Brooks Orpik Announces Retirement After 15 Seasons

Today Washington  Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik announced his retirement after playing for 15 seasons. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1143504415887962112?s=19   Orpik, who was drafted 18th overall in 2000 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, would spend the first 10 seasons of his career with the Penguins before signing with the Capitals on July 1st, 2014 to a five year contract. https://twitter.com/penguins/status/1143547480505589761?s=19Continue reading Brooks Orpik Announces Retirement After 15 Seasons

April 17th, 2019 — News and Notes

Today is Wednesday, April 17th, 2019, and these are your news and notes.   There were four contests in NHL action yesterday and TXHT has all of your recaps for those contests.     COLUMBUS 7, Tampa Bay 3 (Columbus wins the series 4-0)     The Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning … Continue reading April 17th, 2019 — News and Notes

NHL Playoffs 2019: Rd 1 Game 4: Isles Complete The Sweep

The Pittsburgh Penguins squared off once again in Pittsburgh for Game 4 of the series. The Pens, looking to get the win, to try and extend the series one more game. While the Islanders just needed one more win to complete the sweep. In the first period, the Pittsburgh Penguins came out flying, as expected. … Continue reading NHL Playoffs 2019: Rd 1 Game 4: Isles Complete The Sweep

April 15, 2019 — News and Notes

Today is April 15, 2019, and these are your news and notes   There were four Stanley Cup playoff games in action yesterday.     NY Islanders 4, PITTSBURGH 1 (NY Islanders lead the series 3-0)     The NY Islanders are one game away from advancing to the second round of the playoffs after … Continue reading April 15, 2019 — News and Notes

NHL Playoffs: Rd 1 Game 3 Review: Isles Take A Commanding Lead In The Series

The Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Islanders squared off today in Pittsburgh for a pivotal Game 3 match up. The New York Islanders won the first two games at Nassau Coliseum. In the first period, the Penguins got out to the lead eight minutes into the game. Garrett Wilson would notch his first of … Continue reading NHL Playoffs: Rd 1 Game 3 Review: Isles Take A Commanding Lead In The Series

April 13th, 2019 — News and Notes

Today is Saturday, April 13th, 2019, and these are your news and notes.   There were four games in Stanley Cup Playoff action yesterday.     All of the recaps are written by the TXHT staff.   Columbus 5, TAMPA BAY 1 (Columbus leads the series 2-0)   The Columbus Blue Jackets crushed the Tampa … Continue reading April 13th, 2019 — News and Notes

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders – Round 1:Game #2 – Game Recap

Pittsburgh Penguins (0-1) v. New York Islanders (1-0)   Game Recap: Isles come to life in the third period to steal yet another game from Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Huge game from Jordan Eberle once again. Robin Lehner is showing why he should be in consideration for the Vezina this season. This series … Continue reading Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders – Round 1:Game #2 – Game Recap