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Starting fullback Chris High (hip), backup slotback Calvin Cass Jr. (concussion), No. 3 wide receiver Tyler Carmona (concussion) and starting cornerback Tyris Wooten (undisclosed) were all nursing injuries. Last week was used to mend a little bit, to get some rest, rehab and recover, Niumatalolo said. We had some guys that were pretty banged up, but theyll all be back.---AP college football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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Kasperi Kapanen teki voittomaalin, suomalaiset NHL-vahdit kohtasivat AHL:n puolella
Kasperi Kapanen vietti kahden tehopisteen iltaa jääkiekon farmiliiga http://www.officialnhlgoldenknightsshop.com/keegan-kolesar-c-1_40.html AHL:ssa lauantaina. Kapasen Toronto Marlies kukisti Syracuse Crunchin kotonaan 2-1.
Kamppailun kaikki maalit syntyivät jo avauserässä ja ylivoimalla. Kapanen saalisti kauden ensimmäisen syöttöpisteensä Andreas Johnssonin 1-1 -tasoituksesta.
Kapanen laukoi voittomaalin suoraan luistelusta. Osuma oli suomalaislaiturille kauden viides.
Välillä NHL:n puolella piipahtanut Kapanen on pelannut Marliesin kauden 16 ottelusta kahdeksassa. Toronto johtaa omaa divisioonassa.
Maalin makuun pääsi myös Charlotte Checkersin Aleksi Saarela. Charlotte taipui Bridgeport Sound Tigersin hallissa 2-5.
Janne Kuokkanen syötti Saarelan kauden neljännen maalin. Christopher Gibson joutui torjumaan Bridgeportin tolppien välissä vain 14 kertaa.
Farmista pelituntumaa hakevat suomalaiset NHL-vahdit Joonas Korpisalo ja Juuse Saros kohtasivat toisensa. Korpisalo veti pidemmän korren.
Korpisalon Cleveland Monsters kukisti Saroksen http://www.officialrangersshop.com/kevin-shattenkirk-jersey-c-1_5.html Milwaukee Admiralsin kotonaan 3-1. Kaukalon ykköstähdeksi valittu Korpisalo torjui 32 lauakusta. Kahdesti antautunut Saros pysäytti 20 kiekkoa.
Sarokselle ottelu oli toinen farmikomennuksen aikana. Hän hävisi Clevelandille myös torstaina.
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Chicago Blackhawks Need To Recall Vinnie Hinostroza Now
The Chicago Blackhawks have won two games in http://www.corsexe.com/jake-bischoff-c-1_23.html a row, and the offense including the powerplay look to be turning the corner. The thing is the Chicago Blackhawks still look slow against some teams which is why it’s time for the franchise to call up Vinnie Hinostroza from Rockford.
The Rockford IceHogs leading scorer right now should be on the Chicago Blackhawks roster if you ask me. Hinostroza has scored 8 goals and added 9 assists in 17 games in Rockford. He made a couple of nifty plays last night that showed up on people’s radar!
Of course, Vinnie has had his shot in Chicago before, but some players aren’t superstars the first time they take to the NHL ice. The thing about Hinostroza is that he has speed that is disruptive. That speed even if it isn’t successful in scoring goals right away changes possession and shot totals for the Chicago Blackhawks.
I think it’s time to send Tanner Kero who appears to be in the Joel Quenneville doghouse anyways or Jordan Oesterle down to Rockford and call up Hinostroza. Kero is an ok player, but Tommy Wingels looks to have won that 4th line center position which also is a penalty kill player. Oesterle barely gets into any games having only suited up for 4 out of the first 20 for the Blackhawks. Carrying 8 defenseman is silly if you ask me, and it always leads to someone not playing enough.
The player that really needs to sit if Hinostroza is called up is Patrick Sharp. He’s scored 2 goals and 2 assists and has a -9 in 20 games so far this season. This of course is the normal kind of stat package a retread player normally has when they return home for the Chicago Blackhawks. Sharp time here in Chicago was fantastic, but he’s not the same player as Father time has caught up with him. Sure he can be a nice depth http://www.goldenknightsprosale.com/jon-merrill-c-1_28.html player, but he doesn’t need to be in the lineup for 82 games this season.
It’s time to put a line of Hinostroza with Ryan Hartman and Alex DeBrincat together and let the kids use their speed and skill to help the Hawks win battles, possession and score some goals!
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Fantasy buzz: Mantha must-own player; Schmaltz thriving on wing
Detroit Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha is living up to his billing as a fantasy breakout candidate, and he's somehow still there for http://www.authenticgoldenknightssale.com/stefan-matteau-c-1_38.html the taking in more than one-third of Yahoo leagues.
Mantha (LW/RW, 64 percent owned) now has 19 points (10 goals, nine assists) in as many games this season after two goals, one assist, three SOG and 25 penalty minutes in Detroit's 8-2 win against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday. He's currently 11th overall in Yahoo based on standard-category performance.
He started the season strong on a line with center Dylan Larkin and a combination of either Martin Frk or Andreas Athanasiou, but has recently been moved back to a line with veteran Henrik Zetterberg and Gustav Nyquist. Mantha was sixth among rookies in even-strength points last season (33 in 60 games) alongside mostly Zetterberg.
But even after the switch back to Zetterberg's line at 5-on-5, Mantha has remained a fixture on the Red Wings' second power-play unit with Larkin, Athanasiou and veteran defenseman Mike Green. Approaching the one-quarter mark of the season, Mantha has already more than doubled his power-play point total (seven) compared to last season (three).
Athanasiou (C/LW, 6 percent owned) missed the start of the season because of a contract dispute, but has combined for four points (three goals, one assist), two PPP and nine SOG over his past two games. He's worth monitoring in deeper leagues given his power-play exposure to Mantha and even-strength spot on the second line with Larkin and Tomas Tatar.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Nick Schmaltz has dealt with injuries and a lengthy scoring drought this season, but is beginning to turn the corner after a shift from center to left wing.
The 21-year-old has played left wing in each of the past three games and had three assists in a 6-3 win against the New York Rangers on Wednesday. Playing alongside center Artem Anisimov (C, 18 percent owned) and usual right wing Patrick Kane, Schmaltz has combined for five assists in his back-to-back multipoint games against the Rangers and New Jersey Devils. He has two power-play points, four shots on goal and is plus-3 over the two-game span.
