KHL: Grabo's OT Heroics

Steve Dangle
December 27 2012 03:38PM

Mikhail Grabovski scores a nice OT-winner, some wicked saves between Dynamo Moscow and Slovan, and more! If you have to watch just ONE game, watch SKA-Red Army. Great game.


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Nazem Kadri takes elbow to head, plays on ensuing powerplay

Cam Charron
December 26 2012 01:16PM

After Jake Gardiner was run at by Kevin Porter back on December 8th, he stepped right back out on the ice for the powerplay and scored, before being held out of the third period of the same game. He has not played since, with the Toronto Marlies waffling between whether it was "concussion symptoms" "a concussion-like state" and simply "neck pain".

This isn't exactly an organization that seems to have a great idea with how to work with young players' injuries. Gardiner's not the first to play through a concussion (albeit briefly). James Reimer's agent all but admitted the young goalie's symptoms weren't fully cleared before he played last season.

Anyway, let's hope the Leafs do their due diligence here with Nazem Kadri. Via the video above, you can see he was run at by Zack Stortini during the Marlies boxing day game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. Stortini was deservedly given five and a game.

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Robin Brownlee
December 26 2012 07:03AM

While it's probably prudent to curb ones enthusiasm, given Team Canada's opening game at the World Junior Championship in Russia amounted to little more than a controlled scrimmage against an overmatched opponent, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins gave fans plenty to cheer about in a 9-3 waltz over Germany today.

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Merry Christmas!

Kent Wilson
December 24 2012 09:40AM



May all the Nations Network writers have a very merry Christmas today and tomorrow. Unless you're a grinch or something, then may you have a miserable humbug and successfully ruin everyone else's good time (looking at you, Bettman). 

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KHL: Great Grabo Goal, Ovechkin Beast Mode

Steve Dangle
December 24 2012 12:25AM

T'is the season to watch wicked goals and not people talk about decertification.

Enjoy! We'll be back on Boxing Day. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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