Ray Emery
Canadian professional ice hockey player
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Italy museums free on International Women's Day
CNN - 23 days
Every March 8 is International Women's Day, which can be marked with anything from giving flowers and chocolates to taking to the streets in protest.
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A Ballerina’s Endless Day
NYTimes - 2 months
Every day, Claire Kretzschmar of the New York City Ballet goes from class to rehearsal to performance at a breathless pace. Dance alongside her busy day.
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New Hampshire Grows Weary Of Same Two Candidates Running For Fourth Straight Election
NPR - 5 months
Voters in one New Hampshire congressional district are caught in a political version of the movie "Groundhog Day." Every year since 2008, they've had the same two candidates run for Congress.
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The New Health Care: You Probably Don’t Need Dental X-Rays Every Year
New York Times - 8 months
For many people, it’s a needless expense that comes with needless risk.
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Why the Ocean Matters in a Rapidly Warming World
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Every day, more and more articles land in my inbox that describe strange occurrences happening in the ocean--huge "blobs" of warm water, "dead zones" without oxygen, wild fluctuation of currents. Many of these events have no precedent in recorded history, and they cannot be explained by the rules of the ocean system as we know them. Taken together, they paint a picture of our ocean under rapid change and increasing stress. The ocean is the planet's most important climate regulator, and it is starting to respond to the growing amount of carbon emissions in the atmosphere in ways that are extremely difficult to predict and even more challenging to manage. These changes will impact all our lives, from the communities that depend on the ocean for food and commerce to entire national economies. We are already experiencing these changes. Fishermen along the eastern seaboard are seeing their catch move to colder waters; oyster growers in the Pacific Northwest nearly declared bankruptcy ...
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This is why we still have Columbus Day
Chicago Times - over 1 year
Every fall in recent memory has reignited the ongoing handwringing about the landing of Christopher Columbus in the New World, and the legacy his "discovery" left us. For decades, the U.S. has celebrated the second Monday of October as a federal holiday, an "annual reaffirmation by the American...
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Ray Emery agrees to tryout with Kings' minor league team
LATimes - over 1 year
Normally, a veteran goalie joining a minor league team on a professional tryout would not merit much more than a passing glance. Ray Emery, however, is different. It is a needed depth move for the Kings' organization. Its minor league team in Ontario (Calif.) announced Saturday morning that Emery...
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Letter: Workers Memorial Day
IdahoStatesman.com - almost 2 years
Every day 150 workers are killed by job injuries and illnesses. Every year on Workers Memorial Day, working Americans gather to commemorate those who have lost their lives due to… Click to Continue »
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Scott Darling key to the Chicago Blackhawks
isports web - almost 2 years
Through the first three games of the postseason, the Chicago Blackhawks’ performance has been fairly inconsistent. However, the tides started to turn in Game 3 with the Blackhawks looking very dominant in their 4-2 win over the Nashville Predators. Game 3 was the first professional playoff start by goaltender Scott Darling who looked very good, only allowing 2 goals on 37 shots in the game. This performance will bring about a bit of a dilemma for the Blackhawks since Corey Crawford has struggled through the first two games. Can the Blackhawks win a Stanley Cup with Scott Darling as the starting goaltender? On the other hand, can the Blackhawks afford not to give him the chance to prove himself? It is always tough to judge whether a goalie could be a legitimate starter or whether he is just playing the best hockey of his life when there is such a small sample size. Goaltender Scott Darling appeared in relief in Game 1 of the series, stopping all 42 shots he faced in a double overtime ...
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Hornets 115, Nets 91: Nets Say Every Game Counts, and Then They Lose
NYTimes - about 2 years
After edging the Western Conference-leading Golden State Warriors in their previous game, the Nets were little competition for the Charlotte Hornets, with whom they had been tied for the final playoff spot in the East.
