The PHT Nightcap - Monday, March 22nd
We put a lot of content on this blog each day, and we understand it can be a bit tough to keep track of everything. So at the end of the day we’ll put up a nightly recap of all of that day’s news. Presenting the Pro Hockey Talk Nightcap:
NHL playoffs update: Sharks drowning in San Jose - The Sharks keep falling, and falling, and falling...
Did the Calgary Flames get ToskaLOL’d? - A reporter wonders whether it was a smart move to start Toskala over Kiprusoff.
Tatiana Ovechkin: Alex was “always in motion” - Ovi’s mum says that he was always an active child, recklessly knocking the other children into the walls.
Thrashers succeeding minus Ilya Kovalchuk - Atlanta actually has a better record than New Jersey since the trade.
Jeff Carter out 3-to-4 weeks with fractured foot - Flyers fans everywhere spontaneously combust.
Red Wings play with fire, put playoff tickets on sale - Detroit is pretty certain they’ll make the playoffs, it seems.
San Jose Sharks searching for answers - ....and searching, and searching, and searching.....
Alex Ovechkin doesn’t plan on changing his ways - Why should he? It’s not like he’s getting suspended for illegal hits or anything...
Bergeron to visit injured HS player in hospital - Matt Brown is going through a tough time; Bergeron will be spending some time with him in Georgia.
NHLPA proposes ‘band aid solution’ to head shot rule - You didn’t expect the players to just accept an off the cuff, arbitrary rule change, did you?
More on the epic Leblond - Janssen fight - How they kept swinging and swinging is just amazing to me.
Marty Turco era in Dallas coming to an end - The Stars are riding Kari Lehtonen for the remainder of the season. Seriously,
Tonight’s games: Something for everyone - The big games are tomorrow night.
Top four cream of the crop for East and West - I predict San Jose and New Jersey don’t make it out of the first round.
Looking back at Selanne’s 600 goal career - Congratulations, sir.
Reminder: Vote for the second Bertuzzday winner - How the Oilers aren’t winning is beyond me.
NHL’s best and worst in special teams plus/minus - This is some stat geek nerdiness at it’s best.
Ranking the NHL’s best PP and PK units - You mean percentage numbers isn’t the only way?
Moen seems OK after skate blade scare - Could have been much, much worse.