Morning Hits: Scoring Goalies, Sedin’s, Jones, Nikitin, Crawford and Elliott


  • Yahoo Sports NHL: NHL goalie to score: B. Smith, NYI, 1979 R. Hextall, PHI, 1987 C. Osgood, DET, 1996 D. Rhodes, OTT, 1999 M. Brodeur, NJ, 2000 Theodore, MTL ’01 Nabokov, SJ ’02 Noronen, BUF ’04 Mason, NSH ’06 Ward, CAR ’11 Brodeur, NJ ’13 Smith, PHX ’13.
  • Elliotte Friedman: The Daniel and Henrik Sedin’s contracts are $7 million each season. They have no bonuses and a full no-movement clause.
  • Yahoo Sports NHL: Predators Seth Jones averaged 25:08 of ice time in October. Almost four minutes per game more than the next rookie.
  • Sam Carchidi: Flyers GM Paul Holmgren spoke with the team during the second intermission, with Claude Giroux saying,  “it stays in the room.”
  • Aaron Portzline: Blue Jackets defenseman Nikita Nikitin is likely getting back into the lineup. No decision on who is starting in goal yet.

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  1. #1 by SPUD at November 2nd, 2013

    Wait, so Holmgrem spoke to the players in the second intermission and THAT was the result? Making themselves the complete joke of the league? Way to go! Can Holmgrem destroy this team any more?

  2. #2 by Leaf_Fan at November 2nd, 2013

    Paul Holgrem was probably paying extra cash to those who would fight

  3. #3 by hotwings at November 2nd, 2013

    A changing of the guard is in order for the Rangers and Flyers. Im sure it was nice getting Couterier, Schenn and Simmonds + all those picks, but their team still has lots of work to do and are not a cup ready team…. they seem to have taken a step back this year, since they wont be making the playoffs….

    hopefully holmgren lays off the trigger finger and just uses his pick at the draft wisely this year…

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