Schmaltz (C/LW, 9 percent owned in Yahoo) is http://www.authenticgoldenknightsstore.com/erik-haula-c-1_12.html currently playing on a power-play unit with Kane, Anisimov, Brandon Saad and defenseman Cody Franson. The Blackhawks have center Jonathan Toews on a separate unit with Richard Panik, rookie Alex DeBrincat and defensemen Duncan Keith and Gustav Forsling of late. Defenseman Brent Seabrook has also stepped in on that second group in place of Forsling.
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The record will show the 2017-2018 season http://www.mapleleafsprosale.com/nazem-kadri-jersey-c-1_5.html for the Montreal Canadiens ended in a 37-second stretch of the second period of a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Nov. 18.
One-time Hab Ron “Hollywood” Hainsey scored Toronto’s first goal at 12:07 and Nasty Nazem Kadri followed that with one at the 12:44 mark — and the only thing left was for Toronto media darling Auston Matthews to pad his stats with a couple of garbage-time goals.
Toronto 6, Montreal 0, season over — and quite possibly the tenure of GM Marc Bergevin along with it, because in Bergevin’s sixth season at the helm, the Canadiens are on the 2018 draft lottery express.
It’s still early, but NHL wisdom has it if you aren’t in a playoff spot by American Thanksgiving, you’re in trouble. And the Canadiens aren’t even close, five points out as of this writing, with a bunch of teams between them and a playoff spot. As my mentor Stu Cowan pointed out Saturday, the simple truth is they aren’t very good.
Predictably, the lesser minds on social media were drooling over their keyboards following yet another blowout loss Saturday night, cursing departed coach Michel Therrien and the P.K. Subban trade — though neither Therrien nor The Trade has the least thing to do with this team’s struggles.
Shea Weber has been everything he’s supposed to be, a tower of power, an intimidating force, a leader. The problem is that on defence, the drop-off in talent after Weber is spectacular. The Canadiens this season could have had a Big Three of Weber, Andrei Markov and Mikhail Sergachev. Instead, it’s Weber, Kneel and Pray.
Whatever the approach was that Bergevin took to signing Markov and Alexander Radulov, it resulted in the CH losing both players: Bergevin, with $8.5 million left in the kitty, came up a day late and a dollar short. Markov went back to Russia to play for Kazan, and Radulov signed with Dallas.
Up front, that meant the Canadiens lost size, muscle and scoring ability. An undersized crew of forwards seems even smaller without the bull-like Radulov out there breathing fire and daring opposing defencemen to try to move him off the puck. The only remaining forward with any size, Max Pacioretty, plays like he’s 5-foot-6 and 135 pounds. The Canadiens lead the league with 36.6 shots per game but rank next-to-last in goals per game, because only Brendan Gallagher, Andrew Shaw and Paul Byron drive the net.
But the pain has been felt more on the blue line. Markov’s intelligence and puck-moving skills are second to none. He was the glue throughout his Canadiens career. Without him, the defence has simply fallen apart. Sergachev, the http://www.mushiku.com/saku-koivu-jersey-c-1_36.html superb young talent who might have replaced Markov, was instead dealt to Tampa for Jonathan Drouin. Not a bad trade on the face of it, but when you combine the loss of Sergachev and Markov with the deal that sent Nathan Beaulieu shuffling off to Buffalo and Alexei Emelin lost in the expansion draft, you have a problem.
You can see what Bergevin was thinking. He thought Karl Alzner wouldn’t skate like he was toting a VW on his back. He thought Jeff Petry and Jordie Benn would play at a level comparable to last spring. He thought David Schlemko would actually play some hockey games.
Add all this to a lack of snipers up front and yet another mysterious soap opera of a Carey Price injury and you’re in real trouble.
The narrative that has Bergevin’s entire tenure as a series of blunders is a steaming pile of horse manure. Bergevin accomplished a great deal for the Canadiens. He quickly changed a poisonous organizational culture and led the Habs to the Eastern Conference final in 2014. He might even have won a Stanley Cup that spring, if not for the Chris Kreider Crash. And no matter what the cult members are saying, the Weber trade was at worst a push.
On balance, Bergevin has had some good moves and some bad ones — but this off-season was his undoing. He took a pretty good team and turned it into a bad team. Across the board, the stats say this is a failure. Barring a miraculous turnaround, it’s going to be all but impossible for owner and president Geoff Molson to bring his GM back.
Who replaces Bergevin if he goes? I would hire the same individual I would have hired in 2012, my Greenfield Park homie Julien BriseBois. BriseBois, who cut his teeth in the NHL in the Canadiens front office, has had six more seasons learning at Steve Yzerman’s elbow as they built the Tampa Bay Lightning into an offensive juggernaut that is now the league’s most exciting team.
BriseBois’s primary asset? He’s smart. http://www.news4pal.com/phil-esposito-jersey-c-1_25.html People seem to think because he never played in the NHL, he can’t do the job — but I’ll take brains over a playing resumé any day. If you object to that approach, may I remind you neither Francis Joseph Aloysius Selke nor Samuel Patterson Smyth Pollock played a game in the NHL, yet their names are on the Stanley Cup a total of 21 times.
Brains matter. Hire BriseBois, Geoff. Before someone else beats you to the punch.
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Finding Alex Tuch The Right Linemates Crucial For Golden Knights
When the Expansion Draft ended there http://www.officialblackhawkssale.com/patrick-sharp-jersey-c-1_6.html was a lot to look at. There were well-known veteran names, there were up-and-coming goal scorers, there were puck-moving defensemen, and there was a heaping pile of bonus draft picks.
Then there was Alex Tuch.
One of just two players the Golden Knights gave up an asset to acquire (the other was Reilly Smith), and a prospect that was unlike anything else in the Golden Knights system. A big strong forward with good speed and an innate ability to put the puck in the net. Oh, and he’s 21-years-old, an age that was difficult for the Golden Knights to find players due to the expansion draft rules.
Despite not participating in any previous NHL Entry Drafts, Alex Tuch became a Golden Knights first round pick. Having given up a pick and letting the Wild “escape” the Expansion Draft (didn’t really work for Minnesota), George McPhee put a lot of stock in Tuch. Unlike Shea Theodore, who had just finished up dominating the NHL playoffs, Tuch was unproven at the NHL level. He was a true prospect, and he had/has to be good.
