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Game 46 Box Score And Video Highlights: Lightning 6 – Oilers 4

Scoring Summary 1st Period 03:57 TBL Nikita Nesterov (3) ASST: Alex Killorn (13), Andrej Sustr (9) 1 – 0 TBL 05:25 EDM Zack Kassian (1) ASST: Iiro Pakarinen (3) 1 – 1 Tie 16:57 TBL Nikita Kucherov (19) ASST: Tyler Johnson (10), Alex Killorn (14) 2 – 1 TBL 19:26 EDM SHG – Mark Letestu (7) ASST: Darnell Nurse (6) 2 – 2 Tie 2nd Period 06:09 TBL...
Via Lightning Shout
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Short-handed goal lifts Lightning past Oilers for 6th straight win

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Brian Boyle scored a go-ahead, short-handed goal in the third period and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-4 Tuesday night for a season-high six-game winning streak.The Lightning also got goals from Nikita Nesterov, Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat, Vladislav Namestnikov and Alex Killorn.Tampa Bay will host Chicago Thursday night in the Blackhawks...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning beat Oilers 6-4 for 6th straight win

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Brian Boyle scored a go-ahead, short-handed goal in the third period and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-4 Tuesday night for a season-high six-game winning streak. The Lightning also got goals from Nikita Nesterov, Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat, Vladislav Namestnikov and Alex Killorn. Tampa Bay will host Chicago Thursday night in the Blackhawks...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators place Hodgson on waivers; Oilers call up Kassian

A person with direct knowledge of the decision has told The Associated Press the Nashville Predators have placed under-performing forward Cody Hodgson on waivers. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday because the Predators have not announced the move. Hodgson had three goals and eight points in 39 games, and had been a healthy scratch in four of the past eight...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal denies beleaguered Kassian of second chance, trades him to Edmonton

Troubled Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian will not get a second chance with the Habs, as the team traded Kassian to the Edmonton Oilers Monday for goaltender Ben Scrivens. Kassian was recently reinstated to the NHL after a stint in Stage 2 of the NHL/NHLPA Substance Abuse Program. The Canadiens did not seem to have an interest in further rehabilitating Kassian, as the team...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens acquire Scrivens from Oilers for Kassian

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens traded forward Zack Kassian to the Edmonton Oilers on Monday for goaltender Ben Scrivens. Scrivens, 29, was 2-6-1 with AHL Bakersfield this season. He had a 3.47 goals-against average and .893 save percentage. In 129 NHL regular-season games, Scrivens was 42-56-17 with a 2.90 GAA and .905 save percentage. Kassian, 24, was acquired by the...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers trade Ben Scrivens to Canadiens for Zack Kassian

The trade freeze has been lifted and almost immediately we have ourselves a trade. Ben Scrivens was traded to the Canadiens to assume the backup role while Carey Price is out and Zack Kassian was traded to the Oilers, where he will report to their AHL affiliate in Bakersfield. The trade makes sense on both levels for the teams involved as they both had issues they needed to address...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers trade Ben Scrivens to Canadiens for Zack Kassian

The trade freeze has been lifted and almost immediately we have ourselves a trade. Ben Scrivens was traded to the Canadiens to assume the backup role while Carey Price is out and Zack Kassian was traded to the Oilers, where he will report to their AHL affiliate in Bakersfield. The trade makes sense on both levels for the teams involved as they both had issues they needed to address...
Via Bloguin Best
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Zack Kassian made eligible after time in substance abuse program, then waived

Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian was reinstated following time in Stage Two of the NHL's substance abuse program and was then promptly placed on waivers by the Canadiens on Tuesday. Kassian enrolled in the program shortly after he was involved in an early-morning single-car crash back in October. The 24-year-old broke his foot and his nose as a result of the crash, and Montreal...
Via Fox Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Henrik Sedin on Zack Kassian: 'Life is the most important thing'

Former Canuck Zack Kassian landed himself in some trouble when he was involved in a single car accident very early Monday morning, an event which precipitated Kassian's entrance into stage two of the league's substance abuse and behavioral health program later that day. Kassian was traded from Vancouver to Montreal over the summer in exchange for Brandon Prust, and news of his accident...
Via Fox Sports
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ Zack Kassian Enters Substance Abuse Program After Car Crash

BROSSARD, Quebec — Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian has entered a substance abuse program after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Kassian, 24, was placed in “Stage Two of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program,” according to Monday’s statement from the NHL and NHL Players Association. He is suspended without pay until he is cleared for on-ice...
Via NESN.com
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Kassian enters rehab program after auto accident

BROSSARD, Quebec -- Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian has entered a substance abuse program after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Kassian, 24, was placed in "Stage Two of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program," according to Monday's statement from the NHL and NHL Players Association. He is suspended without pay until he is cleared for on-ice competition...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens F Zack Kassian enters rehab program

BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian has entered a substance abuse program after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The NHL and the NHL Players Association announced Monday that Kassian has been placed in ''Stage Two of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program.'' He is suspended without pay until he is cleared for on-ice competition by...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens at a glance

