Morning Hits: Scoring Goalies, Sedin’s, Jones, Nikitin, Crawford and Elliott
- Updated: November 2, 2013
- Yahoo Sports NHL: NHL goalie to score: B. Smith, NYI, 1979 R. Hextall, PHI, 1987 C. Osgood, DET, 1996 D. Rhodes, OTT, 1999 M. Brodeur, NJ, 2000 Theodore, MTL ’01 Nabokov, SJ ’02 Noronen, BUF ’04 Mason, NSH ’06 Ward, CAR ’11 Brodeur, NJ ’13 Smith, PHX ’13.
- Elliotte Friedman: The Daniel and Henrik Sedin’s contracts are $7 million each season. They have no bonuses and a full no-movement clause.
- Yahoo Sports NHL: Predators Seth Jones averaged 25:08 of ice time in October. Almost four minutes per game more than the next rookie.
- Sam Carchidi: Flyers GM Paul Holmgren spoke with the team during the second intermission, with Claude Giroux saying, “it stays in the room.”
- Aaron Portzline: Blue Jackets defenseman Nikita Nikitin is likely getting back into the lineup. No decision on who is starting in goal yet.
- ESPN Chicago: Cory Crawford will start in net today.
- STL Blues News: Brian Elliott will start in net for the Blues.