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Nightly Scrap: Boucher 1 Crosby 0

Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Guy Boucher won the first game against his former player Sidney Crosby as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3. After taking an early lead, the Lightning and Mike Smith promptly allowed three goals but managed to keep the game close with a late first period marker.  From there Dan Ellis would relieve…

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Nightly Scrap: Ellis falls short against Preds

Sunday, October 24, 2010

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Dan Ellis held the lead for about 10 minutes tonight. After his new team got him off to a 1-0 start he would allow four straight goals to his former team.  Ellis has now lost his third straight game and could be watching his grip on a NHL starting goalie position slip away.  Shea Weber,…

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Top 5 early goalie controversies

Saturday, October 23, 2010

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HM Corey Crawford vs. Marty Turco Turco opened the season as the undisputed starting goalie for the defending Stanley Cup Champions.  Although he lost his first two outings he bounced back by stringing together four straight wins and silencing most critics.  His outing against the St. Louis Blues last night seemed somewhat pedestrian as he…

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Antti Niemi opens camp as starting goalie

Sunday, September 19, 2010

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For all the talk about the San Jose Sharks starting a 1a, 1b situation between Antti Niemi and Antero Niittymaki; the team will begin camp with Niemi as their bonafide number one. This sudden change of events clearly makes sense to most of the hockey world and especially to fantasy owners. While his post season…

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Antti Niemi signs with the Sharks

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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If we had no Kovalchuk saga which unfortunately engulfed most of our summer the delay in signing a young, Stanley Cup winning goaltender like Antti Niemi would be unexpected. Possibly even unheard of. Well, all is right now in the world as Niemi signed with a contender and pushed Antero Niittymaki from what seemed like…

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Evgeni Nabokov Returns to the Motherland

Thursday, July 8, 2010

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Unable to return to his former team, long-time San Jose Shark and playoff dud Evgeni Nabokov will travel back to Russia and play for SKA St. Petersburg.  As fantasy owners, let us all pray that holdout Ilya Kovalchuk will not choose the same route. There are a few reasons why Nabokov will not lead the…

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Niittymaki Signs With San Jose, Leaves us Wondering

Thursday, July 1, 2010

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Niittymaki Signs With San Jose, Leaves us Wondering

Fantasy Season in Review: Tampa Bay Lightning

Saturday, June 12, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Tampa Bay Lightning