The Los Angeles Kings held a 4-0 lead after the first period and thought they were on cruise control at home against the Phoenix Coyotes. Dwight King scored twice in the opening period and so did Anze Kopitar and Jordan Nolan. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Will the real Edmonton Oilers please stand up, please stand up? The team that nobody could figure out is up next in our 30 Teams in 30 Days series.
Team Name: Edmonton Oilers
Record: 19-22-7, 3rd Northwest, no playoffs
Player of the Season: Taylor Hall led the team with 16-34–50 and 14 power-play points. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Anze Kopitar had three assists and the Los Angeles Kings used a three-goal third period to break open a 2-2 tie and down the Anaheim Ducks 5-2. Slava Voynov, Jake Muzzin and Jeff Carter all scored in third to send the Ducks to just their third regulation loss this season (13-3-1). Please, blog, may I have some more?
Alex Ovechkin’s first hat trick in two years fueled the Washington Capitals to a 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils as part of a 12-game Saturday in the NHL. Ovechkin scored twice in the third period when the Capitals scored four times to break open a 1-1 game. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Marian Hossa scored twice to help the Chicago Blackhawks post a 4-3 shootout win over Vancouver last night and tie the 2006-2007 Anaheim Ducks for the longest undefeated (in regulation) streak to start a season at 16 games. Please, blog, may I have some more?
We’re not sure if the ice in Uniondale is made with holy water but John Tavares and Matt Moulson each had four-point nights in a 5-1 exorcism by the Islanders over the Devils. Please, blog, may I have some more?
For the first time this season a game was postponed due to weather. The Tampa Bay Lightning’s game at Boston fell victim to Winter Storm Nemo so Steven Stamkos and company won’t have to play back-to-back games. Please, blog, may I have some more?
I remember looking at the Blue Jacket depth chart Tuesday to see who was going to start in place of ECHL Goalie Steve Mason. Turns out it was career journeyman/terrible goalie/anarchist Curtis Sanford. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Just hours before the game with Phoenix Pekka Rinne hit the jackpot and signed a 7 year, $49MM contract to stay in the hockey hot-bed of Nashville, Tennessee. He then proceeded to make management look good by pitching a Shutout against the offensively challenged Coyotes. Please, blog, may I have some more?