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    justpassingthru No Rest For The Wicked

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    Canucks edge Kings, snap losing skid

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    Sven Baertschi scored twice, Ryan Miller made 41 saves and the Vancouver Canucks ended a four-game losing streak by holding on for a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
     
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    justpassingthru No Rest For The Wicked

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    Spooner, surging Bruins top Devils

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    Ryan Spooner scored midway through the third period to lift the Boston Bruins over the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Saturday night for their eighth victory in 10 games under interim coach Bruce Cassidy.
     
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    justpassingthru No Rest For The Wicked

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    justpassingthru No Rest For The Wicked

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    Most recent trades at the trade deadline March 01/17. Sorry they didn't upload as intended lol. Just click on them to get a clear view or go to this link for a full list of all the trades this season:
    http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/trade-tracker/

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    justpassingthru No Rest For The Wicked

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    They do say that impersonation is the sincerest form of flattery but seriously stupid, it isn't hard to tell that when a certain member posts that suddenly the parody threads also all appear but what do you expect from a simpleton from the lower 48 lol ...

    Just watching some hockey fights on dvd and listening to Tom Petty while playing along on my guitar. Great way to kill a Sunday afternoon.

    Oh and thx btw to the people that still post in the JPG parody threads, what are you, 12 LOL.
     
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    justpassingthru No Rest For The Wicked

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    Stats can be deceiving as I will show here. Connor McDavid is the points leader but if you take it in perspective you will see he is nowhere in the top 10 for goals but is ahead in the assists column.
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    justpassingthru No Rest For The Wicked

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    Oh ya, only 15 games left before the playoffs begin.
     
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    Flames 10 game winning streak ends with mistake-ridden loss to Bruins
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    As the saying goes, all good things come to an end.

    You knew the Calgary Flames’ record-setting winning streak wouldn’t last forever, and it’s now toast after Wednesday’s 5-2 loss to the Boston Bruins at the Saddledome.

    The Flames were gunning for an 11th consecutive triumph, but they were ultimately undone by a bit of bad luck — stalwart netminder Brian Elliott was home sick with the flu — and then some sloppy play and costly mistakes.

    “I’m not going to stand here and throw my guys under the bus because they won 10 in a row and lost one at home,” said Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan. “Boston was better than us. Boston was dialled in.

    “We just didn’t have enough to take on another good team. It is disappointing. But at the same time, you’re not going to win every game. We understand that. It’s going to be how we react coming back.”

    Like any squad on a long tear, the Flames were due for a dud.

    On Wednesday, their passes weren’t as crisp.

    Their intensity level didn’t seem quite as high.

    Their stars didn’t accomplish much and filling in for Elliott, backup Chad Johnson didn’t have his finest night.
     
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    Longest hockey game ever? Norwegian teams play eight overtime periods

    HAMAR, Norway — Joakim Jensen finally ended what is believed to be the longest game in [organized] hockey history, scoring in the eighth overtime in the Norwegian League playoffs.

    More than 8 1/2 hours after the game started — and after 217 minutes, 14 seconds of play — Jensen broke through to give the Storhamar Dragons a 2-1 victory over the Sparta Warriors early Monday morning. The game ended at 2:32 a.m.

    In the longest game in NHL, the Detroit Red Wings beat the Montreal Maroons 1-0 in a 1936 Staney Cup final game on Mud Bruneteau’s goal at 16:30 of the sixth overtime.

    Storhamar leads the best-of-seven quarterfinal series 3-2.
     
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    I have never been to a live hockey game. But, if did go to one I would have my pockets full of pebbles to throw onto the ice so I could watch the fun.
     
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    People throw coins on the ice at times and I have skated on one and ended up face first in the boards back in my playing days.

    During play stoppages/TV timeouts they have these scantily clad hotties come on the ice and quickly clean any debris, they are a sight to see and worth the odd toss of something but remember you could kill a person doing it ...

    Here is one from the LA Kings team:
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    And another one from god knows where I was preoccupied when I found it lol. Looks like it could be Chicago.

