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  1. Brian Griese

    Brian Griese

    • College football analyst for ESPN
    • 11-year NFL QB and had a 17-5 record as a starter at University of Michigan

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  2. Penguins, Avs overcome injuries

    John Pereira, special to

    The Battle of Ontario was renewed Saturday night, but many of the familiar faces were missing in action. The Toronto Maple Leafs were missing Bryan McCabe, Nik Antropov, Alexander Steen, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Chad Kilger, Mark Bell and Johnny Pohl, wh...

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2008
  3. First night without Sid

    John Pereira, special to

    The Pittsburgh Penguins showed they can win without Sidney Crosby in their lineup. With Crosby sitting in a luxury suite suffering from a high ankle sprain, Geoff Taffe and Evgeni Malkin gave the Pens all the offense they needed on the night. Each sc...

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2008
  4. Malkin 3, everybody else 2

    John Pereira, special to

    Just one lonely game on the schedule on Monday night in the NHL and it saw the New York Rangers host the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden. It's safe to say the Pens have been pretty good overall this season, but they have struggled mighti...

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2008
  5. Shootouts galore

    John Pereira, special to

    The Ottawa Senators were up to the task against the NHL's best team in a possible preview of the Stanley Cup finals. Daniel Alfredsson scored twice to lead the offense and Ray Emery stood his ground in net against the Detroit Red Wings in a 3-2 victo...

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2008
  6. The Dominator shuts out Stars

    John Pereira, special to

    In a matchup pitting two of the Western Conference's best teams Saturday night, it was a sure-fire Hall of Famer who stole the show. Dominik Hasek stopped all 22 shots he faced to pick up his 78th career shutout and 375th career win. The 3-0 Detroit ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2008
  7. Ottawa rolling again

    John Pereira, special to

    After losing seven straight to round out November and to begin December, the Ottawa Senators are back on track. They scored at will on Saturday night as they won their fifth straight game in a 7-3 win over Atlanta. Dany Heatley scored twice in the wi...

    Blog | Conversation | December 16, 2007
  8. Sanford subs for Luongo

    John Pereira, special to

    Six games on the NHL schedule on Monday night, and likely one storyline stood head and shoulders above the rest for fantasy enthusiasts. Little-used backup Curtis Sanford was forced into action when Roberto Luongo pulled himself out of the game durin...

    Blog | Conversation | December 11, 2007
  9. Quietly excellent

    John Pereira, special to

    It was another low-scoring game, and once again Evgeni Nabokov looked good in net for the San Jose Sharks as they beat the Colorado Avalanche, 3-2. Nabokov stopped 33 of 35 on the night to drop his goals-against average to 2.01 on the season. Joe Tho...

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2007
  10. Bad blood continues for Bruins, Flyers

    John Pereira, special to

    Once again, a member of the Philadelphia Flyers is facing a possible suspension. Scott Hartnell was given a five-minute boarding penalty and a game misconduct for a hit he threw on Boston defenseman Andrew Alberts in the second period of the Bruins' ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 27, 2007
  11. Toskala stops them all

    John Pereira, special to

    It was a surprising Saturday night in Toronto as the Maple Leafs took down the first place Senators 3-0. Vesa Toskala lead the way by making 24 saves to earn his first shutout in a Leafs uniform and his first since Oct. 25, 2006. It was a big night o...

    Blog | Conversation | November 18, 2007
  12. Thomas' amazing run continues

    John Pereira, special to

    What a difference a year can make. After finishing the 2006-07 campaign in the Atlantic Division basement, the Flyers now sit in first place in the division through 16 games. Kimmo Timonen led them to another win Saturday night over in-state rival Pi...

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2007
  13. Bonus hockey in Pittsburgh

    John Pereira, special to

    It took 16 shooters and eight rounds through the shootout, but Andrei Markov's goal lifted the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. The shootout goal, of course, has no impact on the fantasy game, but Markov's pow...

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2007
  14. Crosby versus Ovechkin IX

    John Pereira, special to

    The NHL's two brightest young stars took centre stage on Saturday night and once again Alexander Ovechkin came up short. Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins have won eight of the nine times they've taken on the Washington Capitals the past coup...

    Blog | Conversation | October 21, 2007
  15. The Kid Is Alright

    John Pereira, special to

    Well, we can all stop worrying. Three fantasy impact players finally were able to net their first goals of the season in Saturday night's marquee matchup. Darcy Tucker, Jason Blake and last year's Heart Trophy winner, Sidney Crosby, all scored their ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 14, 2007
  16. Hockey Afternoon in North America

    John Pereira, special to

    The NHL kicked off its Columbus Day/Canadian Thanksgiving afternoon schedule on Long Island, with a matchup between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. Olaf Kolzig is playing like it's 1999 all over again. After kicking off the season on ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2007
  17. Young defensemen to watch

    John Pereira, special to

    For many a veteran NHL fan, the season doesn't actually begin until the puck is dropped to begin a full slate of games on that first Saturday night. This Saturday, there was a lot to take in. In Florida, Panthers rookie defenseman Cory Murphy soon ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2007