Howard shines to notch third win; Nyquist secures win for Grand Rapids

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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.

Ben Bishop remains day-to-day with a lower body injury.

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.


Diamond nets first goal as Bridgeport gets SO win

Former Black Bear captain Joey Diamond gave the Bridgeport Sound Tigers a 3-2 advantage in the second period Sunday with his first goal of the season.

Bridgeport, coached by Scott Pellerin, picked up the win in a shootout against Norfolk.

Bishop stellar in Tampa Bay win

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.

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Nyquist fuels Grand Rapids blowout


Gustav Nyquist didn’t start the season in Detroit, but more night’s like last night will see Nyquist in a Wings uniform soon enough. Continue reading


Brian Flynn in running for final Sabres roster spots, other alums shuffled to minors

Sabres forward Brian Flynn (Photo: Getty Images)

Brian Flynn is on the cusp on starting October in Buffalo. Continue reading