Tag Archive | "Raffi Torres"

Couture out 3-4 weeks with hand injury

Thursday, January 9, 2014

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Couture out 3-4 weeks with hand injury

Sharks’ forward Logan Couture is expected to miss 3-4 weeks after he has surgery on a hand Wednesday morning. Couture has reportedly been dealing with this hand injury for several weeks, but has finally decided to step off of the ice and get it corrected. Couture joins fellow Sharks’ forwards Tomas Hertl, Raffi Torres, Adam…

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Is Raffi Torres Becoming Matt Cooke?

Monday, April 18, 2011

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Is Raffi Torres Becoming Matt Cooke?

Raffi Torres delivered what is believed to be a blindside hit to Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook last night and likely will get suspended for some period of time. James O’Brien of Pro Hockey Talk discusses the hit itself and gives a lovely poll allowing you to voice an opinion on the hit and what…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 5

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 5

Here we are in week five of the season.  While some teams are climbing the standings, others are starting to realize that they are in for a long season. Here is a look at the latest player trends this past week. HOT Teemu Selanne – After contemplating retirement in the summer Selanne came back for…

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Daily Deke: Blues hit Boston; Red Wings roll into Vancouver

Saturday, November 6, 2010

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Daily Deke: Blues hit Boston; Red Wings roll into Vancouver

With over a dozen games on the NHL schedule today, things will be busy on Saturday night.  Below are some comments and notes for some of the matchups.  As always, be sure to check the Starting Goalies section as well as the Team Lineups page for all your updated information.  Computer Picks are also back…

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Nightly Scrap: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0; 4-1? 3-1?

Friday, November 5, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0; 4-1? 3-1?

Notice the picture to the right, Jonathan Quick.  He clearly deserves a vote for in today’s three stars for his 1-0 shutout of Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Notice Jaroslav Halak above. He also shut out a strong offensive team, the San Jose Sharks, last night.  Notice a trend?  Two days ago my…

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Nightly Scrap: Garon earns shutout; starting role?

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Garon earns shutout; starting role?

Columbus Blue Jackets backup Mathieu Garon won his third game of the season with a 3-0 shutout against his former team, the Montreal Canadiens.  Although he has played five less games than starting goalie Steve Mason, he only has one less win than the former Calder Trophy winner. In addition to receiving good goaltending, the…

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night Nov. 2

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night Nov. 2

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Nightly Scrap: Flyers take fourth straight win

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Flyers take fourth straight win

Without Danny Briere in the lineup, the Philadelphia Flyers won their fourth consecutive game. Scott Hartnell scored two goals without his pivot while getting a helper from linemate Ville Leino and Jeff Carter filled in the line admirably with two assists.  Claude Giroux also added a powerplay goal, assisted by captain Mike Richards. The Carolina…

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night Oct. 13

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night Oct. 13

Results for Oct. 12: Ryan Smyth David Jones Johan Franzen

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Second Pairing Defensemen Equals Second Round Pick

Monday, March 1, 2010

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Second Pairing Defensemen Equals Second Round Pick

Not once, but twice today we have seen a solid second-pairing defensemen moved for a second round pick. The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Jordan Leopold for their second round selection after reportedly refusing to part with the pick for Raffi Torres.  This move will push either Jay McKee or Alex Goligoski out of the Penguins top…

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