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Ray's the Record: Emery Off to 6-0-0 Start

 

Ray Emery: 6-0-0 to Start the Season for the Blackhawks

2/20/13

 

The Chicago Blackhawks are off to a league record start, taking 16 games without a regulation loss.  Praised for its depth and talented roster of skaters, Chicago also rolls deep between the pipes this season.  Backup goaltender, Ray Emery, has started his season 6-0-0, contributing in ...

Shootout Struggles Continue For Flyers As They Face The Red Hot Predators

Splitting the decision in their last two games in over time shootouts, the Philadelphia Flyers (29-14-6) will look for a better outcome in tonight's matchup against theNashville Predators (31-16-4).

It is well known that the Flyers struggle when it comes to the shootout. It has been that way ever since the league decided to implement this circus act to avoid ties in the 2005-2006 season.

Another game, another loss

The scene was set on this Hockey fights Cancer night.

The French broadcast crew brought in a couple of special guests to help with calling the game. M Cederick in the first period did very well, and even got to yell out et le buuuuuttttt...how cool is that? Carey Price was wearing his pink mask and pink accented pads which will be auctioned off to raise money to fight breast cancer.  

The latest lines coming from the Jacques Martin blender found the lines of Eller with Plekanec and Cole, Gionta, Gomez, and Moen, Pacioretty, Desharnais and Kostitsyn, as well as Darche with Enqvist and Palushi. These lines seemed to work well together even though the result was yet ano...

Evaluating Overtime Part Two: The Shootout

Part one of the evaluation explored the idea of no longer giving a team points just for getting to overtime and emphasized the concept of a higher reward for teams that win games. Part two will build upon that concept and question the role of the shootout as well as make an argument for a change in the entire points system.

                             

 

The shootout was implemented as a way to eliminate the sour taste left by ties, as well as to make sure that every game ended with a definit...