Tag Archive | "Ville Leino"

VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night March 3

Sunday, March 4, 2012

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night March 3

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Three Teams Who Should Make a Trade

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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Three Teams Who Should Make a Trade

With the trade deadline less than three weeks away, we expect NHL teams to make some moves. Below are three teams who could greatly benefit from making a trade. Los Angeles Kings The Kings’ 2011-2012 campaign has been a roller coaster ride of mediocrity. Despite playing in front of an MVP-caliber starting goalie in Jonathan…

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NHL Free Agency 2011: Top 5 Sleepers

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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NHL Free Agency 2011: Top 5 Sleepers

Slim pickings. That’s the best way to describe the list of remaining Free Agents available when the signing frenzy begins on July 1st. With big names like Brooks Laich, Ilya Bryzgalov, Eric Brewer, Alex Tanguay, Joni Pitkanen and Kevin Bieksa already re-signed with their respective clubs, there’s not a whole lot of A-1 talent remaining…

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Looking at the Beasts of the East

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Looking at the Beasts of the East

The Eastern Conference, much like the Western Conference, displayed a few entertaining battles. Unlike the wild wild west, three of the four series went to seven games with only my hometown New York Rangers taking a bow in less. Last night we saw both the Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins eliminated even though they were…

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Finding a Way to Elevate: Briere / Burrows

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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Finding a Way to Elevate: Briere / Burrows

Every year there are players who breakout in the playoffs and then follow that up with strong regular seasons. This season we watched players like Andrew Ladd, Dustin Byfuglien, Joe Pavelski, Ville Leino amongst others elevate their game. This daily snippet will point out that player in an attempt to find some sleepers for next…

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Nightly Scrap: Hedberg stumps Caps; Mason blanks Preds

Monday, November 22, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Hedberg stumps Caps; Mason blanks Preds

For the first time this season the New Jersey Devils simply dominated.  Led by three first period goals, the team banded together and protected netminder Johan Hedberg well enough to earn their sixth game of the year and their third via shutout.  Sad when a once-proud team in New Jersey has to let in zero…

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Daily Deke: Sens invade Boston; Red Wings continue to roll

Saturday, November 13, 2010

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Daily Deke: Sens invade Boston; Red Wings continue to roll

The NHL kicks off the weekend with 11 games on tap for this evening.  We’ll take a look at some notes and comments surrounding these matchups. Ottawa travels to Boston to take on the Bruins and have quietly been a surprise team in the month of November, winning four of their last five games. They’ll…

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Nightly Scrap: Blues extend streak; Flyers fall to Caps

Monday, November 8, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Blues extend streak; Flyers fall to Caps

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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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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Daily Deke: Habs are hot; Battle of PA rages on

Friday, October 29, 2010

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Daily Deke: Habs are hot; Battle of PA rages on

Friday night in the NHL brings us six games on the schedule.  Some teams are really finding their groove to start the year while others are struggling to stay above water.  As always, be sure to check out our Starting Goalie section for all of your starters for tonight’s action. The first place Montreal Canadians…

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