PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – “Simon Despres is part of a rock solid defensive pairing.” That is a phrase you never would have heard about the Penguins 6’4” defenseman before he turned 23 in July. 472 more words
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With the latest move in which the Bruins traded Johnny Boychuk for draft picks, the next up in a thin defensive-defenseman line is Dougie Hamilton. Hamilton, who may need to lead the second line, or stay on his first line pairing with Chara and increase his workload to preserve an aging Chara for the playoffs. 345 more words
A simple mispronunciation due to talking with his mouth full, Ron Hextall accidentally ordered the Flyers to demote top defensive prospect Samuel Morin to Juniors instead of the morons they already had at the position. 172 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have claimed defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers from St. Louis.
The Wild announced the move Thursday. Prosser became a free agent last summer and signed with St. 84 more words