Showing his commitment, Tuch showed up to Development Camp, he came back early for Rookie Camp, and he was always one of the last guys on the ice during full Training Camp. He was putting in the work, his talent was showing, and he appeared to have a spot on the Golden Knights roster.
He didn’t.
Due to what was called “a numbers decision” Tuch was sent to the AHL to begin the year. Four games later a pair of injuries opened the door and Tuch was ready to make his Golden Knights debut. In his first game, he scored and tallied an assist, and Vegas won. Since his recall, the Golden Knights have not lost a game at home.
But when the team went on the road, and Tuch wasn’t playing nearly as well. There was a change in his line as Erik Haula was moved away and Cody Eakin came in with Tuch and Oscar Lindberg.
Recently, Brendan Leipsic was added http://www.officialblackhawksshop.com/duncan-keith-jersey-c-1_36.html to the line to replace Lindberg, and since, the results have been astounding.
Last night while playing together that line created 17 shot attempts while allowing just five. They were also on the ice together for two of the Golden Knights four goals.
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Slumping Kings mixing up lines ahead of matchup with Florida
One of the underrated strengths of http://www.crtside.com/jt-miller-jersey-c-1_32.html former Kings coach Darryl Sutter was his ability to find effective line combinations.
He formed the Tanner Pearson-Jeff Carter-Tyler Toffoli trio, and it was a longtime staple for the Kings up until Carter was injured last month.
Sutter’s successor, John Stevens, isn’t necessarily looking for the next Carter line but the Kings’ four-game losing streak represents a need for change. Stevens has been consistent with his top-nine forward combinations but it appeared Friday that Toffoli and Trevor Lewis swapped spots, with Lewis on the second line with Pearson and Adrian Kempe. Nic Dowd also could return to the lineup Saturday because he skated with Jussi Jokinen and Jonny Brodzinski.
"There's always going to be courses of a season where there's matchups you're facing, or level of play, or guys just get a little bit stale sometimes, I think," Stevens said. "A little spark, a little change, even one change, can make a difference."
The small tweaks could be reflective of Stevens' unhappiness with the Kings' play along the wall. Toffoli is traditionally strong in that area, and Lewis is similarly known for making the little plays that have gotten away from the Kings, a disconcerting turn considering they hung their hat on that for much of the Sutter era.
"I think before the last couple of games we created a lot from our forechecking and we haven't done that as much the last couple of games," Kempe said. "I think it's been tight games that we should probably earn at least one point … it comes down to the details."
Opponents have exposed the Kings on those details, and that can no longer be covered by the play of goaltender Jonathan Quick. Those small aspects include faceoffs, which have been the kryptonite for Kempe. He was beaten cleanly by ace Patrice Bergeron on the first goal allowed Thursday to the Boston Bruins and has a 34.9% winning percentage on draws.
"Experience really dictates the timing of that," Kings assistant coach Don Nachbaur said. "He's going to learn as time goes on. I'm a big believer in the process. It's going to take him time to learn from the old pros … he's got to learn a lot on his own."
Kempe understood the experimentation http://www.e666e.com/sergei-nemchinov-jersey-c-1_25.html with the forwards, especially with six goals scored during the four-game streak.
"I think sometimes it's good to mix up the lines a little bit," Kempe said. "Try it with some new guys. I played with Lewie at the beginning of the year. We had some good chemistry. Hopefully we can go back and hopefully we can start getting some more offense."
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Leafs miss last call vs. Coyotes
Win streak ends at six on a night when http://www.eraneta.com/nate-schmidt-c-1_12.html the Leafs’ problems ran deeper than the iffy goalie interference that wiped out a potential late tying goal by Auston Matthews after a long review — but the officiating was brutal, no getting around it, Rosie DiManno writes.
Nazem Kadri lifted his head from scanning the league literature Monday morning and said to dressing room cubicle neighbour Matt Martin: “Hey look, we’ve won six in a row.”
Kind of weird that this would come as a news flash to Kadri since everybody with even a passing interest in the Maple Leafs was giddily aware that the team had racked up half a dozen consecutive Ws, a feat unmatched since Dec. 6 to 16, 2014.
How clearly many of us recall the self-congratulatory tone around the Leafs’ inner sanctum back then.
What’s not often mentioned now is that the club immediately afterwards slumped 2-7, triggering the cashiering of coach Randy Carlyle, and subsequently staggered through a 2-17 record under the interim tutelage of poor Peter Horachek.
Perhaps Kadri, among the few holdovers from that era, has erased the disaster from his memory iPod.
It should remain a cautionary tale about how quickly the zig can turn into a zag.
But of course these high-voltage Leafs, beneficiaries of some suddenly stellar goaltending from Freddie Andersen — back-to-back shutouts over 48 hours — won’t suffer a similar fate with Mike Babcock at the helm.
No cashiering for Babcock either, come what way. Just a heap o’ cash, far as the eye can see.
So, staring up at the crest of Seven Beauties — last achieved by the Leafs in December 2003, and which would simultaneously be the longest streak in the NHL this season — against the sad-sack league-worst Coyotes.
Although . . .
Coming off a micro two-win streak of their own, with a snoot-full of rekindled pride and positivity, having knocked off a pair of Canadian clubs on the road and doubtless all those Ontario-raised ’Yotes were eager to flash some shine here at the centre of the hockey universe, in front of family and friends.
Toronto couldn’t surmount that serial-seven peak, matched speed for speed and throttled by Arizona’s ferocious trap/forecheck two-step in a 4-1 defeat, third and fourth into an empty net after Andersen streaked to the bench, slamming his stick furiously on the boards.
He was least to blame, frankly.
It was on Arizona’s 10th shot of the first period — actually, what would be their last shot of the first period — that Andersen surrendered http://www.goldenknightsproshops.com/pierreedouard-bellemare-c-1_26.html his first goal in 141 minutes and 27 seconds, a power-play marker by Brendan Perlini.
On a night of all-around atrocious officiating — figment felonies for Mitch Marner and Ron Hainsey — the most jaw-dropping game-changer was the reversal on Auston Matthews’ whip-around wrister that appeared to knot the score at 2-2 with 3:50 left in regulation time.
It was the only good chance Matthews had the entire game to that point — he’d ring one off the crossbar in a Leaf flurry of desperate offence with two-plus minutes remaining and the extra attacker — and it almost salvaged a point for Toronto.