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    osakisbl old codger

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    The idiot players bashing the hell out of each other are much more likely to kill each other. I get the feeling most people go to hockey games to watch the fights as opposed to the excellent abilities of the players. Just MHO
     
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    Why do they call them the Tri-City Americans when all of the players are Canadian but 3 , one Finn and 2 Americans ! That was rhetorical .
    Spokane is going to miss the playoffs but people around here still have TC , Everett and Seattle to cheer for .
    Not my favorite sport but people here seem to take it seriously as long as the Seahawks or Mariners aren't playing .
     
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    I gathered it was rhetorical but ...

    Canadians make up the majority of all teams in the WHL but it is a great development league for the NHL and there are a few decent American players that will be looked at as the draft nears.
     
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    Calgary hockey parents outraged by playoff game decided by coin toss at Winsport

    Their reasoning was they ran out of ice time ... fucking dummies !!!

    This was not just another game, it was during the championships ...
     
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    10 games left in the regulaer season and 3 teams have already clinched at least a playoff spot. The Islanders and Kings are currently on the bubble:

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    After a hot streak, Bruins out to prove that they can't beat any team they might meet in the playoffs, IF they make the playoffs.
     
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    justpassingthru No Rest For The Wicked

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    There is something you don't see all that much these days, 3 Canadian teams holding the playoff spots in the Atlantic division with Boston hanging on to the 2nd WC spot right now with the Islanders on the bubble right behind them.
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    I agree and losing to Ottawa and Toronto last week didn't help their cause. I was at the game where the Oilers beat them 7-4 last thursday. At least they know they can beat Calgary and Vancouver which don't mean shit other than the 2 points for each.

    They play TB tonight and that is an important game and could bring TB to within one point of the Islanders.

    Columbus plays Washington tonight as well and a Columbus win could tie them for the league lead (102 points) ...
     
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    NEW YORK (AP) Riley Nash scored twice and backup goalie Anton Khudobin made 18 saves as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Saturday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.

    Nash broke a 1-1 tie with his second goal of the contest at 4:12 of the third period, beating Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss from the slot for his seventh goal of the season. Dominic Moore assisted on the decisive goal, which lifted Boston two points ahead of the Islanders for the second wild card in the Eastern Conference.

    John Tavares scored for New York and Greiss finished with 16 saves.

    Tavares had a golden chance to knot the score with just over six minutes left in the third period but rang the puck off the crossbar with the Islanders on their sixth power play of the game.

    New York is now 0-3-1 on home ice since earning points in 11 straight (9-0-2), their longest such streak at home since 1982.

    Tavares opened the scoring at 10:05 of the first, rifling the puck past Khudobin after skating through and around the Boston defense. Tavares' 28th goal this season tied the captain with Bob Nystrom for eighth place on the franchise lost with 235 goals.

    Nash quickly answered, beating Greiss low on the stick side 36 seconds later. The unassisted goal brought loud cheers by many Bruins fans scattered throughout the sellout crowd of 15,795 at Barclays Center.

    The Islanders outshot the Bruins 8-3 in the brisk first period.

    The playoff-like pace continued throughout the second. Greiss made a number of acrobatic saves and also stopped Drew Stafford and David Krejci on point-blank chances with just under five minutes left.

    The chippy play led to several skirmishes particular after Bruins forward David Pastrnak clobbered Islanders forward Stephan Gionta in front of the home team's bench with about four minutes left in the period.. Pastrnak received only a 2-minute roughing penalty.

    It was the home team's third power play of the second but they couldn't convert against Khudobin, who started in place of starter Tuukka Rask.

    The Bruins had a 10-5 shots advantage in the middle period as the score remained tied at 1 heading for the third.

    The Bruins had a goal waved off with 4:16 left in the first period when it was ruled that forward David Backes made contact with Greiss.

    NOTES: The Islanders won both road games this season against the Bruins, 4-2 on Dec. 20 and 4-0 on Jan. 16, which proved to be Jack Capuano's last game as Islanders coach before was replaced by Doug Weight. ... The Islanders are 2-10-0 in their last 12 home games against the Bruins, including 0-5-0 in the last five. ... The Islanders entered the contest with consecutive road wins over the Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins. ... The Bruins are 13-7-0 since Bruce Cassidy replaced Claude Julien as coach on Feb. 7 . The Islanders were without defenseman Johnny Boychuk for the 11th straight game.
     
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