John Carlson has been the defenseman stars of the playoffs since the first game. Carly is back to his old self after missing a total of 26 games during the regular season for lower-body injury. 195 more words
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As defenseman Mike Weber joked around with Buffalo reporters Monday, he had no idea the wheels were in motion to send him to Washington.
“Players like to pack extra clothing as it gets closer to the trade deadline,” he joked. 273 more words
I was watching hockey a few nights when I heard NBC’s Pierre McGuire describe a rookie defenseman in glowing terms. It was the same kind of praise he used to shower upon Dion Phaneuf about 10 years ago, and this young player had very similar attributes to an early-20s Phaneuf: a huge frame, a huge slapshot, and a willingness to use both in equal measures. 497 more words