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.


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


Gustav to Grand Rapids? Say It Ain’t So

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(Photo: Associated Press)

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