Showing posts with label Nathan Gerbe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nathan Gerbe. Show all posts

Sunday, October 20, 2013

NHL hockey: Michael Grabner hit on Nathan Gerbe

There could be another suspension coming, very shortly. New York Islanders forward Michael Grabner has a hearing on Monday with the department of player safety for this hit on Carolina Panthers forward Nathan Gerbe. My question, at what point to the players start realizing that you can not make these types of hits anymore. I think this is a violation of the NHL's Rule 48. In my opinion, this is an illegal check to the head. What do you think?

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Monday, November 19, 2012

GWG by Mark MacMilian

Danny Kristo described what he saw on the game winning goal.

“Just a chip in,” Kristo said. “Just kind of read the play to the Duluth “D” – rimmed it – beat the guy to the puck and luckily beat the guy off of the wall. Originally, looked shot then I saw Mark [MacMilan] out of the corner of my eye and he was opened up for a one-timer so just tried to make a good pass and it went through and he buried it.

From the new INCH blog, Gladdy says...
• Of course, one of the games we dialed up was the Friday night contest between North Dakota and Minnesota Duluth. I encourage the readers to take advantage of your opportunities to watch Danny Kristo play hockey. He’s one of the best offensive talents I’ve seen in my years of closely following college hockey. I consider some of Kristo’s attributes as a combination of the players involved in the great Hobey debate of 2008. His anticipation to make plays and to be in the right places on the ice matches Michigan’s Kevin Porter. Kristo’s skill, excitement, and big-game contributions compare favorably to Boston College’s Nathan Gerbe. Even Jess Myers would buy a ticket to watch Kristo play.
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Sunday, August 26, 2012

In case we forgot... Rocco Grimaldi

Last season was a lost season for University of North Dakota's highly regarded and talented freshman forward Rocco Grimaldi - his season was cut short by a knee injury, more specifically by a rather rare condition called bipartite patella.
Definition: A bipartite patella occurs when the patella, or kneecap, occurs as two separate bones. Instead of fusing together in early childhood, the patella remains separated. A bipartite patella is usually not a problem; it occurs in at least 1 percent of the population, and perhaps more.
Rocc had season ending knee surgery to repair the aforementioned bipartite patella and is expected to be 100 percent to start the 2012-13 season.

In case anyone has forgot - this is what Rocco Grimaldi is going to add the UND hockey line-up. [Rocco Grimaldi's first collegiate goal against the Gophers]

I see Grimaldi as a top six forward that will bring an element of speed that UND hasn't seen in a very long time. Well, unless it was the Fighting Sioux playing against the Boston College Eagles in the NCAA Playoffs and we know how those games played out. When I think of small UND forwards, the name Jeff Panzer comes to mind.

I would compare Grimaldi to a Brian Gionta or a Nathan Gerbe type of players - very quick, smart and elusive type player that is going to be very dangerous when he gets behind the opposition's defense. I believe his speed is going to strike fear in the oppositions defenders and goaltenders.

Last season I had an opportunity to watch Rocco Grimaldi skate in practice – this was right before he made his season ending announcement that he needed to have season ending surgery to repair his bipartite patella – even at 75-80 percent, Grimaldi was an amazing skater that had an extra gear that we haven’t seen for a very long time.
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Saturday, April 09, 2011

Nathan Gerbe's propels Sabres into the playoffs with this awesome goal...

Check out this goal by former B.C. Eagle Nathan Gerbe, unbelievable goal by the little guy. The goal by Gerbe tied the game for the Sabres who then won the game in overtime with a goal from former Golden Gopher Thomas Vanek which was also a thing of beauty as well.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Nathan Gerbe's big night.

Nice to see other teams suffer at the hands of former Boston College Eagle Nate Gerbe. I still have night mares of Gerbe ripping through the Sioux defense during the 2008 Frozen Four in Denver, Co. In the new NHL the rules allow a player like Gerbe to flourish and be successful.