Post Tagged with: "goaltender"

John Gibson Officially Part Of The Ducks

John Gibson Officially Part Of The Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks have signed the 39th overall pick to a three-year entry level contract. Pittsburgh native John Gibson, 18, was the first North American goaltender selected at the draft […]

by · March 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Prospects
Tokarski won the Memorial Cup with the Sokane Chiefs in 2008, and the gold medal with Team Canada at the 2009 World Junior Championship. (Sam Chan)

Test-Driving Tokarski in Tampa

A handful of games doesn’t a career make, but by standing tall in a 6-1 win over the Boston Bruins, 22-year-old netminder Dustin Tokarski suddenly finds himself in the spotlight […]

by · March 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning
Tim Thomas and social media don’t mix

Tim Thomas and social media don’t mix

Tim Thomas walked into a firestorm when he refused to meet President Barack Obama with his Bruins teammates on January 23rd, and based on the subsequent fallout, you’d think he’d […]

by · February 10, 2012 · 3 comments · Boston Bruins
Jimmy Howard returns as the Sharks look to end the winning ways in Hockeytown (Icon SMI)

Hungry Howie: Jimmy Howard’s Appetite for Excellence

Boasting an 8-4-1 record and a tied-for-league-best 3 shutouts, Jimmy Howard is attracting attention from around the league much like he did during his rookie campaign 2 seasons ago, and […]

by · November 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Player Profiles
Will Bobrovsky take the crease for the Blue Jackets? (bridgetds@flickr)

Top 10: NHL Backup Goaltenders

The role of a backup net-minder is often one of the most under appreciated ones in the game. While it may be true that they are not as vital to […]

by · October 11, 2011 · 3 comments · Fantasy, Top 10 Lists
Antii Niemi has proven to be one of the most reliable playoff goaltenders of the past two seasons. (flick/HermanVonPetri).

The NHL Backup Goaltender Phenomenon- Amateur Hour

Who doesn’t like a nice feel good story? A cat rescued from a tree? A dog surfing? Imagine this; Pavelec, a few hours before game time for the Jets twists […]

by · July 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Atlanta Thrashers, Humor, Phoenix Coyotes, San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks
Odd streak to end with Luongo?

Odd streak to end with Luongo?

  by Jason Kurylo   Roberto Luongo came within one win of being the first #1 goaltender since 1976 to win a Stanley Cup while also wearing the number 1 […]

by · June 13, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
Pens Playoff Problems, What’s the Resolution?

Pens Playoff Problems, What’s the Resolution?

PITTSBURGH-As the Pittsburgh Penguins stride into the playoffs, let’s be realistic about their chances. They have no shot to come close to a Stanley Cup unless Sidney Crosby shows up […]

by · April 1, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Uncategorized
Alex Kovalev had minimal impact during his 2011 return to Pittsburgh (Icon SMI)

PP: Playoff Push or Power Play Woes

Pittsburgh-The Pittsburgh Penguins have found a successful defensive recipe on a nightly basis to be at the top of the Eastern Conference standings. They are 5th in the NHL in […]

Jacques Plante against some tough looking Bruins.

Jacques Plante against some tough looking Bruins.

by · April 12, 2009 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Jones Silences A Chorus Of “Boo”s In Boston

Jones Silences A Chorus Of “Boo”s In Boston

It’s no secret that Randy Jones gets very little love in Boston. In fact everytime he touched the puck during today’s Saturday afternoon game up north echoes of booing flooded the TD Banknorth Garden. It would be impossible to guess why there was such dissatisfaction in Jones’ presence in Boston without knowing an event from last season. One hit connects the entire city of Boston to the Flyers offensive defenseman. From tonight onward though he will be remembered in Boston as the cause of even more heartbreak as he nets the overtime game winner against the dominant eastern team.