Last night in the Edmonton Oilers-Los Angeles Kings game, rookie Nail Yakupov scored with 4.7 seconds left to tie the game and send it to overtime. What followed immediately after the goal, was Yakupov rushing down the ice, dropping to his knees, and sliding all the way into his own zone. Here's the clip if you haven't seen it yet:
Friday, January 25, 2013
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Last night, the Toronto Maple Leafs lost 2-1 to the Buffalo Sabres in the blue and white's home opener. Buffalo goaltender Ryan Miller played extremely well, registering 34 saves and stopping all but one shot that came his way -- a Nazem Kadri power-play goal late in the third period -- helping lead the way for the Sabres. While the game wasn't entirely entertaining, the crowd at the Air Canada Centre was quiet throughout the night, with there being only two instances where you could hear fans make any noise: one was near the end of the game, after Kadri cut the deficit to one, giving the Leafs an opportunity to tie it. The other was three minutes into the game, which leads me to what this column is all about.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
On a hot and humid August afternoon, Montreal Canadiens winger Brandon Prust was sitting in a golf cart, checking his new iPhone for messages and updates on the lockout, hoping to hear some positive news that could lead to a full 82-game season. The replies were the same, after every hole driving to the next, never falling short of disappointment: "nothing new to report".
Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Friday, January 11, 2013
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