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Canadiens Forward Ryan White Suspended Five Games for Hit to Head of Ken Huskins (Video)

Canadiens forward Ryan White is a player who plays on the edge from time to time, and he crossed the line on Monday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. White caught Philadelphia defenseman Kent Huskins with a vicious arm to the head in the Monday night’s game that left Huskins sprawled out on the ice. The hit left Huskins with a concussion. The Flyers tried to make White pay...
Via NESN.com
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan White Suspended Five Games by   TheHockeyHouse

NHL Press Release NEW YORK – Montreal Canadiens forward Ryan White has been suspended for five games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kent Huskins during NHL Game No. 626 in Montreal on Monday, April 15, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining...
Via The Hockey House
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan While Lights up Kent Huskins; Will White be getting a ban from the NHL?

, Last night, the Habs Goon/forward Ryan White caught Flyers defenseman Kent Huskins in the head with this dirty check. You have to wonder if the NHL will be giving White a very long suspension? White was given a Match Penalty for this bushleague hit on Huskins. These are also the types of hits, that the NHL is trying to eliminate. Yesterday, the Flyers GM announced that Kent...
Via Goon's World
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss
LITTLE DEUX COUPES

Two dirty hits by Habs injure two Flyers

The Montreal Canadiens have been playing a more physical game all year under their new head coach Michel Therrien, but they took it to a new extreme against the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night. It started with Canadiens forward Ryan White throwing what the referees deemed to be an elbow (replay shows that it was a shoulder) right to the jaw of Flyers defenseman Kent Huskins....
Via Diehardsport
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Ryan White Hit On Kent Huskins Tonight

The penalties and a 2nd video with different angles can be seen below the first video.   Continue reading "Video- Ryan White Hit On Kent Huskins Tonight"
Via Kukla's Korner
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Holland Completes His Trade Deadline To Do List

(Kent Huskins doens't count.)   Credit to Doyoufeelmorehuman on Reddit. 
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Blackhawks set-up: Wings need to battle tide of home defeats against Chicago

Today's going to be a little bit surreal in more ways than one. Nicklas Lidstrom (in town to visit pals, recruit Danny DeKeyser and then head down to Florida for a "spring break" trip with his family) and 85th-birthday boy Gordie Howe will attend today's matinee between the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks (12:30 PM EDT, NBC/NHL Network Canada/97.1 FM),...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings Send Kent Huskins To Philadelphia by   Steven Ellis

The Detroit Red Wings have cleared a roster for rookie defenseman Danny DeKeyser, trading Kent Huskins to the Philadelphia Flyers  for a conditional 2014 draft pick. Huskins was drafted 156th overall in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He would go on to play for the Norfolk Admirals, San Antonio Rampage and Manitoba [...]
Via The Hockey House
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Acquire Kent Huskins From Red Wings

via NHL.com While the Philadelphia Flyers are expected to be sellers at the deadline, the team desperately needed depth at Defensemen. With Braydon Coburn and Andrej Meszaros out for the year, Philadelphia has acquired Kent Huskins from the Detroit Red Wings. The compensation is a conditional 7th round draft pick in 2014. The 33 year old Huskins was without a team until after...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Acquire D Kent Huskins from Detroit

Shortly after puck drop, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced a trade. The Flyers have acquired defenseman Kent Huskins from the Detroit Red Wings. A conditional seventh-round pick in 2014 was sent to Detroit in return. Huskins, 33, is in the final year of his contract and is making 750K. In 11 games played this season, the [...]
Via The Orange Update
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Acquire A 6'4 Defenseman

During the early minutes of the first period, word came out that the Flyers have made a trade. The team has traded a 2014 conditional draft pick to Detroit for Kent Huskins.  Huskins is a 33 year old, 6'4 defenseman. He is a back end defenseman that is usually in and out of the lineup. Huskins played in just 11 games this season, registering zero points. 
Via Buzz On Broad
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Thansk for your srevice, Kent Huksins: Red Wings trade Huskins to Flyers

Per the Philadelphia Inquirer's Sam Carchidi, with Carlo Colaiacovo ready to return from his shoulder injury and the fact that the Red Wings signed Danny DeKeyser, the team needed to make roster room, and it's done so by trading Kent Huskins to the Philadelphia Flyers: Flyers have acquired D Huskins from Det for cond. pick — Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) March...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan DeKeyser Reportedly to Sign With Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings appear to be the big winners in the Dan DeKeyser sweepstakes: #NHL teams being told college prospect Dan Dekeyser has decided on the #Wings. #TradeTracker — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) March 29, 2013 Can Confirm that Western Michigan D man Dan DeKeyser has agreed to terms with the Detroit Red Wings. — John Shannon (@JSportsnet) March 29, 2013 The highly...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