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Begravningar i Ångermanland
I Arnäs kyrka har begravningsgudstjänst ägt http://www.e666e.com/mika-zibanejad-jersey-c-1_45.html rum efter Lillemor Lagnebro. Officiant var Emma Forslund och Ulf Söderlind. För musiken svarade David Wahlén. Minnestund hölls i församlingshemmet.
I Arnäs kyrka har begravningsgudstjänst ägt rum efter Mona Olsson. Officiant var Camilla Nordström och för musiken svarade Anna Karin Adolphsson. Solosång framfördes av Sara Karlsson. Minnestund hölls församlingshemmet.
I Bjästa, Löftets kapell har begravningsgudstjänst ägt rum efter Ingegerd Westman, Bjästa. Officiant var Janet Eriksson. Marianne Skoglund svarade för musiken. Minnesstund hölls i församlingsgården.
I Björna, Löftets kapell, har begravningsgudstjänst hållits för Rune Larsson, Björnaby. Officiant var Kjell-Erik Edlund och Sara Sjöberg svarade för sång och musik.
I Edsele kyrka har begravningsgudstjänst hållits efter Olga Blomquist, Edsele. Officiant var Gunilla Fluur och kantor Ann-Sofie Baarman.
I Edsele kyrka har begravningsgudstjänst hållits efter Gunnel Näslund, Säbrå. Officiant var Gunilla Fluur och kantor Ann-Sofie Baarman.
I Gideå kyrka har begravningsgudstjänst hållits för Sigrid Sällström, Svedje. Officiant var Cecilia Nelin. För orgelmusik svarade Jonatan Sundkvist och Malcolm Chambers sjöng solo till eget ackompanjemang. Minnesstund hölls i församlingshemmet.
I Härnösand, Heliga Korsets kapell har begravningsgudstjänst hållits för Christer Nordlund, Härnösand. Officiant var Katarina Adamsson och organist Per Brudsten. Solist var Erika Lundqvist. Minnesstunden hölls på församlingsgården.
I Härnösand, Heliga Korsets kapell har 10 november begravningsgudstjänst hållits efter Ingegerd Oddhagen, Härnösand. Som officiant tjänstgjorde Håkan Wallstén och för orgelmusiken svarade Per Brudsten. Barnbarnsbarnet Linda Oddhagen sjöng en sång under akten. Efter gravsättning på kyrkogården hölls minnesstund i församlingsgården.
I Härnösand, Heliga Korsets kapell har begravningsgudstjänst hållits för Dagny Lundberg, Härnösand. Officiant var Katarina Adamsson och kantor Per Brudsten. Solist var Sussanne Engström. Minnesstunden hölls på församlingsgården.
I Kramfors, Mariakapellet hölls 10 november begravning efter Birgit Näsman, Kramfors. Officiant var David Tosteberg och Anna Larsson spelade orgelmusiken. För vacker solosång svarade barnbarnet Carolina Näsman. Efter begravningen hölls minnesstund i Mariatorget.
I Kramfors, Mariakapellet hölls 10 november begravning efter Siv Nordin, Kramfors. Officiant var Esa Nylen Snaula och orgelmusiken spelades av Anna Larsson. Efter akten hölls minnesstund i Mariatorget.
I Multrå kyrka har begravningsgudstjänst hållits efter Frida Berg, Sollefteå. Elisabeth Grafström var officiant och Mika Lidén stod för orgelmusiken. Efter akten hölls en minnesstund i församlingsgården.
I Resele kyrka har begravningsgudstjänst hållits efter Botvid Edin, Myre. http://www.eraneta.com/nicolas-hague-c-1_13.html Officiant var Marthin Jönsson och kyrkomusiker Anita Nilsson.
I Själevad, Uppståndelsekapellet har begravningsgudstjänst efter Ulf Malmén har ägt rum. Präst var Zandra Zinner och för musiken stod musiker Jonas Nyström. Minnesstund hölls i Själevads församlingshem.
I Själevad, Uppståndelsekapellet har 10 november begravningsgudstjänst hållits för Bernt Nordin, Lövsjö. Officiant var Monica Eltvik. Musiker var Marie Hörnell. Minnesstund hölls i Själevads församlingshem.
I Själevad, Uppståndelsekapellet har begravningsgudstjänst hållits i för Kennet Stafrin, Domsjö. Officiant var Fride Gustafsson och för musiken svarade Jonas Nyström. Minnesstund hölls i församlingshemmet.
I Själevad, Uppståndelsekapellet har begravningsgudstjänst hållits för Eugen Nilsson. Officiant var Catharina Larsson och kantor Thomas Sondell som också sjöng solo. Minnestund var i församlingshemmet.
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What we learned from the Kings' 4-2 loss at Las Vegas
What we learned from the Kings' 4-2 loss to the Las Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday:
The Golden Knights aren't the usual http://www.goldenknightsproshops.com/paul-thompson-c-1_8.html hapless expansion team
They're pretty well balanced, led by James Neal's 10 goals and William Karlsson's nine; Reilly Smith has contributed 16 points, and David Perron has 17. Neal and Perron were held off the scoresheet on Sunday but the Golden Knights still won, thanks to their ability to capitalize on the Kings' many turnovers and their persistence. They're competitive, and the atmosphere in T-Mobile Arena makes it a tough place for visitors to get two points. Maybe the Golden Knights will tail off a bit, but they're structured so they don't depend on one star player to carry them and instead rely on some interchangeable and hardworking parts. That makes it easier for them to find success.
Jonathan Quick can't make up for everyone else's mistakes
The Kings' franchise goaltender had been exceptional in the early stages of the season. But more than a quarter of the way into the season, it's becoming apparent that he's being asked to face too many prime scoring chances. Quick had an off night on Sunday but he got little help, and that can't continue. "It's true. We rely on him too much," defenseman Jake Muzzin said. "We get spoiled when he's back there. Pucks went in the net early and we couldn't get back into it." They did close within 3-2 and had some decent scoring chances of their own but the Golden Knights held on.
