Nhl Gets It Right With No Hearing For Seidenberg On Jonathan Toews Hit | Puck Daddy – Yahoo Sports

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Is he supposed to get weak because of that situation? Or he just plays to his strength. I wasnt happy. I looked at it, and it could be arguable, but from my end of it I think its what it is. Our guys need to finish their checks and sure, youve got to be careful, but Im sure he knew that [Seidenberg] was coming. Thats code for Toews turned his back to the play, which is a bit much. But his body positioning to play the puck helped turn a shoulder hit into one from behind. This isnt to blame Toews, but rather its to explain how things went badly. Look, the easy thing to do here for the League would be to suspend Dennis Seidenberg. Toews is a star player. Hes currently filming a multi-week cable series to promote the NHLs signature regular-season game on Jan. source: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/nhl-gets-it-right-with-no-hearing-for-seidenberg-on-jonathan-toews-hit-163034029.html

Isles strike late, snap Blackhawks’ winning streak – Westport News

New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) blocks a shot on goal by Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad (20) as Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy (2) defends in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Uniondale, N.Y. Photo: Kathy Kmonicek, AP / FR170189 AP

He spent his first eight seasons in Colorado. Stastny was booed when he stepped on the ice for his first shift and the first few times he touched the puck. He didn’t register a point. Erik Johnson scored twice and Gabriel Landeskog had two assists for the slumping Avalanche , who have lost five of six. BLUE JACKETS 4, PENGUINS 3, SO COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Cam Atkinson and Ryan Johansen scored in the shootout to lift Columbus to its sixth straight win. Sergei Bobrovsky had 33 saves through overtime, and then stopped Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Sutter in the tiebreaker to preserve the win. Nick Foligno , Boone Jenner and Jack Johnson scored in regulation for the Blue Jackets . Jenner’s score came on a penalty shot with 7:55 remaining in the third. Kris Letang had two goals – including the tying score with 11 seconds remaining in regulation – and Blake Comeau also scored for the Penguins , and Thomas Greiss finished with 24 saves. Pittsburgh was without star Sidney Crosby for a second straight game because of swelling to the right side of his face, which team officials said doesn’t appear to be mumps as they await results from additional tests. source: http://www.foxsports.com/nhl/story/nhl-capsules-121314

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Photo: Kathy Kmonicek, AP New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) blocks a shot on goal… Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) drives the puck downice past New York Islanders left wing Josh Bailey (12) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Uniondale, N.Y. Photo: Kathy Kmonicek, AP Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) drives the puck… Font Page 1 of 1 UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks were trying to extend the longest winning streak in the NHL this season. The New York Islanders were trying to keep their worst skid from getting any longer. On a raucous night at Nassau Coliseum, both sides had good reason to believe they would be successful. After Patrick Kane gave the Blackhawks the lead in the third period, the slumping Islanders found their game and the net twice in 51 seconds to rally for a 3-2 victory on Saturday. “We weren’t happy with the last three games, that’s no secret,” Islanders captain John Tavares said. “We’ve got a good team and we know how to respond, and we know we have to get better.” The Blackhawks provided a great test for the Islanders (20-10), one of the NHL’s surprise teams this season. When Kyle Okposo and Lubomir Visnovsky struck in quick succession, Chicago’s winning streak was over at eight, and New York’s losing run was snapped at three. source: http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/Isles-strike-late-snap-Blackhawks-winning-streak-5955761.php


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