New team... Still a Dick. Do have to admit, would love to have his offense this season though.

There were four games Friday night in which just four former hawks played in. The scored two points all coming from the DICK, umm I mean James Wisniewski who is having a career year, while he is playing musical teams.

On Saturday there were twenty-two former feather heads to take the ice. Three goalies had a 1-2 record. The one win came from the net-minder that took 2 mil to go to San Jose, rather than to stay with the Hawks. The other nineteen skaters produced just four points, with two of goals and assists.

Sunday there were four former hawks to take the ice and one wanna-be hawk that took the gym floor. The former hawks were unable to produce a single point, but the hopeful hawk put his first goal in the back of the net in his first game of the season. For more information on that scroll down to the bottom. I have mixed feelings for the hawks performance this weekend… Played great on Saturday but not so well Saturday. Kind of two face-ed. Hope you enjoy weekend edition of the Espo!

Click the jump for updates from this weekends games

Friday 1/21/11

James Wisniewski – Montreal
23:24 TOI, two assists (27,28), plus one three shots
Duncan Keith had 26 points with three goals and 23 assists on Friday… Wiz has Five goals and 28 assists mounting up to 33 points… This is a career high for points and assists for Wiz. His previous career high was 27 assists and 30 points both coming with the Ducks last year.

Patrick Lalime – Buffalo
Loss (5), 16 saves on 18 shots, .889 SV%
0-5-0 total record this season. ALMOST as good as Ryan Miller’s…

Rene Bourque – Calgary
14:44 TOI, 0 of 1 on face-offs

Adam Burish – Dallas
17:48 TOI, one shot, 5 of 10 on face-offs

Saturday 1/22/11

Tuomo Ruutu – Carolina
18:40 TOI, minus one, 2 PIM, one shot, 2 of 7 on face-offs

Sergei Samsonov – Carolina
14:03 TOI, one goal (9), plus one, 2 PIM, three shots

Craig Adams – Pittsburgh
15:45 TOI, minus one, 0 of 1 on face-offs

Brian Boucher – Philadelphia
Loss (6), 19 saves on 21 shots, .905 SV%

James Wisniewski – Montreal
30:30 TOI, two shots

Shawn Thornton – Boston
11:22 TOI, minus one, one shot
Team scored six goals and won 6-2 but he was still a minus…

Kris Versteeg – Toronto
17:17 TOI, minus one, three shots, 2 of 4 on face-offs

Tim Brent – Toronto
8:22 TOI, one goal (4), plus one, one shot, 5 of 7 on face-offs

Dustin Byfuglien – Atlanta
25:38 TOI, seven shots

Andrew Ladd – Atlanta
21:54 TOI, one assist (23), plus one, 5 PIM, three shots, 1 of 1 on face-offs
Now has 39 points this season, which is one more than his 38 of last season in which he played all 82 games. He had 17 goals and 21 assists during the Stanley Cup Campaign and currently is tied with the Thrashers team lead with Big Buff with 16 goals and now has 23 assists.

Brent Sopel – Atlanta
21:42 TOI, plus one, 2 PIM

Sammy Pahlsson – Columbus
17:14 TOI, one assist (7), plus one, four shots

Craig Anders(s)on – Colorado
Loss (11), 20 saves on 23 shots, .857 SV%
Pulled after the 2nd period. Back to back losses.

David Koci – Colorado
5:52 TOI, 10 PIM

Martin Havlat – Minnesota
21:11 TOI, three shots

John Madden – Minnesota
12:57 TOI, three shots, 7 of 13 on face-offs

Cam Barker – Minnesota
16:52 TOI, minus one

Rene Bourque – Calgary
16:54 TOI, minus one, three shots

Adrian Aucoin – Phoenix
25:21 TOI, minus one, one shot

Radim Vrbata – Phoenix
18:17 TOI, minus two, three shots

Antti Niemi – San Jose
Win (13), 23 saves on 26 shots, .885 SV%
Four straight wins with a 2.0 GAA during that time.

Scott Nichol – San Jose
Scratch

Ben Eager – San Jose
4:45 TOI, two shots

Sunday 1/23/11

Dustin Byfuglien – Atlanta
24:54 TOI, minus two, three shots

Andrew Ladd – Atlanta
Did Not Play… Suffered a “lower-body injury” in Saturday nights game. They apparently missed him because they lost 7-1…

Brent Sopel – Atlanta
15:13 TOI, minus three, two shots

J.P. Dumont – Nashville
7:25 TOI

Colin Fraser – Edmonton
5:53 TOI, 1 of 1 on face-offs

Brandon Spinner – Sigma Pi Intramural Team
25:04 TOF (Time on Floor), one goal (1), minus 5, 7 of 12 on face-offs
First game of season… team is now 0-10 in the last two seasons, but he has nine goals. Team lost 12-2…

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