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Topic - Maxime Talbot
The NBC Sports Network analyst said Ovechkin "should be ashamed of himself" for how he played in the first two periods against the Flyers.
Sidney Crosby got too caught up in his hatred for the Philadelphia Flyers to recall that one of his best friends wears the orange and black.
Danny Briere, Matt Read and Max Talbot each scored two goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday in a fight-filled Game 3 in the opening-round series.
Alex Ovechkin appears to be shooting less (3.4 per game; career average is 5.26) but it might be because fewer pucks are making it to the net:
Jaromir Jagr laughs nervously as he recalls his life from 2001 to 2004 with the Washington Capitals.
Only 16 months ago, Mike Richards hoisted the Eastern Conference championship trophy to a roaring Flyers crowd.
There are few athletes in D.C. sports that elicit such disdain as Jaromir Jagr.
The Flyers on Friday signed free-agent forward Maxime Talbot to a five-year contract.
On the western side of Pennsylvania sits The Steel City. On the other side, at least in hockey circles on Friday, sits The Steal City.
Tampa Bay's Steve Downie expressed regret. Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz was remorseful, too.
If the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders fought things out on the silver screen instead of a sheet of ice, the sequel would have a roman numeral tacked onto the title a la "Rocky."
The NHL suspended New York Islanders forwards Trevor Gillies for nine games, Matt Martin for four and handed the club a $100,000 fine late Saturday night for their actions in a fight-filled win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Pittsburgh Penguins' rough weekend in New York got a little bumpier when the team bus hit a car while heading to an outdoor practice.
The NHL suspended New York Islanders forwards Trevor Gillies for nine games and Matt Martin for four and handed the club a $100,000 fine late Saturday night for their actions in a fight-filled win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
"Training camp, usually you do three days then you start exhibition games," Flyers forward Max Talbot said. "I believe it's enough. Sometimes training camp is too long. It's nice to get in the action. Forty-eight games in a little bit of time ... I think it would be exciting."
"He's definitely a great friend," Talbot said Tuesday. "He was heated up in the moment and that's OK. It's not like I'm not going to talk to him after the series."