Vonleh Shows His 'Mean Streak' On The Boards In Memphis

November 21, 2017

MEMPHIS — Off of the court, Trail Blazers power forward Noah Vonleh is a rather sweet young man. The 6-9 forward out of Indiana is kind, usually soft-spoken and perhaps even a little bit shy, though that’s not all that uncommon for a 22 year old, even one playing his fourth season in the NBA. But Vonleh’s teammates say that while all those things are true, he also has a…

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Blazers Start Road Trip With Victory In Memphis

November 21, 2017

MEMPHIS — The Portland Trail Blazers won their first game on the road since the first week of the season by defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 100-92 in front of a crowd of 15,785 Monday night at FedExForum. The Trail Blazers are now 10-7 overall and 3-3 on the road this season. Portland used a 24-5 run in the second quarter to take a 41-29 lead and control of the game…

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A Galchenyuk Trade Could Be Good for Canadiens

As the Montreal Canadiens keep losing ground, Marc Bergevin’s biggest card to play remains Alex Galchenyuk. Alex Galchenyuk – (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports) While the Habs’ general manager did come out and say the team wouldn’t give up on the forward after the team’s 1-6-1 start, things are different now. It’s a month later, the team is still doing badly in the standings coming off two straight embarrassing defeats and…

November 21, 2017
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Hurricanes’ Teravainen & Aho on Fire

Sebastian Aho scored again on Sunday night. At 1:50 in the first period, he notched the first goal in the contest between the New York Islanders and the Carolina Hurricanes. Not to be outdone, a couple of minutes later his teammate Teuvo Teravainen followed up with a goal of his own. The score was 2-0 in favor the ‘Canes, and some fans were still getting settled in their seats. It’s…

November 20, 2017
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Power Rankings: Moving Into The Top 10 In Week Four

November 20, 2017

Last week was hit and miss for the Portland Trail Blazers. In terms of hits, they went 3-1 with victories versus the Nuggets, Magic and Kings and sit in fifth-place in the Western Conference standings a month into the season. As for the miss, the Trail Blazers’ fell 87-82 to the Kings in Sacramento on Friday, which qualifies as their worst loss of the season thus far, even if they…

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Is Carey Price to Oilers a Real Thing?

Two teams in the NHL find themselves in the midst of a potential panic mode. One is the Montreal Canadiens and the other the Edmonton Oilers. The Canadiens have struggled mightily this season, recently losing two back-to-back games against the Arizona Coyotes and the Toronto Maple Leafs and things didn’t look good. Some have suggested those two losses are signaling an early exit from a possible playoff spot. Meanwhile, the…

November 20, 2017
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Rumor Rundown: Golden Knights, Canadiens and Oilers, More

Today’s Rumor Rundown re-visits what’s going on in Vegas with two of the biggest trade targets in the NHL, if the Blackhawks will be able to move Connor Brown and is there a chance the Arizona Coyotes could move to Houston, Texas. Finally, the plot thickens as it pertains to the Montreal Canadiens, Carey Price, and the Edmonton Oilers? Connor Brown Out of Town According to the folks over at…

November 20, 2017
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Trail Blazers Start Extended Road Trip In Memphis

November 20, 2017

The Portland Trail Blazers (9-7) begin a five-game road trip Monday night in Memphis with a tilt versus the Grizzlies (7-8) at FedEx Forum. Tipoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. After playing 11 of 13 games at the Moda Center, 10 of the Trail Blazers’ next 14 games are on the road. Portland hasn’t ventured out on an extended road trip since starting the season with a three-game swing through…

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Monday Morning Howl: Coyotes Win Two of Three

For the first time this season, the Arizona Coyotes finished a week with a winning record, as they picked up four of six possible points during the first three games of a four-game Canadian road trip. A Step in the Right Direction After ending up on the losing side of a 4-1 decision against the Winnipeg Jets in Glendale on Nov. 11, the Coyotes started their week with a rematch…

November 20, 2017
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Ducks Drill Down: Dynamic Duo Honored, Gibson Honorable

‘Ducks Drill Down’ is a regular, ~weekly column that recaps the latest goings-on with the Anaheim Ducks. The Anaheim Ducks had a somewhat light week, but thanks to John Gibson, they were able to pick up two consecutive wins as they try to get points in the bank during a stretch of home games that also sees them without numerous critical players in the lineup. Meanwhile, the club produced some…

November 20, 2017
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