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National Hockey League Game Capsules
Fox News - about 2 years
Columbus, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Artem Anisimov scored the game-winning goal in overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets scored three unanswered goals to top the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Friday. Columbus entered the game 0-20-0 when trailing after two periods, and it was the last team in the NHL to earn a point in that situation. Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist and Jared Boll and Cam Atkinson also tallied goals for the Blue Jackets. Curtis McElhinney made 22 saves to help Columbus win for the third time in four games. Despite the loss, the Flyers extended their point streak to eight games, in large part due to Ray Emery's 29 saves. Wayne Simmonds scored two goals and added an assist on Sean Couturier's marker.
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National Hockey League Game Capsules
Fox News - about 3 years
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ray Emery stopped 32-of-33 shots and Scott Hartnell picked up the deciding score in the third period, as Philadelphia edged Calgary, 2-1, on Saturday. Brayden Schenn also lit the lamp for the Flyers, who enter the Olympic break having won four in a row and five of their last six. Matt Stajan picked up a late tally and Reto Berra made 21 saves for the Flames, who lost for just the second time in their last eight.
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Emery razor sharp as Flyers nip Flames
Fox News - about 3 years
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ray Emery stopped 32-of-33 shots and Claude Giroux picked up the deciding score in the third period, as Philadelphia edged Calgary, 2-1, on Saturday.Brayden Schenn also lit the lamp for the Flyers, who enter the Olympic break having won four in a row and five of their last six
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12 Pretty Blouses You'll Wear All Day, Every Day
Huffington Post - about 3 years
We don't know about you, but we're always on the hunt for a new wardrobe workhorse. You know — the kind of piece that can be worn umpteen ways and will effortlessly elevate our overall look, taking us from a day at the office to happy hour, and then some. Topping our shopping wish list? The printed blouse.
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National Hockey League Game Capsules
Fox News - about 3 years
Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Kyle Okposo tied the game late in the third period and scored the game-winner in the shootout as the New York Islanders avoided both a home-and-home and a season series sweep at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers with a 4-3 win at Nassau Coliseum. Okposo scored on a backhand to open the fourth round of the tiebreaker. Anders Nilsson, in his first action for New York since Dec. 9, turned away Sean Couturier's bid to claim just the second win of his NHL career. Nilsson made 26 saves for an Islanders team that struck twice in the third to erase a 3-1 deficit. The Flyers had outscored New York 16-8 while winning the first three meetings. Ray Emery stopped 40 shots for Philadelphia. Philly scored all three of its goals in the second period. Matt Read lit the lamp twice and Wayne Simmonds added career goal No. 99.
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Flyers vs Islanders Recap: Messy one fluctuates in Flyers favor
Broad St Hockey - about 3 years
The Flyers managed to battle back (again) and win a yo-yo game. Yay! Slow starts don't mean anything, apparently. For the ninth time this season, the Flyers have come from behind and won, tying a franchise record. I don't know why, but they somehow manage to get things done. It's infuriating at times, and it's blatantly un-fun others, but hell if it isn't full of drama. This game started off as a majority of previous games have: the other team scored first. John Tavares was left pretty much wide open in front of the net, so when Vanek dished it to him, the Islanders emerged with an easy lead. Not long after, the Flyers were awarded with a power play that ended up doing more damage than good. Cal Clutterbuck (yeah, that Cal Clutterbuck) netted a shorty and again, the Flyers had their work cut out for them. Andrej Meszaros got the Flyers on the board with a fluky one, but then closed out the first with an absolute beauty. The second period was a seesaw: the Flyers took ...
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National Hockey League Game Capsules
Fox News - about 3 years
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Lightning did something Saturday no other team has done since earlier November: hand the Philadelphia Flyers a loss at home. Ryan Malone scored two goals, Anders Lindback made 35 saves and the Lightning doubled up the Flyers, 6-3, at the Wells Fargo Center. Teddy Purcell, Alex Killorn and Valtteri Filppula each had a goal and one assist for Tampa Bay, which has won four of its last six games. Jakub Voracek lit the lamp twice for the Flyers, who had won 10 in a row at home. Steve Mason was beaten five times on 17 shots through two periods before getting replaced by Ray Emery in the third. New Jersey was the last team to beat the Flyers in Philadelphia, blanking them 3-0 on Nov. 7.
