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From the NHL ice (Tuesday, Oct. 21) – The Deming Headlight

Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason (35) makes a point blank save on a shot by Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger (16) during the third period of

He entered with a 3-0-0 record and 1.95 goals against average. Cole gave the Stars leads of 2-0 in the first period and 6-1 in the second. It was his first two-goal game since last New Year’s Eve. Lehtonen’s 43 saves were a season high. Radim Vrbata, Zack Kassian and Jannik Hansen scored for the Canucks. RANGERS 4, DEVILS 3, OT NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Kevin Klein scored 2:42 into overtime, and the Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period. The Rangers, who trailed 3-1, also got goals from Chris Kreider, Chris Mueller and Rick Nash, who netted his NHL-best eighth goal. On the winner, Mueller and Kreider crisscrossed in the Devils zone before Kreider fed Klein for his first of the season. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 28 shots as the Rangers (4-3) extended their winning streak to three. source: http://www.newstribune.com/news/2014/oct/21/tuesdays-nhl-capsules/

Kings support Voynov’s suspension after arrest – heraldstandard.com: Headlines Ap

Kings support Voynov

(LM Otero/AP) Travel Deals Sam Carchidi, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 3:01 AM CHICAGO – The Flyers, of all teams, have committed a league-low 12 minor penalties, and they have averaged the NHL’s fewest penalty minutes per game (seven) in the first five games. It’s a small sample, but it is still eye-opening for a franchise that usually leads the NHL – or is near the top – in both categories. It’s been “way less taxing” on his penalty killers, said coach Craig Berube, whose team plays in Chicago on Tuesday night. “We’ve been good so far, and we have to continue to check properly, because when your sticks are in the air and you’re hooking and tripping and stuff, you’re going to get penalties. . . . Discipline-wise, with the physical play, it’s been good.” Berube was asked if he was a little surprised his team had the fewest penalties in the NHL. More coverage source: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/flyers/20141021_Flyers_have_only_12_penalties__an_NHL_low.html

Flyers have only 12 penalties, an NHL low

There was little doubt that Richards was a skilled shooter and passer, but there were questions about his all-around play. Richards, 34, had been demoted or benched by the Rangers during each of the past two playoff seasons for his shortcomings on the defensive end. Still, general manager Stan Bowman brought him aboard and head coach Joel Quenneville welcomed him to the Blackhawks. Richards was situated as the No. 2 center for the majority of training camp, but during the final days of the preseason, he was replaced at center by edgy Andrew Shaw. Quenneville had seen Shaw play center for Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad at various points in the 2013-14 season, including for several games in the Stanley Cup playoffs, and he liked the combination. As the regular season loomed, he decided Shaw belonged between the explosive Kane and the decisive Saad. It was so good last year in a short amount of time, and it was right at the end of the year, Quenneville told Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times. It was almost like, Do I really want to break them up? Charles Cherney/Associated Press Through three games, that No. 2 line has been quite productive. Kane has one goal and two assists, while Shaw has two goals and one assist. source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2233825-will-the-chicago-blackhawks-no-2-line-continue-to-produce-at-a-high-level

Will the Chicago Blackhawks’ No. 2 Line Continue to Produce at a High Level? | Bleacher Report

20, 2014, but isn’t providing other details. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File) HOPD Kings support Voynov’s suspension after arrest This Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 police booking photo provided by the Redondo Beach Police Department shows Los Angeles Kings’ defenseman Slava Voynov. The NHL suspended Voynov indefinitely Monday, after the two-time Stanley Cup winner’s arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The 24-year-old posted $50,000 bail. (AP Photo/Redondo Beach Police Department) Carlos Osorio Kings support Voynov’s suspension after arrest FILE – In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. source: http://www.heraldstandard.com/headlines_ap/kings-support-voynov-s-suspension-after-arrest/article_349fef0f-73cf-5754-a77b-c80838627214.html

To them, Im trampling all over the Sacred Floor Logo, which is tantamount to pissing on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. To me, a paying customer has a right to voice his or her displeasure over the performance of a team at any point during the game. To them, thats a lack of fan support, met with a we dont come to your job and BOO YOU attitude in postgame interviews. To me, throwing your jersey on the ice can be one of the ultimate expressions of fan angst at best; or at worst, a really nasty prank from a Habs fan in Toronto. To them well, they fight for that logo and bleed for that logo and take pride in that logo and yadda yadda yadda. Or as James Reimer said, after another Leafs jersey hit the ice: To see a jersey on the ice like that and to see someone throw it, its too bad because obviously I get the message youre trying to send, but its something we have a great respect for and we fight hard for that logo, he said. Its too bad when somebody does that. But they bought the jersey so they can do what they want with it. Jersey tossing is the new chanting for your coach to be fired. Its something that gets on TV or immediately hits social media. It seems exclusive to Canada at the moment, mainly because the typical Canadian fan has more sweaters in their closet than Jos A. Bank has suits. source: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/what-we-learned–an-etiquette-guide-to-throwing-your-nhl-jersey-in-protest-143803121.html

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)

Raanta was sharp while stepping in for Corey Crawford, who is day to day with an upper-body injury. It was Raanta’s second career shutout. Philadelphia’s Steve Mason made 39 saves. PREDATORS 4, COYOTES 3, SO NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Ryan Ellis scored the decisive goal in the shootout to send the Predators to the victory. Ellis, Mike Ribeiro and James Neal scored in regulation for Nashville, winners of two of three. Rob Klinkhammer, Keith Yandle, and Martin Erat scored for Arizona. The Coyotes have lost two straight. Erat had a power-play goal at 7:42 of the third, lifting Arizona to a 3-2 lead. But Neal responded with his second goal of the season 21 seconds later. Devan Dubnyk had 23 saves for the Coyotes, and Pekka Rinne finished with 33 stops for the Predators. STARS 6, CANUCKS 3 DALLAS (AP) Erik Cole scored two goals for Dallas, and Kari Lehtonen made 43 saves. source: http://www.demingheadlight.com/deming-sports/ci_26775040/from-nhl-ice-tuesday-oct-21?source=rss

 

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