sharpshooter IlyaKovalchuk and former captain Zach Parise.
A year after the Devils were defeated in the Cup final by Los Angeles, Lamoriello gave the senior Brodeur the privilege of announcing his son's selection with the 208th overall pick at the 2013 draft in Newark.
Anthony Brodeur's brother, Jeremy, has also followed father's footsteps, playing 54 games last season the OHL's Oshawa Generals.
to make it into the playoff picture.
Trading a captain isn't common, but last week Toronto shipped Dion Phaneuf to Ottawa. Even the Jets/Atlanta Thrashers franchise traded captain IlyaKovalchuk in 2010 and Ladd got the title.
"We just kind of let it be," forward Mathieu Perreault said of Ladd's possible trade. "Our job is to come to the rink and play hockey and try to win games for this organization...
(19 years, 347 days), who turns 20 on Feb. 14, is slightly older than IlyaKovalchuk was when he had a hat trick at age 19 years, 235 days, in a Dec. 6, 2002 game against the Washington Capitals.
"Kid scored three goals, there's not much you can say about that; he's good," Jets teammate Dustin Byfuglien told the Winnipeg Free Press. "He's been good all year. He’s just finding his way. It's not easy...
Ehlers had his first NHL hat trick to help the Winnipeg Jets improve to 6-0-0 against the Coyotes at MTS Centre. Per Elias, Ehlers (19 years, 347 days) became the second teenager in Jets/Atlanta Thrashers history with a hat trick, following IlyaKovalchuk (19 years, 235 days) on Dec. 6, 2002 at WSH (3-1—4). Ehlers also became the sixth rookie with a hat trick this season and the fourth to do so...
in club history. Chris Phillips holds the mark with 311 straight appearances. ... The four-point period by Zajac was the first by a Devil since IlyaKovalchuk against Columbus on March 23, 2010. Zajac also joined Patrik Elias (2000) as the only Devils to notch four points in an opening period.
with smooth, nice passes and is a very good mobile skater."
The last time the three European skaters went among the top five picks at the draft was 2001 when IlyaKovalchuk of Spartak in Russia went No. 1 to the Atlanta Thrashers, Alexander Svitov of Avangard Omsk in Russia went No. 3 to the Tampa Bay Lightning and Stanislav Chistov of Omsk in Russia went No. 5 to the Anaheim Ducks. The sixth player picked...
(Mario Lemieux and Pavel Bure), but very few of them matched his longevity.
Peak Three-Season Era-Adjusted Goal Scoring, 1967-68 to 2015-16
Player Career Era-Adjusted Goals Peak Scoring
Brett Hull 625 172
Wayne Gretzky 644 164
Alex Ovechkin 475 164
Steven Stamkos 287 153
Phil Esposito 485 152
Mario Lemieux 535 150
Pavel Bure 394 148
Teemu Selanne 634 146
John LeClair 378 141
Peter Bondra 461 138
(1-0—1) scored his first goal in a Penguins uniform (2 GP). Daley was acquired by Pittsburgh on Dec. 14 from Chicago in exchange for defenseman Rob Scuderi.
* Forward Chris Thorburn played in his 595th career game with the Jets/Atlanta Thrashers; he passed IlyaKovalchuk (594 GP) for the most games played in franchise history.
* Capitals forward Jason Chimera (0-1—1) skated in the 900th game...
Thorburn received a standing ovation by the home crowd in the first period after breaking the franchise record for most games played. Thorburn, who was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 2001, played in his 595th game for the Atlanta/Winnipeg franchise, surpassing the old mark set by IlyaKovalchuk.
defenceman wired a snapshot off the crossbar and in for the 4-2 lead.
Notes: Chris Thorburn was given a standing ovation by the home crowd in the first period after breaking the franchise record for most games played. Thorburn, who was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 2001, played in his 595th game for the Atlanta/Winnipeg franchise, surpassing the old mark set by IlyaKovalchuk.
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