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Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Awards Edition: 5/2/15

No news coming out of Islanders land as the players have gone. The coaching staff has gone. Heck, even the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has gone. 4 1/2 months until the players take the ice once again for training camp in Brooklyn. With the majority of the NHL awards finalists announced, now is a good time to give you my predictions on who will win in June. Keep in mind, I am...
Via Islanders Insight
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russian injuries: Zaripov out, Datsyuk not joining team

PRAGUE (AP) Russia's campaign at the ice hockey world championship has received a blow after forward Danis Zaripov was ruled out for the rest of the tournament. The defending champion announced on the Russia ice hockey federation website that Zaripov picked up an injury in the opening 6-2 win over Norway on Friday. Zaripov scored a goal in the match. Another key forward Viktor Tikhonov...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bolts Fall 4-0 In Game 5 Against Wings

  The Lightning’s thrilling overtime rally tied the series and set the stage for a pivotal game 5 at Amalie Arena this evening. Unfortunately the Bolts were unable to recapture that magic on home ice.  Petr Mrazek remained a thorn in their sides and stopped all 28 shots he saw. The Red Wings continued to flummox the Lightning in the neutral zone and on zone entries.  The Lightning...
Via Lightning Shout
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning on brink of elimination after shutout loss to Red Wings

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots and the Detroit Red Wings rebounded from a disappointing loss to shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 lead in the first-round NHL playoff series. Riley Sheahan, Drew Miller, Pavel Datsyuk and Danny DeKeyser scored for the Red Wings. They can close out the Eastern Conference matchup by winning Game...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings rebound with 4-0 win at Tampa, can clinch at Joe Monday

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots and the Detroit Red Wings rebounded from a disappointing loss to shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 lead in the first-round NHL playoff series. Riley Sheahan, Drew Miller, Pavel Datsyuk and Danny DeKeyser scored for the Red Wings. They can close out the Eastern Conference matchup by winning Game...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Datsyuk earns sixth Lady Byng finalist nomination

They should just rename the Lady Byng trophy the Pavel Datsyuk trophy. The forward earned his sixth Lady Byng nomination of his career Tuesday when the NHL named him as one of three finalists for the year end award.The other two finalists are Jiri Hudler (Calgary Flames) and Anze Kopitar (LA Kings).Datsyuk won the Lady Byng, which is given "to the player adjudged to have exhibited...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pavel Datsyuk is a funny dude.

YouTube Pavel Datsyuk is a funny guy.  He has some of the best (if not the best) hands in the NHL.  He can dangle like no other. He’s as gentlemanly as they come. They might as well re-name the Lady Byng trophy the Pav.  He can snipe when he needs to.  He dishes helpers like a philanthropist. But as good a hockey player as he is, he may be equally as funny.  YouTuber “The...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning drop Game 3 on road, fall behind in series to Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- Petr Mrazek made 22 saves for his first postseason shutout, and Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening scored for Detroit in a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night that gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead in their playoff series. The 23-year-old Mrazek was coach Mike Babcock's choice to start in this series instead of Jimmy Howard, and the...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yzerman instrumental in Datsyuk signing

Steve Yzerman is well-known in Detroit as the long-time captain who won three Cups while in the Red Wings sweater. But his impact on the franchise is longer-lasting than the history books.According to the Tampa Bay Times, Yzerman was the man who convinced Detroit GM Ken Holland to sign star forward Pavel Datsyuk to a seven-year extension back in 2007."Steve backed Pav," Holland told...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mrazek, Datsyuk lead Red Wings past Lightning in Game 1

  Pavel Datsyuk scored twice and Petr Mrazek had 44 saves in his NHL playoff debut to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference series Thursday night. Datsyuk scored on two of the first four shots the Red Wings got against Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop. Luke Glendening's short-handed goal gave Detroit a 3-1 lead early in the third...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mrazek passes big test, Red Wings beat Lightning in Game 1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Pavel Datsyuk scored twice and Petr Mrazek had 44 saves in his NHL playoff debut to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference series Thursday night. Datsyuk scored on two of the first four shots the Red Wings got against Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop. Luke Glendening's short-handed goal gave Detroit a 3-1 lead early...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning drop Game 1 at home to Red Wings

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Pavel Datsyuk scored twice and Petr Mrazek had 44 saves in his NFL playoff debut to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference series Thursday night. Datsyuk scored on two of the first four shots the Red Wings got against Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop. Luke Glendening's short-handed goal gave Detroit a 3-1 lead early...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Round 1: Catching lightning in a bottle

