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Martin Brodeur still hopes to play this season

Martin Brodeur hasn’t given up hope on playing during the 2014-15 season just yet. As teams near the 20-game mark of their year, Brodeur’s odds of finding a home haven’t really changed. In fact, you could say that his odds have gotten worse as teams have left Ilya Bryzgalov on the open market and Minnesota recently placed Josh Harding on waivers. Still, Brodeur is hopeful that...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Avalanche pass on Ilya Bryzgalov

The Colorado Avalanche had a rough day in Ottawa earlier this week. On the same day, the Avalanche lost both goaltender Semyon Varlamov and goaltender Reto Berra to injuries. Varlamov suffered a groin injury during the morning skate and Berra suffered a head/neck injury after a collision. With both goalies on the shelf for an undetermined amount of time, the Avs are a team who...
Via Bloguin Best
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Avalanche pass on Ilya Bryzgalov

The Colorado Avalanche had a rough day in Ottawa earlier this week. On the same day, the Avalanche lost both goaltender Semyon Varlamov and goaltender Reto Berra to injuries. Varlamov suffered a groin injury during the morning skate and Berra suffered a head/neck injury after a collision. With both goalies on the shelf for an undetermined amount of time, the Avs are a team who...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov Released By Minnesota Wild After Professional Tryout

Ilya Bryzgalov once famously said that he wasn’t afraid of anything except a “bear in the forest.” But now he’ll have to face the nerve-racking task of finding a new job. The enigmatic goaltender was released from his professional tryout by the Minnesota Wild on Monday, leaving Bryzgalov without a team heading toward the start of the regular season. After signing a nine-year...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Goalie Bryzgalov took in-game selfies with fans since 'kids came to have fun'

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The lines formed at the Xcel Energy Center, and Minnesota Wild fans were eager to get a picture with goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. Only this was no fan meet-and-greet with Minnesota's goaltender. This picture session happened in the third period of the Wild's 4-1 preseason win against the Pittsburgh Penguins with Bryzgalov sitting on Minnesota's bench...
Via Fox Sports North
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov takes selfies with fans during game

During the Minnesota Wild’s 4-1 exhibition victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday, backup goalie Ilya Bryzgalov took selfies with fans. Bryz has been taking selfies with fans tonight. #mnwild pic.twitter.com/TprGaCZAHB — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) September 30, 2014 selfie with #bryzgalov. Not the greatest of me…but still epic! pic.twitter.com/NSL5LFHEta — JackieB ...
Via Sports-Glory
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov takes selfies with fans during game

During the Minnesota Wild’s 4-1 exhibition victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday, backup goalie Ilya Bryzgalov took selfies with fans. Bryz has been taking selfies with fans tonight. #mnwild pic.twitter.com/TprGaCZAHB — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) September 30, 2014 selfie with #bryzgalov. Not the greatest of me…but still epic! pic.twitter.com/NSL5LFHEta — JackieB...
Via Sports-Glory
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov Poses For A Bunch Of Selfies From The Bench, Is Still The Best

The always-entertaining Ilya Bryzgalov doesn’t always sit on the end of the bench, but when... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov takes photos with fans while on the bench

After helping lead the team into the playoffs last season after being a late roster addition, the Minnesota Wild brought back Ilya Bryzgalov for a training camp tryout heading into this season, partly due to the uncertainty of the team’s goaltending situation. During Monday night’s exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Xcel Energy Center […] The post Wild goalie...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov Beats Third-Period Boredom By Taking Selfies With Fans (Photos)

Minnesota Wild backup goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov defeated some boredom Monday night the same way teenage girls do — by taking some selfies. The always entertaining Bryz had some fun on the bench during the third period while Darcy Kuemper was busy between the pipes putting together a 32-save performance in the Wild’s 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bryzgalov, whose in camp...
Via NESN.com
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov Takes Selfies During Wild Preseason Game, Seriously

Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov had the night off and he used his time on the bench quite well. This is why Bryz is a fan favorite, this is truly awesome. [Puck Daddy Blog] The post Ilya Bryzgalov Takes Selfies During Wild Preseason Game, Seriously appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild’s young skaters fall 2-1 in pre-season opener in Winnipeg

Ilya Bryzgalov was greeted with “Ilya” chants by Winnipeg crowd. One thing about pre-season, is that it takes me back to the days where we lived on the north side of our building and we had dial-up internet.  We moved to southern Wisconsin in the summer of 2002.  Because of our apartment’s location, we couldn’t have a satellite dish.  So any games we watched had to be...
Via State of Hockey News
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Minnesota Wild Preview: Shaky Goaltending Genuine Concern

The Minnesota Wild are one of the most talented teams in the league, but suspect goaltending remains a huge roadblock in the team’s quest for playoff glory. Let’s be honest. Any team that invites Ilya Bryzgalov to training camp on a tryout basis has goaltending issues. Josh Harding, who was one of the NHL’s three-best goaltenders when healthy last season, has reportedly been...
Via NESN.com
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers made a “horrible mistake” by signing Ilya Bryzgalov

