9:46 PM EDT, Fri April 28, 2017

Predators complete 4-game sweep of Blackhawks

Roman Josi scored twice and Pekka Rinne had 30 saves as the host Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep of the Western Conference’s top seed. Colton Sissons also scored and Viktor Arvidsson added an empty-net goal as Nashville completed the franchise’s first playoff sweep. The Sabres, who missed the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season after posting a 33-37-12 record, fired general manager Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma. ... The NHL announced that Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews, Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski and...
Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey Apr 20, 2017

Matthews, Laine and Werenski are Calder Trophy finalists

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews, Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Zach Werenski and Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine are the finalists for the Calder Trophy for NHL rookie of the year. Laine missed nine games with a concussion but still finished with 36 goals and 28 assists. The winner
Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine, Zach Werenski are Calder Trophy finalists

Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine, Zach Werenski are Calder Trophy finalists

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews, Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski and Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine are the finalists for the Calder Trophy for NHL rookie of the year.
FOX Sports Apr 20, 2017

Matthews, Laine and Werenski are Calder Trophy finalists

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews, Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski and Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine are the finalists for the Calder Trophy for NHL rookie of the year.
Artic Ice Hockey Apr 20, 2017
Patrik Laine is a Calder Nominee

Patrik Laine is a Calder Nominee

The Jets star forward has his stellar season recognized. In an announcement that should surprise no one, Patrik Laine is a top three vote getter for the Calder Award, awarded to the NHL’s most outstanding rookie every season. He will be joined at the NHL awards by the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews and the Columbus Blue Jackets’ Zach Werenski. This is an unsurprising nomination as Laine recorded 36 goals and 64 points in 73 games this season. Meanwhile, Matthews recorded 40 goals and 69 points in 82 games this season while Werenski had 11 goals and 47 points in 78 games as a...
The Cannon Apr 20, 2017
Zach Werenski Nominated for Calder Trophy

Zach Werenski Nominated for Calder Trophy

The defenseman is up for rookie of the year. Zach Werenski’s stellar rookie season earned some recognition tonight. Per Elliotte Friedman, Werenski, along with Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Patrik Laine of the Winnipeg Jets are nominated for the Calder Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL rookie of the year. Werenski had a great year, registering 11-36-47 for the Blue Jackets, all franchise rookie records. He scored one goal in the playoffs before getting knocked out with facial fractures Congratulations to Zach Werenski!
FOX Sports Apr 19, 2017
Zach Werenski gives signed jersey to Blue Jackets fan wearing his fractured face on a t-shirt

Zach Werenski gives signed jersey to Blue Jackets fan wearing his fractured face on a t-shirt

The defenseman's face may be broken but his spirit clearly isn't
FOX Sports Apr 17, 2017
Werenski takes a puck to the face, ruled out for playoffs

Werenski takes a puck to the face, ruled out for playoffs

Zach Werenski takes a puck to the face in the second period of the Blue Jackets' loss to the Penguins in Game 3.
FOX Sports Apr 17, 2017
Blue Jackets Zach Werenski Done for the Season, Tweets Picture of Facial Fracture

Blue Jackets Zach Werenski Done for the Season, Tweets Picture of Facial Fracture

Zach Werenski will miss the rest of the NHL postseason for the Blue Jackets with a facial fracture suffered against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3Zach Werenski has a promising future with the Columbus Blue Jackets.In a season stacked with rookie phenoms, Werenski stands as one of the mo...
FOX Sports Apr 17, 2017
Zach Werenski will miss the rest of the season after taking a puck to the face

Zach Werenski will miss the rest of the season after taking a puck to the face

The Blue Jackets' defenseman took a puck to the face during Game 3
PensBurgh Apr 17, 2017
Rookie sensation Zach Werenski ruled out for the remainder of the season

Rookie sensation Zach Werenski ruled out for the remainder of the season

After catching a nasty snipe by Phil Kessel to the cheekbone, Zach Werenski won’t return this season. According to Head Coach John Tortorella, Columbus Blue Jackets’ rookie sensation Zach Werenski won’t be returning to the lineup this season due to a facial fracture he suffered during last night’s tilt with the Penguins. For those of you who didn’t watch the game or don’t have any form of social media, Werenski was the unfortunate receiving end of a massive slap shot by Phil Kessel, catching the puck solely with his right cheekbone. Bloody murder pic.twitter.com/o5v9jO7nF7—...
Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey Apr 17, 2017
This is what your eyeball looks like after a puck hits it, courtesy of Zach Werenski

This is what your eyeball looks like after a puck hits it, courtesy of Zach Werenski

He’s done for the season. When Phil Kessel’s shot rode up Zach Werenski’s stick and into his face, it was the turning moment of Game 3. And the end of the Columbus Blue Jackets rookie’s terrific season.Zach Werenski is out for the remainder of the season, per John Tortorella.Watch live: https://t.co/DPKBmxz5lI #CBJ— ColumbusBlueJackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) April 17, 2017While Werenski remained down on the ice, gushing blood from his nose, the play continued. Seconds later, the Penguins took advantage and took a 4-3 lead in the third period. They went on to win in overtime. ...
FOX Sports Apr 17, 2017

Blue Jackets' Werenski out for playoffs with face fracture

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Columbus defenseman Zach Werenski will miss the rest of the postseason because of a broken cheekbone.
The Cannon Apr 17, 2017
Zach Werenski’s Season Is Over

Zach Werenski’s Season Is Over

He will miss the remainder of the series with facial fractures. Our outstanding rookie’s season has come to an end. Zach Werenski, as noted by John Tortrella in his press conference today, will miss the remainder of the season for the Columbus Blue Jackets due to facial fractures he suffered in last night’s 5-4 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Zach Werenski is out for the remainder of the season, per John Tortorella.Watch live: https://t.co/DPKBmxz5lI #CBJ— ColumbusBlueJackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) April 17, 2017 Werenski finishes his season with 11 goals, 36 assists, and 47...

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