At 7:05 of the first period in the New Jersey Devils/Buffalo Sabres game, video review determined that Johan Larsson kicked the puck into the New Jersey net. According to Rule 49.2 "A goal cannot be scored by an attacking player who uses a distinct kicking motion to propel the puck into the net.". No goal Buffalo.
On this World Water Day we ask our fans to join us in conserving water.
Water flows as a life source for hockey, starting with the frozen ponds and lakes where players learn the game, to the ice making and resurfacing processes of arenas and local community rinks. Hockey as we know it wouldn’t exist without the freshwater resources where players learn the game. Life as we know it wouldn’t exist without the freshwater that serves as our drinking water, provides habitat for fish and wildlife and is crucial for agriculture and economic development.
Read on to find out how we're addressing our water footprint.
Vatanen has missed 15 games because of a lower-body injury sustained Feb. 15 when his legs hit the boards awkwardly.
"It's been a long four weeks for me sitting there and eating popcorn [for the games]," Vatanen said. "It's a fun time to back in. I think this week I've been feeling really good and I've been ready to play and I'm just waiting my turn to get back in the lineup."
Boston University freshman Jack Eichel, a projected top-two pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, was named Hockey East Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year during the league's awards banquet at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Mass., on Thursday.
The 18-year-old right-shot center also earned the only unanimous first-team Hockey East All-Star selection.
Each Friday throughout the regular season, Kevin Weekes will be bringing you his Friday Four in his Weekes on the Web blog. He will be blogging about four players, teams, plays, trends or really four of whatever in the NHL that have caught his eye.
That guy in Ottawa, you know who I mean, plus the banged-up Jets, the newly dynamic Bruins and a goalie who simply needs more pub and more credit in New Jersey. It's all in my Friday Four this week.
At 12:10 of the third period in the Colorado Avalanche/Arizona Coyotes game, the Situation Room initiated a video review to further examine Oliver Ekman-Larsson's shot attempt at 11:53. Video review determined that the puck crossed the Colorado goal line in a legal fashion. According to Rule 38.6 "In the event that a video replay shows a goal was scored prior to the play being stopped, the Video Goal Judge will inform the Game Timekeeper and Official Scorer of the time and the amount of playing time left to be reset on the game clock and penalty time clocks (if applicable)." Therefore the clock is reset to show 8:07 (11:53 elapsed time) and good goal Arizona.
At 5:08 of the third period in the Colorado Avalanche/Arizona Coyotes game, video review determined that Joe Vitale kicked the puck into the Colorado net. According to Rule 49.2 "A goal cannot be scored by an attacking player who uses a distinct kicking motion to propel the puck into the net." No goal Arizona.
At 3:40 of the second period in the Columbus Blue Jackets/Vancouver Canucks game, the referee initiated a video review to determine whether the puck went under the side of the Columbus net. Video review confirmed that Daniel Sedin's shot crossed the goal line in a legal fashion and the net was in its proper position. Good goal Vancouver.