Empty Netter Assists - 10-24-11

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .


-Evaluating the Penguins' first 10 games.

Atlantic Division

-Flyers forward and former Penguins captain Jaromir Jagr (right) has yet to score a goal in seven games.

-The Schenns - Toronto's Luke and Philadelphia's Brayden - are brothers and they'll face each other tonight.

Northeast Division

-The Canadiens acquired forward Petteri Nokelainen and defenseman prospect Garrett Stafford from the Coyotes in exchange for forward prospect Brock Trotter and a seventh-round pick in 2012.

-Montreal reclled forward Michael Blunden from Hamilton of the AHL and demoted forwards Andreas Engqvist and Aaron Palushaj to Hamilton.

-The Bruins demoted forward Jordan Caron to Providence of the AHL.

Southeast Division

-The Jets assigned forward Mark Scheifele, their first-round pick this summer, to Barrie of the OHL.

-Lightning assistant coach Wayne Fleming is still fighting the good fight against brain cancer.

Central Division

-Blues captain David Backes (right) is dealing with an "upper-body" injury after he was leveled by Flyers captain Chris Pronger Saturday.

Northwest Division

-Former Penguins defenseman Corey Potter is getting a chance with the Oilers.

Pacific Division

-Two goals by Martin Hanzal led the Coyotes to a 5-4 defeat of the Ducks. Lauri Korpikoski and Keith Yandle each had a goal and an assist for Phoenix while teammate Taylor Pyatt recorded two assists. Mike Smith made 29 saves in the victory. Captain Ryan Getzlaf scored two goals for Anaheim.

-Save of the Night: Smith on Anaheim's Bobby Ryan:

-Goal of the Night: Ryan off a re-direction of a Teemu Selanne shot:

-A good look at Smith's lid:

The Ducks recalled forward Jean-Francois Jacques from Syracuse of the AHL.

(Photos: Jagr-Post-Gazette archives; Backes-Bruce Bennett/Getty Images; Coyotes/Ducks-Harry How/Getty Images)

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