Capitals unveil Winter Classic jerseys

The Washington Capitals have unveiled their 2015 Winter Classic jerseys on Tuesday. The team described the details and meanings of the design of the uniforms: The primary color for the Capitals’ NHL Winter Classic uniform is vintage deep red to symbolize hockey’s deep roots in Washington. The stripes on the shoulders, waist and legs bring in elements of Washington professional...
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Philadelphia Flyers Register Seven Fights In Split-Squad Games (Video)

There were five fights in the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals game Monday night. Yes, you read that right. Five. The first one broke out just a little more than two minutes after the start of the game between Derek Mathers and Liam O’Brien after Mathers plowed O’Brien over. The Flyers led the league in penalty minutes last season and it looks like they aren’t ready...
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Simon Gagne and Ville Leino offer intriguing potential at Bruins training camp

Bruins' killer Simon Gagne now has a chance to play for the Black and Gold. Photo: Matt Slocum/AP FileSimon Gagne, remembered by many Bruins fans as the guy who ended Boston's 2010 playoffs, is attending Bruins camp in 2014 on a tryout basis. The same can be said for Ville Leino who was also part of that 2010 Philadelphia Flyers team and who's contract was recently bought...
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Preseason Gameday: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Columbus Blue Jackets

Pittsburgh Penguins (0-1) at Columbus Blue Jackets (1-0) Nationwide Arena – Columbus, Ohio Game 2 of the preseason takes the Penguins to Columbus to play a familiar foe in the Blue Jackets.  It doesn’t look like this one will be televised, but you can still catch it on the numerous radio feeds.  Perhaps someone will provide a link to a video feed or something somewhere...
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Thoughts: Preseason Game 1 – Pens Fall to Red Wings, 2-1

By: Meesh Shanmugam *Preseason Intro* Welcome back everyone! With a new season, new coach, new GM, and new hope (at least temporarily), I’ll be working on some new formats for the postgame thoughts before the regular season arrives. Ideas and suggestions are very much encouraged; let me know what you want to see and read about! Goal assessments and descriptions will return when...
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Preseason: Red Wings vs. Blackhawks, Datsyuk, Helm and Sproul Being Evaluated

One game in and there are already injuries to report. Datsyuk, Darren Helm and Ryan Sproul will all miss practice today as they all suffered injuries in the game against the Penguins last night.  Darren Helm has a broken nose after taking a high stick, Ryan Sproul’s injury is nothing serious but we are still awaiting word on Pavel Datsyuk’s shoulder evaluation. The Detroit Red...
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Chicago Blackhawks Announce Roster Moves

On Tuesday morning, the Blackhawks announced a few roster moves before the preseason opener against the Red Wings. The team assigned goaltenders Mac Carruth and Kent Simpson to Rockford. Also, the Hawks released defensemen Justin Holl, Kirill Gotovets and Zach Miskovic and … Continue reading → The post Chicago Blackhawks Announce Roster Moves appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Flyers replace ‘Ice Girls’ with all-male ice crew, and fans aren’t happy about it (vids)

The Philadelphia Flyers debuted Wells Fargo Center’s all-new, all-male ice crew during Monday night’s preseason game and to say that the fellas were greeted coldly by the fans in attendance would be a drastic understatement. Boos rained down upon the all-dude ice crew as they skated out onto the ice and the fans expressed their […] The post Flyers replace ‘Ice Girls’ with...
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Adam Henrique’s Last-Minute Goal Powers Devils To Win Over Rangers (Video)

The New Jersey Devils scored both in the opening minute and the closing minute of Monday’s preseason game against the New York Rangers. Reid Boucher got the Devils on the board just 59 seconds into the game and Michael Ryder added a tally of his own later in the first period to double their lead, but New Jersey saw its advantage slip away in the final 20 minutes of play. The Rangers...
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Moulson 33rd On TSN’s Top Scorers List

If the prediction of one major media outlet is true, the Sabres will have only one player with more than 50 points this season. TSN has released its 2014-15 Top 300 Projected Scorers list, and Matt Moulson tops all Sabres with 27 goals and 63 points.  That ranks him 33rd and much better than the next highest rated Sabre, Tyler Ennis (20 goals, 49 points) at 96th. Continue reading...
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Flyers Split Squad Had Seven Fights in One Night (Video)

The Philadelphia Flyers played two split squad games on Monday night and they had five fights against the Washington Capitals and two fights against Toronto Maple Leafs in London, Ontario. Philadelphia’s Derek Mathers vs. Washington’s Liam O’Brien Philadelphia’s Brayden Schenn vs. Washington’s Garrett Mitchell Philadelphia’s Blair Jones vs. Washington’s Kris Newbury...
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Vinny Lecavalier Wants To Forget Last Season

from Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, In his first year with the Flyers, after signing a five-year deal for $22.5 million, Lecavalier managed 20 goals but just 37 points after 14 mostly productive seasons with Tampa Bay. "It's easy to look back and make excuses, but whatever happened, happened," Lecavalier said before he scored one of the Flyers&...
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Season Preview: Phoenix Arizona Coyotes of Glendale

