Monday Night Hockey Open Game Thread 1/21

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1/21/13 in NHL   |   Jess   |   34876 respect

Welcome to the NHL on FanIQ!

The Jets and Bruins opened up in Boston while the Lightning visited the Islanders in a couple of early games. 

Results:
Jets (1) - Bruins (2) in the shootout
Lightning (3) - Islanders (4)

Blog Photo - Monday Night Hockey Open Game Thread 1/21Also on the slate for tonight are the following:

6:00pm ET
Blues @ Predators (FS-MW, FS-TN)

7:00pm ET
Sabres @ Maple Leafs (MSG, SNET-O)

7:30pm ET
Panthers @ Senators (RDS, FS-F, SNET-E)
Red Wings @ Blue Jackets (TSN, NBCSN, FS-D)

9:00pm ET
Ducks @ Flames (PRIME, SNET-W)

The NHL has been back for just a few days, and of course we have a vid to share, courtesy of NHL.com! Today's video gives us highlights from the Blue Jackets last game, in which they defeated Nashville in a shootout:



If you have NBC Sports Network (formerly Versus), you'll be able to catch the Detroit/Columbus game. If not, you may be in one of the other markets listed above and will have a game to watch locally. You can also take advantage of the free Center Ice preview if you have a provider that offers it, and watch whichever game you want. (DirecTV Center Ice channels start at 769.)

Who are your picks to win the games? Q it up here tonight while we enjoy some great goals, saves, big hits, and maybe even a scuffle. Go Hockey!
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1/22/13   |   Debi_L   |   11862 respect

*sigh*  Flames open the season at 0-2

I'm sad

1/22/13   |   Scott   |   53758 respect

Vladimir Tarasenko is on pace to score 144 points in this shortened season.  Blues have themselves a keeper with this kid

1/21/13   |   Jess   |   34876 respect

(Edited by Jess)

Didn't Bob Hartley coach the Avs or someone? I recognize him. I didn't know he was with the Flames though.

Edit - hah...I recognized him from both Colorado and Atlanta...didn't know he went to Calgary eons ago. Apparently the Ducks don't play Calgary enough, and I don't pay enough attention to coaching moves.

1/21/13   |   Jess   |   34876 respect

The_Real_Stoney wrote:
all three games I've watched today have gone to a shootout.. may not bode well for the Ducks and Flames

Or it may, depending on how you look at it. cheeky
(Although that means my team would have to go up against Kiprusoff. Ulk.)

1/21/13   |   The_Real_Stoney   |   25335 respect

all three games I've watched today have gone to a shootout.. may not bode well for the Ducks and Flames

1/21/13   |   Jess   |   34876 respect

Sometimes I wish the Ducks would adopt the Babcock philosophy again: Keep shooting the puck, and it's going to hit the net sooner or later. Ugly goals are points too.

1/21/13   |   AlwaysSunshine   |   7412 respect

AlwaysSunshine wrote:
I love the Preds, but dammit, I really hope they can start settling this s**t in regulation.

I'd even settle for them winning in OT.  So glad hockey's back.

1/21/13   |   Jess   |   34876 respect

Ack Ducks were up 3-0 and now the Flames have come back within 1. 3-2 late in the first.

1/21/13   |   Jess   |   34876 respect

I'm not sure I like that interference call on Tanguay. They need to start calling that differently, off-setting penalties or something.

1/21/13   |   AlwaysSunshine   |   7412 respect

I love the Preds, but dammit, I really hope they can start settling this s**t in regulation.

1/21/13   |   AlwaysSunshine   |   7412 respect

And I see whachoo did there. Ha.

1/21/13   |   AlwaysSunshine   |   7412 respect

Patrick Hornqvist is a beast. Beautiful goal.

1/21/13   |   Jess   |   34876 respect

btw, Shattenkirk might be one of my favorite hockey names ever. 

1/21/13   |   Jess   |   34876 respect

Preds with another PP goal (heh). 3-2

1/21/13   |   Jess   |   34876 respect

I don't have a vested interest in this Blues/Preds game other than the fact that I just love watching goalies and Pekka Rinne is one of the best in the biz. 2-2 game nearing the end of the first period, Blues going on the power play.