Sabres focused on looking ahead with Eichel now in the past
The Buffalo Sabres had just completed a pregame meeting and veteran forward Kyle Okposo was struck by what he noticed once the coaches left the room. Without referencing how things went in the past, Okposo was making a clear point about the current — post-Jack Eichel — makeup of the Sabres and the bonds being formed among a group of developing youngsters and journeymen.news.yahoo.com
NHL referee banned from sport after microphone catches him saying he wanted to give team a penalty
Tim Peel's career as an NHL referee is over after his voice was picked up by a TV microphone saying he wanted to call a penalty against the Nashville Predators. Referee Tim Peel is shown in this Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, file photo. Derik Hamilton / AP"Nothing is more important than ensuring the integrity of our game," NHL vice president of hockey operations Colin Campbell said in a statement. "I don't think it's right. I think if it's an obvious one I don't think it should be made up for."cbsnews.com
NHL ref's career over, 'make-up' calls in hockey spotlight
Tim Peel's career as an NHL referee is over after his voice was picked up by a TV microphone saying he wanted to call a penalty against the Nashville Predators. The league on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, announced that Peel no longer will be working NHL games now or in the future. Peel will “no longer will be working NHL games now or in the future," the league said. “Watch what happens at the end of games,” said Carolina coach Rod Brind’Amour, a former center who played more than 1,600 NHL games. That level of experience made him a “senior-level official” in the terms of the league's collective bargaining agreement with the NHL Officials Association.
Bernier returns, Glendening has goal and 2 assists, Red Wings beat Predators
Luke Glendening had a goal and two assists, Jonathan Bernier made 21 saves and the Red Wings beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 on Saturday night. Robby Fabbri, Adam Erne and Anthony Mantha also scored to help Detroit snap a two-game losing streak and improve to 4-10-0. “We’ve played pretty good games in a row since we got embarrassed against Tampa,” Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. The Predators beat Detroit 3-2 on Thursday night for their only victory in five games. Thomas Greiss has the other victory for the Red Wings this season.
Fabbro’s late goal lifts Predators over Red Wings, 3-2
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - JANUARY 30: Dante Fabbro #57 of the Nashville Predators skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 30, 2020 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The first game-winning goal of Dante Fabbro’s career came in dramatic fashion. Fabbro scored with 59.2 seconds remaining to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the struggling Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. POWER PLAY STRUGGLINGAfter coming up empty in four opportunities with the man advantage Thursday night, the Red Wings have not scored a power-play goal in their last seven games. “We still go over the boards trying to score,” Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin said.
Radulov, Pavelski 2 goals as Stars beat Preds 7-0 in opener
... That was a special moment.”Joe Pavelski had two goals and two assists and Alexander Radulov also scored twice for the Stars, who had a scoreless first period. Five of Dallas’ goals came in the second, including three on the power play and an unassisted short-handed wrist shot by Esa Lindell. Pavelski and Kiviranta added power-play goals in the third period, those against Pekka Rinne, who entered after Saros allowed five goals on 20 shots. CAPTAIN HURTStars captain Jamie Benn was injured when his right leg buckled awkwardly after a collision with Viktor Arvidsson in the second period. Three of the shots game in the first period, including a wraparound attempt into Khudobin’s pads and a hard second shot on the rebound.
One view of where Red Wings’ Steve Yzerman ranks among NHL GMs
But the Detroit Red Wings’ Steve Yzerman is second, according to Adam Gretz. He made a series of low-risk trades last season, including the acquisition of former first-round pick Robby Fabbri, who resurrected his career with the Red Wings. Longtime former Red Wings GM Ken Holland, coming off his first season in Edmonton, checked in at No. Former Red Wings assistant GM Jim Nill was ranked seventh after seven seasons in Dallas. More: How temporary divisional alignment could affect Red Wingsmlive.com
Red Wings crushed by Predators, 6-1
DETROIT Matt Duchene figured the Nashville Predators deserved better after scoring just once in a loss to the New York Rangers over the weekend. Duchene scored two of Nashvilles five second-period goals, and the Predators easily dispatched the Detroit Red Wings 6-1 on Monday night. It deflected in off the stick of Red Wings defenseman Madison Bowey. Andreas Athanasiou scored in the first period for the Red Wings, who are 1-10-1 in their last 12 games. Duchene scored on a rebound during the ensuing power play.