Friday, March 13, 2009

News From Around the NHL: NHL Records & Fighting

  • A look at the fight rule proposals that were made at the recent GM meetings in Flordida and their possible impact on fighting in the NHL. [Link]

  • As mentioned here yesterday before the Rangers game last night, with the Rangers 4-2 win in Nashville, Lundqvist set an NHL record, being the first goalie in NHL history to record at least 30 wins in each of his first four NHL seasons. [Link]

  • Martin Brodeur on the brink of setting some NHL history of his own. Tomorrow night in Montreal, Brodeur will have a chance at tying Patrick Roy for the most NHL career wins. Pretty strange that the chance will come in Montreal, Brodeur's hometown and the city where Patrick Roy got the majority of his wins.[Link]

  • A video of Tomas Vokoun's save last night on Thomas Vanek, not the best save of the year, but it's certainly up there. [Link]

  • Almost every NHL analyst has predicted that Marian Gaborik will be leaving Minnesota this summer as a UFA. Yesterday, the Minnesota GM (Doug Risebrough) said that the Wild were attempting to re-sign Gaborik to a short-term deal. [Link]

  • We heard what George Laraque had to say about the possible anti-fighting ideas being discussed by the NHL. Now, read what Riley Cote has to say, including his theory as to how players will get around the 10 minute misconduct for "staged-fights". [Link]

  • This day in hockey history. [Link]

  • 'If It Were April 13th Today' Projected Matchups. [Link]

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