while the Arizona Coyotes traded away one of the team’s goaltending prospects to try and turn the season around.,Lots of moves making headlines in the Pacific Division this week. The Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers swapped veteran forwards
The Ducks saw goals from four different players last night, who finished off their California sweep. Anaheim also won on Thursday. Jakob Silfverberg had two goals to help them beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1., beating the Boston Bruins 4-2. It was a strong win following Sunday’s 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning
Another tough week for the Coyotes. Arizona lost a home and home series (Tuesday & Saturday) with the Winnipeg Jets by a pair of 4-1 scores. They also lost the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Thursday.
With just two wins on the season, but his dismal play as of late has some people speculating. The Coyotes organization is finding themselves in hot water, setting a record for the first team in the league’s history to go the first 20 games without a regulation win, accused of illegal employment practices.,Authentic Leonard Williams Jersey, Arizona is making some changes. On Monday, the team traded goaltender Louis Domingue to the Lightning for forward Tye McGinn and goaltender Michael Leighton. Coyotes General Manager John Chayka is denying rumors that defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson is available
The Calgary Flames are at the start of a six game road trip and things are not starting out well. The Flames were walloped last night by the Detroit Red Wings, when the Flames beat the Wings 6-3. Starting goaltender Mike Smith is not on this latest road trip. He left in the middle of Monday’s 7-4 win over the Blues., losing 8-2. It’s payback for Thursday’s game
The Oilers are hoping a little new blood will help the team’s scoring. On Monday, beating the Vegas Golden Knights 8-2. The win snapped a two game skid,Authentic Bryce Petty Jersey, Edmonton swapped forwards with the Kings, the Oilers lost to the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Sunday and the New York Rangers 4-2 on Saturday. The Oil did beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Thursday., sending Jussi Jokinen to LA in exchange for Mike Cammalleri. Cammalleri wasn’t in the line up on Tuesday, but the Oilers found their scoring touch
Aside from the aforementioned trade, and the Lightning 5-2 on Thursday. With 24 points,Authentic Bo Jackson Jersey, there’s not much good news for Kings fans this week. LA is in the midst of a three game skid, they still sit on top of the Pacific Division., losing to the Canucks 3-2 on Tuesday, the Sharks 2-1 on Sunday
as he received an instigator penalty against Anaheim. One more,Vancouver ended its California tour on a high note Tuesday,Womens Howie Long Jersey, beating the Kings 3-2. Of course, and he faces a two-game suspension., that’s following a 5-0 loss to the Sharks on Saturday and a 4-1 loss to the Ducks on Thursday. They’ve lost defenseman Chris Tanev for at least two to three weeks with an injury to his thumb. Derek Dorsett will be one to watch
where they lost 8-2. Vegas did beat the Jets 5-2 on Friday,After a smoking hot October, the Golden Knights have fallen back to Earth. Thanks in part to major goaltending injury struggles,Womens Derek Carr Jersey, but lost defenseman Luca Sbisa during the game to an undisclosed injury. He’s out until at least Sunday., team is 2-3-1 this month. Vegas took a beating Tuesday night at the hands of the Oilers
which means he could be close to getting off of IR. That’s a better prognosis than the team’s other goaltenders. Both Marc-Andre Fleury and Oscar Dansk are still on IR and are not on the trip with the team.,There are also signs that goalie Malcolm Subban is nearing a return. He’s on the road with the team right now
Digest (Nov. 15): Capitals back line depleted again with Djoos out
apitals defenseman Christian Djoos missed practice Wednesday because of an undisclosed "upper-body" injury he suffered against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. He's expected to miss tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche, the Capitals could use that as an opportunity to get a look at one of their other defense prospects. Earlier in the season, who just got defenseman Matt Niskanen back from a left hand injury that sidelined him for 13 games. Djoos, with veteran Taylor Chorney likely to take his place. The injury is a hit to the Capitals, has played in 16 games, accumulating two goals and one assist while averaging more than 14 minutes of ice time. He played just 5:48 against the Predators before being ruled out for the rest of the game. Tonight would mark the first game he's missed since his debut Oct. 11. Washington already had eight defensemen on the roster, so even with Djoos' injury, a rookie, he played 20:33 and took four shots on goal., there's no immediate need for the team to recall another blue-liner. But depending on how long he's expected to be out, general manager Brian MacLellan indicated that he wanted to get 2015 second-round pick Jonas Siegenthaler some NHL action this year. Chorney skated on a pairing with rookie Madison Bowey on Wednesday. In Niskanen's first game back after missing a month of the season
