The KHL's Back! And Malkin Nets a Hatty

Steve Dangle
December 19 2012 10:44PM

 

The KHL has returned from its December break, and Evgeni Malkin opened things up with a bang!

We have five games for you right now, and we'll be working on more of the games from December 19th tomorrow, as well as the pair from Thursday the 20th.

Enjoy!

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Ignorance, knowledge and shooting percentage

Jonathan Willis
December 19 2012 03:48PM

When looking at the impact of hockey blogs on discussion of the sport, shooting percentage is a decent example of how untrained amateurs have moved the puck forward.

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UPDATE FROM OKC...

Jason Gregor
December 19 2012 11:00AM

I got an update from Todd Nelson on some of the Oiler prospects. We chatted about Magnus Paajarvi, Anton Lander, Martin Marincin as well as the Jordan Eberle and Taylor's quest to take on more of a leadership role. Nelson had some great insight into his young players.

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Stirring the Pot

RexLibris
December 19 2012 09:42AM

Keeping the Dream Rivalry Alive

The Abbotsford Heat sit atop their AHL conference while the Barons are struggling to stay in the playoff picture

In Calgary this is greeted with great joy, dancing in the streets, and various acts of nefarious merriment with barnyard animals*. In Edmonton, well, that isn’t really our thing.

*This may or may not be true.

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Ryan Smyth

Jason Strudwick
December 19 2012 07:25AM

Ryan Smyth came to the Oilers in the 1994 draft with the sixth overall pick. He is currently sitting at just over 1150 games and 800 points. Not too shabby.

That is a nice little career he has built for himself. Nearly a hundred playoff games in the NHL and he has skated for Canada many times with the highlight being the 2002 gold medal in Salt Lake City. What an event to have been a part of!

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