Jim Matheson, Yahoo! Sports September 13, 2011 Edmonton Oilers’ goalie Nikolai Khabibulin says his incarceration at the Tent City in Arizona for drunk driving earlier this summer was a sobering experience, something he’s very glad is over with as he tries to rebound from last year’s miserable season. “I’m not going to lie … it
For the first time in franchise history, the Nashville Predators made the Stanley Cup Playoff semifinals before losing to the Vancouver Canucks. In that series, as he had been during the regular season, goalie Pekka Rinne was their MVP, giving the kind of performances that have earned him a trip to Las Vegas as a
Out of all the NHL postseason awards in 2010-11, the race for the Vezina Trophy has featured Tim Thomas jogging alone with the rest of the League’s top goaltenders about five miles back. The Boston Bruins netminder still leads the League in goals against average (2.03), save percentage (.938) and is third in shutouts (7).