Pavel Datsyuk of Detroit Red Wings feeling Olympic pressure

With Sochi Winter Olympics fast coming, the home squad is already experiencing pressure to snatch hockey gold. Russias team captain Pavel Datsyuk, who plays for Red Wings, stated that the pressure is very high and it is increasing day by day. Everyone is anticipating just one thing from them. And they would not have the perfect to make an error.

This does not serve that The Big Red Machine has not won gold since the year 1992 (as Unified Team), even though this is certainly not lacking for talent, like Alexander Ovechkin.

Tampa Bay honor Martin St. Louis

Martin St. Louis had a memorable evening when he scored 2 goals and more than that he was honored before the match and Tampa Bay Lightning blocked a 4 match losing streak by defeating New York Rangers on Monday evening by 5 – 0.

Jon Cooper, the coach of Tampa Bay, told that for them to pull out the match the way they did, and for him to contribute the way he did, a little storybook in there. Martin was gifted a silver stick and many other presents in a ceremony for playing in his 1000th National Hockey League match previous Tuesday in Los Angeles.

Hamilton brothers looking for a meeting

Brent Burns’ injury opened a position in San Jose Sharks' team earlier on Monday on road against Detroit Red Wings. Instead, Freddie Hamilton was tucked and made his National Hockey League debut in Sharks' 1 - 0 win. With only 3 matches on the fixture that night, there was a huge attention given to that match as Sharks ameliorated to 8 – 0 - 1. One Boston area viewer had a very keen interest than others.

Canadian of Chinese origin to play in NHL

The very 1st Canadian of Chinese origin to play in an National Hockey League match will be inducted in the Hall of Fame of B.C. Sports in Pioneer Category, sixty five years after hanging up his skates for New York Rangers.

Larry Kwong was born in Vernon and he played competitory hockey matches across the whole province, gaining honors for his skill as centre-man at a young age. He also led the Vernon midget team to provincial championship when he was just sixteen years old.