Post Tagged with: "Marc-Andre Fleury"

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All-Star Comedy in Columbus

“All-Star Comedy” would have been a more fitting name to the NHL All-Star Game Sunday afternoon. As in the other major sports, (except for Major League Baseball), the event was […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend
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Robbed by the All-Star Selection Gurus?

The NHL has announced its 2015 All-Star lineup. The gurus have spoken. Some fans are not happy. They feel strongly that their favorite player on their favorite team got robbed. […]

Beau Bennett isn't expected to return from a wrist injury for another 4-5 weeks.(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins End 2014 Successfully, Look Ahead to 2015

Penguins End Four-Game Losing Streak With Beau Bennett, Christian Ehrhoff, and Craig Adams returning to the Penguins’ lineup, the co-leaders in the Metropolitan Division defeated the Carolina Hurricanes by a […]

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5 Key Montreal Canadiens Stats from First Half

The first-place Montreal Canadiens lead the Atlantic Division as the NHL returns from its annual holiday hiatus, with many analysts and (non-Habs) fans alike questioning the legitimacy of the team’s […]

by · December 27, 2014 · 2 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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An Improbable Hero in Pittsburgh

At the onset of a new season, general mangers put together a team that they believe will have success and a team that they believe is built for a playoff […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Drouin Proves in One Game He Belongs in the NHL

Jonathan Drouin, winger for the Tampa Bay Lightning and their third overall pick in the 2013 Entry Draft, had a much longer road to the NHL than many expected. He […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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“Not Our Rival!” Or Are They?

During the 2003-04 NCAA basketball season the University of Maryland’s men’s basketball team played Duke University in three hard fought basketball games. Duke won the two regular season matchups, but […]

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Boone Jenner: Goal-scoring Machine and Stick Aficionado

Boone Jenner has been on quite the tear lately. The 21-year old is currently riding a four-game goal-scoring streak and has fired off 12 shots during the stretch. His third […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets, Humor
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Goal Prevention = Stanley Cup Champions

Keep the puck out of the net. Stop the biscuit from going in the basket. Shoot it around and chip it off the glass and out of the zone. Sounds […]

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Hockey News: Fleury Wins 300th

Pens Beat Bruins in Overtime, 3-2 It is amazing how fast time actually does go by.  When I noticed that Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury won his 300th game I thought […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Looking Back on 300 wins for Marc-Andre Fleury

300 wins. It’s impressive. Especially considering the fact that Marc-Andre Fleury hasn’t turned 30 yet. Fleury was the 31st goalie in NHL history to reach the 300 win mark; there […]

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Sober Second Thoughts; Fleury’s New Contract

We’ve all had a fair amount of time to digest the contract extension the Pittsburgh Penguins signed Marc-Andre Fleury to last week. Reactions are varied and by large very polarized. […]