Ovechkin Gets 100

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Ovechkin Reaches 100

Alex Ovechkin scores in overtime Monday to become the sixth NHL rookie to reach 100 points in the Capitals’ 2-1 win over the Bruins.

Can’t shake the Hab-it

File this one under the moral victory category. The Senators came home empty handed after a 3-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens here last night, but they believe with goals from Dany Heatley and Andrej Meszaros, they’re going in the right direction for the playoffs.

Around The Rink: East playoff picture has ‘green’ goalies

The Eastern Conference will have a new look to it in the playoffs, at least between the pipes. How will those “green” goalies fare?

Primeau practices with teammates

For a guy who has been trying to squelch rumors that he is attempting a comeback for the playoffs, Keith Primeau sure knows how to stir things up.
Primeau, a week removed from being angry about reports that he was trying to get healthy enough to come back to the Flyers in the postseason, was on the ice yesterday morning at practice in Voorhees, N.J.
He skated hard, hit players, yelled about missed passes and acted like the captain.

Rangers Cheerleader Suit Can Go to Trial

A sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by the former captain of the New York Rangers’ cheerleading squad can go to trial, a judge ruled Monday.
U.S. District Judge Robert W. Sweet said the lawsuit by Courtney Prince alleged comments and conduct that are “insulting, demeaning and objectifying and could be considered severe by a reasonable employee.”
Prince said in the lawsuit, brought two years ago, that she was fired by Madison Square Garden after she warned fellow cheerleaders that at least one member of management was a sexual predator.

Gauthier suspended two games

Denis Gauthier has been suspended without pay for two games by the NHL for his hit on Toronto center Kyle Wellwood. After tripping behind the Flyers’ net early in the second period of Saturday night’s loss to the Maple Leafs, Gauthier got up and ran Wellwood facefirst into the boards from behind.

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