highly entertaining with great shots, and opportunities. The game was closely contested for its entirety until the final buzzer...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan goal in third helps Senators slip past Bruins

Bobby Ryan scored at 15:25 of the third period and the Ottawa Senators defeated the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Saturday night. Patrick Wiercioch, Cory Conacher and Zack Smith also scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson stopped 29 shots to earn the victory. Daniel Paille, Jarome Iginla and David Warsofsky scored for the Bruins. Tuukka Rask allowed three goals on 12 shots before being...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Senators fight back, beat B's 4-3 in Ottawa

The Senators bit back at the Bruins Saturday night in the second game of their home and home series, beating the B's 4-3 courtesy of a Bobby Ryan breakway goal in the third.Daniel Paille, Jarome Iginla and David Warsofsky all scored for the B's, with Warsofsky's scoring his first career NHL goal.Patrick Wiercoich Cory Conacher and Zack Smith all scored for the Sens, along with Ryan...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins lose tough D-man Seidenberg for season with knee injury

Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg will miss the rest of the season because of torn knee ligaments. He was injured in the third period Friday night when he became entangled with Ottawa forward Cory Conacher behind the Bruins' goal. Seidenberg tore his anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his right knee. General manager Peter Chiarelli said in a statement...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg out for the year with torn ACL/MCL

According to a tweet released from the Boston Bruins, B's defensemen Dennis Seidenberg will miss the rest of the 2013-14 season due to a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee. The expected recovery time is 6-8 via donmartelli.comWhat was previously described by the Bruins as just a "lower-body injury" last night, the severity of the injury turned out to be about as bad...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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