Vancouver Canucks, David Booth Part Ways

Canucks forward David Booth was put on waivers Tuesday morning for the purpose of being bought out. The dynamic winger spent parts of 3 seasons in Vancouver scoring 26 goals and 51 points in 134 games. Booth arrived in Vancouver when he was traded along with Steven Reinprecht for Mikael Samuelsson and Marco Sturm. He was brought to Vancouver to play alongside his minor […]
Via The Hockey Report
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins hope best is saved for Game 7

And so it all comes down to a winner-take-all Game 7 between the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens. That’s the way it’s seemingly always supposed to go between the ancient Original Six rivals. The Habs and Bruins will go the distance for the third time in four playoff meetings between the two teams during the seven years since Claude Julien took over the club in 2007...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering Marco Sturm via Photoshops

Yesterday, Marco "Sturmface" Sturm officialy retired from professional hockey. Sturm played five season for the Bruins before suffering from his second knee injury and major surgery, Sturm's carreer in Boston was just coming to a close when we started Days of Y'Orr (and he spent a lot of it on the IR), so we don't have a ton of Photoshops of Sturmface, but...
Via Days of Y'Orr
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Marco Sturm Announces Retirement From NHL

Former Boston Bruins forward Marco Sturm, who hasn’t played in an NHL game in nearly two years, has officially hung up his skates. Sturm announced his retirement via German news outlet Eishockey News, capping off a 15-year career NHL that made its way through San Jose, Boston, Washington, Los Angeles, Vancouver and most recently Florida. Marco Sturm has retired after 18 pro seasons...
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Julien in no rush for B's return to Winter Classic

Claude Julien is an old hat at the outdoor hockey spectacle at the NHL level. The Bruins coach was the Habs bench boss when they took part in the very first Heritage Classic with the Edmonton Oilers back in 2003, and, of course, was coaching the Black and Gold when they defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in overtime at the 2010 Winter Classic at Fenway Park. Who could ever forget...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg Received Call From Former Bruin Marco Sturm After Suffering Season-Ending Knee Injury

Injured Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg received an encouraging phone call from a former B’s teammate on Sunday. Marco Sturm, who blew out his ACL and MCL during his final season in Boston, dialed up his fellow German countryman to offer some words of support. Seidenberg also tore both knee ligaments in a loss to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday and will undergo season...
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

David Booth hopes to be ‘third try lucky’ for Van City in 2013

Back in the Booth Nearly two years ago Mike Gillis flipped Marco Sturm and Mikael Samuelsson to Florida for David Booth, Steven Reinprecht and a third round pick. The Canucks had reportedly been interested in the winger for some time, eyeing him as an ideal linemate for former childhood teammate Ryan Kesler. Gillis’ ability to move some busted spare parts for a big-bodied top-six...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Four undrafted under-the-radar Vancouver Canucks

Plenty of potential at Young Stars tourney The Young Stars tournament is well underway in Penticton with the Vancouver Canucks kids doing their best to impress upper management. And while everyone seems to have their eyes focused on the Horvat’s, Gaunce’s and Jensen’s, there’s a pretty decent group of undiscovered talent that will be trying to fight their way to a spot somewhere...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey Players Putting Germany on the NHL Map

When one thinks of countries with a strong hockey pedigree, Germany doesn't exactly come first to mind. But thanks to the presence of players such as Uwe Krupp, Marco Sturm, Christian Erhoff, Dennis Seidenberg, Jochen Hecht and Marcel Goc, the European nation is now making an impact in the National Hockey League. They are just some of the few German players who have made a mark...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Marco Sturm & His Troopers Head to Germany

  Old fan favorite Marco Sturm has signed with the Kolner Haie (Cologne Sharks) in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (German Ice Hockey Leage), according to the team website. From Google Transalte:   Marco Sturm goes to Cologne   The Cologne Sharks have taken before final transfer to the German NHL players Marco Sturm signed. The 34-year-old striker, who has...
Via Days of Y'Orr
February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

UFA of the Day: Patrick O’Sullivan

I can’t believe I’m letting Mitch write about Patrick O’Sullivan. He seems to be pretty passionate about him though. So lets give him a chance. Mitch, you’ve got some explaining to do! Disclaimer for those of you who are blinded with rage right now; I’m going to go a little off the board on this one here. I know that as soon as you see that name you think this is some...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Holtby stepping up for Capitals

Goaltender Braden Holtby -- the Capitals' third option between the pipes -- has stepped up in a big way for the Washington Capitals thus far this postseason.When Florida Panthers forward Marco Sturm fell on Washington Capitals goaltender Michal Neuvirth as Neuvirth was in the butterfly position Apr. 5, every Capitals fan in the world held their collective breath. Neuvirth appeared...
Via Red Light District Hockey
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Pregame #81: Washington Capitals vs. Florida Panthers

Washington Capitals (40-32-8) at Florida Panthers (37-25-18) Location: Verizon Center Time: 7:00 PM TV: Comcast SportsNet (HD) (Game On!), NHL Network Radio: 1500AM, 820 AM, and XM Previous Games: Oct 18, 2011 FLA@WSH, 3-0 W Dec 5, 2011 WSH@FLA, 4-5 L Feb 1, 2012 WSH@FLA, 2-4 L Feb 7, 2012 FLA@WSH, 4-0 W Feb 17, 2012 WSH@FLA, 2-1 W Familiar Faces of Former Capitals: G Jose...
Via Rock the Red
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers LW Marco Sturm Undergoes Minor Knee Surgery

