Archive for January, 2013


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David Ullstrom scored early in the third period to give the Islanders a big lead, and they held off the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 Monday.

http://www.topix.com/nhl/2013/01/islanders-hold-off-lightning-after-nearly-blowing-4-0-lead

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AIR CANADA CENTRE

FACEOFF: 7 p.m.

TV: RSO RADIO: FAN 590

WEB: Damien Cox, Kevin McGran, Dave Feschuk and Mark Zwolinski will tweet live updates from the game. Follow along at thestar.com/sports

LEAFS INJURY

D Jake Gardiner (concussion)

SABRES INJURIES

F Nathan Gerbe (back surgery)

F Cody McCormick (finger)

SCOUTING REPORT

The Leafs and Sabres split six games last year. . . . The Sabres beat the Flyers 5-2 in their opener on Sunday, Thomas Vanek finishing with five points. … The Sabres are expecting G Ryan Miller to play about 36 of the 48 games this season. … Cody Hodgson is centring the first line between Vanek and Jason Pominville, who had three assists Sunday. … Rookie Mikhail Grigorenko is skating on Buffalo’s third line, but should see some power play time.

UP NEXT

Wednesday at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. (TSN)

http://www.thestar.com/sports/leafs/article/1317634–buffalo-sabres-at-toronto-maple-leafs-monday-nhl-game-preview

Thomas Vanek scored twice and added three assists in leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-2 season-opening win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday afternoon.

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If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.
– Hershel Walker

Winners don’t wait for chances, they take them – Unknown

NHL: Who’ve you got?

Anaheim Ducks vs. Vancouver Canucks at 10ET on CBC, FS-W.

Reply: GO (team) GO!

Or check out:
Detroit Red Wings vs. St. Louis Blues (8ET: FS-D, FS-MW)
Columbus Blue vs. Nashville Predators (8ET: FS-TN)
Phoenix Coyotes vs. Dallas Stars (8ET: FS-W)
Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild (9ET: ALT, FS-N)