New York Islanders Need to Score More Than 3 Goals Per Game

Islanders offense

Tonight’s game against the Colorado Avalanche was a perfect example of the reason why the New York Islanders have been unable to win lately. They do not seem as though they are clicking on offense the way they should be, and as a result, […]

Phoenix Coyotes Have A Better Chance At Making The Postseason Than Dallas Stars

Dallas Stars and Phoenix Coyotes battle each other

Last night’s game was a tough loss for the Phoenix Coyotes, who were outplayed for the majority of the game by the Dallas Stars in a 2-1 victory for Dallas. The Stars were better for the first two periods, and the Coyotes attempted […]

Phoenix Coyotes: Keith Yandle Makes Case For Team USA In Win vs. Chicago Blackhawks

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In front of the members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Men’s Hockey Team, Team USA Olympic snub Keith Yandle made quite a favorable impression on those who watched. Some members of the “Miracle on Ice Team” took note of his play, taking […]

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Olli Maatta Shows His Value vs. New York Rangers

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The rookie Olli Maatta was the best player on the ice tonight for the Pittsburgh Penguins against the New York Rangers, scoring his sixth goal of the season in the first period, and assisting on James Neal‘s tying goal with a little under three minutes […]

St. Louis Blues Prevail Despite Poor Third Period

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  The St. Louis Blues won tonight 3-2 over the Boston Bruins despite not being able to defend a 2-0 lead or keep the puck away from their own net in the third period. They were thoroughly outplayed and outshot, and it was […]

Toronto Maple Leafs Able to Bounce Back vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

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The Toronto Maple Leafs were able to bounce back in a meaningful way tonight after a disappointing loss to the Florida Panthers. They were able to defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 tonight in a game that saw the Leafs thoroughly outplay Tampa Bay for the […]

Florida Panthers’ Barrage of Shots Eventually Break Through Jonathan Bernier

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The Florida Panthers put persistent pressure on the Toronto Maple Leafs and goalie Jonathan Bernier all night. Brian Campbell was highly involved in terms of pushing the pace, producing offense and running the point in the offensive zone. There seemed to be a complete lack of […]

Ilya Bryzgalov Shows Shades of ‘Himself’ in Oilers Win Over Sabres

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The always interesting Ilya Bryzgalov was excellent in goal for the Edmonton Oilers tonight, making 42 saves and helping them to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. Bryzgalov, who many thought may never return to this league again, is starting to improve his play. […]

Amazing Performance of Craig Anderson Leads Senators to Get a Point Against Penguins

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The Ottawa Senators truly did not deserve to go to overtime with the Pittsburgh Penguins. There is no reason to think that they would have, watching most of the game, which was at times very one-sided. Pittsburgh had most of the action in […]

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Aggressive Play in All Three Zones Helps Spark Offense

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have not had any trouble scoring goals lately as they are currently led by a potent offense that looks to create chances from all three zones of play in order to continue to dictate the pace while also […]

Pheonix Coyotes Played Good Fundamental Hockey vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

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The Phoenix Coyotes pulled off a solid performance tonight, defeating the powerful Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 at arena. They were solid from beginning to end, making excellent first passes to leave their own zone, dumping the puck in deep when they needed to and […]

Phil Kessel’s Hat-Trick Boosts Him Up to 2nd in NHL in Goals Scored

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Phil Kessel‘s huge night for the Toronto Maple Leafs saw him go all the way to second in the league in goals with a hat-trick. Kessel’s impressive finishing skills also left him with 30 goals on the year, leaving him trailing only Alexander […]