2010 - Page 38

Nikita Filatov will start season in top six

Scott Arniel and the Columbus Blue Jackets have leaked their lines for the upcoming season. Their top 9 will be: Jakub Voracek – Antoine Vermette – Rick Nash Nikita Filatov – Derrick Brassard – Kristian Huselius Ethan Moreau – Sammy Pahlsson – ... Continue reading →

Jose Theodore finds a home in injury-prone Minnesota

According to Michael Russo of the Star Tribune, the Minnesota Wild and Jose Theodore have agreed to terms.  Signing a veteran netminder became a necessity after the team lost Josh Harding for the entire season. ... Continue reading →

Friday Night Lights: Demotions, Backups & Waivers, oh my

Nashville Predators netminder Pekka Rinne should play around 60 games this season should he remain healthy, as Matt Bennett covered earlier.  After an excellent stretch run last season which helped carry the team to the playoffs, ... Continue reading →

Goal Crazy: Early-season NHL scoring trends

A lot of uncertainty usually surrounds the start of an NHL season. Which teams will have breakout seasons, while which others will fall backwards, and which teams will get off to slow starts? Questions such ... Continue reading →

Pekka Rinne Set to Start 60 Games

With Dan Ellis out of the picture now, Nashville’s goaltending situation cleared up over this past offseason moving Pekka Rinne to the top of the goalie depth chart.  Rinne made the most of his ... Continue reading →

Sidney Crosby leaves practice with hip injury

Sidney Crosby will not play tonight when his Pittsburgh Penguins face the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks.  The injury has been considered day-to-day with the young captain likely to play in their next game ... Continue reading →

The return of Jordan Staal is stalled

According to William DePaoli of Inside Pittsburgh Sports, there is no timetable for the return of Jordan Staal who is currently recovering from a foot infection. Still walking around in a boot, Staal is nowhere ... Continue reading →

Edmonton Oilers place Souray & Gerber on waivers

According to NHL.com, the Edmonton Oilers placed both Sheldon Souray and Martin Gerbers on waivers today. The Souray move comes as no surprise as team GM Steve Tambellini attempted to trade the veteran defenseman ... Continue reading →

Canes looking for three solid lines of scoring

Yesterday, the Carolina Hurricanes re-assigned top forward prospect Zach Boychuk to the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL.  While Boychuk showed some promise at the end of last season with five points over his last 20 games, ... Continue reading →

This is Why You Shouldn’t Draft Henrik Sedin

Henrik Sedin has been a hot pick in fantasy drafts this year.  In Yahoo! Leagues, he is on average the 5th player off the board and has an Average Draft Position of 6.2.  Despite the fact ... Continue reading →