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Game Night 12/8: Blues at Lightning

Back from their brief vacation, the Lightning squeak out a win. STL-4 TB-5 Fedotenko, Prospal and Modin had multi-point nights. Both Ranger and Artyukhin added assists. Ranger also had 15:28 of ice time and was an outstanding +3 on the night. Evgeny Artyukhin had 9:14 of ice time, two shots, one brutal hit, and was part of the key forechecking shift that tied the game on Tim Taylor's third period goal. The Lightning, still only playing to 85% of their capability, are now 9-1-1 over their last 11 games. Game sheet from [url=http://www.nhl.com/scores/htmlreports/20052006/GS020419.HTM]NHL.com.[/url]

Norrena/Linkopings Earn Dramatic Tie

Fredrik Emwall scored an extra attacker goal with 1:57 left today to lift Linkopings to a 2-2 tie with Leksands. Fredrik Norrena stopped 24 of 26 shots faced in the contest. The Finnish born netminder's record moves to 14-5-3 on the year.

But Named to Initial Rosno Cup Roster

Anton But [url=http://www.rushockey.com/events.php?i=iihf&stream=iihf_news&id=435]has been included on the initial roster for Russia[/url] in the Rosno Cup to be held in Moscow just before Christmas. Unfortunately, netminder Vasily Koshechkin was not named to the team despite sparkling play in the Superleague to this point of the season.

Site Update Done (Mostly...)

I've finished the bulk of the site upgrade process. You might still run across some things that I haven't fully re-configured or re-installed, but the most the day-to-day stuff is back. Most notable is that I haven't yet restored the image galleries. I'm still trying to decide what the final style and theme of the new site will be, so it may look different each time you visit over the next few days. Feel free to leave comments. :) I'll post more over the next few days. If you find some stuff not working, please leave a comment...

First Star Night for Lascek - Again

Stan Lascek scored two goals and added an assist tonight as Chicoutimi downed Baie-Comeau 8-5. Lascek, who maintained his five point lead for the QMJHL scoring race over teammate Maxime Boisclair, was named the game's first star. Both of his goals came on the power play. Also in the Q, another Lightning prospect extended his league-lead in a statistical category as Mark Tobin was minus-two for Rimouski in a 10-2 loss to Victoriaville. Tobin is now minus-28 on the year, which leads the league. He also had an assist in the game. In the WHL, Justin Keller had two goals as Kelowna beat Tri-City 7-3.
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