Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Wednesday Roundup/Gamenight: Bruins @ Caps

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As I'm pressed for time, today's Roundup will be in Haiku:

Boston should be good
Alas, games are played on ice
And not on paper

Thread of the Day:

Random Capslove of the Day:

  • From the City of Brotherly Love, where the Flyer meltdown is compounded by strong Eastern Conference teams including the Caps who "are good on the way to great," led by Alex Ovechkin, who "may be better than either of [two young guys who apparently play in Pittsburgh]."

Daily Awards

  • Hart: Jaromir Jagr (2G 26 seconds apart in the third period to tie the game, +2, 5 SOG, 6 PIMs)
  • Ross: Jaromir Jagr, Marcel (that's right, Marcel) Hossa, Brian Rafalski, Dan Cleary, Alex Tanguay, Jarome Iginla, Oleg Saprykin, Yanic Perrault, Georges Laraque, Ladislav Nagy, Wes Walz, Mark Parrish, Pavel Demitra (2 points each)
  • Norris: Brian Rafalski (2A, -1, 3 hits, 2 takeaways, 0 giveaways, 3 blocked shots)
  • Vezina: Miikka Kiprusoff (24-save shutout win)
  • Richard: Jaromir Jagr, Yanic Perreault, Oleg Saprykin (2G each)
  • Calder: Valtteri Filppula (G, +2, 3 SOG, 2 hits)
  • Aiken: Martin Brodeur (L, 3 goals allowed - all within a 90-second span in the third period - on 24 shots against)

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