NHL News: Thornton’s 1500th Game, Another Senators Video, and Malkin Avoids Discipline

NHL News: Thornton’s 1500th Game, Another Senators Video, and Malkin Avoids Discipline

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Joe Thornton to play in his 1,500th game. Evgeni Malkin avoids suspension.
Lack to waivers

Elliotte Friedman: The New Jersey Devils put goaltender Eddie Lack on waivers.

Thornton to play in his 1,500th NHL game

Curtis Pashelka of The Mercury News: San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton will play in his 1,500th NHL game tonight.

Thornton will be the 19th player to play in 1,500 games.

All-time NHL leaders in games played

Player    Games played

Gordie Howe  1,767
Mark Messier  1,756
Jaromir Jagr  1,733
Ron Francis 1,731
Mark Recchi 1,652
Chris Chelios 1,651
Dave Andreychuk 1,639
Scott Stevens  1,635
Larry Murphy 1,615
Ray Bourque 1,612
Patrick Marleau  1,590
Nicklas Lidstrom 1,564
Jarome Iginla 1,554
Alex Delvecchio 1,550
Johnny Bucyk 1,540
Shane Doan 1,540
Brendan Shanahan 1,524
Steve Yzerman 1,514
Mike Modano 1,499
Joe Thornton 1,499

Sportsnet Stats: Most games played by a No. 1 overall pick:

Joe Thornton – 1,499
Mike Modano – 1,499
Roman Hamrlik – 1,395
Mats Sundin – 1,346
Pierre Turgeon – 1,294

Another Senators video?

TVA Sports: (through google translate) There has already been the one Uber video of the Ottawa Senators out there, but Renaud Lavoie reports there may even be a more compromising video.

“Have we seen everything? What I am told is that no. There is a part that is even more compromising, “he said Wednesday on TVA Sports.

Louis Jean reports that Senators assistant coach Martin Raymond has really been shaken by the situation.

“Martin Raymond is doomed, he has been humiliated. Will he stay in hockey? That, I do not know, but the damage has been done, “added Michel Bergeron.

Renaud Lavoie: Have been told that many of the players who were part of the Uber video are looking at their legal options against the company.

Malkin doesn’t receive a suspension

Chris Johnston: Pittsburg Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin won’t receive any supplementary discipline for his hit on T.J. Oshie last night: “He was deemed to be bracing for contact a fraction of a second after releasing the puck. Didn’t change angle or hit Oshie with his elbow or stick.”

 

MacKinnon doesn’t score, but damn he can dangle