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Litter Box Cats Jun 23, 2016

Panthers swap F Rocco Grimaldi for Avalanche G Reto Berra

Trade means Al Montoya isn't likely to be back The Florida Panthers continued to make offseason headlines, trading speedy prospect Rocco Grimaldi to the Colorado Avalanche for goaltender Reto Berra, who would seem to have dibs on being Roberto Luongo's backup in 2016-17. Grimadli, a second-round choice in 2011, played a total of 27 games with the Panthers, scoring four times and adding two assists in those regular season games. The 23-year-old also played two scoreless games in the postseason loss to the New York Islanders. Berra is a 29-year-old native of Switzerland, who made his NHL...
Litter Box Cats Jun 23, 2016

Panthers swap F Rocco Grimaldi for Avalanche G Reto Berra

Trade means Al Montoya isn't likely to be back The Florida Panthers continued to make offseason headlines, trading speedy prospect Rocco Grimaldi to the Colorado Avalanche for goaltender Reto Berra, who would seem to have the inside track on being Roberto Luongo's backup in 2016-17. Grimadli, a second-round choice in the 2011 Entry Draft, played a total of 27 games with the Panthers, scoring four times and adding two assists in those regular season games. The 23-year-old also played two scoreless games in the postseason loss to the New York Islanders. Berra is a 29-year-old native of...
Raw Charge Jun 19, 2016

Quick Strikes for Sunday, June 18

Pavel Datsyuk’s retirement was really two years in the making. Get the details. [NHL.com] How the Wings are spinning the story for the fans. [Winging It In Motown] Goaltenders who played against Datsyuk, from Marty Turco to Roberto Luongo, discuss what was so dangerous about him. [NHL.com] Datsyuk followed his heart and for that, he can’t be blamed. [Detroit Free Press] Brad Shaw, who was hired by the Blue Jackets to assist John Tortorella, was actually a guy Tortorella had eyed during his tenure with the Lightning. [Puck-Rakers] The Coyotes’ AHL affiliate in Tucson has a name. Beep...
Lighthouse Hockey Jun 15, 2016

Video: Rick DiPietro talks about his contract hopes, demotion to the minors and burying his sorrows in sandwiches

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Winging It In Motown May 31, 2016

Backstopping the Future: Should Howard's Tenure End in Detroit?

The 2015-16 season ended with Jimmy Howard registering the lowest career games played and save percentage since becoming the regular netminder for the Detroit Red Wings in 2009. With his value seemingly at a new low and carrying an average salary of $5.3 million through the 2018-19 season, is now the time for the Wings to move on from Howard? Last season Jimmy Howard had the 17th largest cap hit for NHL netminders. This placed him between Mike Smith and Roberto Luongo, but his 90.6 Sv% had him 57th in the NHL (min 500 minutes) between Ben Scrivens and Antti Niemi. A 90.6 Sv% is rather...

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