04 Dec 2008
Take heart Canucks fans, goalie and captain Roberto Luongo might be on a quicker road to recovery than previously expected from the groin injury he incurred against Pittsburg back in November. Crossed fingers he’ll be up and running for the All Star game at the end of January, for which he currently holds the vote for the Western Conference net position. Vancouver Sun has details on his progress.
07 Dec 2008
Jason Spezza scored his second career hat trick against Pittsburg on Saturday- in a win that continues to confirm the strength of the Senator’s top line. The triple threat of Spezza, Daniel Alfredsson and Dany Heatley have rung up 10 goals and 10 assists in 5 games. Check out details at Sportsline.com
09 Dec 2008
We noticed in the comments section under the post "Crosby Scores Every Period" post, that there seems to be some dispute as to whether this is Crosby’s career first or second hat trick. Most major news outlets point to it being his first. Maybe the confusion lies in his well documented first ‘Gordie Howe’ hat trick- also a substantial achievement- earned back in a '07 game against Boston. NBCsports.com takes us back.
10 Dec 2008
The 2009 NHL Winter Classic is the ideal way to usher in the New Year. On January 1st, Chicago’s legendary Wrigley Field will play host to hometown Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings- the latest match up for the “Original Six” rivals. It’s a game that captures the imagination of every hockey fan: Two classic teams, one historic setting, and an NHL game out in open air. Check out videos of the pros telling us ...
15 Dec 2008
From our friends at EA Sports: EA SPORTS™ welcomes you to the future of sports gaming with NHL®09. Building on NHL 08 – winner of 7 Sports Game of the Year awards – EA SPORTS continues to evolve the NHL franchise with innovative control enhancements, added depth and accessibility. NHL 09 brings Be A Pro to the ice, which allows gamers to step on the ice as themselves through a dynamic camera angle in two ...
15 Dec 2008
Reebok and USA Hockey have partnered up to give fans a chance to win their favorite team jerseys: It’s the Hockey Weekend Across America Great Jersey Giveway. Spanning three days from February 13-15, Hockey Weekend Across America will award 45 winners with a Reebok EDGE authentic NHL jersey for the team of their choice. Registration for the giveaway starts January 7th and runs through February 12th. Presented by Reebok, Hockey Weekend Across America is a ...
11 Dec 2008
Cristobal Huet had his first shutout for the Blackhawks, stopping 23 shots on net to beat the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Score was 2-0 in Chicago, with Huet hitting his 18th NHL career shutout. More details at TSN.ca
23 Dec 2008
Workout with Sidney Crosby Watch exclusive workout videos with Sid the Kid. Download the workouts and enter the contest for a chance to win one of the following prizes: 1) One of the two autographed Crosby jerseys 2) Tickets to see Sidney play at the Bell Center in Montreal 3) A pair of autographed Reebok 9k gloves
22 Dec 2008
With 13 days of voting left for the 2009 NHL All-Star game, Sidney Crosby can not only pack his skates for Montreal, he's also earned himself a new record: The Penguins captain now holds the record for the most ballots received by one player in one season in the history of All-Star Game voting. He smashed the total of previous record holder and Penguin's alumn Jaromir Jagr. Yahoo News has the details.
23 Dec 2008
Goalie Justin Pogge won his first NHL start on Monday, securing a Maple Leafs win over the Atlanta Thrashers 6-2. Called up from the Marlies, Pogge was drafted by Toronto four years ago. More at Spotsnet.ca.