NHL

Zamboni digs divot in ice at The Joe, delays third period by 36 minutes (Video)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Jen Neale) — The second period between the Detroit Red Wings and New York Islanders ended at 3:33pm EST. The third period began at 4:25pm EST. 56 minutes is a bit longer than your standard NHL intermission; 36 minutes longer to be exact. The Zamboni did it's scrape during intermission; however, it snagged one of the metal pipes that anchors the goal to the ice. The pipe then dragged along the ice,...
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St. Louis Blues 'strongly considered' to host 2017 Winter Classic (Report)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Jen Neale) — It's been just over a month since the last Winter Classic... SO WHY DON'T WE KNOW WHERE THE NEXT ONE IS GOING TO BE YET?! Speculation is rampant. The Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins are out of the running with the report earlier this week of their Stadium Series game . Others thought the game would be in Toronto; to coincide with the organization and the NHL's centennial...
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Women's Hockey Notebook: Amanda Kessel returns; Inferno 'Start the Spark'

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Jen Neale) — Unbelieveable night. The fans were incredible and a great team win. Thank you for the welcome back! pic.twitter.com/IPaLqe5kSo — Amanda Kessel (@AmandaKessel8) February 6, 2016 LINE RUSHES 1. Amanda Kessel returns. Earlier this week, Sean Leahy wrote about the return of Amanda Kessel to the University of Minnesota's lineup. The women's hockey world went nuts and rightfully so. ...
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Simmonds ejected for 'deliberate injury,' McDonagh does not return (Video)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Jen Neale) — Midway through Saturday's matinee between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers, things were already chippy. Then they escalated to near melee when Ryan McDonagh and Wayne Simmonds got into it away from the play.  Check it out: As the video shows, McDonagh hits the ice when getting a punch to the jaw from Simmonds. He stayed down for a while before going straight to the dressing...
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LA Kings players find confidant in Brantt Myhres

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Josh Cooper) — EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Brantt Myhres doesn’t sleep at his office in the Los Angeles Kings practice facility in El Segundo, Calf. But it’s a place where he feels at ease – since he spends so much time there  “There’s food just down the hall,” Myhres said about the creature comforts of the plush locale. Myhres actually stays at the nearby at the Marriott in Manhattan Beach when he’s not with...
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Yahoo Daily Fantasy Hockey: Finding value for your Saturday lineup

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Yahoo Sports Staff) — By Sasha Yodashkin Saturday's eight-game evening NHL slate is full of rivalry games with six divisional matchups on tap. Many of the players in action are familiar with their opponents, so drawing on their extensive histories is a good way to find strong fantasy assets. That's one of many effective strategies for finding value plays, and all of the players listed below should earn strong...
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NHL Power Rankings: Have the Blackhawks toppled Washington?

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Yahoo Sports Staff) — Who is head of the class in the National Hockey League?  The Washington Capitals are getting a serious challenge from the Chicago Blackhawks, but have Joel Quenneville's defending champs finally caught them? And is there any way for the Columbus Blue Jackets to climb out of the basement Every other week, Yahoo Sports will be bringing you NHL Power Rankings as voted on by the Y! Sports...
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NHL Three Stars: Karlsson leads Blue Jackets; Lightning keep rolling

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Sean Leahy) — No. 1 Star: William Karlsson, Columbus Blue Jackets Karlsson scored midway through the second and early in the third period as the Blue Jackets edged the Calgary Flames 2-1. Joonas Korpisalo made 30 saves and won for the fourth time in five starts. Coming into Friday night’s game, Karlsson had scored only once in his previous 30 games. Columbus have taken points from five of their last six...
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Willie Desjardins and the quest to make another postseason (Puck Daddy Interview)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Josh Cooper) — Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins laughs when he’s asked if he can recall if any of his teams at any level missed the playoffs with him as a head coach. “I missed one year in Japan. That’s the only year I ever missed,” said Desjardins recounting his time with the Seibu Bears in the mid-90s.  Between the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League and Texas Stars of the American...
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Penguins, Flyers will play outdoor game in 2017: Report

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) — The scuttlebutt at the Winter Classic last month was that the 2017 edition of the event would either take place in Toronto, as part of the Maple Leafs’ centennial celebration, or feature a showdown between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins.   The decision’s yet to be made, but ESPN’s Scott Burnside reports that the Flyers vs. Penguins game is all but booked for next season...
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Jersey Fouls of the Week: NHL All-Star edition

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Josh Cooper) — The NHL All-Star Game was full of Jersey Fouls. If you walked through the Fan Fair at the Music City Center, there were many fans with different types of jersey fouls.  The Fan Fair had a record 250,000 square feet, which meant more space for fouls.Thanks to Zack Bennett for his continued dogged pursuit of fouls in the Nashville area.  There were people with official All-Star jerseys that...
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Bad penalty kill sinking Sharks at home (Trending Topics)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Ryan Lambert) — Home ice advantage matters a great deal in the NHL. This shouldn't come as any sort of great shock, of course, but the ability to get in the last change, place your stick second on faceoffs, play in a familiar setting, etc. all adds up to a fairly significant statistical advantage that, of course, leads to plenty more wins than losses. Since the 2007-08 season, nearly 10,100...
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Yahoo Daily Fantasy Hockey: Bargains and values for Friday

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Yahoo Sports Staff) — by Jason Chen All eyes likely will be on the Lightning-Penguins matchup Friday night, with two teams trying to salvage their seasons after disappointing starts. The Penguins are finally heading in the right direction with four consecutive wins, and Sidney Crosby is on a tear with 14 points in his last eight games, fully capable of carrying the team in absence of Evgeni Malkin (lower body),...
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John Scott's unforgettable week ends with birth of twin girls

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Sean Leahy) — The best week of John Scott’s life continued on Friday when his wife, Danielle, gave birth to twin girls, Estelle and Sofia, which she announced on social media. They're GIRLS!! 👑 Our hearts and hands are overflowing with love for these two, they're healthy, happy and beautiful pic.twitter.com/a1Muy8GfG4 — Danielle Scott (@LightbyDanielle) February 5, 2016 “poor @jhs_32 just sprung a...
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Flyers lose Sean Couturier for month in big blow to playoff chase

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) — Sean Couturier will miss up to four weeks with a lower-body injury , which is not very good news for the Philadelphia Flyers.  How much does Couturier mean to Philly? According to Bob Brookover of the Philadelphia Inquirer , the Flyers are 2-6-1 without the center, getting outscored 31-20; when he’s played this season, they’re 20-12-7, with a goal differential whittled down to a minus-5. ...
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