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The Daily Phil Esposito (2/24/11)

By Unknown author


UPDATE: The Atlanta Thrashers have traded Brent Sopel to Montreal for a minor-league prospect and fourth-round draft pick today.

There were eleven former Blackhawks on the ice last night. The two goalies pulled out wins and have been playing really well as of late. The other nine skaters which I count as seven due to one being David Koci and the other Jack Skille produced two points… One was a goal and the other was an assist both were scored by two of the hottest players in the league right now. Lets get another W tonight. Huge four point swing from this game tonight!

Click the jump for updates from the 2/23/11 games

Craig Adams – Pittsburgh
13:02 TOI, minus one, 2 PIM, 3 of 9 on face-offs

Craig Anders(s)on – Ottawa
Win (15), 23 saves on 24 shots, .958 SV%
Won back to back starts for the first time since Jan 14th & 18th… And in 2-0 as a Senator now… good job man.

Dustin Byfuglien – Atlanta
22:08 T0I, minus three, 2 PIM, five shots
Minus three?! Wow buff that’s bad…

Andrew Ladd – Atlanta
18:35 TOI, one goal (22), 4 shots, 0 of 1 on face-offs
Five goals in his last four games… Playing realllly well right now. Dammit I miss him a lot, he is the kind of player the ‘Hawks are missing this year.

Jack Skille – Florida
6:15 TOI, 2 PIM
Wow he wasn’t in the minus?! Oh that’s probably because he left the game in the second with a high ankle sprain

David Koci – Colorado
3:06 TOI, minus one, one shot

Colin Fraser – Edmonton
7:29 TOI, 2 of 5 on face-offs
Was scratched the last four games… and for good reason… he sucks

Jim Vandermeer – Edmonton
24:18 TOI, plus one, 2 PIM, one shot

Radim Vrbata – Phoenix
16:37 TOI, one assist (21), two shots
Nine points in his last eight games, four are goals the other five were assists.

Antti Niemi – San Jose
Win (22), 24 saves on 26 shots, .923 SV%
Five in a row for Antti and now the Sharks are in 3rd place in the west.

Ben Eager – San Jose
6:28 TOI, minus one

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