Tag Archive | "Dustin Penner"

Selanne will miss two weeks with mouth injury

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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Selanne will miss two weeks with mouth injury

The Anaheim Ducks are sending forward Teemu Selanne back to California to have oral surgery. Selanne left Tuesday’s game and did not return after taking a high stick from Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn. The 43-year-old lost multiple teeth and needed 40 stitches to repair wounds. Even in his 21st NHL season the native of…

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Fantasy or Fiction: Who Benefits Most From A Trade?

Saturday, February 11, 2012

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Fantasy or Fiction: Who Benefits Most From A Trade?

What a difference a year makes. I don’t know about you, but this fantasy season, I certainly have my fair share of top scorers having “off” years. From keepers like Sidney Crosby and Ryan Getzlaf, to traditionally solid point producers like Rene Bourque and Brooks Laich, it’s no wonder I’m clinging onto the 8th and…

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Comeback Candidates

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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Comeback Candidates

Everyone who has played hockey, no matter the level, is familiar with those days when absolutely nothing goes your way offensively.  Your shot from the slot strikes iron, or the teammate you gave a breakaway pass to falls victim to the dreaded rolling puck and doesn’t even get a shot off.  These things happen, and…

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The Turkey Dump

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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The Turkey Dump

For those of you not familiar with the Turkey Dump, you will probably be the first people in the world to learn what it means on a fantasy hockey website.  The Turkey Dump is the theory that summer relationships that try to continue long distance into the school year will be over by Thanksgiving.  It…

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: First Round Recap

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: First Round Recap

The first round of the NHL playoffs have finally drawn to a close, but what an incredible two weeks of action it was.  Man, do I love playoff hockey. We experienced the roller coaster of perennial playoff chokers Vancouver advancing past the Hawks on Alex Burrows’ overtime goal, only after the defending Stanley Cup Champs…

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Crashing the Net – Week 21 Waiver Wire

Saturday, March 5, 2011

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Crashing the Net – Week 21 Waiver Wire

This week’s edition of Crashing the Net is focused on the trade deadline and the impact it left on teams around the League. On Monday we did a great deal of writing, putting together a piece on essentially every big trade of the day. Now, after a few days passed, we can analyze the settling…

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Dustin Penner Requires a Kings Ransom

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

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Dustin Penner Requires a Kings Ransom

In what was clearly the biggest move of the day, the Los Angeles Kings acquired Dustin Penner from the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers received former first rounder Colten Teubert, a 1st-rounder in 2011 and a cond. 3rd rounder in 2012 in exchange for their top goal scorer. In a market that had no big names…

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Nightly Scrap: Isles lose 13th straight game

Monday, November 22, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Isles lose 13th straight game

There has to be a point where the New York Islanders pick up a win.  Last night seemed like the perfect time to break out of their funk, facing an Atlanta Thrashers team that has picked up only 21 points in as many games.  However, the Thrashers showed the Isles just how much better they…

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Oilers Continue to Open Spots for Kids

Friday, July 23, 2010

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Oilers Continue to Open Spots for Kids

Ethan Moreau, check. Steve Staios, check. Patrick O’Sullivan, check. Now Shawn Horcoff, errr Robert Nilsson has left the team with both another open spot after being bought out by the Oilers earlier this season.  According to Jim Mathieson of the Edmonton Journal, Nilsson will leave for Salavat Yulaev in Ufa, Russia, in the Kontinental League.…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Edmonton Oilers

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Edmonton Oilers

Offensive Corps: Dustin Penner led the Oilers in goals, assists, points, powerplay goals and shots.  To be honest he represented the lone offensive threat once Ales Hemsky went down with injuries.  His 63 points marked a career-high in his fourth full NHL season.  At this point, expect Penner to continue to carry the offense and…

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