Category Archives: Players of the Night

Americans shine at the 2011 NHL Awards

This year’s NHL Award show was exciting for all fans of hockey and most of all it was a testament to how far hockey has come in the U.S. over the years. Five American born players and one American born … Continue reading

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Tried-and-True, Tim Thomas Steals the Show

Tim Thomas and his journey to get to the NHL has been well documented this season and during the playoffs, but now the legend of Thomas has reached new heights after last night. The Bruins’ 37 year-old goaltender back-stopped the … Continue reading

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American Born Players of the Night, Thurs. 4/14 – Playoffs

Buffalo Sabres’ goaltender Ryan Miller (East Lansing, MI) was perfect, as he stopped all 35 shots on the road in a shutout victory over the 2nd seeded Philadelphia Flyers in game 1 of the Eastern Conference opening round series. Brian Gionta … Continue reading

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American Born Players of the Night, Thursday (4/7/11)

I usually only select NHL players for this, however, I have to give the first star of the night to goaltender Shawn Hunwick for his solid performance in net last night in the Frozen Four. Hunwick (Sterling Heights, MI) of the University … Continue reading

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American Born Players of the Night, Saturday (4/2/11)

Joe Corvo (Oak Park, IL) scored 1 goal and added 2 assists in a big late season win for the Carolina Hurricanes over the NY Islanders. John Carlson (Natick, MA) contributed 2 assists in just over 25 mins of ice … Continue reading

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American Born Players of the Night, Friday (4/1/11)

Patrick Kane (Buffalo, NY) scored a goal and added an assist in a crucial Chicago Blackhawks win over the Columbus Blue Jackets Friday night. David Backes (Minneapolis, MN) scored his 29th goal of the year and chipped in an assist … Continue reading

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American Born Players of the Night, Wednesday (3/30/11)

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaime McBain (Edina, MN), a product of  the U.S. NTDP, scored two goals and was a plus-3 in an important win over the Montreal Canadiens. Tim Connolly (Syracuse, NY) of the Buffalo Sabres scored the only goal … Continue reading

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