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The PHT Nightcap – Monday, March 22nd

Mar 23, 2010, 12:45 AM EDT

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We put a lot of content on this blog each day, and we understand
it can be a bit tough to keep track of everything. So at the end of the
day we’ll put up a nightly recap of all of that day’s news. Presenting
the
Pro Hockey Talk Nightcap:

NHL
playoffs update: Sharks drowning in San Jose
– The Sharks keep
falling, and falling, and falling…

Did
the Calgary Flames get ToskaLOL’d?
– A reporter wonders whether it
was a smart move to start Toskala over Kiprusoff.

Tatiana
Ovechkin: Alex was “always in motion”
- Ovi’s mum says that he was
always an active child, recklessly knocking the other children into the
walls.

Thrashers
succeeding minus Ilya Kovalchuk
- Atlanta actually has a better
record than New Jersey since the trade.

Jeff
Carter out 3-to-4 weeks with fractured foot
– Flyers fans
everywhere spontaneously combust.

Red
Wings play with fire, put playoff tickets on sale
– Detroit is
pretty certain they’ll make the playoffs, it seems.

San
Jose Sharks searching for answers
– ….and searching, and
searching, and searching…..

Alex
Ovechkin doesn’t plan on changing his ways
– Why should he? It’s
not like he’s getting suspended for illegal hits or anything…

Bergeron
to visit injured HS player in hospital
- Matt Brown is going
through a tough time; Bergeron will be spending some time with him in
Georgia.

NHLPA
proposes ‘band aid solution’ to head shot rule
- You didn’t expect
the players to just accept an off the cuff, arbitrary rule change, did
you?

More
on the epic Leblond – Janssen fight
- How they kept swinging and
swinging is just amazing to me.

Marty
Turco era in Dallas coming to an end
- The Stars are riding Kari
Lehtonen for the remainder of the season. Seriously,

Tonight’s
games: Something for everyone
– The big games are tomorrow night.

Top
four cream of the crop for East and West
– I predict San Jose and
New Jersey don’t make it out of the first round.

Looking
back at Selanne’s 600 goal career
– Congratulations, sir.

Reminder:
Vote for the second Bertuzzday winner
– How the Oilers aren’t
winning is beyond me.

NHL’s
best and worst in special teams plus/minus
– This is some stat geek
nerdiness at it’s best.

Ranking
the NHL’s best PP and PK units
- You mean percentage numbers isn’t
the only way?

Moen
seems OK after skate blade scare
– Could have been much, much
worse.

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