Hockey Headlines: Latest on Anton Stralman and More

A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey:

The Islanders continue to struggle down the stretch. [News Day]

Tough news for Anton Stralman and the Lightning. [Yahoo], [Sportsnet]. Tampa came away with a big win, but it was bittersweet. Stralman has quietly been one of their best defenceman. [NHL], [10 News]

After a big win over Boston, the Panthers are looking to keep the momentum going. [Miami Herald]

The Penguins have also lost a key defenceman to injury, because it’s impossible for them to ever be healthy. [Post Gazette], [Pens Labyrinth]

Have the Habs finally found their number one centerman? [Todays Slapshot]

The Rangers are looking for a big win against Montreal. [Full Tilt NYR]


Taylor Hall is off the schneid and hoping the floodgates will open. [Edmonton Journal]. Patrick Maroon has turned out to be a great fit in Edmonton. [EJ]

Now Justin Bieber is an Oilers fan. [Eye on Hockey]

If you want to understand how good the Washington Capitals are, consider that they could win the President’s Trophy tonight. With nine games still to play. [CBS Sports]

The Flyers are willing to accept the bad of Radko Gudas in order to reap the good. [Sports Rants]

Can Jonathan Quick win the Vezina Trophy this season? [Jewels from the Crown]

The Canucks were actually in contention for a playoff spot at one point this season, now they’re just all kinds of awful. [Van City Buzz]

Eugene Melnyk isn’t doing his team any favors. [TSS]

And finally, the story of yet another Leafs rookie, Zach Hyman. [Globe and Mail]