Just like clockwork, the Detroit Red Wings (43-25-14) find themselves back in the playoffs. Another year, another shot at the Stanley Cup. While that’s great and all, I have been getting this vibe recently that a majority of Red Wings’ fans have already given up on this season. That, in order to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Red Wings will need a miracle… have to catch...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Left Wing Lock: Mrazek to start in regular season finale, Zetterberg, Datsyuk and Kronwall out

The Red Wings clinched their 24th straight postseason appearance Thursday night but did it despite a 4-3 overtime loss to the Canadiens. It was thanks to the Florida Panthers and their 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins that the Wings head into today’s game with the playoffs not on the line. However that doesn’t mean Detroit has nothing to play for. In their regular season finale...
Via The Majors Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Use Scoring-By-Committee Attitude to Thrive on Powerplay

Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his goal against the Boston Bruins in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 26, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images) The Detroit Red Wings haven’t missed the playoffs since 1990. After clinching a spot in this year’s postseason tournament...
Via The Sports Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings make playoffs for 24th straight season

So, to most fans of the Detroit Red Wings it’s another standard, ho hum year. Henrik Zetterburg, Pavel Datsyuk and now Gustav Nyquist are leading the Wings to the playoffs yet again, pass the beer and lets watch them on FSD and cheer them on… I guess to me, the Wings being in the playoffs […]
Via The Majors National
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes unable to hold off Red Wings

DETROIT -- Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk scored in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied past the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Tuesday night, taking a big step toward their 24th consecutive playoff berth. Detroit could have clinched a postseason berth with the win over Carolina if Pittsburgh had beaten Ottawa in regulation, but the Penguins couldn't do that. The Red...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings win, near 24th straight playoff appearance?

DETROIT (AP) -- Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk scored in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied past the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Tuesday night, taking a big step toward their 24th consecutive playoff berth. Detroit could have clinched a postseason berth with the win over Carolina if Pittsburgh had beaten Ottawa in regulation, but the Penguins couldn't do that. The...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings beat Hurricanes, but haven't clinched playoff spot yet

  Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk scored in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied past the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Tuesday night, taking a big step toward their 24th consecutive playoff berth. Detroit could have clinched a postseason berth with the win over Carolina if Pittsburgh had beaten Ottawa in regulation, but the Penguins couldn't do that. The Red Wings...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings beat Hurricanes 3-2, but haven't clinched yet

DETROIT (AP) Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk scored in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied past the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Tuesday night, taking a big step toward their 24th consecutive playoff berth. Detroit could have clinched a postseason berth with the win over Carolina if Pittsburgh had beaten Ottawa in regulation, but the Penguins couldn't do that. The...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Playoff scenarios and potential matchups

The Detroit Red Wings are about to wrap up the regular season, and only have three games left.  The team’s final home game comes Tuesday night, when Detroit will play host to the Carolina Hurricanes.  That game is followed by two road contests as the team travels to Montreal to play the Canadiens, before wrapping up the season in Carolina, against the Hurricanes once again. A...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Red Wings at Wild

Though the Detroit Red Wings are likely to extend the NHL's longest active playoff appearance streak, they still have work to do. Considering their recent struggles and difficult remaining schedule, they can't feel too comfortable yet. Detroit tries to avoid a fourth straight loss Saturday night when it visits the Minnesota Wild. The Red Wings (40-24-13) have failed to make a strong...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mrazek gets the shutout as Wings shutout Tampa Bay 4-0

Petr Mrazek made 23 saves and Justin Abdelkader scored in his 4th consecutive game as the Red Wings defeated Tampa Bay 4-0 Saturday afternoon. Luke Glendening, Joakim Andersson and Gustav Nyquist tallied the other Red Wing goals as Detroit has now earned at least a point in three of their last four games. Saturday also marked the return of Pavel Datsyuk to the Red Wing lineup. The...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Datsyuk returns from injury for Red Wings vs Tampa Bay

DETROIT (AP) Pavel Datsyuk is back in the lineup for the Detroit Red Wings after missing five games with an undisclosed lower-body injury. The 36-year-old Datsyuk entered Saturday's game against Tampa Bay with 23 goals and 35 assists. He was second on the team in points behind Henrik Zetterberg. Detroit's Erik Cole is out Saturday with an upper-body injury, and Tampa Bay's Braydon...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Which individual talents lead to goals being scored in the NHL?

There is a great deal of evidence showing that shot metrics, specifically unblocked shot attempts and all shot attempts, are predictive at a team and individual player level in regards to future goals scored. This is a great metric to analyze a team overall, but what do these statistics really tell us about the individual player? In reality, not much. Yes, they tell us that certain...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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