Short Shifts - Page 17

Senators Opening Night Lines

According to the Ottawa Sun, the forward  lines that Senators coach Cory Clouston used at the teams practice on Wednesday should remain intact for the Senators final preseason game and carry forward to the start ... Continue reading →

Murray Juggles Lines, Likes Tkachuk Up the Middle

St Louis Blues head coach Andy Murray has juggled his lines in the preseason again and may take it into the regular season should they click in the remaining preseason games.  On the top line, ... Continue reading →

Brassard Stepping Up to Play On the Top Line

Ken Hitchcock’s mastery is at work again with his top line in Columbus now set to kick off the season with Rick Nash, Derick Brassard, and Kristian Huselius.  Brassard was hindered by season ending ... Continue reading →

Avs Preissing Out 4-6 Weeks

Avalanche defenseman Tom Preissing will be out of action for 4 to 6 weeks following arthroscopic knee surgery.  Preissing was traded to Colorado last season from LA along with Kyle Quincey  for Ryan Smyth.  Preissing was a ... Continue reading →

Kings’ Top Line Clicking During Preseason

LA’s top line of Ryan Smyth, Anze Kopitar, and Justin Williams have been clicking so far in the preseason, amassing a collective 8 points and a +10 rating in their two preseason games played so far. ... Continue reading →

Hawks Burish Out 6 Months

Chicago Blackhawks winger Adam Burish is expected to miss the majority of this season after suffering an ACL tear in his right knee.  The injury occurred in the Hawks 3-0 preseason lost to Minnesota.  Team ... Continue reading →

Havlat Expects Sykora to Be on Top Line

Martin Havlat posted on his Twitter page (@martinhavlat) that he expects newly signed Petr Sykora to be playing on the Wild’s top line with him when the season kicks off – Mikko Koivu will likely ... Continue reading →

Zetterberg, Wings Slowed by Groin Pains

Four Red Wings forwards did not accompany the team to New York for their exhibition game against the Rangers on Monday.  Henrik Zetterberg, Todd Betuzzi, and Dan Cleary, which is what coach Mike Babcock plans ... Continue reading →

Wild Sign Sykora

The StarTribune reports the Minnesota Wild have signed free agent winger Petr Sykora to a a one year $1.6 million contract.  Sykora had been attending the Wild training camp on a tryout. Continue reading →

Afinogenov To Audition For Thrashers

The Atlanta Thrashers have invited Maxim Afinogenov, the former Buffalo Sabre, to their training camp for a tryout. He is expected to arrive at camp this Thursday night.  Afinogenov is often criticized for his  defensive ... Continue reading →