Filip Forsberg Has Fun Against Austria, Score Three in 6-1 Victory

Filip Forsberg managed to grab the first hat-trick of the 2015 World Hockey Championships, scoring a trio in a 6-1 victory over Austria on Sunday. The Swedes may have had a slow start to the contest, but they would still end the first period with the 3-0 lead. Ten minutes after taking a penalty, Nashville Predators star Filip Forsberg scored a great goal on an individual effort...
Via The Hockey House
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vladimir Tarasenko Scores Filthy Breakaway Goal In Game 4

St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko is worth the price of admission all by himself. He scored an absolutely filthy breakaway goal for his second goal of Game 4, channeling his inner-Peter Forsberg. This move is popular in shootouts, but you don’t often see it pulled off during games with an opponent on your back…but […] The post Vladimir Tarasenko Scores Filthy Breakaway...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Shoot To Thrill – The History of Hockey’s Shootout

When the shootout was installed as a tiebreaker in the NHL regular season, it has occasionally meant the difference between teams making the playoffs and missing the playoffs. Rangers’ fans will always remember 2010 when they missed the playoffs after losing in a shootout to the Philadelphia Flyers on the last game of the season. On the International stage, fans will never forget...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: How Filip Forsberg has Lead Nashville Predators to the Top

Filip Forsberg #9 of the Nashville Predators scores the game winning goal during the shootout against goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on February 8, 2015. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Coming into this season, who would’ve guessed it? Nashville sitting on top of the league with 82 points. This season is backwards from last season...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Is This The Best Predator’s Team…..Ever?

The Nashville Predators have exceeded expectations beyond everyone’s imagination so far this season. With a record of 37-12-6 with 27 games left to play, it’s a wonderful time to be a fan. The team is leading the central division and on pace for an incredible franchise record of 119 points. This season’s success brings up an intriguing topic. Could we be witnessing the best...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The #1 Team in Your Hearts and in the Standings

The Nashville Predators have forced the NHL to take note of them. With the All-Star announcements out and mid-season award articles out they have officially become a known team. They were the first to hit 60 points and they’ll be the last to lose their 10th one in regulation. Simply put, they are as good as you can hope for at the moment. That’s with injuries too. So, how was...
Via The Predatorial
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Welcome back, Foppa

  View image | Between the Flyers Hall of Fame inductions for John LeClair and Eric Lindros on Nov. 20, and Eric Desjardins on Feb. 19, it seems as if one of the underlying themes of the Flyers' 2014-15 campaign is honoring greats who have suited up for the organization. That theme will hold on Tuesday night, when the Flyers welcome Peter Forsberg to Wells...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Avs star Forsberg proud, humbled by Hall of Fame induction

  Peter Forsberg spent his playing days thinking about winning, not about the Hall of Fame. On Thursday, the former Colorado Avalanche star reflected on the honor he received earlier this week when he was inducted into the exclusive hockey club. "My kids and grandkids are going to go there and say, `Peter was a pretty good player.' It's an awesome feeling, and seeing my name and...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg proud, humbled by Hall of Fame induction

DENVER (AP) Peter Forsberg spent his playing days thinking about winning, not about the Hall of Fame. On Thursday, the former Colorado Avalanche star reflected on the honor he received earlier this week when he was inducted into the exclusive hockey club. Forsberg is the sixth Avalanche player to go into hockey's Hall of Fame. He joined Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy, Ray Bourque, Jari...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicklas Lidstrom Among Top Candidates For 2015 Hockey Hall Of Fame Class

BOSTON — The Hockey Hall of Fame inducted four players Monday night — Mike Modano, Rob Blake, Peter Forsberg and Dominik Hasek. It was one of the most well-rounded classes from a player perspective in recent years, and the 2015 class is shaping up to be fantastic as well. Here’s my list of the most deserving players for the 2015 class. Be sure to vote in the poll at the bottom...
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Hall of Fame Inducts New Members

After an event filled Induction Weekend, the Hockey Hall of Fame has inducted six new members into its class today including four players, a referee, and a coach. This years induction class includes multiple big names in the sport, which is not uncommon, but also not a guarantee year after year. Referee Bill McCreary signed his first NHL contract in 1982 to become a licensed official...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Finally, late Pat Burns joins Hockey Hall of Fame

TORONTO (AP) A few months ago, Line Burns was driving to see a friend and stopped in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, where she used to live with her husband. She was gassing up her car and getting something to eat when her phone rang. On the other end were Pat Quinn and John Davidson from the Hockey Hall of Fame telling her that Pat Burns would finally be enshrined four years after his...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings happy to see Mike Modano enter Hockey Hall of Fame

