The Bulletin Board keeps you abreast of the latest news
around the NHL Monday-Friday.
- Dale Weise scored his first NHL
goal for the Vancouver Canucks last night. Weise was coveted by Vancouver for a full year before the Canucks were
finally able to claim him off waivers from the Rangers just prior to the start
of the season. He’s been a good fit on
Vancouver’s fourth line.
- Boston, Tampa Bay and Vancouver all picked up huge wins last
night. Each had gotten off to a rocky
start, but perhaps they’re ready to turn the corner.
- The Washington Capitals scored
three goals in 2:25 en route to a big win over the Philadelphia Flyers last
night. Washington is now 6-0-0 and tied
with Pittsburgh for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
- Alex Ovechkin scored twice for Washington – his first multi-goal
game since March 9th.
- James Neal scored his NHL-leading seventh goal as Pittsburgh
cruised by Montreal, 3-1. Defenseman Brooks Orpik returned
to the lineup for the Pittsburgh.
- Tomas Vanek scored twice as Buffalo shutout the Florida
Panthers 3-0. Buffalo has allowed just
10 goals in six games.
- Jonathan Quick picked up his 100th career win for the Los
Angeles Kings. It was Quick’s second-straight
- Check out this
save by Colorado’s Semyon Varlamov on Chicago’s Marcus Kruger last night.
- Montreal defenseman Hal Gill played in his 1,000th
career game last night.
- Toronto GM Brian Burke admits that Boston won the famous
Phil Kessel trade, “Peter Chiarelli has a ring. There’s no argument,” he
- 30-year-old Bracken Kearns made
his NHL debut for the Florida Panthers last night. He’s far from the oldest rookie in NHL
history though - Connie “Mad Dog” Madigan played his first game when he was 38.
- Martin Havlat will make his debut for the San Jose Sharks
tonight. Havlat was acquired from
the Minnesota Wild for Dany Heatley this summer. Heatley scored a game-tying goal with two
seconds left in regulation last night to force overtime with Edmonton. The Wild ended up winning in a shootout.
- The Phoenix Coyotes recalled top
prospect Andy Miele.
- Vinny Prospal is not
impressed with the practice habits of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
There are four games on the schedule
tonight, but none will be nationally televised.
Past editions of the Bulletin Board:
- 2011 First-Round Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >
- Jody Shelley Delivers First Controversial Hit of 2011 Season >
- Shanahan Impresses As New NHL Disciplinarian >
– Sidney Crosby Participates In “Controlled Scrimmage” >
– Montreal Signs Chris Campoli >
– Top 2011 Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >
– Sestito Suspended Four Games For Hit On Deveaux >
– Kings Lock Doughty Up With Huge Deal >
– Former Rangers’ Prospects Grachev And Horak Make NHL Clubs >
– Steve Valiquette Is The New Goalie Coach At Quinnipiac University >
– Waiving Of Avery Could Wreak Havoc On The Stars’ Salary Cap Situation >
– Hockey Is Back >
– Jagr Picks Up Point #1,600 In Flyers’ Season-Opening Victory >
– Early Goalie Controversy In Washington? >
Prospal Scores Again For Columbus >
– Pittsburgh Rolling Without Crosby And Malkin >
– Sidney Crosby Cleared For Contact >
– Aaron Asham Is The Talk Of The League >
– Mark Messier Will Run The New York City Marathon >
– Colorado Wins Fifth-Straight Road Game, Leads Western Conference >
– New-look Flyers Off To Fast Start >
- Kessel Carrying The Leafs >
10/21/11 Dale Weise Scores First NHL Goal >
here for our full 2011-2012 Season Archive >
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