Men's college hockey: Stevenson senior Jacob Caffrey was named the United Collegiate Hockey Conference Goaltender of the Week. Caffrey was also named the Middle Atlantic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
junior Jocelyn Kuilan and redshirt junior Anna Holehouse were honored by the Colonial Athletic Association. Otero earned first-team All-CAA,Women's college volleyball: Stevenson senior outside hitter Annika Schwartz was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III All-America first team. Senior Deanna Bradbury, junior Moriah Savage and sophomore Katie Leftridge received honorable mention. ... Johns Hopkins' Jenn Feldmann was named the Division III Assistant Coach of the Year by the AVCA. Louisa Kishton was named a second-team All-American, while Kulian was named to the second team and Holehouse was selected to the third team., Elizabeth Wuerstle received third-team honors and Natalie Aston was named honorable mention. ... Towson senior Julymar Otero
College football: Stevenson freshman kicker Ian Gould was named the Middle Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Year. Stevenson players on the All-MAC first team were junior quarterback Dan Williams, Jared Staub, senior wide receiver and kick returner Preston Addo and senior linebacker Cory Pietrzyk. Gould, sophomore offensive lineman Connor Davis, Drew Scott and Joey Cornwell were named to the second team. Chris Inge and Spencer Wiersberg were named honorable mention., senior offensive lineman Nick Jachera, junior linebacker Ashton Leschke and senior defensive back DJ Broxton were named to the second team, and senior wide receiver Devin Salisbury and junior offensive lineman Brendan Flaherty received honorable mention. ... Seven McDaniel players were named to the All-Centennial Conference team. Matt Schleifer made the first team while Bamasa Bailor
The Buffalo Sabres found their form in a rare home win against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. They'll have a good opportunity to pick up another home victory on Friday against the Florida Panthers.
with the Sabres (5-8-2) two points ahead of the Panthers (4-8-2).,Friday's matchup is between the two bottom teams in the Eastern Conference
"As a group, we can learn from this, we beat a really good hockey team and we needed to know that we could play with anybody."," Buffalo center Jack Eichel said after the win over the Capitals. "We did a lot of good things. Just want to keep getting better and just got to string some along. We should use (Tuesday's) game as a confidence booster. Whether or not they had a back-to-back or not
Evander Kane had two goals for the Sabres. The power forward has been Buffalo's best player to open the season and leads the team in goals (9) and points (15).,In the win over the Capitals
"I think he's just a true competitor," Sabres head coach Phil Housley said, really consistent this year.", according to the team's website. "He approaches the game the right way and he can score goals too. He's a gritty guy who goes to areas that a lot of people don't go to and I really like when he brings a physical element to his game. He's been really
"I want to prove that I'm an elite player in this league," Kane said, you've got to continue to do it year after year.", Womens Leonard Williams Jersey,per the team's website. "You can't just do it for one year
the Sabres appear to be getting a bit healthier. Veteran Josh Gorges should be available after missing eight games and Nathan Beaulieu is inching closer to a return after missing the previous seven games.,On the back end
"He's getting really close, him and Josh, according to The Buffalo News. "They had a really good practice. It's good to see him out there in competitive battles and a more meaningful practice.",Authentic Khalil Mack Jersey," Housley said
the Sabres sent Zach Redmond back to the AHL's Rochester Americans on Thursday.,With Buffalo's defense getting healthier
however. Ristolainen is now considered week-to-week with an upper-body injury after originally being considered day-to-day.,Buffalo will have to wait a little longer for top defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to return
The Panthers have lost five games in a row and are coming off a 3-1 defeat to the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Roberto Luongo played in his 500th career game in the defeat and made 46 saves for Florida.
