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VIC’S PICKS: Blackhawks will win a 2nd straight Cup title

By | April 15, 2014 9:30 pm | 0 Comments

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals No. 1A Boston def. WC2 Detroit, 4-1 No. 3A Montreal def. No. 2A Tampa Bay, 4-2 No. 1M Pittsburgh def. WC1 Columbus, 4-2 No. 2M N.Y. Rangers def. No. 3M Philadelphia, 4-3 Semifinals No. 1A Boston def. No. 3A Montreal, 4-1 No. 1M Pittsburgh def. No. 2M N.Y. Rangers, 4-2 Finals No….

 

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NHL EXTRA: Stanley Cup playoff preview – Western Conference

By | April 15, 2014 9:25 pm | 0 Comments

WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS No. 1C Colorado Avalanche vs. WC1 Minnesota Wild Season records: Colorado 52-22-8, Minnesota 43-27-12 Season series: Colorado won 4-0-1 Players to watch Colorado – G Semyon Varlamov (41-14-6 record, 2.41 goals-against average, .927 save percentage, 2 shutouts), C Matt Duchene (23 goals, 47 assists, 70 points), LW Gabriel Landeskog (26-39-65), C Ryan…

 

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NHL EXTRA: 5 former Otters set for Stanley Cup playoffs

By | April 15, 2014 9:15 pm | 0 Comments

Five former Erie Otters are set to play in the Stanley Cup playoffs, which begin tonight… (includes position, age, current NHL club, total NHL games played and years played)  RW Mike Blunden (27), Montreal – 102 games (2006-08, 2009-14) * Spent most of the season with Hamilton (AHL), where he scored a career-high 18 goals…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Former Otter Rupp banned 4 games for hit on Blues’ Oshie

By | April 11, 2014 12:38 pm | 0 Comments

Minnesota Wild winger and former Erie Otter Michael Rupp has been suspended four games without pay for a hit to the head of St. Louis Blues winger T.J. Oshie on Thursday night, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Friday. Rupp was given a match penalty for intent to injure. Rupp, who has one point…

 

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NHL EXTRA: NHL trade deadline's winners and losers

By | March 5, 2014 5:38 pm | 0 Comments

After a long day of following the NHL’s deadline deals, here’s my top winners and losers from on trade market (in no particular order): WINNERS * Montreal – The Canadiens needed to solidify their offense in hopes of making a deep Stanley Cup run this season. They acquired F Thomas Vanek, one of the league’s…

 

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NHL EXTRA: NHL trade deadline’s winners and losers

By | March 5, 2014 5:38 pm | 0 Comments

After a long day of following the NHL’s deadline deals, here’s my top winners and losers from on trade market (in no particular order): WINNERS * Montreal – The Canadiens needed to solidify their offense in hopes of making a deep Stanley Cup run this season. They acquired F Thomas Vanek, one of the league’s…

 

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HOCKEY UPDATE: Zapolski, Palmieri to play for Team USA in Germany

By | October 26, 2013 7:57 am | 0 Comments

Erie native and former Mercyhurst University goaltender Ryan Zapolski and former Erie Otters forward Nick Palmieri will represent the United States at the Deutchland Cup tournament Nov. 8-11 in Munich, Germany. Team USA faces Slovakia on Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m., followed by games against Switzerland on Nov. 9 at 1:45 p.m. and Germany on…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Update on Otters at NHL rookie camps

By | September 6, 2013 7:22 pm | 0 Comments

Erie Otters G Oscar Dansk earned a win in net today at the NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Mich., despite having a rough outing. He allowed five goals on 18 shots for Columbus in a 7-5 victory against Carolina (1-1-0) at Center Ice Arena. The Blue Jackets (1-1-0) scored three goals in the final…

 

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OTTERS UPDATE: Former Otters Rupp, Palmieri dealt in same trade

By | February 4, 2013 4:12 pm | 0 Comments

Former Erie Otters Michael Rupp and Nick Palmieri were involved in a trade between the NHL’s New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild. According to reports Monday, the Rangers sent Rupp, 33, to the Wild for Palmieri, 23, and fellow forward Darroll Powe. Rupp had four goals, five points and 109 points in 68 games since…

 

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NHL UPDATE: Oilers earn No. 1 pick in NHL draft

By | April 10, 2012 5:56 pm | 0 Comments

NEW YORK — The Edmonton Oilers won the 2012 Scotiabank NHL Draft Lottery today and gained the first drafting position for the first round of the 2012 NHL Draft. The Oilers own the first overall selection for the third consecutive year. This is the second time the Oilers have won the lottery. In 2010, Edmonton…

 

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