MONTREAL CANADIENS LAST SEASON: 50-22-10, 110 points. Won Atlantic Division. Lost to Tampa Bay Lightning in Eastern Conference semifinals. COACH: Michel Therrien, 11th NHL season, ADDED: D Mark Barberio, RW Zack Kassian, RW Alex Semin. LOST: D Sergei Gonchar, C Manny Malhotra, RW P.A. Parenteau, LW Brandon Prust, D Mike Weaver. PLAYER TO WATCH: Alex Semin. Despite finishing a mere...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Zack Kassian suffered injuries in an early morning car accident

It was initially reported that Zack Kassian suffered minor injuries in an early Sunday morning car accident, but it has been later been updated by GM Marc Bergevin that Kassian has suffered a broken nose and a broken foot. The Montreal Gazette originally came out with the report and had this info about the accident: “A 20-year old woman was driving the truck, which ran into a...
Via Bloguin Best
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Zack Kassian suffered injuries in an early morning car accident

It was initially reported that Zack Kassian suffered minor injuries in an early Sunday morning car accident, but it has been later been updated by Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin that Kassian has suffered a broken nose and a broken foot. The Montreal Gazette originally came out with the report and had this info about the accident: “A 20-year old woman was driving the truck...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Marc Bergevin on Zack Kassian: I'm 'disappointed'

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin addressed the media earlier today to address Zack Kassian's status following his car accident over the weekend.According to Bergevin, Kassian broke his nose and his foot after a car he was a passenger in crashed into a tree early Sunday morning.Bergevin was not happy with his 24-year-old forward, stating that he's "disappointed" with...
Via Fox Sports
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens F Zack Kassian suffers minor injuries in car crash

MONTREAL (AP) A team spokesman says Montreal Canadiens forward Zack Kassian was treated for minor injuries in the hospital after being involved in a car accident. The Canadiens played a preseason game in Ottawa on Saturday night and were given Sunday off. They resume practice Monday. The 24-year-old Kassian was acquired in a trade with the Vancouver Canucks in the offseason.
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Montreal Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens (Last Season: 50-22-10, 1st in Atlantic)Coach: Michel Therrien (337-246-67, 24 ties; 11th season, 4th with team)Key Departures: P.A. Parenteau, Brandon PrustKey Additions: Alex Semin, Tomas Fleischmann, Zack KassianKey Player: Carey PricePrice won the Vezina Trophy and Hart Trophies last season thank to an historic season. He led the NHL in the three major goaltending...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks (Last Season: 48-29-5, 2nd in Pacific)Coach: Willie Desjardins (48-29-5, 2nd season, 2nd with team)Key Departures: Eddie Lack, Kevin Bieksa, Nick Bonino, Zack Kassian, Brad Richardson, Shawn MatthiasKey Additions: Brandon Sutter, Brandon Prust, Matt BartkowskiKey Player: Radim VrbataThe exploits of the Sedin twins are known the world over, and the search has lasted...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Plekanec believes the Canadiens will have a youth movement

By David Rogers The Montreal Canadiens sat mostly idle this summer, outside of acquiring Alexander Semin and Zack Kassian. Neither deal shook the NHL and the Canadiens opted to mostly stand pat, believing that their young skaters will provide plenty of competition in training camp. Tomas Plekanec believes the Canadiens have a wealth of young talent and that it might rise to the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tomas Plekanec believes the Canadiens will have a youth movement

The Montreal Canadiens sat mostly idle this summer, outside of acquiring Alexander Semin and Zack Kassian. Neither deal shook the NHL and the Canadiens opted to mostly stand pat, believing that their young skaters will provide plenty of competition in training camp. Tomas Plekanec believes the Canadiens have a wealth of young talent and that it might rise to the surface in 2015-16...
Via Bloguin Best
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust hits the ice in new Canucks gear

One of the newest Canucks is back on the ice and trying out his new gear. Forward Brandon Prust seems to have gotten his Vancouver shorts and jersey fitted and is ready to go. The Canucks acquired Prust in a July 1 trade which saw them send Zack Kassian and a fifth round draft pick to Montreal in exchange for Prust. The 31-year-old has played for five teams in his 10-year career...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle for the Pacific Division: The Vancouver Canucks

Authors Note: Due to circumstances beyond my control the previous articles in this series were lost when RSEN returned to its old site from the Bloguin Network.  After some consideration I decided to finish the series as is and apologize for the inconvenience of not being able to read the previous entries. In the final entry of the Battle for the Pacific Division series I take...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Vancouver Canucks have made some puzzling decisions this summer

The Vancouver Canucks have made some puzzling decisions of late. General manager Jim Benning isn’t exactly putting on a clinic on how to GM. It’s hard to forget he handed out sizable extensions to bit-players. Derek Dorsett is a solid fourth liner, but is he really worth $10.6 million over four seasons? Benning thought so. The same day he signed Dorsett, he also signed defenseman...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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