They're taking 'em five games at a time
Kings coach John Stevens likes to break the season into five-game segments, as many coaches do, in an effort to make the 82-game schedule feel more manageable. The Kings were 1-4 in the previous segment and on Sunday, in Game 21, began another five-game segment with a loss. What does Stevens want to see in the next five games? "Nothing's changed," he said Sunday. "We want to be better defensively, we want to get better in all three zones. Special teams needs to be better. The last segment wasn't good. We didn't score enough, gave up too much. So there's lots of work to do."
Monday will be a day of rest
After playing five games in eight days — including http://www.authenticnhlmapleleafsshop.com/leo-komarov-jersey-c-1_33.html back-to-back games at home on Saturday and at Las Vegas on Sunday — the Kings will have a day off on Monday before they resume practice. Next up is Winnipeg, which has won four straight games and eight of its last 10, so there's no time for the Kings to relax.
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Rieder trifft bei Arizonas drittem Sieg in Serie
Die Coyotes setzten sich mit 4:1 (1:0, 1:1, 2:0) gegen die http://www.authenticnhlrangersshop.com/martin-st-louis-jersey-c-1_25.html Toronto Maple Leafs durch. Mit seinem fünften Saisontreffer sorgte Rieder für den Endstand. Der 24-jährige Landshuter konnte den Puck 41 Sekunden vor dem Spielende im leeren Tor der Gastgeber unterbringen. Mit 13 Punkten aus 23 Spielen bleibt Arizona trotzdem weiterhin das schlechteste Team der gesamten Liga. Für Toronto war es die erste Niederlage nach sieben Spielen.
Die Anaheim Ducks konnten ohne Nationalspieler Korbinian Holzer ebenfalls den dritten Erfolg nacheinander verbuchen. Das Team aus dem Süden Kaliforniens besiegte die San Jose Sharks knapp mit 3:2 (0:1, 2:0, 0:1, 1:0) nach Penaltyschießen. Für den entscheidenden Treffer im Shootout sorgte Ducks-Center Antoine Vermette.
Die Washington Capitals mussten ohne Nationaltorhüter Philipp Grubauer eine Heimniederlage hinnehmen. Das Team aus der US-Hauptstadt verlor gegen die Calgary Flames mit 1:4 (1:1, 0:1, 0:2). Den Treffer zum 2:1 der Kanadier erzielte http://www.babewest.com/leo-komarov-jersey-c-1_12.html Sean Monahan (26.). Flames-Schlussmann Mike Smith konnte 29 von 30 Schüssen auf seinen Kasten abwehren.
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Jason Spezza prône la patience avec Jonathan Drouin
DALLAS - Malgré les 318 buts et 870 http://www.blackhawksnhlproshop.com/jeremy-roenick-jersey-c-1_17.html points à son actif à l’aube de son 932e match en carrière dans la LNH, Jason Spezza évoluera au sein d’un troisième trio ce soir alors que les Stars recevront le Canadien au American Airlines Center.
Non seulement est-il confiné au sein d’un troisième trio, mais c’est sur le flanc droit et non au centre qu’il patine en compagnie du franco-ontarien Remi Elie et et de Gemel Smith qui remplace un Martin Hanzal blessé à une main au centre de cette unité dont le principal mandat est de museler les meilleurs attaquants des équipes adverses.
Est-ce que la mâchoire de Spezza craque au point de le faire souffrir lorsqu’il se décrit comme un ailier et un « checker » après avoir occupé une place de choix parmi les bons centres offensifs de la LNH au fil de sa carrière de 15 ans dans la LNH?
« Je commence à m’habituer », répond Spezza avec un sourire agacé.
Malgré ce changement d’affectation complet, Spezza assure vouloir tirer le meilleur de la situation.
Et bien que plusieurs équipes en mal de production offensive et/ou qui sont aux prises avec une ligne de centre qui manque de mordant – si vous croyez que je parle ici du Canadien, vous avez entièrement raison – devraient s’intéresser aux services du vétéran âgé de 34 ans, Spezza assure n’avoir aucune intention de réclamer une transaction qui lui permettrait de renouer avec le rôle plus offensif qu’il a toujours rempli dans la LNH.
« Je suis convaincu que je peux encore contribuer au sein d’un trio offensif. Mais l’équipe m’a donné un mandat que je m’efforce de remplir. Le succès du club passe avant mes goûts personnels. Nous avons un bon club ici. On peut se rendre loin. Ma famille et moi – Spezza et son épouse ont quatre filles qui grandissent – aimons beaucoup la vie à Dallas. Ce n’est pas évident de jouer à l’aile et de me concentrer sur la défense. Mais je travaille très fort pour y arriver », a indiqué le premier choix des Sénateurs d’Ottawa – 2e sélection du repêchage de 2001, sélection acquise, en plus de Zdeno Chara, des Islanders de New York en retour d’Alexei Yashin – qui revendique deux buts et huit points en 20 matchs cette année.
L’importance des mises en jeu
S’il évolue surtout à l’aile depuis le début de la saison, Jason Spezza dispute encore les mises en jeu importantes en zone défensive ou offensive.
« Je demeure un centre après tout. Et j’ai toujours pris très au sérieux cet aspect du jeu. J’aime bien mieux commencer une présence en http://www.canucksnhlproshop.com/alexander-edler-jersey-c-1_15.html possession de la rondelle que de me mettre à patiner pour la voler. J’ai beau être au sein du troisième trio, je suis encore bien meilleur avec la rondelle que sans la rondelle », a répondu Spezza.
S’il affiche cette année une efficacité de 53,29 % – une moyenne qui reflète son efficacité en carrière dans la LNH – Jason Spezza admet qu’il a dû travailler très fort pour s’améliorer.
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The standard Rangers GM faces before franchise-altering decision
Jeff Gorton, the third-year general http://www.corsexe.com/brayden-mcnabb-c-1_8.html manager plotting the course for a Rangers team that is attempting to retool on the fly, will face moments of truth as the fork-in-the-road trade deadline approaches.
Of his predecessors, perhaps only Neil Smith in 1994 — who, urged by coach Mike Keenan to change the club’s makeup heading into the playoffs, ripped up the NHL’s best regular-season squad — dealt with as weighty a challenge as Gorton will confront at the deadline.
There are 10 who preceded Gorton, whose first day on the job was July 1, 2015 following four seasons as Glen Sather’s chief lieutenant and eight overall in the New York front office. And while it is too early to rate his performance, it is the time for The Post to rank the men who came before him.
