March 25, 2006 |
Olli Jokinen scored in the third round of a shootout to give the Florida Panthers a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night at Sunrise, Fla., in a game that saw Jaromir Jagr become the NHL's first 50-goal scorer since 2002-03. Petr Sykora scored for New York in the shootout, but Michael Nylander and Jagr missed. Nathan Horton also scored for Florida and Jozef Stumpel missed. After Jagr's shot went just wide, Jokinen put the puck past Kevin Weekes for the deciding goal.
October 8, 2006 |
Alex Ovechkin broke a tie with two third-period goals, Alexander Semin had a hat trick, and the Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-2, Saturday night at Washington, the third consecutive loss for the Stanley Cup champions. The Hurricanes were playing their third game in four nights after consecutive losses at home. "We're kidding ourselves. We're taking bad penalties instead of doing the work. We're mouthing off instead of doing the work.
June 22, 2002 |
*--* Top-five prospects for the NHL draft beginning today (10 a.m., EPSN2) and Sunday. (Age in parenthesis): JAY BOUWMEESTER (19)-- DEFENSE * He is considered the top prospect in the draft and should be able to make the jump from juniors directly to the NHL. He is a strong skater, with exceptional acceleration. At 6 feet 4, he should fill out from the 206 pounds he now weighs to be able to handle the physical style of the league, as well as dish it out.
April 23, 2004 |
St. Louis forward Mike Danton and a woman were indicted Thursday in Illinois on federal charges they schemed to kill an acquaintance of the player. The counts mirror those of a criminal complaint filed in East St. Louis, Ill., against Danton and Katie Wolfmeyer, accusing the two of conspiring to hire a hit man and of using a telephone across state lines to set it up. Danton, 23, was arrested Friday in San Jose, a day after the Blues were eliminated from the playoffs by the Sharks.
March 9, 2004 |
Milan Hejduk had three goals, and Colorado scored five times in the first period en route to a 9-2 victory Monday night over the host Vancouver Canucks. The fight-filled game started with Colorado forward Steve Moore's being challenged to fight, and ended with his being carted off the ice on a stretcher after being punched and jumped at center ice by Todd Bertuzzi. Moore delivered the hit last month that knocked Canuck captain Markus Naslund out for three games because of a concussion.
January 19, 2004 |
Randy Robitaille and Daniel Tjarnqvist helped the Atlanta Thrashers earn their first victory of 2004. Robitaille scored two power-play goals off assists from Ilya Kovalchuk to lift the Thrashers past the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-2, Sunday at Raleigh, N.C. Tjarnqvist had a big third period, scoring a short-handed goal with Carolina on a five-on-three power play and making a key defensive play that preserved Atlanta's lead.
January 11, 2004 |
The Mighty Ducks shuffled their roster Saturday. Out: Craig Johnson, who was designated for assignment and claimed by Toronto. In: Tony Martensson, who was recalled from minor league Cincinnati. General Manager Bryan Murray indicated that more moves are a possibility. Forward Chris Kunitz and defenseman Mark Popovic are potential call-ups. But Murray said that Saturday's roster adjustment was not the white flag on a season that has gone wrong for the Ducks.
January 28, 2008 |
ATLANTA -- As the oldest of four brothers and first of three in the NHL, Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal knows something about competitiveness. In Sunday's All-Star game he proved he also knows a lot about performing well under pressure. Staal scored the tying goal in the third period off a give-and-go with Ilya Kovalchuk and set up Marc Savard for the winner to lead the East to an 8-7 victory at Philips Arena and win a truck as the game's most valuable player.
January 17, 2006 |
Mike Ribeiro had two goals, and the Montreal Canadiens scored on their first three power-play opportunities to beat Dallas, 4-2, Monday night at Montreal and end the Stars' season-high six-game winning streak. Alex Kovalev scored on the man advantage and Michael Ryder had an even-strength goal for Montreal, which won for the second time in two games since General Manager Bob Gainey fired coach Claude Julien on Saturday and replaced him behind the bench.