The Bulletin Board keeps you abreast of the latest news
around the NHL Monday-Friday.
- Entering last night the Anaheim Ducks had lost 16 of 18
games and clearly it was time for a change.
Everyone thought the team was on the verge of dealing Bobby Ryan, but
instead the team fired Coach Randy Carlyle and replaced
him with Bruce Boudreau. Boudreau
was axed by Washington earlier this week but was obviously considered a great
commodity and the Ducks acted quickly to scoop him up. Boudreau has a reputation for being a players’
very different approach from Carlyle’s, so we’ll see if the Ducks respond.
- The hiring of Boudreau may put all those Ryan trade rumors
to rest, but yesterday Ryan said that if the circumstances were right, he’d “welcome”
a trade out of Anaheim. The Rangers were thought to be highly interested in acquiring Ryan.
- Carlyle was fired even though the Ducks finally picked up a
victory, 4-1 over Montreal. The
Canadiens are 0-for-23 on the power play over
their last five games.
- Boston beat Toronto 6-3 to cap a
remarkable 12-0-1 November. Boston’s
only loss came on Friday in a shootout at the hands of Detroit. Milan Lucic scored twice for the Bruins and
Tim Thomas made 34 saves. In November
Thomas went 9-0-0
with a 1.76 goals against average, a .941 save percentage and three shutouts.
- Minnesota slipped by Edmonton 3-2 in a shootout to pick up
record 11th win of the month. Kyle
Brodziak scored the game-tying goal and eventual shootout winner. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins picked up another goal
and an assist for the Oilers, giving him 11
goals and 16 assists in just 25 games.
- Colorado crushed New Jersey 6-1 as Martin Brodeur allowed
six goals on 25 shots. Ryan O’Reilly had
three points for the Avalanche.
- Detroit scored its sixth victory in a row over, 4-2 over
- Boston inked David Krejci to a
three-year, $15.75 million contract extension.
- Tampa Bay signed defenseman Victor Hedman to
a five-year, $20 million contract extension.
- Ken Daneyko and John MacLean have joined
Kirk Muller’s coaching staff in Carolina.
- Pittsburgh recalled top defensive prospect Simon Despres.
- Here’s Forbes’ annual list of NHL team values.
- There are eight games on the schedule
tonight. Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin will clash as the Penguins visit the Capitals at 7:00 p.m. on the NHL Network.
Past editions of the Bulletin Board:
- 2011 First-Round Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >
- Jody Shelley Delivers First Controversial Hit of 2011 Season >
- Shanahan Impresses As New NHL Disciplinarian >
– Sidney Crosby Participates In “Controlled Scrimmage” >
– Montreal Signs Chris Campoli >
– Top 2011 Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >
– Sestito Suspended Four Games For Hit On Deveaux >
– Kings Lock Doughty Up With Huge Deal >
– Former Rangers’ Prospects Grachev And Horak Make NHL Clubs >
– Steve Valiquette Is The New Goalie Coach At Quinnipiac University >
– Waiving Of Avery Could Wreak Havoc On The Stars’ Salary Cap Situation >
– Hockey Is Back >
– Jagr Picks Up Point #1,600 In Flyers’ Season-Opening Victory >
– Early Goalie Controversy In Washington? >
Prospal Scores Again For Columbus >
– Pittsburgh Rolling Without Crosby And Malkin >
– Sidney Crosby Cleared For Contact >
– Aaron Asham Is The Talk Of The League >
– Mark Messier Will Run The New York City Marathon >
– Colorado Wins Fifth-Straight Road Game, Leads Western Conference >
– New-look Flyers Off To Fast Start >
- Kessel Carrying The Leafs >
- Dale Weise Scores First NHL Goal >
– Vancouver Acquires David Booth >
- Jagr Scores First Two Goals Of The Season >
- Columbus Finally Wins >
– Montreal Fires Former Rangers’ Assistant Coach Perry Pearn >
– Philadelphia And Winnipeg Combine For 17 Goals!? >
- Edmonton And Ottawa Riding Surprising Hot Streaks >
– Chicago’s Stanley Cup Hangover Is In The Past >
- Ovechkin Benched >
– Brodeur Now Tied For Most Losses In NHL History >
- Predators Lock Up Pekka Rinne >
– Blues Fire Payne, Bring In Hitchcock >
– Boston Is Back >
– Blues Cruise In Hitchcock’s Return >
– Bizarre Scene In Tampa Bay >
– The Blue Jackets Are Awful >
– Milan Lucic Gives Ryan Miller A Concussion >
– Lucic Avoids Suspension For Hit On Miller >
– Malkin And Duchene Trade Beautiful Goals >
– Jhonas Enroth Finally Sputters >
– The Blues Are 4-0-1 Under Ken Hitchcock >
– Crosby Returns >
– The Sidney Crosby Show >
– Will Buffalo Seek Revenge On Milan Lucic? >
– Blake Comeau On Waivers >
– Washington Fires Boudreau, Carolina Axes Maurice >
– Vancouver’s Tough Decision In Goal >
– Hitchcock Rights The Ship In St. Louis >
12/1/11 – Ducks Fire Carlyle, Replace Him With Boudreau >
here for our full 2011-2012 Season Archive >
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