Sabres To Retire Hasek’s Jersey | Sports – Kcra Home

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39 UPDATED2:20 PM PDT Oct 20, 2014 Photos Reuters The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the best goaltenders in NHL history. Bills’ Jackson may miss month;… The ceremony will take place on Jan. 13, 2015, prior to the team’s home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center. Hasek, who was the fifth and final Sabres player to wear No. 39, will be the seventh player in franchise history to receive the honor of having his jersey retired to the rafters. He was inducted into the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame on March 29 and will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Nov. 17. Hasek will join six other Sabres legends who have had their jerseys officially retired from use by the team. Other retired jerseys include: center Gilbert Perreault (No. 11, retired in 1990), left winger Rick Martin (No. 7, retired in 1995), right winger Rene Robert (No. source:

Fantasy All-Access: Surprise starts around League – Yahoo Sports

Mike Cammalleri and Adam Henrique gave the sellout crowd of 16,592 something to cheer about, scoring in a 4:10 span to pull within New Jersey one with 7:50 to play. Niemi made the lead stand with excelling stops on Cammalleri, Henrique and Damien Brunner before Thornton scored his first of the season with 1:14 to play. Cory Schneider made 28 saves for the Devils in their home opener, including a glove stop on a penalty shot by Tommy Wingels with 3:44 left. BRUINS 4, SABRES 0 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Niklas Svedberg made 32 saves in his first NHL shutout, and Boston blanked Buffalo. It was just the third career start for Svedberg, who replaced Tuukka Rask in the third period of Boston’s loss Thursday at Montreal. Dougie Hamilton, Zdeno Chara, Torey Krug and Carl Soderberg scored for the Bruins (3-4). All four goals came at even strength, and three were scored against Buffalo’s top line. The Sabres (1-5) were shut out in consecutive games for the first time since October 2003. Buffalo went 0 for 7 on the power play, falling to 0 for 18 on the season. source:

Saturday’s NHL Capsules | News Tribune

Coming off a season that saw him score a career-high 20 goals, the 23-year-old has seen his ice time increase from 15:51 to 18:47 per game. He has also won 50 percent (20 of 40) of his faceoffs, giving him added value in a league that incorporates that statistic. Chicago has a busy week with four games scheduled (PHI, @NSH, @STL, OTT) and back-to-back games on Saturday and Sunday, giving your team a nice push at the end of the week. Trevor Daley , Dallas Stars (owned in 9 percent of Yahoo Leagues) The Stars trio of Tyler Seguin , Jamie Benn and Jason Spezza has lived up to their fantasy hype, but not to be overlooked is Daley, 31, with three goals and five points. The veteran defenseman, who has a career 0.29 points-per-game average in 693 games, is already on pace to shatter his career highs in points (27 in 2010-11) and goals (nine in 2013-14). Dallas has three games scheduled this week (VAN, @NJD, @NYI) and Daley has 10 points against those opponents. He is a must-add in all fantasy formats. Craig Anderson , Ottawa Senators (owned in 61 percent of Yahoo Leagues) The Senators have won four of their first five games mainly because of strong play in their net. Anderson, 33, has stopped 92 of the 98 shots he has faced this season (.939 save percentage). His counterpart, Robin Lehner , has also been good stopping 76 of 80 shots (.950 save percentage). source:–nhl.html

Toews scores short-handed goal in OT to give Blackhawks 2-1 win over Predators | Star Tribune

He raced down left wing, cut to the slot and was stopped by Carter Hutton on his first shot, but Toews managed to push the rebound under Hutton’s pads. Johnny Oduya got his first goal of the season in the first period for Chicago and Corey Crawford had 19 saves. Shea Weber scored his third goal for Nashville and Hutton finished with 35 saves. Hutton was making his first start of the season in place of Pekka Rinne, who started the Predators’ first four games. The Blackhawks outshot the Predators 37-20, finishing with a shooting advantage against an opponent for the second straight game. Chicago outshot Calgary 50-18 on Wednesday in a 3-2 overtime loss. In this one, the Predators took control of the game for much of the third period with up-tempo skating and persistent forechecking after being dominated through the first two periods and outshot 23-6 after 40 minutes. It was tied 1-all after one period despite Chicago holding a 12-2 advantage on shots. Both teams scored on their first shots of the game. Oduya connected just 1:49 in when he skated in from the left point and leaned into a low shot from the top of the circle that beat Hutton between the pads. source:


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