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Five NHL Players that Embraced the No. 13 and Won

reactiongifs.com   As superstitions go, the only thing worse than stepping on a crack is coming across Friday the 13th on your calendar. While many people prefer to stay clear of the no. 13 all together, there are those that like to go the other way and embrace the unpopular figure. Over the years, 87 hockey players in the NHL have donned the number 13,  including 15 this past...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Defenseman Pavel Kubina Retires After 14 Seasons in NHL

  According to a story courtesy Sports Illustrated via Fox Sports, veteran defenseman Pavel Kubina has decided to hang up his skates after 14 seasons in the NHL. The 36-year-old Czech international played for four teams including the Tampa Bay Lightning who drafted him in 1996 and amassed 110 goals and 276 assists throughout his career. Kubina sent out a press release on Friday...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Lightning defenseman Pavel Kubina retires after 13-year career

Defenseman Pavel Kubina, drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1996, announced his retirement from the NHL after 13 seasons Friday. A native of Celadna, Czechoslovakia, he played in 970 career NHL games, scoring 110 goals and 276 assists. He played in 51 playoff games and was a member of the Lightning’s 2004 Stanley Cup team. He played for Tampa Bay from 1998 until 2006, before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Lightning defeseman Pavel Kubina retires after 13-year career

TAMPA, Fla. -- Defenseman Pavel Kubina, drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1996, announced his retirement from the NHL after 13 seasons Friday. A native of Celadna, Czechoslovakia, he played in 970 career NHL games, scoring 110 goals and 276 assists. He played in 51 playoff games and was a member of the Lightning’s 2004 Stanley Cup team. He played for Tampa Bay from 1998 until...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina's letter announcing his retirement

The time has come to announce my retirement from the game of hockey. This marks the end of a journey that started as a six-year-old boy in a tiny town in the Czech Republic and carried me through 970 games in the National Hockey League, many playoff games and a Stanley Cup Championship, three Olympics, and four World Championships over my 13-year NHL career. I need to first thank...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina Announces His Retirement

TORONTO (December 20, 2013) – Pavel Kubina, a Stanley Cup champion, All-Star, and three-time Olympian announced his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL) after 13 seasons. “Making my way to the NHL and playing in the best league in the world for 13 seasons has been a dream come true. I will be forever grateful for the experiences and friendships that I have...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Critical Thinking

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Looking back to the summer of 2012, the Flyers made a number of missteps...
Via The Hockey Guys
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Lightning will honor alumni throughout 20th anniversary season

The NHL Lockout presented a problem for the Lightning’s 20th season. The team had planned it all from commemorative logos to honoring former players and coaches. Now with the NHL season starting this weekend, Tampa Bay announced who they will be honoring through the season.  The ‘Alumni Almanac’ consists of 14 skaters, two goaltenders and four non-players, including coaches...
Via The Bay Cave
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings morning report: the waiting game and prospect talk

In terms of at least maintaining some sort of semi-professional level of composure, he most difficult task I’ve faced while covering the Red Wings’ summer development camp involves fighting the almost involuntary urge to yell, “Get a defenseman! Get a scorer! For Gord’s sake, do something!” when I find myself within close physical proximity of members of the Red Wings...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers Potential Free Agent Break Down

Jaromir Jagr leads the list of unrestricted free agents that the Flyers will have to make decisions on. Some people consider anything less than a Stanley Cup victory a failure for the Philadelphia Flyers. While they may have fallen short of the ultimate prize, the Flyers had a good season, and the future is certainly bright for the young and talented team. But when this team comes...
Via Philly Sports World
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina Returns Tonight For Flyers

According to Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Pavel Kubina will be in the lineup for the Flyers tonight when they take on the Florida Panthers.
Via Buzz On Broad
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Meszaros Out 6-8 Weeks; Kubina Day-to-Day

Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros will have surgery to clean up a herniated disk. He will be out of action for 6-8 weeks. Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren gave brief updates on two of the team’s injured defensemen this afternoon. Holmgren announced that recently acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina is now listed as day-to-day with an upper body injury. That comes...
Via Philly Sports World
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Kubina Day-To-Day

