Friday, December 30, 2016

Senators retire Alfredsson's No. 11 Jersey

The Senators honor Daniel Alfredsson by retiring his No. 11 to the rafters at Canadian Tire Centre, December 29th 2016.
 He is the modern Senators career leader in Goals (426), Assists (682), Points (1108), Shots (3320) and Hat Tricks (8).

Patrick Kane notches 700th point 12/29/16

Patrick Kane skates down the right wing to the circle and buries a wrister to give the Blackhawks the lead, notching his 700th career point.  He is 6th in Blackhawks history in points, 79 behind Doug Wilson at #5.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Top 10 Plays of the Week: Week 11

Top 10 plays from week eleven include a rink-length connection to Ovechkin, a desperation paddle stop from Fleury and NHL history from Jagr

Evgeni Malkin Scores 800th Career Point

December 27th 2016

Evgeni Malkin scores his 800th and 801st career point in the NHL.  He is 4th on the Penguins all time list of point scorers.  He sits 157th all time in the NHL, 3 points behind Garry Unger for 156th.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Funny Side of Hockey

Today in Hockey History (December 22nd 2016)

December 22, 1996
Brett Hull became the 24th player in NHL history to score 500 goals, notching a hat trick in a home game against Stephane Fiset and the Los Angeles Kings.  
Brett and his father Bobby became the first father and son to join the 500-goal club.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Jaromir Jagr ties Mark Messier for second all-time in points 12/20/16

Jaromir Jagr picks up a secondary assist on Nick Bjugstad's goal to tally his 1,887th career point, tying Mark Messier for second all-time

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Panarin, Lundqvist, Staal named 3 Stars of the Week

Blackhawks' Artemi Panarin, Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist and Wild's Eric Staal are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending Dec. 18th

Today in Hockey History (December 20th)

December 20th 1983
Guy Lafleur and Steve Shutt of the Montreal Canadiens score their 500th and 400th career goal, respectively, in a 6-0 rout of the New Jersey Devils at Byrne Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey.
During the game against the Devils on December 20th,1983, Shutt took a pass from Ryan Walter in the second period and faked Devils’ goalkeeper "Chico" Resch to the right to score his 400th career goal and put Montreal up 3-0. Lafleur scored his own milestone goal at 8:34 into the third period, taking a rising shot from about 30 feet away to beat Resch. With the shot, Lafleur became only the 10th player in the history of the NHL to score 500 goals.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Senators honor Chris Neil for 1,000th game 12/14/16

The Senators hold a pregame ceremony to honor Chris Neil's 1,000th game in the NHL and present him with a silver stick prior to puck drop

Monday, December 12, 2016

Voracek, Raanta, Gagner named 3 Stars of the Week

Flyers' Jakub Voracek, Rangers' Antti Raanta and Blue Jackets' Sam Gagner are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending Dec. 11th

Top 10 Plays of the Week: Week 8

December 7th-11th 2016

Alex Ovechkin buries 200th powerplay goal 12/11/16

Alex Ovechkin blisters a quick shot past Jacob Markstrom to tally the 200th power-play goal of his career

We Love Hockey!

Mark Recchi celebrates Carolina Hurricanes winning the 2006 Stanley Cup Finals over the Edmonton Oilers 4 games to 3.  This was Reechi 2nd Cup win, he had previously won with the 1991 Pittsburgh Penguins. 

Monday, December 5, 2016

Mason, Tarasenko, Jones named 3 Stars of the Week

Flyers' Steve Mason, Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko and Sharks' Martin Jones are named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week ending Dec. 4th