Ex-Shark of the Week: Vesa Toskala
Fear the Fin
But 4th round pick Toskala — and fellow '95 draftee Miikka Kiprusoff, selected in the following round — were the two bright spots of the class. After several seasons in Finland and a brief stint in the Swedish Elite League, Toskala came to North ...
Oilers a Stanley Cup Dark Horse?
The Hockey Writers
Every year come playoff time there's a goaltender that has a breakout performance. There was J-S Giguere in 2003, Miikka Kiprusoff in 2004, Cam Ward in 2006, Marc-Andre Fleury in 2008 and to keep the list short there was Matt Murray last year.
The promise of the Calgary Flames
Miikka Kiprusoff had a goals against average of under 1.7, and a save percentage of over .930 in the first season. This, along with many other great players, led them to be the Western Conference Champions. The next year, Kiprusoff landed himself atop ...
Blue Jackets notebook | Wennberg sits out game after hit vs. Islanders
The Columbus Dispatch
The previous time was March 4, 2011, at Calgary, when both Matt Calvert and Antoine Vermette were stopped by goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff. When both Sedlak and Brandon Dubinsky scored Sunday, the Blue Jackets became only the third team in NHL ...