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Submitted by pete on March 11, 2006 - 21:48
"And with the 14th pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft the Tampa Bay Lightning select..." TB-1 TOR-5 Sean Burke actually played well the first two period before the flood gates opened. He allowed 5 goals on 30 shots in total. Honestly, I don't know what more there is to say right now. The cavalry isn't coming. The deadline's passed and Coleman, Boutin, O'Brien and Dicaire are probably too green to help shore up this club. What's worse than the defense and goaltending though is that the Lightning's forwards are showing themselves to again be incapable of scoring timely goals. Completely incapable. And if you're defense isn't going to be solid every night, you'd better get those timely goals. 70 points with 18 games left and a 4 point lead on 9th place. Is anybody going to step up? Game sheey from [url=http://www.nhl.com/scores/htmlreports/20052006/GS020944.HTM]NHL.com.[/url]
Submitted by pete on March 11, 2006 - 21:25
I'll take a point against these guys as opposed to the 4-5 goal shellackings they've been handing Springfield all season. PRO-3 SPR-2 (OT) More on the flip. I don't want to steal too much page space from the rest of the night's stories.
Submitted by pete on March 11, 2006 - 20:39
[b]QMJHL[/b] Mark Tobin scored his 26th goal of the season, added a helper, had 7 shots on goal and 8 hits. He was also named first star of the game. Unfortunately, it came in defeat 4-2 at the hands of Baie-Comeau. [b]OHL[/b] Marek Bartanus was -2 as Owen Sound fell to London 3-1. [b]WHL[/b] Vladimir Mihalik had an assist and was +1 but Red Deer lost 5-3 to Regina.
Submitted by pete on March 11, 2006 - 13:23
Linkopings fell 4-3 to Lulea in double overtime in the opening game of their Elitserien playoff series today. Fredrik Norrena stopped 36 of 40 shots faced in 98 minutes of hockey. Shane Willis scored the game opening goal for Linkopings in the first period.
Submitted by pete on March 11, 2006 - 11:53
Anton But, 49 GP, 16-23-39, 26 PIM, (+11) Alexei Glukhov, 45 GP, 2-14-16, 70 PIM, (-2) Alexander Polushin, 42 GP, 8-5-13, 14 PIM, (-1) Albert Vishnyakov, 48 GP, 9-3-12, 78 PIM, (E) Nikita Alexeev, 40 GP, 6-4-10, 14 PIM, (-3) Dimitry Kazionov, 40 GP, 2-5-7, 42 PIM (-11) Vasily Koshechkin, 19-13-6, 1.59 GAA, .934 sv%, 10 SO Anton But's line was the second most productive in the Superleague combining for a total of 25 goals during the regular season. Alexei Morozov's line with Kazan was the best scoring 34 goals in total. But finished tied for 7th in the league in points, 9th in goals and 10th in assists, Vasily Koshechkin finished 2nd in the Superleague in GAA, save percentage and shutouts and was named the best "rookie" goaltender in the league.