2013-14 Record: 37-30-15 (4th in Pacific) 2014-15 Record: Better than the University of Phoenix’s team. Harry Potter and the Order of the Arizona: The Phoenix Coyotes never fully got off the ground, largely due to Phoenix not realizing that they had a non-Roadrunners hockey team. Therefore, over the summer, Coyotes management decided to follow in the footsteps of the Cardinals...
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Kids impress in preseason loss to Devils

Well, the Rangers and Devils put on a show last night in a rare exciting preseason game. The Rangers lost on a pretty bad goal by Adam Henrique in the final minute, but wins and losses don’t really matter as much in the early going. I only got home in time for the third period, […] The post Kids impress in preseason loss to Devils appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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Washington Capitals’ Winter Classic Logo hits the web

With the official event announcing the 2015 Winter Classic at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. coming up on Tuesday, the ballpark already has signage up for the press conference. That signage apparently includes the Washington Capitals’ Winter Classic jersey logo. Thanks to a tipster for Russian Machine Never Breaks, the image hit the web late […] The post Washington Capitals’...
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Staples Center Ice Found Its Way To All Of LA Kings’ Road Game 7’s

The Los Angeles Kings might have received some superstitious help during their Stanley Cup run this past spring. Staples Center event crew supervisor Joe Laughlin did everything in his power to make sure there was some Staples Center ice sprayed onto the playing surfaces in San Jose, Anaheim and Chicago during the Kings’ Game 7s at each arena. How did he do this? According to LA...
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Predators debut Lexus Lounge, player entranceway, goal song, and new food

During Nashville’s annual concession item introduction at Bridgestone Arena, select fans and members of the media were introduced to more than just the normal new eats that Chef Wade Gnann prepares prior to every season. Walking into the arena’s Customer Relations area near the soon-to-be former pro shop, there is a set of stairs to the right before the men’s bathroom...
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2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers Preview: Steve Mason Key To Playoff Chances

The Philadelphia Flyers gambled on Steven Mason as a starting goaltender last season and the move paid off. The former Calder Trophy winner, whose performance had suffered greatly since his 2008-09 rookie campaign, posted a solid 33-18-7 record with a 2.16 goals against average and a .917 save percentage to help the Flyers make the playoffs last season. Mason has resurrected his...
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VIDEO: Pavel Datsyuk Sets Up Tomas Tatar for a Power-Play Goal

One game into the Detroit Red Wings’ preseason schedule, Pavel Datsyuk appears to be in preseason form. Datsyuk set up a Tomas Tatar power-play goal and scored one of his own in a 2-1 victory at Pittsburgh. The Wings are holding their breath a bit, though — Datsyuk left the game with a shoulder injury after taking a hard hit from the Penguins’ Rob Scuderi. But before he departed...
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Flyers beat Capitals, lose to Leafs in shootout to open preseason

With just 16 days until the regular season, the Philadelphia Flyers began the preparation to opening night. The preseason began as the Flyers split up the camp roster between Philadelphia and London, Ontario. In Philadelphia, Mark Streit and Jake Voracek shined as the Flyers defeated the Washington Capitals, 5-4, at Wells Fargo Center. In London, the Flyers and Toronto Maple Leafs...
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Red Wings Down Penguins 2-1 in Pre-Season Debut

With a slow start, as has been the norm for them the last few seasons, the Red Wings find their feet eventually and go on to take the first pre-season game of the year from the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1. Finding their feet seems to be a difficult thing for the Red Wings to do in games early on, for whatever reason. They look slow and choppy and fail to complete passes more times than...
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WATCH: Flyers fan boo 'Ice Guys' who replaced 'Ice Girls'

The boo-birds were tuned and ready for the Philadelphia Flyers' first preseason game at Wells Fargo Center Monday night. But most of the noise wasn't directed at any skaters during the game — it was for the dudes on the ice during game stoppages.It became very clear early in the game that the crowd's hostility was reserved for the new all-male ice clearing crew who...
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Had no idea Tony Granato was an assistant coach with the Wings. Biggest story of the night. Paul Martin didn’t seem concerned about playing, really. Penguins got a powerplay early in the third. Bennett and Sutter seem to be building chemistry. Farnham tried to fight some guy. Really strange performance by him. Spaling and Comeau got some work killing penalties. Probably a combo...
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Pittsburgh Penguins Announce Roster For Second Preseason Game

Photo Credit: PittsburghSportingNews.com The Penguins have announced their lineup for Tuesday night’s preseason away game against Columbus. Kasperi Kapanen will get his first taste of NHL competition and Christian Ehroff will suit up in his first preseason game as a Penguin. Goaltenders 1 Thomas Greiss 37 Jeff Zatkoff Defensemen 6 Scott Harrington 8 Brian Dumoulin 10 Christian...
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Capitals Clinch Win in First Pre-Season Contest

  Following the first day of training camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington on Friday, Sept. 19, first-year Capitals head coach Barry Trotz addressed the media, finally putting to rest the many questions regarding the line up for the team’s first pre-season game against the Buffalo Sabres.   “The first three games [of preseason], don’t’ worry about line combos or...
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