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Bulletin Board: Philadelphia And Winnipeg Combine For 17 Goals!?

Andrew Ladd scored Winnipeg's ninth goal with just over a minute left in regulation

Andrew Ladd scored Winnipeg's ninth goal with just over a minute left in regulation

The Bulletin Board keeps you abreast of the latest news around the NHL Monday-Friday.

- Winnipeg and Philadelphia played the wildest game of the season last night.  Philadelphia came back from a 5-1 deficit and at one point scored five unanswered goals, but Andrew Ladd scored the game-winner for Winnipeg with just over a minute remaining in regulation to give the Jets an incredible 9-8 victory.  The 17 goals scored were the most in a game since 1996.  That was also the last time a team scored eight goals and lost, as Pittsburgh fell to San Jose 10-8 on January 13, 1996.

- Philadelphia goalie Ilya Bryzgalov had a tremendous start to the season, but has a save percentage of just .827 in his last three games.  Bryzgalov shouldered most of the blame for the loss and was not pleased with himself: "I have zero confidence in myself right now," he said. "I am terrible. (The offense) scores eight goals and we are still losing. It's obviously a terrible goalie and that's me.  I am the reason we lost the game tonight. I am lost in the woods right now."

- Winnipeg had scored 17 goals all season before exploding for nine in 60 minutes.

- Oft-injured goalie Rick DiPietro made his first appearance of the season last night, relieving starting goalie Evgeni Nabokov for a shootout against the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Nabokov had made 30 saves on 32 shots but apparently wasn’t feeling well.  DiPietro gave up a shootout goal to Evgeni Malkin as the Islanders lost to Pittsburgh again.

- Nick Foligno’s goal with 2.5 seconds left in regulation gave Ottawa a 4-3 win over Florida.

- The surprising Oilers won again, this time a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals.  Nikolai Khabibulin continued his miraculous start, saving 34 of 35 shots to improve to 4-0-2 with a .97 goals against average this season.  Edmonton is now 5-2-2.

- Jonathan Quick’s shutout streak was finally snapped after 202:11, but the Los Angeles Kings won again over the Dallas Stars.

- Montreal showed more signs of righting the ship, beating the Boston Bruins 2-1 to pick up their second-straight win.  The Canadiens managed to win even though Tomas Plekanec won a faceoff behind him that somehow beat Carey Price.  Boston is just 3-6-0.

- Kyle Turris has been the subject of trade rumors for months, but yesterday his agent confirmed that Turris has asked Phoenix to trade him.

- Unsurprisingly, the Edmonton Oilers won’t send 2011 first-overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins back to juniors.

- The Toronto Maple Leafs sent top prospect Nazem Kadri to the Toronto Marlies of the AHL.

- Toronto placed goalie James Reimer on injured reserve with concussion-like symptoms.

- Top Philadelphia prospect Brayden Schenn will miss the next four-to-six weeks with a broken foot.

- Ottawa’s Peter Regin injured his shoulder again and will miss the next six-to-eight weeks.

- Mikael Renberg won’t be joining Eric Lindros at the Winter Classic alumni game in a “Legion of Doom” line reunion.  Renberg currently works for SVT television in Sweden and will be busy broadcasting the 2012 World Junior Championships.

- Wayne Gretzky doesn’t plan to play in the Winter Classic alumni game for the Rangers.  Gretzky said he likes to be around his family during the holidays.


Past editions of the Bulletin Board:

9/21/11 - 2011 First-Round Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/22/11 - Jody Shelley Delivers First Controversial Hit of 2011 Season >

9/23/11 - Shanahan Impresses As New NHL Disciplinarian >

9/26/11 – Sidney Crosby Participates In “Controlled Scrimmage” >

9/27/11 – Montreal Signs Chris Campoli >

9/28/11 – Top 2011 Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/29/11 – Sestito Suspended Four Games For Hit On Deveaux >

9/30/11 – Kings Lock Doughty Up With Huge Deal >

10/3/11 – Former Rangers’ Prospects Grachev And Horak Make NHL Clubs >

10/4/11 – Steve Valiquette Is The New Goalie Coach At Quinnipiac University >

10/5/11 – Waiving Of Avery Could Wreak Havoc On The Stars’ Salary Cap Situation >

10/6/11 – Hockey Is Back >

10/7/11 – Jagr Picks Up Point #1,600 In Flyers’ Season-Opening Victory >

10/10/11 – Early Goalie Controversy In Washington? >

10/11/11 Prospal Scores Again For Columbus >

10/12/11 – Pittsburgh Rolling Without Crosby And Malkin >

10/13/11 – Sidney Crosby Cleared For Contact >

10/14/11 – Aaron Asham Is The Talk Of The League >

10/17/11 – Mark Messier Will Run The New York City Marathon >

10/18/11 – Colorado Wins Fifth-Straight Road Game, Leads Western Conference >

10/19/11 – New-look Flyers Off To Fast Start >

10/20/11 - Kessel Carrying The Leafs >

10/21/11 - Dale Weise Scores First NHL Goal >

10/24/11 – Vancouver Acquires David Booth >

10/25/11 - Jagr Scores First Two Goals Of The Season >

10/26/11 - Columbus Finally Wins >

10/27/11 – Montreal Fires Former Rangers’ Assistant Coach Perry Pearn >

10/28/11 – Philadelphia And Winnipeg Combine For 17 Goals!? >


Click here for our full 2011-2012 Season Archive >

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Posted by Kevin Baumer | October 28, 2011 at 10:46 am

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