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Rich Peverley

  1. Bettman dismisses Caps’ complaints about Backstrom suspension

    Apr 20, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT

    Gary Bettman

    “That doesn’t mean anything — they didn’t like it.”

  2. Hunter says “matching lines” is why Ovechkin played 1:58 in the third period last night

    Apr 20, 2012, 1:23 PM EDT

    St Louis Blues v Washington Capitals

    Not because of the “massive turnover” he had on Boston’s goal.

  3. Alex Ovechkin on barely playing in third: “It is what it is”

    Apr 20, 2012, 2:11 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Less than two minutes in the third period for Ovechkin.

  4. Capitals obey “Win it for Nicky” sign

    Apr 19, 2012, 10:35 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: Fans hold a sign for Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals before Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Boston Bruins during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. Backstrom was suspended one game. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

    Backstrom missed Game 4 on Thursday because of a one-game suspension.

  5. Asham surprised by suspension length, thought Backstrom’s cross-check was “a lot worse”

    Apr 19, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT

    Brayden Schenn, Arron Asham

    Pittsburgh forward displeased with being banned for the remainder of the first round.

  6. Capitals disagree with, don’t understand Backstrom suspension

    Apr 18, 2012, 2:04 PM EDT

    Backstrom

    “We do not understand why a suspension was imposed in this case while other incidents in this series have not been reviewed.”

  7. Dale Hunter says the Bruins are targeting Nicklas Backstrom’s head

    Apr 17, 2012, 12:52 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Hunter: “It is crossing the line. To grab his head all the time is not the right way to play.”

  8. Report: Backstrom has hearing with Shanahan over cross-check

    Apr 17, 2012, 12:34 PM EDT

    Backstrom Crosscheck

    NHL discipline czar is a busy man these days.

  9. Peverley on Backstrom: “He tried to cross-check me in the face”

    Apr 16, 2012, 11:39 PM EDT

    backstromgetty

    He seemed pretty indifferent about a suspension being necessary, though.

  10. Nicklas Backstrom’s late cross-check could bring suspension

    Apr 16, 2012, 10:56 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Mike Vogel reports that a match penalty in the waning moments could mean an automatic review.

  11. No pane, no gain: David Krejci will play in Game 2 after falling glass incident

    Apr 14, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT

    Capitals Bruins Hockey

    Not even 120 pounds of plexiglass can keep him out of action this afternoon.

  12. Tonight on NBCSN: Boston tries to stay hot against Stamkos and the Lightning

    Mar 27, 2012, 8:54 AM EDT

    Steven Stamkos, Johnny Boychuk

    The Bruins would like to pad their lead on Ottawa in the Northeast.

  13. PHT Morning Skate: Where Eugene Melnyk wants Sens fans to “relax”

    Mar 25, 2012, 9:53 AM EDT

    Eugene Melnyk

    Perhaps the Sens owner is just a big Frankie Goes To Hollywood fan. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  14. PHT Morning Skate: The science of booing

    Mar 22, 2012, 7:30 AM EDT

    Comments Off
    Joni Pitkanen

    Charting Jets fan chants and more in today’s collection of links.

  15. It might be time to worry about the Bruins

    Mar 14, 2012, 1:20 PM EDT

    Marty Turco, Tim Thomas

    After beating a hangover, now they’re slumping through injuries.

  16. PHT Morning Skate: Leafs unraveling like a cheap sweater

    Mar 14, 2012, 8:11 AM EDT

    Toronto Maple Leafs v Florida Panthers

    If it weren’t for the Wild, Toronto’s fall from grace would be the worst. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  17. David Krejci needs to be the man in Boston… Or else

    Mar 13, 2012, 8:34 AM EDT

    David Krejci

    “You’ve got to think about doing your job on the ice. That’s all that you can control.”

  18. Hey look, the Bruins won two games in a row

    Mar 9, 2012, 11:20 AM EDT

    Tim Thomas

    First time it’s happened since mid-January.

  19. NHL on NBC: Rangers and Bruins battle as beasts of the East

    Mar 3, 2012, 10:28 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v New York Rangers

    New York has a 10 point lead on Boston for first in the conference.

  20. Krejci, Seguin bust their slumps together in Bruins win

    Mar 1, 2012, 9:56 PM EDT

    Tyler Seguin, David Krejci, Milan Lucic

    Both forwards put forgettable February foibles behind them.

  21. PHT’s Top 10 trade deadline storylines

    Feb 27, 2012, 7:01 PM EDT

    Rick Nash

    Rick Nash stays in Columbus, gets chucked under bus.

  22. David Krejci might move to wing as Bruins look for answers

    Feb 21, 2012, 12:29 AM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Winnipeg Jets

    Claude Julien might like the results of his experiment.

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