Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard made 32 stops and allowed two goals in a 5-2 Detroit win Saturday against Philadelphia, giving Howard his third win of the season. Howard sported a pink mask and pink pads in support of breast cancer awareness.
Gustav Nyquist came through int he clutch for the Grand Rapids Griffins Saturday night as he scored the lone goal in a shootout against Hamilton to give the Griffins the 4-3 win. Nyquist also had a goal and an assist in the game.
Will O’Neill registered a goal for St. John’s Saturday night, and Spencer Abbott picked up assists on a game-tying and the game-winning goal for Toronto as the Marlies beat the visiting IceCaps 6-3 in AHL action.
In a not-so-quite night of offense in the NHL, two former Black Bears played big roles in big wins for their respective clubs — and an assist in the Tampa Bay-Florida game came from an unlikely source. Continue reading →
Former Black Bear Ben Bishop made 37 saves against Chicago Saturday night. (Photo: Associated Press)
Ben Bishop earned the Tampa Bay Lightning its first win of the season Saturday night, standing tall in a shootout to help secure a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks, the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Despite his game-winning playoff performance and mild success in the NHL in the second half of last season, rumors are abound this week that former Hobey Baker finalist Gustav Nyquist will start the 2013-14 season with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. Continue reading →