Brian Elliott took a backseat to Jaroslav Halak earlier this season in St. Louis and now he has to contest with new No. 1 Ryan Miller. But the veteran netminder looked all-world on this save last night, robbing Minnesota’s Mikael Granlund.
Carolina Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin flashed some sick moves last night when he deked through a swarm of New Jersey Devils before beating Martin Brodeur on a spinning no-look shot from the slot.
Jaromir Jagr is old. Jaromir Jagr is slow. But Jaromir Jagr is still a big man with magic hands, as the Detroit Red Wings found out last night.
The 42-year-old Czech stopped moving his feet and dodged the Detroit ‘D’ like a matador before sniping the puck top shelf on Wings goalie Jonas Gustavvson.
It was the 701st goal of Jagr’s career. That’s pretty good for an old guy.
San Jose and Pittsburgh had a classic tilt last night as two of the best teams in the NHL duked it out. The Sharks won 5-3, thanks in part to Patrick Marleau‘s shorthanded goal, which saw the veteran undress Evgeni Malkin while Sidney Crosby looked on.
As Rory Boylen pointed out already, the Flyers and Capitals are in the midst of a blood feud right now, but that doesn’t mean the games are devoid of skill. Check out the move Flyers captain Claude Giroux pulled on Braden Holtby to open the scoring last night.
It’s an all-Olympian highlight today: Anze Kopitar with the neat dish to Los Angeles teammate Jeff Carter, who puts a quick one past Peter Budaj of the Canadiens.
Raffi Torres worked an excellent give-and-go with Joe Pavelski on this clinically perfect San Jose goal against New Jersey.
The outdoor game in Chicago Saturday night may not have been the closest game, but the snowy conditions made it a memorable one.
And as hard as it was for the players to handle the puck in the snow for most of the night, there were a few nice plays to be had. Jonathan Toews’ deke out of Brooks Orpik was highlight worthy, but we’re going with this effort from Patrick Kane and Kris Versteeg. Read more