The Detroit Sports Show: Red Wings’ Injury Woes and Nick Castellanos’ Future

Is Ian White the odd man out in the Detroit Red Wings’ crowded defensive rotation? Or will guys like Kent Huskins and Jakub Kindl find themselves wearing other uniforms soon? Co-hosts Chris Burke and Rob Starrs discuss that during our latest episode of The Detroit Sports Show on Blog Talk Radio. Plus, we hit some talk of the Red Wings’ youngsters — will Todd Bertuzzi, Mikael...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Who's Killing the Penalty Kill? - Part 2 of a Statistical Look At the Wings

  77%.  That’s what our PK percentage is these days.  It’s been the one thing that’s killed us this year.  Killed us again this past Wednesday against the Kings.  If we don’t fix it soon, it’ll be the reason why the streak ends.  I feel like penalty killers are given a pass on fans and reporters critiquing their game individually.  Draper was great at...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Chip McCleary: The Ex-Blues Report

Without further interruption, let's get to it. Jochen Hecht (BUF), 11 GP, 0-3-3 Lee Stempniak (CGY), 8 GP, 4-2-6 Dennis Wideman (CGY), 8 GP, 2-5-7 Jamal Mayers (CHI), 6 GP, 0-0-0 Nikita Nikitin (CLB), 8 GP, 0-2-2 Erik Johnson (COL), 10 GP, 0-1-1 Carlo Colaiacovo (DET), 2 GP, 0-0-0 Kent Huskins (DET), 7 GP, 0-0-0 Tyson Strachan (FLA), 5 GP, 0-0-0 Mike Weaver (FLA)...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

David Backes will keep playing the hits

Power forward David Backes has set a physical tempo for the St. Louis Blues with his bulldozing style this season.And, no, he can’t change the way he plays just because he got ejected on an erroneous and costly penalty call at Detroit. He plowed over former teammate Kent Huskins and got sent off for phantom blow-to-the-head penalty.“Finishing a check, and it’s Huskie, he...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Blue Jackets game-day updates: Kent Huskins dodges the injury bug

The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets will face off tonight (7 PM, FSD, FS Ohio, 97.1 FM) with the Red Wings hoping to sustain the momentum generated by their 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday. There's actual good news on the injury front for the Wings, too: the Free Press's Helene St. James reportsthat David Backes' controversial hit on Kent...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss
REMEMBER ME?

Backes levels former teammate Huskins

St. Louis Blues center David Backes is known as a physical player across the league. A player that plays the game the right way with tenacity, grit and aggression. Backes, the Blues' captain and top-line centerman, played a physical game against the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night in a 5-3 loss on the road. Unfortunately, the refs thought Backes may have been too physical...
Via STLSportsMinute
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Explain this penalty, Brendan Shanahan

David Backes earned a match penalty for hitting his old teammate Kent Huskins in the head. Even the Detroit Red Wings broadcasters were incredulous. Maybe Brendan Shanahan can uncover the illegal hit with a frame-by-frame breakdown. We'll await that with great eagerness.
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Blues wrap-up and Wings-Blue Jackets set-up: ‘best players’ lead new-look Wings

The Detroit Red Wings took a very short, 27-minute flight to Columbus to prepare for tonight's game against the Blue Jackets (7 PM on FSD, FS Ohio, 97.1 FM) a world away from the team that had its collective ass handed to it on opening night, courtesy of the St. Louis Blues. The Wings' 5-3 victory on Friday night was an identity-defining one and then some. The Wings definitely...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Ugly - Officials blow late call on David Backes

The year is young, yet it already has been an ugly season for NHL officiating. Across the league fans are complaining about the inconsistent and extremely ticky-tacky calls officials are making. Nudge a player in pursuit of the puck? Prepare to sit. Get mauled by a defender? Play on. The officials in the St. Louis Blues / Detroit Red Wings game on Friday took things to a whole...
Via Bloguin Best
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Ugly - Officials blow late call on David Backes

The year is young, yet it already has been an ugly season for NHL officiating. Across the league fans are complaining about the inconsistent and extremely ticky-tacky calls officials are making. Nudge a player in pursuit of the puck? Prepare to sit. Get mauled by a defender? Play on. The officials in the St. Louis Blues / Detroit Red Wings game on Friday took things to a whole...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Is David Backes the most important player on the Blues?

During Friday night's 5-3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues center and captain David Backes was issued a five minute major and a game misconduct for a hit to the head of Red Wings' defenseman Kent Huskins. The hit by Backes was likely clean and the Blues gave up the game-winning goal on the ensuing penalty. While Backes made headlines because of a huge hit that...
Via STLSportsMinute
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

David Backes ejected for phantom illegal hit to the head penalty

In a strange twist, David Backes was called for a phantom hit to the head and thrown out of the St. Louis Blues-Detroit Red Wings game while John Erskine’s blatant hit to the head on Wayne Simmonds went uncalled.Backes went to finish his check on Red Wings defenseman Kent Huskins and delivered a crushing, but clean hit directly to Huskins chest.  Huskins head snapped back violently...
Via Diehardsport
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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