Post Tagged with: "Zenon Konopka"

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Wild Win at Home but Lose Konopka to Buffalo

Life in December was very difficult for the Wild and for fans in the state of hockey. In the last 10 games, the Wild have posted a 3-7-0 record which […]

by · January 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, Minnesota Wild
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Australian Nathan Walker Nearing NHL Dream

Last week marked an historic occasion in Australia’s proud sporting history, though it was marked with little fanfare or media attention. Nathan Walker a 19-year-old left winger from Sydney signed […]

by · October 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hershey Bears, News/Commentary, NHL Entry Draft, Washington Capitals
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Minnesota Wild First Quarter Review

Pre-season projection: Playoff team Current stock: Dropping Team record: 6-5-1 (11th in the conference, tied for eighth) As the Wild thrashed the Avalanche on opening night, Mike Greenlay, Minnesota’s TV […]

by · February 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
Cal Clutterbuck remains an integral part of the Wild's checking line (Vincent Muzik/Icon SMI)

Has Cal Clutterbuck Become Expendable?

After a very active offseason in free agency, Minnesota’s top two offensive lines look as deadly as any in the NHL. With the top six looking set, the Wild has […]

by · January 14, 2013 · 2 comments · Minnesota Wild
Mitchell could be a decent model for Mamin to follow (picture by Ivanmakarov at en.wikipedia, from Wikimedia Commons)

Torrey Mitchell, Konopka Are Key Additions For Minnesota Wild

The big free agent signings of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter caught all of the headlines, and will continue to do so, but the huge 13-year contracts handed out to the two premier free agents in this year’s class were not the only important moves that Minnesota GM Chuck Fletcher made this season. He also made a trio of signings for his bottom six forward group bringing in Torrey Mitchell on a three-year deal, while signing Zenon Konopka and Jake Dowell to two-year deals.

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Are Parise and Suter Worth 196 Million?

Minnesota has suffered. It has for a while. Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, and 196 million dollars changes it all. The Minnesota Vikings are 0-4 in Super Bowls and their best […]

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Kings Write Winning Screenplay Against Senators

It was a pairing of All-Star goalies, as the Ottawa Senators and Los Angeles Kings squared off in L.A.  Although it would ultimately be the Kings fourth line, helping to […]

by · January 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Ottawa Senators
Videos: Brent Johnson Fights Again, Suspensions, Fines, Penguins-Islanders Ends in Mayhem

Videos: Brent Johnson Fights Again, Suspensions, Fines, Penguins-Islanders Ends in Mayhem

When an NHL game ends with over 300 penalty minutes, the story should pretty much write itself. If only that were the case in this one. Friday Night turned to […]

John Tavares currently leads the New York Islanders in goals and points on the season (valorfaerie/Flickr)

Tavares Is Tearin’ It Up

John Tavares scored his second natural hat trick of the season last night as the Islanders defeated the Buffalo Sabres 5-3

by · January 16, 2011 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
Mark Streit, the Islanders number one defenseman, may go the whole season without playing one game due to injury  (Dan4th/Flickr)

Lack of Veteran Presence Is Hurting The Isles

The lack of veteran presence in the current Islanders line-up could be a cause for concern in the development of some the team’s younger players

by · December 8, 2010 · 7 comments · New York Islanders
Trevor Gillies and former Islanders Martin Biron (Hazboy/Flickr)

Isles Tough Guys Make A Difference

Zenon Konopka and Trevor Gillies are doing what they do best to help the Islanders win hockey games

by · October 17, 2010 · 4 comments · New York Islanders
Lightning looking to strike on offense

Lightning is Striking Again

My apologies for the late posting hockey fans, I spent the weekend getting ready for a skating class that started Monday at the university and as I finish this I […]

by · January 6, 2010 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning