Hockey News: Craig Anderson Hurt; Flyers Mess

Some players will make their respective Olympic teams based on how they play leading up to the games. This guy can stand on his head all season and probably still not make the squad. [Post Gazette]

Today in excuse central, Evgeni Malkin isn’t living up to his contract because his wingers aren’t consistent. [Trib Live]

Evgeni Malkin

Malkin’s determination to score goals has hurt his line’s production (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

The Ottawa Senators received quite a scare when their goalie was carried off on a stretcher. Reports are that he was walking around after the game, so that’s good news. [Puck Daddy]

Despite the Downie trade and Varlamov incident, the Avs just keep rolling. Are they really for real? [National Post]

Meanwhile the Flyers say that Downie is out of hospital after suffering a concussion in his game with the team. [NHL]

Ray Emery didn’t do anything wrong according to the NHL. He didn’t do much right either. [Pension Plan Puppets]

Seriously though, how does Paul Holmgren still have a job? [Fansided]

The Tampa Bay Lightning are playing well. Steve Stamkos playing lights out helps a little. [Bleacher Report]

The Toronto Maple Leafs suffered a big blow, losing Dave Bolland to an Erik Karlsson like injury. [SB Nation]

Dave Bolland suffered a lacerated leg during the Maple Leafs loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Dave Bolland suffered a lacerated leg during the Maple Leafs loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

The great Pavel Bure had his number retired this past weekend. Next to be raised to the rafters, his wife’s outfit. [Canoe]

Brent Burns goes from Sasquatch to normal person in the name of charity. [CBS Sports]

Patrick Kaleta needs to change if he wants to stay in the NHL. Paging Matt Cooke! [NESN]

A handy guide to watching Buffalo games online. If you feel like suffering, that is. [Sabre Noise]

The Oilers got shut-out again. Rock bottom? [Our Hometown]

Zach Parise beat his former team in their first meeting thanks to the continued stellar play of Josh Harding. Team Canada anyone? [ESPN]

And finally, did you know? Former NHL player and current Sportsnet analyst Nick Kypreos ran a marathon. With Pamela Anderson. [Montreal Gazette]

Marcy Di Michele

Marcy Di Michele

A hockey player, and huge sports fan, Marcy has worked as a Sports Journalist for the esteemed online magazine Suite 101 in addition to being a Writer and Editor at the Hockey Writers. She also writes for the hockey news site Two Pad Stack.
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