National Hockey League
Varlamov Stops Talbot
PITTSBURGH, PA – January 1, 2011: Washington Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov (#1) stops an attempt by Pittsburgh Penguins forward Maxime Talbot during the NHL’s 2011 New Year’s Day Winter Classic ice hockey game at Heinz Field.
For more, read the 2011 Winter Classic Part 2 blog post on clydeorama.com.
Hockey Carrere of Dion Phaneuf
Article by Steve Clis
Dion Phaneuf is now 26 years old NHL professional player who was born in Canada. He was originally picked by Calgary Flames in 2003 NHL Entry Draft, and first play NHL in 2005, after 4 year junior career with the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League, during that he was named the Defenceman for two times. He was the player who made most goals in Flames record as a first-year defenceman, finally win the James Norris Memorial Trophy as most best defenceman, although he did not win other award at all. He was a twice All-Star member. Joined the internationally team as Canadian member for 3 times, gained silver and gold medals at the World Junior Hockey Championship in 2004 and 2005, and win the Men’s World Ice Hockey Championships in 2007.
With his excellent physical, Phaneuf had been deemed to be one of the NHL’s top hitters by his peers, at the same time was accused of trying to injure his opponents for many times. His relationship with actress Elisha Cuthbert was once been a hot topic. Not only for these, he was respected by Flames for his help to those ill and injured children in Calgary and been Alberta Children’s Hospital ambassador.
Dane was a younger brother of Dion Phaneuf and now been the prospect of the Western Hockey League (WHL). Phaneuf’s parents describe their family as being close-knit.Phaneuf loves hockey and keen on it when he was only a little boy, his dream is to play hockey in the National Hockey League (NHL). His father Paul constructed one guard for his practice to help him be a powerful slapshot and an aggressive style from an early age. His mother is a former figure skater and once joined 1975 Canada Winter Games to compete Prince Edward Island, taught him how to skate. Phaneuf also practiced shot relentlessly in spare time beside his family’s home, broke his fathers nets frequently.Phaneuf hockey carrerPhaneuf was selected by the Red Deer Rebels in 2000 WHL Bantam Draft. After that year he played for the Rebels for the 2001-02 WHL season and recorded 17 points in 67 games. Prospects Hockey commented that Phaneuf be the best player in the CHL in both 2004 and 2005Calgary FlamesPhaneuf signed his first professional contract in September 2005 and then played for the Flames 2005-06 NHL season The first game is against Minnesota Wild, and goal first 5 days later. He scored 20 goals that season be the third player in NHL top rookie history.Score 50 points the second year in NHL make his appearance in 2006-07 NHL All-Star Game. The Flames signed Phaneuf to a six-year, US million contract extension midway through the 2007-08 season. 60 points in the 2007-08 season is also the most top points in his career.Toronto Maple LeafsPhaneuf made his Toronto Maple Leaf debut on February 2, 2010. He made first goal in Toronto Maple Leaf against Ottawa Senators. For Mike Komisarek a season ended injury, he was named the alternate captain in Toronto.On June 14, 2010, Phaneuf was selected as the 18th captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
National Hockey League question by myrye77: National hockey league player who was traded the most this season?
National Hockey League best answer:
Answer by taxman
I don’t think anybody was traded more than once during this season.