Tag Archive | "Nikolai Zherdev"

Flyers Acquire Kris Versteeg for Draft Picks

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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As the title specifies, today, the Philadelphia Flyers acquired Kris Versteeg from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a first and third round pick. For the second time in two weeks, the Leafs made a big splash– trading away yet another capable veteran with a history of winning and in the process restocking their cupboards. Although…

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Nightly Scrap: Goals, goals and more goals in Philly

Friday, November 19, 2010

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Last night the Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning seemed to score every other minute.  Surprisingly, the eighth goal for the Lightning– which finally sealed the game– came off the stick of fourth liner Nate Thompson and was the only goal in the third period as the teams finally tightened up around their backup. Sergei…

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Nightly Scrap: Blues extend streak; Flyers fall to Caps

Monday, November 8, 2010

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After a powerplay goal by Mike Green in overtime, the Philadelphia Flyers snapped their six game winning streak against the Washington Capitals. In an exciting, yet even match the two teams traded first period goals from Nikolai Zherdev and Eric Fehr and second period goals by Ville Leino and Alexander Semin.  Both rookie goaltenders, Braden Holtby…

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Flyers’ Danny Briere suspended three games

Monday, November 1, 2010

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For his actions against Frans Nielsen during Saturday’s game with the New York Islanders, winger/center Danny Briere has been suspended by the NHL for three games. Briere likely received three games, as he’s a repeat offender and his actions had the intent to cause injury to a player. Briere, who has eight points during eleven…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Philadelphia Flyers

Monday, August 16, 2010

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Forwards: The captain Mike Richards edged out his teammate Jeff Carter by one point to lead the team in scoring with 62 points.  Aside from his minus two rating, Richards helped fantasy owners across the board as his Philadelphia Flyers squeaked into the playoffs on the last day of the season. Carter, on the other…

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Nikolai Zherdev Lands in Philadelphia

Saturday, July 10, 2010

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The Philadelphia Flyers recently signed Russian forward Nikolai Zherdev from Atlant of the KHL, less than one year after the New York Rangers walked out of his arbitration award. Z signed for a fair 2 million dollar salary which was roughly half of what he deemed his NHL price. This right winger has talent and…

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Nik Zherdev Plans on Returning to NHL

Monday, June 14, 2010

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Former New York Rangers and Columbus Blue Jackets right winger Nikolai Zherdev wants to return to America.  The article from 4period.ru reports Zherdev will wait until the July 1st free agency market to hit before signing a contract but expects to sign one shortly after. Regardless of his team’s talent, Zherdev averaged 59 points over…

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What Not To Wear: NHL Fantasy Draft Edition

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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Every year there are players who are undervalued who get lots of coverage during the draft period.  Sometimes forgotten are the guys who are being drafted way too high.  This is a look at these players.  It is not to say that these guys are not worth roster spots, just that you should not be…

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New York Rangers 2009/10 Season Preview

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

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New York Rangers 2008/09: 43-30-9 – 95 pts (4th in Atlantic, 7th in East) Arrived: Marian Gaborik (MIN), Ales Kotalik (EDM), Chris Higgins (MTL) Donald Brashear (WAS), Enver Lisin (PHX), Tyler Arnason (COL) Departed: Scott Gomez (MTL), Markus Naslund (Retired), Nikolai Zherdev (UFA), Fredrik Sjostrom (CGY), Colton Orr (TOR), Lauri Korpikoski (PHX), Paul Mara (MTL),…

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