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Prospect Update: Pavel Buchnevich Scores Twice, Is On The Rise (VIDEO)

While we are all itching for Rangers’ training camp to get underway, the KHL is already fully immersed in regular season action. New York Rangers’ prospect Pavel Buchnevich, who was earning fringe minutes last season with Severstal Cheropovets, was give a vote of confidence by his head coach and has been vaulted to the team’s top line to start the season. He’s wasting no...
Via NY Rangers Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Hybrid Icing Worked so Far in the NHL?

These type of plays have been all but shut down with the new hybrid icing rule (via FaceOffViolation.com) The 2013 NHL offseason brought about many changes to the rules and regulations of game play. Nets were made shallower, goalie equipment was shrunk down and jersey tucking was made into a penalty.  However, each of these changes pale in comparison to a rule not made official...
Via Grandstand University
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Hockey: League to use Hybrid icing for 2013-14 season.

There is some really good new that emerged today. The NHL is going to use the hybrid icing, similar to the one that the NCAA uses for their games. This rule change should make the game safer, and hopefully would prevent more violent collisions into the end boards. The types of hits have the potential to cause major injury to the players.  Former Wild defenseman Kurtis...
Via Goon's World
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Kurtis Foster signs with Medvescak of KHL

By David Strehle (@David_Strehle) After playing one season with the Philadelphia Flyers, veteran NHL defenseman Kurtis Foster has signed with Medvescak Zagreb of the KHL. The 31-year-old had been inked to a one-year contract by the Flyers just prior to the lockout-delayed 2012/13 campaign, when GM Paul Holmgren was left scrambling to put together a competent blue line following unsuccessful...
Via The Hockey Guys
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Kurtis Foster Signs Contract With Medvescak Zagreb of the KHL by   Steven Ellis

Medvescak Zagreb of the KHL have signed former Philadelphia Flyers defensemen Kurtis Foster. Foster was selected in the second round, 40th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames from the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League. Before playing a single professional game, Foster was traded by Calgary with Jeff Cowan to the Atlanta Thrashers for [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 30, 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

Defense: Depth Was Needed This Year

The Flyers have used plenty of defensemen this season.  With the condensed 48 game schedule – a hellish marathon of games that seems more like an extended torture session than a season- it’s easy to assume the Flyers would have injuries.  But this much? The egregious amount of injuries seems too daunting to overcome, but if they do, they can thank all ten on the squad who...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers ride power play to win over Hurricanes

PHILADELPHIA -- An effective power-play unit and a sharp goaltender got the Philadelphia Flyers back on the winning track. Kurtis Foster, Danny Briere and Claude Giroux scored power-play goals to lead Philadelphia to a 5-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Flyers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov made 39 saves, including several tough ones in the second period,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes lose to Flyers, fall below .500

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Claude Giroux and Danny Briere each had a goal and an assist to help the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 Saturday night. Kurtis Foster, Brayden Coburn and Mike Knuble also scored for the Flyers, who won for just the third time in nine games. Joni Pitkanen, Eric Staal and Patrick Dwyer had Carolina's goals. Ilya Bryzgalov made several...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers 5, Hurricanes 3

Claude Giroux and Danny Briere each had a goal and an assist to help the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 Saturday night. Kurtis Foster, Brayden Coburn and Mike Knuble also scored for the Flyers, who won for just the third time in nine games. Joni Pitkanen, Eric Staal and Patrick Dwyer had Carolina's goals. Ilya Bryzgalov made several tough saves among...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers 5, Hurricanes 3

PHILADELPHIA -- Kurtis Foster, Danny Briere and Claude Giroux scored power-play goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Mike Knuble and Brayden Coburn also had goals for the Flyers, who are 23-4-4 against Carolina since Nov. 28, 2003. Coming off a 1-0 victory over Ottawa on Friday night, the Hurricanes were shaky...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Something Special: Flyers use Power Play to Defeat Hurricanes

The Flyers scored goals tonight. Even strength goals, power play goals. GOALS FOR EVERYONE! The orange and black came out flying, no pun intended (Flyers…Flying? Yeah I’m stupid), Kurtis Foster ripped a shot past Hurricanes goalie Dan Ellis just 5:08 […]
Via The Orange Update
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

As A Depth Move, Kurtis Foster Signing a Logical Move For Philadelphia Flyers

By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie) After a 113-day lockout, it took Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren less than twelve hours to make his first transaction of the 2013 NHL season. But the ever-aggressive Holmgren did not make a glamour free agent signing or pull the trigger on a season-altering trade. Instead, Holmgren’s first move was to sign 31-year old journeyman...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Kurtis Foster Added to Flyers Blueline

