After 20 seasons in the NHL, there was a possibility that the NHL’s lockout-shortened season of 2013 would be the legendary Teemu Selanne’s final journey in hockey.
Today, via the Anaheim Ducks and Youtube, we found out whether or not that was true: Continue reading
The NHL announced earlier today that Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist has earned his 5th Vezina Trophy nomination.
An irregular season for King Henrik, between the lockout, the Rangers offensive struggles, and constant roster and line shufflings, he still managed a 24-16-3 record, with a 2.05 goals against average and .926 save percentage.
His fellow nominees are Columbus Blue Jackets’ Sergei Bobrovsky and San Jose Sharks’ Antti Niemi. Continue reading
Ryane Clowe, scoreless in every previous game this year – all with the San Jose Sharks – scored two goals tonight to help the newly-shaped Rangers defeat the suddenly wounded Penguins 6-1 at the Garden.
Clowe, brought over in a trade Tuesday night, was instant offense for the Blueshirts, also adding an assist.
He was not the only new Ranger to make a difference tonight. Continue reading
The NHL season has finally arrived…only 3 months late. A short season allows for some crazy things to happen in the standings. Here are my conference predictions for the East and the West.