From top to bottom:
1. Lester Patrick, 10/26-2/46: The job description was somewhat less complex back then, but the Silver Fox was largely responsible for the procurement of players who formed the greatest generation of Rangers in winning the Stanley Cup in 1928, 1933 and 1940 while going to the finals three other times. Was behind the bench from the inaugural 1926-27 season through 1938-39. Owns the ultimate tie-breaker with his iconic performance in Game 2 of the 1928 finals against the Montreal Maroons when, at age 44, the retired defenseman replaced the injured Lorne Carr in nets during the second period and limited his foes to one goal on 19 shots in the Blueshirts’ 2-1 overtime victory.
2.Neil Smith, 7/89-3/00: Despite the fact that it ended so darn bloody, it is impossible to minimize the GM’s role in building the only team to win the Cup on the Broadway over the last 77 years. When Smith took over, the Blueshirts had not won a thing since finishing first in the seven-team NHL in 1941-42. The Rangers captured the Patrick Division title in Smith’s first year on the job in 1989-90, won the Presidents’ Trophy in 1991-92 and then again in 1993-94 on their way to the momentous ride up the Canyon of Heroes. Traded bold and traded big, not always to his benefit. All that followed 1994 has kept Smith from being officially recognized at the Garden but does not diminish his standing in this ranking.
3. Emile Francis, 10/64-1/76: The beloved Father of the Rangers’ Modern Era, the Cat resurrected the franchise that had been an Original Six doormat and brought it to prominence by assembling what likely stands as the NHL’s best team never to win the Stanley Cup. Drafted brilliantly, traded aggressively but perhaps not always wisely in the eternal effort to find the one http://www.goldenknightsprosale.com/james-neal-c-1_8.html missing link. Greatest blunder was allowing Fred Shero to get away to Philadelphia after having coached clubs in the Blueshirts’ minor league system to three titles within eight years on three different levels. Francis’ choice of interim guys surrounding his own lengthy stints behind the bench — Boomer Geoffrion, Larry Popein and Ron Stewart — were particularly uninspiring.
4.Craig Patrick, 11/80-7/86: Generated a handful of extremely popular clubs coached by Herb Brooks that ultimately came as close as possible to derailing the Islanders’ dynasty before the Oilers did it in 1984. Draft picks included Brian Leetch (ninth overall in the GM’s final act a month before his dismissal), Mike Richter, John Vanbiesbrouck, James Patrick, Tony Granato, Tomas Sandstrom and Jan Erixon.
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Wishful Thinking: Maple Leafs Fringe Players Can’t Replace Stars
This gives the Maple Leafs an incredible four-lines http://www.authenticnhlmapleleafsshop.com/nazem-kadri-jersey-c-1_23.html deep attack, but at the same time, Connor Brown probably needs/deserves to have more ice time. The Team is weak on the back-end and they’re overall team defense is not very good. They have three pending Unrestricted Free Agents. Josh Leivo, Nikita Soshnivov and Kasperi Kapanen hardly ever play, but probably deserve to be in the NHL.
This leads to some fairly obvious math being done by observers of the team, such as the writers and readers of this site, and pretty much everyone else who is interested in the Maple Leafs. The team needs to eventually make trades to improve team defense, and to move out some excess parts.
The main storyline seems to involve getting what you can for Bozak, JVR and Komarov, and then filling in the holes with Leivo, Soshnikov and Kapanen.
Only one problem with that: It’s impossible.
Tyler Bozak
Tyler Bozak is a centre. He gets points, but he’s not very good defensively. If the Leafs upgraded on him, you’re talking about improving on someone who is probably very easily a top-ten third line centre. So if you can do it, fine, but to do so is a significant move towards winning a cup this season, as opposed to a necessity. The main reason I want them to move Bozak is to put Nylander at centre, but if the team isn’t going to do that, it’s hard to imagine them getting a significant upgrade on Bozak in-season when there are other needs to address.
Besides, if they did, at least hypothetically improve on Bozak, he could easily be used as the fourth line centre and he’d be the best in the NHL at that position, by a mile. Also, using Bozak as an asset to trade probably doesn’t accomplish much. It’s doubtful you could swap him for a player straight-up who’d improve the Leafs today.
Leo Komarov
The Maple Leafs are a mediocre to bad defensive team. Their best defensive forward is Leo Komarov, and it’s not close. Komarov can hold his own with Kopitar, Bergeron, Niederitter, Silfverberg and Joel Ward as one of the best defensive forwards in the NHL.
To think that any player the Leafs have on the Marlies or the in the Press-Box could step in and do what he does is preposterous. Not even Kapanen, who is very good defensively, can hope to fill Komarov’s shoes in this department.
Therefore, given the make-up of this team and his role on it, he’s essentially untouchable. They might not re-sign him – if cheaper or different options present themselves in the offseason – but they certainly can’t trade him right now.
The only thing to do is either re-sign him in-season or treat him like a rental. But there is no way the Leafs can replace Komarov right now with Kapanen or even more laughably, Soshnikov. If either of those players becomes half the defensive player Komarov is, the Leafs will be incredibly happy. But for a team with designs on http://www.authenticnhlrangersshop.com/ron-duguay-jersey-c-1_35.html winning this year, neither one is replacing Leo Komarov today.
Van Riemsdyk
James van Riemsdyk has 11 goals in 21 games. That is the fifth highest total in the NHL.
He’s either been in and around, or on pace for, 30 goals now for six straight years. He is on a 40 goal pace. He has a 52% Corsi and last year, he was the team’s Game Score leader.
But sure, Josh Leivo is going to step right into the lineup and replace him.
If the Leafs could somehow pull off a sign-and-trade where they got some actual value for JVR, and it improved their team, then I can see why trading him makes sense.
But if not, then let him walk or re-sign him. Because JVR the rental player is 100% better than any other player you could hope to trade for as a “rental.”
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B’s will seek third straight win when they face the young, fast Devils
They have an exceedingly young lineup. They’ve been challenged by injuries. They want to play a fast, offense-oriented game. They’re http://www.babewest.com/tim-horton-jersey-c-1_13.html not the Bruins. They’re the Bruins’ opponent on Wednesday night.
BOSTON — They have an exceedingly young lineup.
They’ve been challenged by injuries.
They want to play a fast, offense-oriented game.
They’re not the Bruins. They’re the Bruins’ opponent on Wednesday night.