Most fans and hockey experts have acknowledged – perhaps repeatedly – that the Ilya Bryzgalov experiment in Philadelphia was a disaster of epic proportions. In situations like these, one which forces a contract to be bought out, the team responsible rarely acknowledges the mistake and often never speaks of the player in question. That hasn’t been the case with the Philadelphia...
Via Bloguin Best
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers made a “horrible mistake” by signing Ilya Bryzgalov

Most fans and hockey experts have acknowledged – perhaps repeatedly – that the Ilya Bryzgalov experiment in Philadelphia was a disaster of epic proportions. In situations like these, one which forces a contract to be bought out, the team responsible rarely acknowledges the mistake and often never speaks of the player in question. That hasn’t been the case with the Philadelphia...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Offseason Tracker: Minnesota Wild Edition

The Minnesota Wild are coming off their best playoff performance since 2003. The Wild emerged from the NHL’s toughest division with a playoff spot and knocked off the Colorado Avalanche before putting up a valiant effort before losing in 6 games against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Wild headed into the off season with a solid core group and a nod of approval from management to coach...
Via Beyond The Benches
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Questons at the goaltending position

#462660157 / gettyimages.comThe Minnesota Wild's goaltending situation has been a subject of discussion. John Kreiser - NHL.com -- Who's the goalie? -- Niklas Backstrom, Josh Harding, Darcy Kuemper, Ilya Bryzgalov and John Curry (who won his lone late-season start) all had at least one victory in a season of tumult for Minnesota goaltenders . Harding was 18-7-3 with an...
Via Goon's World
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild may carry 3 goalies, Bryzgalov isn’t one of them

The Minnesota Wild are considering keeping three goaltenders on the roster during the 2014-15 season. Two netminders are already under contract – Niklas Backstrom Josh Harding – and it’s believed that the team will give Darcy Kuemper a new deal. That leaves Ilya Bryzgalov as the odd man out in this three-headed goaltending picture. A team carrying three goalies in the NHL...
Via Bloguin Best
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild may carry 3 goalies, Bryzgalov isn’t one of them

The Minnesota Wild are considering keeping three goaltenders on the roster during the 2014-15 season. Two netminders are already under contract – Niklas Backstrom Josh Harding – and it’s believed that the team will give Darcy Kuemper a new deal. That leaves Ilya Bryzgalov as the odd man out in this three-headed goaltending picture. A team carrying three goalies in the NHL...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild ride for Bryzgalov ends with unlucky bounce

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Two bizarre bounces, and the wildest ride yet for Ilya Bryzgalov came to the cruelest of conclusions. Surrounded by a throng of reporters in front of his locker Tuesday night, Minnesota's infamously quirky goaltender spoke plainly, honestly. There were no hilariously short responses to questions, nothing to add to his portfolio of memorable sound bites in thick...
Via Fox Sports North
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke to return Friday: ‘I earned myself an ulcer watching games’

Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke served the final game of his seven-game suspension during the team’s 4-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday and will return for Game 4 on Friday at Xcel Energy Center. Cooke was suspended by the NHL in the first round for a knee-on-knee hit on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie. “The last couple of weeks, I think I earned myself...
Via Sports-Glory
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryzgalov enjoys 'very, very nice' night in shutout victory

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The last time Ilya Bryzgalov tended goal like this, Sean Paul's "Temperature" topped the music charts. "300" ranked as America's most popular feature film. Wild center Mikael Granlund, who scored twice in Minnesota's monumental Western Conference semifinal win Tuesday against Chicago, was 14 years old. The Anaheim Ducks still had...
Via Fox Sports North
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild and Bryzgalov back in series with 4-0 win in St. Paul

Ryan Suter tries to defend Chicago’s Patrick Sharp.   People handle surprises in different ways.  Now there are the good surprises like a party.  They’re fun, and often show ingenuity of the people who plan the party.  They had to find a way to invite all the guests without the guest of honor knowing and find a venue for the party.  Some surprise parties are easier to...
Via State of Hockey News
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Do Wild Fans Need to Worry?

Once again, the Minnesota Wild find themselves down in a 2-0 hole, but the only difference is that it is to a much more experienced Chicago Blackhawks team.First thing is first, one must address the horrible starts to game one and two for Minnesota. They would fall into 2-0 holes in both games, but would surge late to make things interesting before Chicago would ice the games with...
Via Goon's World
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews Buries Rebound After Ilya Bryzgalov Stones Marian Hossa

Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa find himself all alone after being hit with a stretch pass and Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov made a fantastic toe save. Unfortunately for Bryz, Jonathan Toews beat Mikko Koivu to the rebound and he was able to tap it in as Bryzgalov looked around for the rebound. [@myregularface] The post Jonathan Toews Buries Rebound After Ilya Bryzgalov...
Via Diehardsport
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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