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We've got a day break before the rookie tournament wraps up tomorrow versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. Here's some Monday reading: Viktor Loov "probably" has to go back to Sweden if he doesn't make the big club .
After losing 5-3 to the Columbus Blue Jackets Saturday, a number of things would have to go in the Red Wings' favor for them to even have a shot at playing in the championship game. They'd have to beat the Minnesota Wild Monday, hope the St. Louis Blues beat Columbus and then win one if not more tie-breakers.
It was an intense and fast game right from the first puck drop and it wasn't too far into the first period that it was clear that if players didn't make a concerted effort to remain calm and focused, the you know what could easily hit the fan. The Wings beat the Blues in overtime by a score of 6-5, but it was a wild ride and despite taking a 3-1 be the early moments of the second period.
As fans dissect Jori Lehtera's skill on the ice and eagerly try to predict what he will bring to the table for the St. Louis Blues, the Finnish forward is quietly adjusting to life in St. Louis. In an interview seen on the team's website , Lehtera revealed what he's enjoying about in St. Louis as well as one other interesting piece of information.
From left, forwards Ryan Kesler, Paul Stastny and Jarome Iginla will be sporting different uniforms this NHL season. Kesler has joined the Anaheim Ducks, Stastny is a St. Louis Blue and Iginla is a member of the Colorado Avalanche.
Since the NHL took on its current alignment last offseason, gone are the days where one division stands out as truly weak, as the former Southeast Division once did. All four divisions are tough, with a handful of excellent clubs mixed in with teams on the rise and teams struggling to keep their heads above water.
Affiliations like the reigning Kelly Cup champion Alaska Aces announced Tuesday with the NHL's St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild boost the ECHL club by virtue of both additions and subtractions. The additions are players the Aces will receive from those NHL clubs or their American Hockey League farm teams.
Despite being the oldest team in the NHL to never win the Stanley Cup, the St. Louis Blues have still seen consistent success and their history includes a strong stable of former greats. This Hall of Fame talent, combined with some solid young players, makes the St. Louis Blues a collecting option that should not be overlooked.
Stephane Quintal to head NHL's player safety department Quintal has the interim title removed after filling in for former boss Brendan Shanahan Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rTGJkF Stephane Quintal, right, shown in his playing days, had the interim title in the player safety department removed by the league. Stephane Quintal, who has been filling in as head of the NHL's player safety department since April, received the permanent gig on Monday.
Gilmour, a 5'11", 175 lb. center from Kings ton, Ontario, was born on June 25th, 1963.
The Stockton Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's New York Islanders and AHL's Bridgeport Sound Tigers, signed Tyler Shattock to the roster for the 2014-15 season per Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Rich Kromm. "He had real good years in the WHL, was a high prospect for the St. Louis Blues, has spent time in the American Hockey League, and even played a short stint with me in Evansville a couple years ago where he was very good," Kromm said.
The Penguins star hurt his wrist on 3/23 and it bothered him through the rest of the spring. He's 100% now.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:31 pm
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