Morning Skate: Saturday, February 16


Morning Skate: Saturday, February 16

Frank Seravalli has a group of Flyers players mulling the Kevlar socks after the skate blade incident with Erik Karlsson this week.

Is Charles Wang considering a sale of the New York Islanders with their future in Brooklyn?

Jonathan Toews dropped the gloves with Jumbo Joe Thornton on Friday night. Youve got to respect it when the two captains get down to the nasty business in a competitive game.

Eugene Melnyk has his guns blazing for Matt Cooke after the hatchet man took out Ottawa best defenseman in an apparent accident with a skate blade.

Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black says that nobody is safe in Buffalo, and heads could start rolling if things dont change for the better sooner rather than later.

Local product Ryan Whitney is trying to recover his offensive confidence while working his way back into the Edmonton lineup.

For something completely different: a great story on Michael Jordan turning 50 and what it says about us, as much as what it says about His Airness.

Rakell gets two goals, Ducks snap Bruins' streak with 5-3 win


Rakell gets two goals, Ducks snap Bruins' streak with 5-3 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Rickard Rakell broke a tie with his second goal with 2:34 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks snapped Boston's four-game winning streak under new coach Bruce Cassidy with a 5-3 victory over the Bruins on Wednesday night.

Rakell also scored in the second period for the Ducks and has 24 goals in his outstanding season. Ondrej Kase, Josh Manson and Andrew Cogliano also scored for Anaheim, and Jonathan Bernier made 26 saves in his first victory since Jan. 23.

Frank Vatrano scored the tying goal in the third period for the Bruins, who hadn't lost since Cassidy replaced Claude Julien on Feb. 7. Defensemen Brandon Carlo and Zdeno Chara scored early goals, and Tuukka Rask stopped 20 shots.

Anaheim beat Boston for the seventh straight time.