SUNRISE, FL – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today LW Marco Sturm underwent a minor knee procedure on Monday, Feb. 6 at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables. The procedure was performed by D...
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers' Dineen: LW Sturm has surgery, out 3-4 weeks

Florida Panthers left wing Marco Sturm had minor knee surgery on Monday and is expected to be sidelined three to four weeks. Coach Kevin Dineen confirmed the 33-year-old Sturm's surgery. The 21st overall pick of the 1996 draft, Sturm has collected two goals, an assist and 25 penalty minutes in 34 games with the Vancouver Canucks and Panthers this season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Underrated Nation: Uwe Krupp

We at The Hockey Guys are pleased to bring back a very successful weekly series feature called Underrated Nation. Writer, fan and NHL history aficionado Bill Kellett will focus on a different NHL’er every week in our Underrated Nation segment’s, seen only on The Hockey Guys. By Bill Kellett Michael Martin/Getty Images Germany is not known as a hockey hotbed yet we are seeing...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Rupp shifts momentum for Rangers

PHILADELPHIA – The biggest games seem to always bring out the most unlikely heroes. When you think back to the past two Winter Classics, Washington’s Eric Fehr and Boston’s Marco Sturm stole the spotlight. In today’s 3-2 win over the Flyers, Rangers forward Mike Rupp emerged as the hero for the Blueshirts.With the team trailing 2-0, Rupp scored twice for the Rangers to...
Via Red Light District Hockey
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers @ Panthers (Game 35)

The New York Rangers (22-9-4) visit the Florida Panthers (19-11-7) at BankAtlantic Center tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 213Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):
Via NY Rangers Blog
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Game 33 Preview: Canucks at Hurricanes

Vancouver Canucks (18-10-2) at Carolina Hurricanes (9-18-5)7:00 p.m., RBC CenterTV: FS-Carolinas, Sportsnet-Vancouver It's unknown that all general managers look at all of these advanced stats that are gaining popularity on the Internet, but I suspect that Mike Gillis of the Vancouver Canucks might be one of them. He's made some very good trades over the past year where...
Via Shutdown Line
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Marco Sturm Returns to Boston Having Finally Found a Home with Panthers after Year of Travels and Trials

BOSTON -- Marco Sturm's many travels have finally brought him back to a familiar place, albeit in a strange new role. The former Bruins forward was back in Boston on Thursday for the first time since being traded to Los Angeles last Dec. 11, returning to play against the Bruins for the first time since that deal. He's not with the Kings anymore though. Sturm is actually with...
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Pregame #26: Washington Capitals at Florida Panthers

Washington Capitals (13-11-1) at Florida Panthers (14-8-4) Location:  BankAtlantic Center Time:  7:30 PMTV: Comcast SportsNet (HD) (Game On!), NHL NetworkRadio:  1500AM, 820 AM, and XMPrevious Games:Oct 18, 2011 FLA@WSH, 3-0 WGames Remaining: Feb 1, 2012 WSH@FLA, 8:00 PM Feb 7, 2012 FLA@WSH, 7:00 PM Feb 17, 2012 WSH@FLA, 7:30 PM Apr 5, 2012 FLA@WSH, 7:00 PM Familiar Faces...
Via Rock the Red
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Panthers 5, Sharks 3

Tomas Fleischmann scored the tiebreaking goal and Jack Skille added a short-handed score in a three-goal second period that carried the Florida Panthers to a 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Stephen Weiss, former Shark Marco Sturm and Dmitry Kulikov also scored for the Panthers, who beat the Sharks for the fourth straight time and matched Philadelphia for...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Panthers score 3 in 2nd, win in San Jose (AP)

Tomas Fleischmann scored the tiebreaking goal and Jack Skille added a short-handed score in a three-goal second period that carried the Florida Panthers to a 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Stephen Weiss, former Shark Marco Sturm and Dmitry Kulikov also scored for the Panthers, who beat the Sharks for the fourth straight time and matched Philadelphia for the...
Via Yahoo! Sports
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Three-goal second period lifts Panthers past Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Tomas Fleischmann scored the tiebreaking goal and Jack Skille added a short-handed score in a three-goal second period that carried the Florida Panthers to a 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Stephen Weiss, former Shark Marco Sturm and Dmitry Kulikov also scored for the Panthers, who beat the Sharks for the fourth straight time and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

TRH Gameday 25 - Florida Panthers: Towel Boy

Game #25 LA Kings (12-8-4, 14th in NHL)vsFlorida Panthers(13-7-4, 7th in NHL) 7:30pm, Staples CenterLos Angeles, CA BEST FLORIDA PANTHER TO NEVER PLAY ONE GAME FOR THE LA KINGS... LITERALLY: NHL PLAYOFF APPEARANCES IN THE LAST 10 SEASONS:LA KINGS - 4FLORIDA PANTHERS - 0  BEST OPPOSITION BLOG:Litter Box Cats Once, the Florida Panthers were a struggling franchise that had...
Via The Royal Half
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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