Repeatedly referred to as “the surprising New Jersey Devils,” they own a share of first place in the Metropolitan Division, and they’re standing in the way of the Bruins’ first three-game winning streak of the season.
“They’re playing well, playing fast, playing confident, and they’re scoring a lot of goals,” Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said on Tuesday. “You watch them on video, and they’re flying around.”
For roughly a generation (1987-2015) under former general manager Lou Lamoriello, the Devils concentrated more on grounding teams that tried to fly around, and it paid off with three Stanley Cups and two other trips to the Finals.
Now in their third season under GM Ray Shero (a Cup winner with the Penguins in 2009) and coach John Hynes, they’re trying to break a five-year absence from the playoffs by not just keeping up the speed at which most of the NHL is playing, but going even faster.
“They want skill, they want speed, they want attack,” Cassidy said. “Before, you thought of the Devils more as ‘clog it up, defend, defend some more,’ and win that way.”
With eight players 23 or younger, headed by 18-year-old No. 1 overall draftee Nico Hischier (3 goals, 12 assists) and defenseman Will Butcher (2 goals, 14 assists), who won last year’s Hobey Baker Award while helping the University of Denver win the NCAA championship, the Devils are armed with plenty of young talent.
At the same time, New Jersey has imported a group of veterans — many of them very familiar to local hockey fans — to help guide the kids.
That list is headed by Hingham, Mass., native Brian Boyle, the 32-year-old forward who may have experienced more change in 2017 than any NHL player. After getting traded from the Lightning to the Maple Leafs on Feb. 27, he signed a two-year contract with the Devils on July 1, then discovered during training camp that he had a form of leukemia.
Boyle had to miss 10 games to begin treatment, but has been in the lineup since Nov. 1.
“The first question that pops into your mind is, ‘Is he going to be OK?’” said B’s defenseman Rob O’Gara, who has trained with Boyle for the last two off-seasons at the Foxboro Sports Center. “But if anyone can handle it, if anyone can fight it, it’s Brian. He’s just an impressive guy.”
The Devils have also received a significant http://www.blackhawksnhlproshop.com/nathan-noel-jersey-c-1_5.html boost from Braintree’s Brian Gibbons, another free agent who spent the last two seasons in the AHL with two different organizations. Gibbons, who turned pro under Shero and Hynes in the Penguins’ system, leads the Devils with nine goals, and he’s plus-13.
“I think they’ve probably surprised some teams,” Cassidy said of the Devils, who also include ex-Bruins Jimmy Hayes and Drew Stafford.
“You think of New Jersey the last couple years, and maybe players go in there [unsuspecting], and all of a sudden they’re ramming it down your throat. ... Hopefully we don’t fall into that trap.”
“Yeah, it’s a big game for us,” said Bruins center David Krejci, whose return from a 10-game absence with an upper body injury (the Bruins were 3-4-4 without him) has helped spark the season’s first winning streak. “We’re building toward something; we’re on the right track.”
Around the boards
Winger Brad Marchand and defenseman Torey Krug both participated in Tuesday’s practice in non-contact jerseys, but Cassidy said neither will play against the Devils. “I can’t really discuss what’s going on,” said Marchand, who has missed five of the last seven games, “but I’m feeling a little better, and trying to keep progressing .... We’ll just keep going day by day.” ...
Center Ryan Spooner, sidelined since sustaining a groin injury on Oct. 15, went through Tuesday’s full practice and may play on Wednesday. ...
Cassidy said rookie winger Anders Bjork, who has missed three games with a suspected upper body injury, won’t return until next week ...
Cassidy said he hadn’t decided if Anton Khudobin will make his third straight start in goal, or if Tuukka Rask will get the assignment.
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Blackhawks’ penalty kill success as much about will as technique
Look, nobody was happy to see Connor http://www.goldenknightsprosale.com/luca-sbisa-c-1_20.html Murphy on his hands and knees, gasping for breath, in absolute agony after taking a Conor Sheary shot to, well, a very sensitive area midway through the second period Saturday night in Pittsburgh.
But that doesn’t mean the Blackhawks didn’t giddily leap out of their seats a little bit on the bench when it happened, celebrating their teammate’s body-sacrificing play.
“I don’t want to say everybody’s excited because you feel for the guy,” defenseman Jan Rutta said. “But it kind of pumps you up a little bit to see that.”
Murphy was fine — OK, “a little sore,” — after some time back in the dressing room. And he was hardly the only one who risked life and limb in the service of a greater good that night. That Hawks were credited with 15 blocks against the Penguins, a number that seems conservative at best. Brent Seabrook endured two painful blocks to help kill off penalties. And Pittsburgh’s ridiculously loaded power play — Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel, Patric Hornqvist and Kris Letang — repeatedly saw their shots disappear into the equipment of Hawks players who were sticking out skates, going down to one knee, or just flat-out diving in front of the puck.
There’s a certain lunacy that comes with diving in front of an opposing slap shot — a will that goes beyond systems and technique. And nowhere is that will more important and more evident than on the penalty kill, where relentlessness, selflessness and faith in your teammates is every bit as crucial as Xs and Os and scouting. Whether you’re risking your body by blocking a shot, or risking a scoring chance by attacking the point, the penalty-kill is as much about determination as it is about design.
“That’s what’s funny about hockey,” Murphy said. “You can look at the X’s and O’s and try to think that it’s all about that, but if you look at the overall outcome, it usually comes down to will. You talk about the game in general, and there’s a lot of systems stuff that comes into play. But systems don’t mean anything unless guys are putting in that will and effort to do everything they can within it.”
That doesn’t mean first-year assistant coach Ulf Samuelsson hasn’t made a difference since taking over the penalty-killing unit from the fired Mike Kitchen. The Hawks, hearkening back to the hyper-aggressive days of Marcus Kruger and Michael Frolik in 2013, have been applying tremendous pressure at the blue line, forcing opposing power plays to chip the puck in and risk losing it during a board battle, or preventing them from entering the offensive zone entirely. And when opponents do set up in the offensive zone, the Hawks are still applying that pressure, trying to force a bad pass or a turnover that can lead to an easy clear or even a shorthanded scoring opportunity.
