Tag Archive | "Matt Taormina"

Taormina & Langenbrunner expected out vs. Bruins

Monday, November 15, 2010

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Taormina & Langenbrunner expected out vs. Bruins

Matt Taormina and Jamie Langenbrunner will not play tonight when the New Jersey Devils face the Boston Bruins. Taormina will be replaced by former first round pick Matthew Corrente.  Corrente had missed previous games with a fractured hand but draws back in with this opening.  Taormina had played significant time on the powerplay for the…

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Rookie Report: Top Defensemen

Friday, November 5, 2010

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Rookie Report: Top Defensemen

Last year Tyler Myers won the Calder trophy at the age of 20, putting up an impressive 48 points in his rookie season. In recent years, young defensemen like Myers and Drew Doughty contributed in big ways on the blue line.  Let’s have a look at the top rookie defensemen for 2011. John Carlson –…

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Nightly Scrap: Caps, Leafs lose second straight

Friday, October 22, 2010

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Nightly Scrap:  Caps, Leafs lose second straight

The return of Semyon Varlamov probably did not go as anticipated. Varlamov would only stop 30 of 34 shots en route to his first loss of the season. When his team, the Washington Capitals, squared off to face the Boston Bruins for the second time in three nights, everyone expected to see Tuukka Rask.  Instead,…

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Crashing the Net – Week 2

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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Crashing the Net – Week 2

Things are just getting started in the NHL season with fantasy owners searching for those hidden gems.  This week, we’ll examine some players who should see extended time on the ice during the next few upcoming weeks.  If your team is hurting from an injury, or if you’re just looking for a “hot” player at…

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Nightly Scrap: How Marty got his groove back

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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Nightly Scrap:  How Marty got his groove back

The New Jersey Devils were somehow able to defeat the Buffalo Sabres with a shorthanded roster. Both Martin Brodeur and Ryan Miller, who were last year’s candidates for the Vezina Trophy, entered the game with subpar GAA and SV%; Miller was 1-2-0 with a 3.40 goals against and .880 save percentage while Brodeur was 0-2-1…

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