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Topic - Cody Eakin
Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin skated the length of the ice, got around a sliding defender, closed his eyes and shot just before his stick got ripped out of his hands.
The Dallas Stars are trying to make a late playoff push.
Somebody had to win the matchup between struggling teams, and the Dallas Stars got the best of the Ottawa Senators.
Jamie Benn brought his golden touch to the ice for the Dallas Stars.
Valeri Nichushkin was in the right place at the right time - twice - on Thursday night.
The Stars have their first win of 2014.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rangers' clutch victory over the Stanley Cup champions earlier this week would have lost a lot of luster if New York couldn't back it up against the struggling Dallas Stars.
Zach Bogosian's elbow made contact with Washington Capitals rookie Cody Eakin's head. That was enough to warrant a Thanksgiving Day hearing for the Winnipeg Jets forward with NHL senior vice president of player safety Brendan Shanahan.
That Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau likes to shake up his lines is not new information. But Cody Eakin skating with Nicklas Backstrom and Troy Brouwer? That's a new trick.
Cody Eakin's special moment came with a side of blue shaving gel — all over his face, his clothes, his pads. Eakin scored his first NHL goal Friday night at Carolina and was on the messy end of Alex Ovechkin's locker-room celebration.
Cody Eakin had shaving cream in his mouth, up his nose and in his eyes.
Something about Jeff Halpern's performance Saturday night in Vancouver didn't sit well with coach Bruce Boudreau — enough that the 35-year-old former Capitals captain was a healthy scratch for Tuesday's game against the Anaheim Ducks.
George McPhee is fond of telling the story of how a year ago the Capitals were coming off a Presidents' Trophy season and still plugged four rookies into their opening night lineup along with Matt Hendricks, who went into camp without a contract. The message to players again this year was: If you're good enough to make it, the team will make room.
The Washington Capitals' race for the final roster spot is down to four players. Through three preseason games, Cody Eakin, Mattias Sjogren, Chris Bourque and Mathieu Perreault did little to distinguish themselves from the pack.
With just one spot up for grabs on the Washington Capitals roster, the competition for the third-line center position has been a focus of training camp. Cody Eakin, Mattias Sjogren, Mathieu Perreault Christian Hanson, Ryan Potulny and Chris Bourque spent the first week of camp battling each day.
"It feels like it's been a long time (10 games) for me," Eakin said. "It was nice to chip in and relieve that top line. We get momentum when we play four lines and everybody is creating opportunities and putting pucks on the net."
"The more you penalty kill, the more comfortable you are with it," he said. "I've got quite a bit of penalty-killing time lately and a lot more tonight, so I feel comfortable out there. I thought our group did a great job on the kill tonight and keep building off that."