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Kurtis FosterRob Parent of the Delaware County Times reported on Thursday that the Philadelphia Flyers were interested in signing free agent defenseman Kurtis Foster. The Flyers have made the signing official this morning, now that the “memorandum of understanding” between the NHL and NHLPA has been finalized. Foster’s contract...
Via GCobb.com
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Kurtis Foster to Sign with Flyers

  According to a report from Flyers insider Tim Panaccio, unrestricted free agent Kurtis Foster will be added to the Flyers’ blue line once the lockout is officially over. Foster, 31, is a big body to add to the defensive […]
Via The Orange Update
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

REPORT: Flyers To Sign Kurtis Foster

In the wake of the lockout ending and the thrill of an accelerated training campo beginning tomorrow (yes, tomorrow), the Flyers management are already at it.  According to serveral sources including TSN's Bob McKenzie, that the Flyers have signed 31 year old defenseman Kurtis Foster. Foster, a right handed shot, brings a great shot on a third pairing or a power play unit.  Looking...
Via Buzz On Broad
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild start a string of games vs. playoff teams

SATURDAY'S STORYLINE: The Wild held an optional skateSaturday before taking on the LA Kings tonight. Los Angeles is battling with Dallas for the lead in thePacific Division. With a 4-1 win last night in Edmonton, the Kings jumped ahead of the Stars for the lead in the Pacific and also into the third spot in the Western Conference standings. In the final five games of the season...
Via Fox Sports North
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild start a string of games vs. playoff teams

SATURDAY'S STORYLINE: The Wild held an optional skateSaturday before taking on the LA Kings tonight. Los Angeles is battling with Dallas for the lead in thePacific Division. With a 4-1 win last night in Edmonton, the Kings jumped ahead of the Stars for the lead in the Pacific and also into the third spot in the Western Conference standings. In the final five games of the season...
Via Fox Sports North
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Backstrom ready to return for Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild's playoff hopes are dead, but the injuries that ruined the team's season are starting to heal. A week after captain Mikko Koivu returned from an extended absence, No. 1 goalie Niklas Backstom, who suffered a lower-body injury March 1 against Montreal, will make his first start since the injury Thursday night against the Florida Panthers...
Via Fox Sports North
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Backstrom ready to return for Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild's playoff hopes are dead, but the injuries that ruined the team's season are starting to heal. A week after captain Mikko Koivu returned from an extended absence, No. 1 goalie Niklas Backstom, who suffered a lower-body injury March 1 against Montreal, will make his first start since the injury Thursday night against the Florida Panthers...
Via Fox Sports North
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Stoner developing into a leader for the Wild

TUESDAY'S STORYLINE: "It is a little weird," said Clayton Stoner on his new-found position as one of the veteran defensemen on the Wild blue line. On Sunday, the 27 year old returned from missing 17 games with a lower body injury. In the 17 games he was gone, the Wild traded veteran defensemen Marek Zidlicky, Nick Schultz and Greg Zanon. That left Stoner, with 105 games...
Via Fox Sports North
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Hybrid icing likely to be approved

The big story around the league yesterday came from the GM meetings, where player safety was the topic du jour. While many ideas are often bounced around a small group of GMs, one seemed to stick: hybrid icing. Dan Rosen of NHL.com explains hybrid icing: Hybrid icing is a mixture of touch and no-touch icing. It gives a linesman the discretion to blow his whistle and stop the play...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Patches pulls his best Kovalev, Emelin clips Cole

Last night's Montreal Canadiens vs. Minnesotta Wild game was... well... wild. (Apologies for the pun.) First off, with under a minute left in the game and with a wide open net, Max Pacioretty scoops up the puck and is racing for the nail in the coffin goal. Kurtis Foster harasses him with his stick which leads to another dive. Cool dive, bro. Maybe Patches is just...
Via Days of Y'Orr
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

New Wild players adjusting to new system

THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: Adjusting to a new system -- that's what the four Minnesota Wild players acquired in the past week are trying to do. "It is always tough to learn a new system," said defenseman Kurtis Foster. Foster and the other players will rely on practice time and video to get them up to speed on the new system. Tom Gilbert, acquired from Edmonton on...
Via Fox Sports North
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

New Wild players adjusting to new system

THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: Adjusting to a new system -- that's what the four Minnesota Wild players acquired in the past week are trying to do. "It is always tough to learn a new system," said defenseman Kurtis Foster. Foster and the other players will rely on practice time and video to get them up to speed on the new system. Tom Gilbert, acquired from Edmonton on...
Via Fox Sports North
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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