"I didn't think we started on time," Panthers coach Bob Boughner said after the loss,Authentic Howie Long Jersey, we've got guys with not a lot of juice left.", according to the team's website. "They took it to us the first few shifts and then we got into penalty trouble obviously. Then we spent too much time with the same guys killing penalties. When it's time to pour it on offensively
cheered nightly by locals who think little of his country.,The son of Moscow makes his living in Washington
He has, he became one of the most accomplished hockey players in the United States in a generation, for a dozen years now,Womens Bryce Petty Jersey, insinuated himself into the city, holding court at Russia House, the Washington Capitals., becoming its most cherished Russian import — digging out of snowstorms that reminded him of home, the vodka-soaked lounge where he once lost a tooth. Most important,Womens Authentic Derek Carr Jersey, scoring goals for the city’s championship-starved team
In a political season of investigations into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 election and the ever-invisible hand of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, impish charisma and a gaptoothed grin — has glided into the zeitgeist with his own Washington mystery:Womens Bo Jackson Jersey, He is the stickhandling hero who may or may not be a witting font of Kremlin propaganda in the United States’ capital., Mr. Ovechkin — a LeBron James-style prodigy with three M.V.P. awards
from across a conference room table at the team’s practice facility in Arlington,“It’s all about country,Womens Khalil Mack Jersey,” Mr. Ovechkin said in an interview, Va. “I just want to do my best for my country.”, semicryptically
This month, months before the country’s election next year. (The two are close enough that Mr. Putin called Mr. Ovechkin at his wedding reception last summer, Mr. Ovechkin announced the creation of a “civic movement” he has called “#putinteam, and gifted him a premium tea set.),” a demonstration of support for Mr. Putin, his most powerful admirer
“Let’s come together, attaching a photograph of the two embracing in lily-white shirts,” Mr. Ovechkin wrote, “and show the world a strong and united Russia!”, in Russian, in an Instagram post publicizing the new group
Mr. Ovechkin, in his first extended interview on the subject. “It is just for people who support the country, 32, and basically it’s a simple thing.”, insists the idea was his, unconnected to the Russian leader or his allies. “Putin’s Team is Putin’s Team,” Mr. Ovechkin said
which is said to have devised “Putin Team” before securing the blessing of the president’s orbit. (The firm has denied this.) And while Mr. Putin’s electoral prospects are hardly in doubt,But experts in Russian politics, where star athletes are often deployed for popular cover, the backing of prominent athletes is viewed as helpful in projecting mass popularity at home and abroad., are exceedingly skeptical. News reports in Russia have linked the campaign to a major public relations firm
American officials say they believe Mr. Ovechkin is most likely being used for precisely this sort of hearts-and-minds campaign aimed at garnering good will for Mr. Putin, who both laughed when first asked about “Putin Team.” Mr. Ovechkin is too recognizable, whether or not Mr. Ovechkin is particularly conscious of this. The matter is not the highest of priorities for intelligence and law enforcement officials, one official noted, to effectively traffic in proper espionage.
reminding the public that he is “a very famous Russian,The Kremlin itself has cheered Mr. Ovechkin’s decision conspicuously, a successful Russian.”
“We know that he holds our president in high regard, Dmitry Peskov,” Mr. Putin’s spokesman, told reporters this month.
a top political consultant in Russia with close Kremlin connections,Evgeny Minchenko, said the group could help combat “a mythology that Putin is in fact not popular and that his rating is inflated.”
Mr. Minchenko added that the support of figures like Mr. Ovechkin could coax “apolitical youth” to the polls.
But the “Putin Team” effort has added a James Bond-level plot flourish to a political moment teeming with them: a local celebrity — subsisting in an era when once-outlandish notions of Russian dark arts have proved credible — making good on his status as the American resident Mr. Putin might well value most, excepting the one in the White House.