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Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks – Recap – October 18, 2014 – ESPN

* Chicago beat Nashville, 2-1, in overtime at United Center on Saturday night, recording its fourth straight game to open the season with at least one point (3-0-1 record). The Blackhawks are 6-0-1 in their last seven regular-season home contests (since March 25 last season). * These clubs split two games in 2013-14, each beating the other at home. The Flyers are 16-3-0-0 (.842) vs. the Blackhawks since the beginning of 1997-98 best of any team against Chicago during that span. * Claude Giroux had a goal and a helper Saturday, and now has at least one point in four straight games overall (2g, 5a during span). Giroux has 10 points (1g, 9a) during his current five-game scoring streak vs. the Blackhawks. * Jonathan Toews scored the game-winning shorthanded goal for the Blackhawks on Saturday night, giving him at least one point in three straight games overall (1g, 3a during streak). Toews has 14 points (9g, 5a) in his last 12 regular-season skates at United Center. source: http://wgntv.com/2014/10/21/blackhawks-game-notes-for-tuesday-vs-philadelphia/

What We Learned: An etiquette guide to throwing your NHL jersey in protest | Puck Daddy – Yahoo Sports

Oct 18, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steven Stamkos (91) on a break away before scoring against Vancouver Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack (not pictured) during the first period at Rogers Arena. (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Center David Krejci scored a short-handed empty-net goal with 24.5 seconds left. The comeback came after the Sharks (4-2-1) scored two goals in 37 seconds late in the second period to go ahead for the first time in the game. – – – Maple Leafs 5, Islanders 2 The Toronto Maple Leafs scored four unanswered goals in less than nine minutes in the second period en route to beating the New York Islanders 5-2. Center Phil Kessel opened and closed the second period outburst for the Leafs, who scored just four goals in their previous three games combined. Defenseman Roman Polak scored the game-winner 11:11 into the second. The Maple Leafs (3-3-1) snapped a two-game losing streak while the Islanders (4-2-0) have lost two straight following the third 4-0-0 start in franchise history. – – – Rangers 4, Devils 3 (OT) Defenseman Kevin Klein scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime, leading the New York Rangers to a come-from-behind, 4-3 victory over the cross-river rival New Jersey Devils . The Rangers (4-3-0) won their third consecutive game after a three-game losing streak. The Devils (3-2-1) lost their third in a row after winning the first three games of the season on the road. The Rangers trailed 3-1 early in the third period but scored twice to send the game to overtime. source: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nhl-highlights-tuesdays-nhl-games-023540114–nhl.html

NHL-Highlights of Tuesday’s NHL games – Yahoo Sports

TOSS YOUR JERSEY ON THE ICE IF youre probably going to throw that David Clarkson sweater you got two summers ago into a bonfire anyway. DONT TOSS YOUR JERSEY ON THE ICE IF you believe the only time a fan should toss anything on the ice is to celebrate a hat trick. TOSS YOUR JERSEY ON THE ICE IF you are deciding between throwing that beer at the players or your sweater, knowing that a brew at the ACC actually costs more than your Made In China knockoff you brought from a guy with a shopping cart on Bloor. DONT TOSS YOUR JERSEY ON THE ICE IF you take the advice of moralizing pundit Cathal Kelly and instead give it to a young fan that doesnt have a Leafs jersey. TOSS YOUR JERSEY ON THE ICE IF you correctly recognize this as child abuse. In the end, we hope that things in Edmonton and Toronto turn around so the jersey tossing will end. Especially in Edmonton, where they probably dont have the disposable income they do in Toronto, where they apparently go through hockey sweaters like most of us go through Kleenex. What We Learned Anaheim Ducks : Bruce Boudreau on Sami Vatanen , who scored two power-play goals on Sunday: Last year, he never hit the net when he shot the puck. Its been five games in [this season], and hes hit the net twice. Thats a real big improvement. Arizona Coyotes: Its anticipation that makes Keith Yandle such an effective player . No word if that includes anticipation for an eventual trade to the East. Boston Bruins : The line of Loui Eriksson , Carl Soderberg and Chris Kelly is apparently the Swede Emotion line, and were always going to applaud an Aerosmith reference over the alterantive Boston cliche. source: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/what-we-learned–an-etiquette-guide-to-throwing-your-nhl-jersey-in-protest-143803121.html

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Thats about it. Dana Wakiji (@FSDwakiji) October 16, 2014 2. Sometimes goalies steal games. Howard almost did it for Detroit, Hiller did do it for Calgary . Hiller stopped 49 of the 50 shots he faced in a 2-1 overtime win for the Flames, providing a nice reminder that weird things can happen in a single game and that the best team on a given night may not always win. 3. The Oilers are a bad defensive team. And shockingly, they seem to be getting worse. Add in some bad Milhouse Vanhouten-level goaltending and you have a team that has already given up 23 goals in only four games. Chances of competing for the Stanley Cup, or even a playoff spot, with that type of goal prevention? Maybe one in a million . Maybe. Impact Moment Mikael Backlund ‘s game-winning goal in the final minute of overtime to lift the Flames to a 2-1 win over the Blackhawks. source: http://www.sbnation.com/nhl/2014/10/16/6986615/nhl-scores-jonas-hiller-mikkel-boedker-hat-trick-coyotes-oilers-flames-blackhawks

NHL scores: Jonas Hiller shuts down Blackhawks; Boedker’s hat trick leads Coyotes – SBNation.com

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It was tied 1-all after one period despite Chicago holding a 12-3 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. Weber tied it with a power-play goal at 11:17 shortly after serving a cross-checking call and exiting the penalty box. His drive from the left circle appeared to strike Chicago defenseman Michal Rozsival , then deflected upward and over Crawford’s shoulder. Chicago outshot Nashville 11-4 in the second, and Hutton made several tough in-close saves late in the period to keep it tied. The Predators picked up the pace in the third, forcing the Blackhawks into turnovers in the Chicago zone and tested Crawford. He made a point-blank pad save on Craig Smith 4:45 into the period when both Smith and Colin Wilson were alone in front of the net following a Chicago giveaway. Game notes Rozsival played his first game after suffering a upper-body injury in training camp last month. … Chicago LW Kris Versteeg , who sustained a lower-body injury in practice two days before the season opener, has resumed skating. … source: http://scores.espn.go.com/nhl/recap?gameId=400564600

 

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