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Quiet on trade front
agent defenceman Havelid to New Jersey for prospects Anssi Salmela and Myles Stoesz. It's the kind of trade that often ..... have to settle for depth deals like Havelid-for- Salmela and Stoesz. " Niclas Havelid is a veteran defenceman
'It's hard not to think about it'
agent defenceman Havelid to New Jersey for prospects Anssi Salmela and Myles Stoesz. It's the kind of trade that often ..... mostly have to settle for depth deals such as Havelid for Salmela and Stoesz. " Niclas Havelid is a veteran defenceman
Lehtonen turns away Ovechkin, Caps
0 with his 20th goal 15:43 into the first, rookie Anssi Salmela used a backhanded wrister from the top of the slot for ..... care about each other." Nearly five minutes after Salmela beat him, Capitals goalie Jose Theodore was chased
Kovalchuk lifts Thrashers to first win of season
this define our season. There's no need to panic." Anssi Salmela and Zach Bogosian also scored for Atlanta, which finished ..... 0 lead in the first period on goals by Kovalchuk and Salmela . Smith deflected Kovalchuk's shot, but Tampa Bay
Hedberg has tough game against Sharks
Scratched Forward Jim Slater and defenseman Mark Popovic were the healthy scratches for the Thrashers . Defenseman Anssi Salmela , a scratch the past three games, returned to the lineup.
Fleischmann, Fehr floundering of late
Capitals - Jose Theodore (30-16-5, 2.80). Injuries: Thrashers - Out: G Kari Lehtonen (upper body), D Anssi Salmela (upper body). Caps - Out: LW Donald Brashear (sprained knee), C Boyd Gordon (broken finger), RW Chris Clark
Lines shuffled looking for spark
was back in the lineup and made a key diving poke check late in the game to stop a St. Louis breakaway. Defenseman Anssi Salmela was the Thrashers ' scratch. Former Thrashers player Keith Tkachuk was among the Blues' scratches. The veteran was
What Thrashers need to succeed
They will struggle: If the final pairing, which will consist of several players --- Mark Popovic, Boris Valabik, Anssi Salmela and the newly acquired Christoph Schubert --- produce too big of a dropoff. Goaltending The Thrashers enter the
At deadline, deep Devils stand pat
return from injury Feb. 26 as key additions. The Devils did not wait until the final hours to get Havelid. They sent Anssi Salmela to the Atlanta Thrashers Monday for the 35-year-old Swede. "He was the person we were concerned about and, if
Caps might have to flip Aucoin
Capitals - Out: C Boyd Gordon (broken finger), G Brent Johnson (hip), RW Chris Clark (wrist). Questionable: LW Donald Brashear (sprained knee). Thrashers - Out: G Kari Lehtonen (upper body), D Anssi Salmela (upper body).