March 01, 2013

Dobber Sports

2013-03-01

 

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Andrew Ladd had a great game for the Jets, and now has 20 points in 20 games this season. I am surprised with that kind of production – he seemed to be settling in as a 50-60 point guy. He only has four PIM so far (great in real life as a captain, but not so much for fantasy hockey) though.

 

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Nate Gerbe scored twice – his first two goals of the season. He hasn't been given much in the way of offensive opportunities this season.

 

Tyler Ennis also had two points – the two pint-sized forwards each had three shots on goal as well.

 

Brian Campbell had a goal and an assist for Florida, and he also played close to 34 minutes.

 

Drew Shore scored his second of the season, and although he finished minus-2, he continues to have a strong rookie season.

Jonathan Huberdeau had no points, but he did fire a team-high eight shots on goal.

 

Florida's goaltending continues to be a disaster – Scott Clemmensen was pulled after allowing three goals on the first 10 shots he faced.

 

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Corey Crawford left the Chicago game (a 3-0 win) with an undisclosed injury… related to his previous injury, perhaps? The Hawks are saying no… but their track record of handling injuries isn't exactly stellar.

 

Ray Emery was great in relief, stopping all 15 shots he faced.

 

Andrew Shaw scored another goal – he reminds me a lot of Alex Burrows – not the biggest or fastest guy, but he knows how to play with star linemates and he is a really smart and instinctual player. That is why he is able to produce regardless of what role he is in.

 

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Jamie Benn may be facing a suspension for a vicious cross-check to the back of Ryan Jones.

 

Dallas had discipline issues all game long against the Oilers, and the Benn incident was merely the icing on the cake.

 

Edmonton got great performances from the usual suspects – Justin Schultz scored his first in seven games, and his first even strength goal of the season as well.

 

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Mikkel Boedker had two helpers and was flying all game long last night – he was far and away the most dangerous forward on the ice for either team (and that includes Parise and Koivu).

 

Dany Heatley turned back the clock with a two goal perfor