Star rookie defensemen
come along more rarely than great rookie forwards or goalies.
The Worcester Sharks made three signings yesterday, inking goalie Thomas Greiss and defensemen
Sean Sullivan and Matt Pelech to contracts.
Whitney and Gleason will replace injured defensemen
Paul Martin and Mike Komisarek.
Notice that one man always covers the ball-handler man-to-man and that two middies and two defensemen
cover the comers of the rectangle.
The slate comprises four forwards, four goalies, and seven defensemen
The marriage of Groulx and the Sharks' emphasis on having their defensemen
get involved in the play offensively turned out to be a perfect one.
Canucks recall rookie: Defenseman Alexander Edler was recalled by the Vancouver Canucks from Manitoba of the American Hockey League because Sami Salo, tied for eighth among NHL defensemen
with 10 points, was sidelined by a knee sprain.
The NESCAC has a total of six Concannon Award candidates, including three other outstanding forwards and two all-around defensemen
With goaltenders and defensemen
drawing the most attention, 25 trades involving 40 players were completed Thursday before the league cutoff.
The slate comprises six forwards, three goalies and six defensemen
But, despite playing with five defensemen
instead of the normal six, they rallied late from a two-goal deficit, capped by Mattias' Norstrom's winning goal with 2:29 left in overtime to defeat the Dallas Stars 3-2 in front of 18,118 at Staples Center.
The slate comprises nine forwards, three goalies and two defensemen