DETROIT -- Michigan can claim another member of the Hockey Hall of Fame in Livonia native Mike Modano. Modano, the all-time highest scoring American-born player in the NHL, joins former Red Wing Dominik Hasek, Peter Forsberg, Rob Blake, late coach Pat Burns and referee Bill McCreary in the class being inducted into the Hall of Fame Monday. Although Modano will forever be associated...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the NHL: Hall of Fame Class of 2014, Nichushkin and more

  #459082832 / As the NHL prepares to induct it's 2014 class into the Hockey Hall of Fame we, we will take a quick look at this year's class.  Some of the players, Flyers fans know all too well.  This year's class will include Rob Blake, Mike Modano, Peter Forsberg Dominik Hasek, referee Bill McCreary, and the late Pat Burns. Rob Blake Career Regular...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Notes: Pat Burns To Be Inducted Into Hockey Hall Of Fame Monday

This was a busy week for NHL news on the ice, but plenty of important events are happening away from the rink, too. One event of particular importance is the induction of a new class into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night. Mike Modano, Rob Blake, Dominik Hasek and Peter Forsberg will be inducted as players, while longtime head coach Pat Burns will go in as a builder. Referee...
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2015 (aka: Next year)

With the 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame about to induct its newest members, you all know the debate will begin about who should be going in next year. Well, before anyone else jumps on this conversation here on PUCKRANT.COM, let me throw my two cents out there. The 2014 class is without question very deserving. As Elliotte Friedman puts it Peter Forsberg changed the way we viewed Swedish...
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Referee Bill McCreary: Hockey Hall of Famer

TORONTO (AP) Former NHL referee Bill McCreary admits he made ''hundreds'' of mistakes during his career. But one stands out. The Dallas Stars were in Los Angeles to play the Kings at the Great Western Forum. McCreary let a goal stand on a delayed penalty that shouldn't have counted, and coach Larry Robinson let him know. ''I look over at the L.A. bench and Larry's standing on the...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State's Dee Hart's ball-carrying style reminiscent of a Hart Trophy winner

Peter Forsberg (John Leyba, The Denver Post)Colorado State running back Dee Hart runs into the end zone for a touchdown past San Jose State linebacker Vince Buhagiar (36) during the second half
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
November 04, 2014

Vladimir Tarasenko Makes Rangers Look Silly With Goal-Of-The-Year Candidate

Vladimir Tarasenko is one of the young up-and-coming players in the NHL and on Monday night, his skills were on full display. Tarasenko dangled through the Rangers defense before making Henrik Lundqvist look bad with the old school Peter Forsberg move. Those are some seriously velvety mitts. It’s not often you can make one of […] The post Vladimir Tarasenko Makes Rangers Look...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: Nicknames

  #237690 / Hello Flyerdelphia Nation, Welcome to another installment of Flyers Trivia. Last week we did a Who Am I profile of a former Flyer player. Today we will do a few questions. When we do multiple questions there will be a category. Today's category is Nicknames. Before we move on, the answer to last week's Who Am I was Sami Kapanen. The small Finnish...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Five: Free agency deals of the Salary Cap era

  #143083386 / Happy Free Agency Day, and to Flyerdelphia's loyal Canadian readers, Happy Canada Day! Flyers Five returns, after a too-long absence. This week looks at the best Flyer moves in free agency, following the 2004-05 lockout and the subsequent era of the salary cap. Honorable Mentions: Ryan Kesler (2006) and Shea Weber (2012): The Flyers made offer...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Andreychuk's HOF exclusion a shameful snub

Pardon me for making you expel your drink through your nose, but Dave Andreychuk was not selected for the Hockey Hall of Fame. Again. Wipe dry and take a moment to say hooray for "The Dominator," goaltender Dominik Hasek, named to the Hall. For America's standard bearer, Mike Modano, a phenomenal playmaker and scorer. For gifted centerman Peter Forsberg, superb defenseman Rob Blake...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs Forsberg, Blake inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

The Colorado Avalanche have more former players that will soon be enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame (HHOF). On June 23rd, the HHOF class for the 2014 season was announced, and it included two former Avs, Peter Forsberg and Rob Blake. PETER FORSBERG Forsberg is a part of the 2014 HHOF Class “Peter The Great” is one of the major reasons I ever started watching hockey. He was...
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former North Star standout Modano headed to Hall

Dominik Hasek, Mike Modano, Peter Forsberg and Rob Blake started playing hockey in four different countries as kids. They will enter the Hockey Hall of Fame together. "This tells me that our game is growing, our game is growing worldwide," John Davidson, chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee, said Monday. "When we have a class like this coming into the hall, I think...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg, Modano, Hasek and Pat Burns headline 2014 Hall of Fame inductees

The 2014 Hall of Fame induction class is not too shabby.Peter Forsberg, Mike Modano, Dominik Hasek, and Rob Blake were inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame for their legendary playing careers in the past two decades. Former Bruins coach Pat Burns, who passed away in 2010, was posthumously inducted to the Hall as a builder. Dominik "The Dominator" Hasek (via seven...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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