Why are the Thrashers doing so well? Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution attributes recent success to Atlanta’s netminders. PuckAgency client Johan Hedberg, as well as Ondrej Pavelec of the Atlanta Thrashers are on a three-game winning streak with two shutouts. “Hedberg, who earned his 12th career shutout Saturday against Philadelphia, is tied for second
Another win last night for Pekka Rinne against the Detroit Red Wings, making it 6 in a row for the Predators with Rinne in goal. The Red Wings suffered a 3-1 loss Monday in Nashville. For details, read the Free Press article by Helene St. James. For the NHL.com version, click here.
Part II of an interview with Mikael Samuelsson was posted November 24th on Canucks Today. Be sure to check it out! Part I and II can be found here.
The Predators won their fourth straight game with Pekka starting in goal. Last night’s game resulted in a 3-2 shootout victory over the Devils. To read game details, visit WKRN.com.
AIK Stockholm has accepted an invitation to join the KHL, pending approval by the club’s members. Check out Jeff Klein’s article on New York Times’ Slap Shot. If accepted, this would mark a major step towards the KHL becoming a pan-European league.
After a stint off the ice with a broken foot, PuckAgency client Ilya Kovalchuk came back and impressed the league. Kovy was chosen as one of the week’s 3 Stars.
Ilya Kovalchuk was back on the ice Thursday evening, playing the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Kovy had missed the previous 6 games with a fracture in his foot and was expected to be out for at least four weeks. Instead he came back last night with a goal and two assists! The Thrashers won
Monday night, Brian Leetch was officially inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Watch his speech at the ceremony in Toronto here. Michael Obernauer of the Daily News wrote an article today about Brian’s love for the game, surprise at his success in the NHL and his history with the Rangers. Also, watch videos of
Jeff Klein of the New York Times calls the ’94 partnership of Brian Leetch and Sergei Zubov “one of the most offensively dangerous blue-line partnerships in N.H.L. history.” The article details the Leetch-Zubov pairing, featuring an interview with Sergei Zubov, and also includes Leetch’s long list of career highlights. The Hockey Hall of Fame Induction
Russia beat the Czech Republic Sunday, thanks to Alexei Morozov’s overtime goal. The final score was 4-3. AP article here.