Hockey News: Giguere Shuts-out Pens; Mike Smith Scores a Goal

In case you missed it, Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith scored a goal. Not a deflection, he actually shot it. Smith also has more goals on the season than Flyers captain Claude Giroux.

Ryan Garbutt of the Dallas Stars will have an in person hearing for his head shot on Dustin Penner. [Defending Big D]

The San Jose Sharks won again last night, thanks in part to this save by Antti Niemi. [Fansided]

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(Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

J.S Giguere was the third goalie to pitch a shut-out yesterday. If you ever wondered exactly what it means when a goalie steals a game, this was it. [The Province]

Great night for goalies all around, as the Flames Karri Ramo earned his first win of the season with a 27-save performance against the Kings. [CBC]

Sticking with Calgary… will Sean Monahan? [Bleacher Report]

The Penguins face the same dilemma with stand-out defenseman Olli Maatta. [Sportsmedia 101]

Has James Duthie been pulling the wool over our eyes all this time?

The Edmonton Oilers will be without Taylor Hall for at least four weeks. [Hockeybuzz]

The Oilers also traded Mike Brown to the Sharks. Not sure what they’ll do now for toughness and grit. [Edmonton Journal]

Mika Zibanajed finally gets called up to the big club. [Silver Seven]

And finally, though Nathan MacKinnon was invisible last night against the Penguins, his team won, thus he apparently won the inaugural “Cole Harbour Bowl”. [NHL] Not according to this play. [Pensburgh]