Post Tagged with: "Matt Carkner"

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Matt Carkner Adjusts To Life In Long Island

After spending five seasons in the Ottawa Senators’ organization, Matt Carkner took his talents to Long Island last season after signing a three-year deal with the New York Islanders. While […]

by · July 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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New York Islanders: Who Will Replace Brian Strait?

After suffering a 7-0 defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers life couldn’t get much worse for the New York Islanders. Or could it? Shortly after being drubbed by […]

by · February 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, New York Islanders
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Should Raffi Torres’ Suspension be Adjusted?

Oilers’ radio personnel Dan Tencer reiterated the news out of Chicago that the Phoenix Coyotes had talked with the NHL in hopes of reducing forward Raffi Torres’ suspension for the shortened […]

by · January 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Suspensions
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2012 NHL Free Agency: Islanders Add Carkner, Boyes, and Boulton, but Lose Parenteau

On the first day of the 2012 NHL Free Agency period, the New York Islanders signed three players, but lost a key contributor in P.A Parenteau. Parenteau received the same […]

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What the Islanders Should Do This Off-Season (Part 1)

There is a big difference in what the New York Islanders “should” do this off-season and what they probably “will” do.  However, as fans on the outside looking in, we […]

Raffi Torres Earned Every Moment of His 25-game Suspension

Raffi Torres Earned Every Moment of His 25-game Suspension

Ever since Brendan Shanahan dropped the hammer on Phoenix Coyotes’ forward Raffi Torres, suspending him for 25 games for a vicious hit on Chicago winger Martin Hossa. The suspension, the […]

by · April 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, News, Suspensions
Suspending To The Injury Is A Recipe For Disaster

Suspending To The Injury Is A Recipe For Disaster

Brendan Shanahan, the NHL’s head disciplinarian, has become the most controversial figure of the 2012 playoffs. Several puzzling decisions regarding supplementary discipline have left a bad taste in the mouths […]

by · April 16, 2012 · 8 comments · Injury Report, News, Suspensions
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Despite Hagelin’s Suspension, Rangers Focus On Task at Hand

Good, bad, or indifferent, the fact remains: Carl Hagelin is suspended for Games 3, 4, and 5 of the New York Rangers’ first round series with the Ottawa Senators. Another […]

by · April 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, News, Ottawa Senators, Suspensions
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Brawling on Broadway

Matt Carkner and Zenon Konopka were hired to play in the NHL, but in Game 2 of the Rangers-Senators series, they were hired goons. Call it payback and a way […]

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Misconduct To Dubinsky Was The Wrong Call

New York Rangers center Brandon Dubinsky was given a game misconduct and kicked out of Game 2 of the Rangers-Senators series just 2:15 into the first period. He was given […]

by · April 14, 2012 · 3 comments · New York Rangers
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Vlasic Represents an Interesting Pickle for Sharks

That’s one crunchy pickle™! In the Silicon Valley, Vlasic means much more than cucumbers soaking in a brine of distilled vinegar and corn syrup.  It’s also the last name of […]

Time to Open Up Kindergarten on Ottawa’s Blue Line

Time to Open Up Kindergarten on Ottawa’s Blue Line

For every hockey team there comes that point where they have to decide whether the team it has can accomplish what it was intended to do (win), or if it […]

by · August 30, 2011 · 23 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects