Link City: No suspension for Rinaldo

Flyers goon Zac Rinaldo responded to his "hit" on Zbynek Michalek. He won't be suspended. [Philly] James van Riemsdyk could return to the Flyers lineup soon. Nicklas Grossmann did not practice Thursday. [CSN Philly] Capitals owner Ted Leonsis thinks Boston is getting the benefit of the doubt because they are the defending Cup champs. [Puck […]

Link City: Ping Pong war; Shaw suspended

The Blues took a 2-1 series lead after beating the Sharks 4-3 last night.  Todd Bertuzzi stopped the Predators from using the Red Wings ping pong table.  He didn't move the table himself like it was first reported but he told security.  [Detroit Free Press] Hal Gill is still not ready to make his return […]

Link City: who cares

The Kings stunned Vancouver last night and now have a 3-0 lead.  Everyone's opinion in the hockey world is that Marc-Andre Fleury is a clutch goalie, except for Ryan Lambert.  He is a brave soul. [Puck Daddy] Senators Daniel Alfredsson will be a game time decision tonight.  [NHL] The Rangers released a [statement] about the […]

Link City: injury news, Overtime winners

A pane of glass fell on the Bruins' David Krejci after he and the team celebrated an overtime goal.  [Puck Daddy] Florida/New Jersey kicks off tonight in which will probably be a solid series.  Florida is making their return to the playoffs after a long playoff drought. Scott Mellanby is smiling somewhere. [Preview] No update […]

LINK CITY: Previews all over the place

[Pic via @HF_Steve ] For any links you have tweet @eddiespaghetti7  Boston's Tim Thomas walked out of a media Q&A after someone asked him if he was concerned about the White House stuff being brought up, given the Bruins opponent. [Boston] Jonathan Toews will be a game time decision for Game 1 on Thursday. [Chicago Tribune] […]

Link City: Clowe’s play; Toews comeback uncertain

Drew Doughty reacts to Ryane Clowe playing the puck from the bench, more on that later in the post. Florida's Stephen Weiss will be making his first appearance in the playoffs after ten years of waiting. [Puck Daddy] Florida clinched after Buffalo lost to Philadelphia. The Capitals will probably head into the playoffs with Braden […]

Link City: Berube mouths off

Flyers assistant coach, Craig Berube, thinks that Malkin and Crosby are the two dirtiest players on the Penguins. [PHT] Berube knows a thing or two about being a dirt ball, he once punched a referee in the face: Peter Laviolette and the Flyers can no longer look forward to having ribs from a West […]

Link City: Milbury apologizes; Penguins not happy

Mike Milbury formally apologized to the Penguins for his comments yesterday. [Puck Daddy] "I reached out to David Morehouse and the Penguins about the comments I made yesterday on Philadelphia radio. In hindsight, I realize what I said was inappropriate and wrong, and I want to apologize to the Penguins organization and their fans." Shero […]

Link City: Letang update

. *Taylor Hall's bobble head can't even stay healthy. Kris Letang will miss the next two games, Matt Niskanen is still skating on his own; Joe Vitale returned to practice but is not ready to play. [Pens] The Blue Jackets signed goalie Shawn Hunwick to a one day amateur tryout contract after Steve Mason was […]

Link City: Injury updates, other news

Kris Letang will miss tonight's game with a lower body injury; Ben Lovejoy will be having knee surgery and will miss 3-4 weeks. [Trib] Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov is day-to-day because of a chip fracture in his right foot.  [Philly] Oilers forward Taylor Hall is out for the season, he is undergoing shoulder surgery. [CBC] […]

Link City: Quebec; Strait, Despres recalled

Quebec City is another step closer to bringing back NHL hockey, the city will be building a new $400 million arena that is inspired by CEC.  Hopefully they don't clone Ryan Mill. [Yahoo] Update: Brian Strait and Simon Despres have been recalled from WBS.  [PG] Evgeni Malkin was named first star of the week.  [NHL] […]

Link City: Keith in trouble

Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith is in trouble after elbowing Canucks forward Daniel Sedin in the head.  Sedin is out indefinitely. [CBC] Video of the hit after the jump. Shane Doan was given a 3 game suspension yesterday for elbowing Jamie Benn in the head, expect Keith to get the same. The Phoenix Coyotes are […]