The Flyers announced that Pavel Kubina is day-to-day with what they are calling an "upper body injury."
Via Buzz On Broad
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina Has An Upper-Body Injury

Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced that defenseman Pavel Kubina has an upper-body injury and is day-to-day.
Via Buzz On Broad
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Bryzgalov lives up to billing against Caps

Ilya Bryzgalov's most impressive save Sunday came off the face of Philadelphia Flyers teammate Pavel Kubina. Bryzgalov used his blocker to shrug off the third-period volley initiated by Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, one of 34 saves in the Flyers' 1-0 victory at Verizon Center. More games like this and maybe "embattled" or any other negative adjective...
Via Fox Sports
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Hemsky Reportedly Wants A 4-5 Year Deal

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, Tambellini has talked to Hemsky’s agent, Jiri Crha, and knows what it’ll cost to bring him back, but the 28-year-old Hemsky seems to want his next contract to be over four or five years —_something the Oilers aren’t willing to offer. So it appears the oft-injured Hemsky will likely have a new address in the coming days…. At any...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina hopes to stick with Flyers beyond this season

The newest Philadelphia Flyer, Pavel Kubina has expressed his interest in staying with the team beyond this season. Kubina told the Philadelphia Inquirer he would prefer to re-sign rather than market himself a free-agent this summer."It's a great organization and a great team and always has been one of the top teams in the league," Kubina said. "I'm 34 years...
Via Talk Hockey
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Lightning Dumping Salaries, Gaining Draft Picks

Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman got rolling well in advance of the NHL trade line, off-loading salary and collecting draft picks to facilitate his overhaul.A quick summary:The Lightning sent rugged winger Steve Downie to Colorado for defenseman Kyle Quincey, then sent Quincey to Detroit for a first-round draft pick minor-league defenceman Sebastien Piche. Earlier deals sent...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Avalanche Pick Up Pesky Downie From Lightning

Steve Yzerman is at it again. Having already traded the expiring contracts of Dominic Moore and most recently Pavel Kubina in advance of this year's trade deadline, the Lightning general manager shipped Steve Downie to Colorado, as per TSN's Bob McKenzie on Twitter. Oh, and don't worry. It's actually McKenzie reporting this, not some chaos-driven hockey fan. More...
Via Tonight's Healthy Scratches
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina hopes to stick with Flyers beyond this season

The newest Philadelphia Flyer, Pavel Kubina has expressed his interest in staying with the team beyond this season. Kubina told the Philadelphia Inquirer he would prefer to re-sign rather than market himself a free-agent this summer."It's a great organization and a great team and always has been one of the top teams in the league," Kubina said. "I'm 34 years...
Via Hockey Fan Land
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Bloom’s Blog: Trade Deadline Moves

Here are a few expected moves for some teams around the NHL. Philadelphia needed to pick up a defenseman for the playoffs. I expect with the trades they made to pick up Niklas Grossman and Pavel Kubina from the Stars and Bolts respectively, they’re pretty much done with their moves this season. Who needs a goal scorer the most? The Los Angeles Kings have the leagues worst offense...
Via 85% Sports
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning leave lasting impression on Pavel Kubina

Veteran defenseman Pavel Kubina left the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday the same way he came in. With a display of class for himself, and nothing but high praise for the organization. Kubina met with reporters on Sunday afternoon for the fina...
Via nhl.com
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina Already Loves Philadelphia

After one practice, Pavel Kubina already plans to stay here after this season. “I would like to stick around that is for sure." “It was always hard to play in this building and they have passionate fans and I am glad I can play for them now." “If I play well for this team and they want me, I don’t want to go anywhere and test the water,” he said. “That is the...
Via Buzz On Broad
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Monday's Red Wings trade rumors

Stay up to date on the wheelings and dealings involving Pavel Kubina, Rick Nash and more.
Via Lions Blog
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Pavel Kubina After His First Flyers Practice

Newly acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina spoke to the media after his first practice with the Flyers. You can watch the video after the jump.  
Via Buzz On Broad
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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