Samuelsson, of course, isn’t the only newcomer to the Hawks’ PK. There are about a dozen players who are seeing at least some http://www.authenticgoldenknightssale.com/tj-tynan-c-1_21.html consistent shorthanded ice time, and only four of them — Jonathan Toews, Artem Anisimov, Duncan Keith and Seabrook — killed for the Hawks last season. With that new energy has come new options, and the Hawks are sometimes making as many as four, five, even six line changes during one two-minute kill.
That leaves everyone fresh to play that high-energy style, and to hurl themselves in front of any shots that come through. Throw in the terrific play of Corey Crawford, who has a sparkling .920 save percentage shorthanded, and it’s easy to see why the Hawks have the fifth-ranked penalty-killing unit in the league, with an 84.9-percent success rate.
The Hawks have had a perfect PK night in seven of their last eight games.
“[Once] you have that trust in each other, everyone’s on the same page and we work as a unit, that all leads to doing well on the penalty kill,” Brandon Saad said. “Once you’re off page, or you get spread out, teams take advantage of it. We’re doing a good job of knowing where the play is, and helping each other.”
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Leivo contract hints at Leafs' master plan: Cox
On its own, the Josh Leivo signing by the Maple http://www.authenticgoldenknightsstore.com/james-neal-c-1_29.html Leafs last week was hardly earth-shattering news or something likely to be a pivotal transaction this season.
But it was intriguing nonetheless, a glimpse into the dynamics of the team’s salary and personnel management strategy, which could be as interesting to watch in the coming years as the team’s on-ice performance.
That’s the NHL, of course, in 2017. There’s the games on the ice, and the fascinating salary-cap games off the ice.
The Leafs have received a lot of undesired attention for the manner in which they’ve handled high-salaried veterans they no longer want (hello, Joffrey Lupul), but less attention for what they’re trying to create with the organization in general.
Leivo gave us some insight into that. On the surface, it seemed a bit unusual that a player who, to some degree, seems trapped within the organization would choose to extend his contract to the end of next season rather than become an unrestricted free agent in July.
Why would he do that? He’s not dressing much. Wouldn’t he want out?
Tough call for the young man, for sure, and it helped that he had an experienced adviser in agent Ian Pulver, who has seen the NHL business develop from a number of perspectives over the past 20 years. Leivo concluded that it was better for him to stay in Toronto and fight for work rather than take a chance in free agency that he might find a better home.
“He’s from the Toronto area, he wants to make it here and be part of what they’re doing,” said Pulver. “He’s prepared to wait his turn to perform on a regular basis. If he gets a repeated chance to do that, he believes he can have success here.”
In other words, Leivo decided the grass wouldn’t necessarily be greener somewhere else, that the Leafs are now an organization worth being part of and that an opportunity for a bigger payday would be enhanced if he took this deal now.
Needless to say, this is exactly the situation Brendan Shanahan, Lou Lamoriello and Co. are hoping to create.
Remember, the Leafs are heavily influenced by people who were once in the New Jersey (Lamoriello) or Detroit organization (Mike Babcock, Jim Hiller). Shanahan, meanwhile, was part of both. Both the Red Wings and Devils during their heydays were exceptionally good at accumulating talent, keeping that talent as long as possible and creating the conditions under which, in some cases, talent was convinced to stay and play for below-market salaries.
The Devils knew as long as they had Martin Brodeur content at a certain salary, it was nearly impossible for any other player to ask for more. Plus, players liked winning Cups and living in suburban New Jersey.
Detroit, meanwhile, was very good at keeping players in their farm system for as long as possible, both as an apprenticeship technique and to http://www.groyse.com/james-neal-c-1_19.html make it difficult for those players to demand higher salaries early in their careers. While other teams were rushing kids to the NHL, the Wings would take a more gradual approach, understanding it was also a way to control costs.
How can you ask for the moon on your second contract, after all, when you’ve played most of your entry-level years in Grand Rapids?
Teams require long-term stability in management to consistently pursue these kinds of strategies. Detroit and Jersey both had that, and the Leafs appear to now.
The overall goal is to be better able to afford the expensive, irreplaceable players by making sure there’s lots of choice and competition among the more affordable, replaceable athletes.
The only current Leaf guaranteed to get paid to the max is Auston Matthews. Forget the big hometown discount there. The Leafs need to then manage their cap intelligently to afford William Nylander and Mitch Marner, with the dollar amounts depending on how those players progress.
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Luisa Ortega, Venezuela’s ousted chief http://www.news4pal.com/pavel-buchnevich-jersey-c-1_34.html prosecutor has called on the International Criminal Court to capture President Nicolas Maduro and charge him over what she claims are crimes against humanity.
According to Luisa Ortega, who was fired from the Maduro government earlier this year, 8290 deaths took place between 2015 and 2017. She filed a complaint at The Hague.
“[They happened] under the orders of the executive branch, as part of a social cleansing plan carried out by the government,” she told reporters. “Nicolas Maduro and his government should pay for these crimes against humanity just as they must also pay for the hunger, misery, and hardship they’ve inflicted on the Venezuelan people.”
She added: “We have been forced to turn to an international organization because there is no justice in Venezuela.”
Venezuela arrests Citgo chief in anti-corruption dragnet
Venezuelan authorities detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company’s U.S. subsidiary, and five other executives for their alleged involvement in a corruption scheme, officials said Tuesday.
The complaint filed by Luisa Ortega includes evidence against top officials like the Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino and intelligence chief Gustavo Gonzalez for being involved in the alleged abuses, which included 1,000 pieces of evidence.
Ms. Ortega was associated with Mr. Maduro, and his predecessor Hugo Chavez, for many years. Yet she broke with him this summer after Mr. Maduro pressed ahead with a plan to create powerful legislature called the Constituent Assembly.
The new constitutional assembly can override the traditional National Assembly, which the opposition has controlled since elections in 2015. The opposition decided to boycott the vote over the assembly, ensuring that it would be filled with allies of Mr. Maduro.
Indeed, the new, 545-member assembly voted to fire Ms. Ortega on its first day of operation, accusing her of being a “traitor”. Since then, she has fled the country and has toured different countries denouncing the government http://www.officialrangersshop.com/jeff-beukeboom-jersey-c-1_16.html she once worked with.
Mr. Maduro has faced widespread international criticism and both the US and the EU have mposed fresh sanctions on the country. In turn, he has accused the US of trying to overthrow his government and his supporters have pointed out that some US officials backed a 2002 coup that briefly dislodged Mr. Chavex.
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