2010 - Page 39

Penguins make cuts; Jeffrey, Tangradi & Despres survive

When the Pittsburgh Penguins chose not to re-sign veteran winger Bill Guerin, head coach Dan Blysma announced they would play the kids.  The only question was which kids would make the cut. According to William ... Continue reading →

Jokinen leaves pre-season game

Olli Jokinen left the Calgary Flames’ pre-season matchup with the Phoenix Coyotes last night in the middle of the second period with an undisclosed mid-body injury.  Temporarily stepping in for Jokinen between Niklas Hagman and ... Continue reading →

Making the Case for Perry and Getzlaf

When analyzing pre-draft rankings, we always notice a few perplexing ratings that leave us wondering why on earth Yahoo! (in this particular instance) would even consider such a far-off ranking.  Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf ... Continue reading →

Matt Beleskey will start season with Getzlaf/Perry

For left wing Matt Beleskey today might as well be Christmas. According to Curtis Zupke of the OC Register, Beleskey will start with both Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf “barring anything unforseen” (aka injuries). We ... Continue reading →

Kyle Okposo out 2-3 months with torn labrum

According to Katie Strang of Newsday, Kyle Okposo will not return to the New York Islanders lineup until at least December. The injury, coming during a closed door practice to fans and bloggers, is currently ... Continue reading →

Roberto Luongo sidelined with groin injury

The season has not even officially started, and Roberto Luongo will already miss some time with a groin injury.  The injury appears to be a mild “tweak” and will hold him out of the next ... Continue reading →

Nikolai Khabibulin sharp in pre-season debut

Nikolai Khabibulin might have looked like the top goaltender for the Arizona Penal League just a few months ago but he looked sharp in his pre-season debut. Sidelined most of last season with a back ... Continue reading →

Bobby Ryan: more valuable at wing

Anaheim Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle believes the key to his team succeeding this season will be spreading out the offense. Last season the team failed to make the playoffs despite good production from both ... Continue reading →

Derek Stepan receives another chance on top line

The New York Rangers may look like a team with limited offensive capabilities but their superstar winger Marian Gaborik, when healthy, can score with the best of them.  His ability to play at such a ... Continue reading →

Marc Streit injures shoulder in scrimmage (updated)

In a team scrimmage Saturday, star New York Islanders defenseman Marc Streit suffered a shoulder injury after a Matt Moulson crosscheck.  Coach Scott Gordon said they wouldn’t know the severity of the injury for ... Continue reading →