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ESPN Host: 'I Use N-Word All Day Every Day'...
Drudge Report - over 3 years
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ray Emery
  • 2016
    Age 33
    On February 5, 2016, Emery signed with Adler Mannheim of the German elite league Deutsche Eishockey Liga for the remainder of the season, thus ending his professional tryout with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL) On March 29, 2016, he signed a tryout contract with the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL) and on April 1, 2016, the Philadelphia Flyers announced signing Emery for the remainder of the season.
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    Emery has been credited with his leadership & mentoring abilities, on January 24, 2016, upon goaltender Corey Crawford recording his league leading seventh shutout of the season with the Chicago Blackhawks after a win against the Blues, Crawford credited Emery for turning around his work habits.
    More Details Hide Details Crawford cited his focus & preparation before a game & during practice to Emery's work habits, stating "As a goalie, I've never seen a guy be so focused and ready for a game," Crawford said. "I was kind of doing the opposite — being nonchalant and doing other stuff and not having a routine. You get in that physical routine that just makes you ready mentally. You trick yourself into knowing that it's game time and time to play." Kyle Dubas, assistant GM of the Toronto Marlies cited Emery for his mentorship towards the team.
  • 2015
    Age 32
    In October & November 2015, Emery trained with the Ontario Reign of the AHL, affiliate to the Los Angeles Kings It was announced on December 18, 2015, that Emery had signed a professional tryout agreement with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL), who are associated with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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    On September 8, 2015, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that Emery would be attending training camp on a PTO (professional tryout).
    More Details Hide Details Following the conclusion of camp he was released from this PTO on September 27.
  • 2014
    Age 31
    On July 1, 2014, he re-signed for another year in the same role for $1 million.
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  • 2013
    Age 30
    On July 5, 2013, Emery signed a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Flyers worth $1.65 million to serve as the backup to starting goaltender Steve Mason.
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    Emery won his first Stanley Cup when the Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins in six games during the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.
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    In April 2013, Emery won the award for the NHL's best combined GAA, the 2013 William M. Jennings Trophy awarded to the goaltender who give up the fewest goals in the season, along with teammate Corey Crawford.
    More Details Hide Details Emery finished the season with a 1.94 GAA and a .922 save percentage. His 17 wins included 12-straight to start the year, the best such streak in NHL history.
    In March 2013, Emery made NHL history becoming the first goaltender to ever start a season with 10 straight wins, going 10–0–0.
    More Details Hide Details Emery improved his NHL record, with 11 straight wins, going 11–0–0 against the Colorado Avalanche on March 18. Emery surpassed his own record making NHL history yet again, going 12–0–0 in a shutout win against the Calgary Flames which happened to be his 200th NHL start On April 10, Emery made franchise history recording his third shutout in the last five games helping him third overall in the NHL for GAA, posting a 1.90 and seventh in save percentage at .924 with a 15–1–0 record. Emery proved his previous injuries were no longer an issue, posting career highs.
  • 2012
    Age 29
    In April 2012, the Blackhawks signed Emery to a one-year extension worth $1.15 million to continue into the 2012–13 season.
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  • 2011
    Age 28
    He was then signed to a one-year contract for the 2011–12 season on October 3.
    More Details Hide Details By the end of season, Emery compiled a 15–9–4 record and 2.81 GAA in 34 regular-season appearances, posting a 10–0–3 record and 2.15 GAA in 16 appearances at Chicago's United Center. Emery was again nominated, this time by the Chicago Blackhawks, for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, honoring dedication and perseverance.
    On July 27, 2011, Emery signed a tryout contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.
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    In April, Emery's remarkable comeback was recognized when the Anaheim chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association (PHWA) named Ray Emery as their nominee for the 2011 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.
    More Details Hide Details The NHL also nominated Emery for the Masterton, making him one of three finalists.
    Emery made his Anaheim Ducks debut on March 11, 2011, against the Phoenix Coyotes when he replaced goaltender Dan Ellis making it his first NHL appearance since he last played in March 2010 with the Flyers.
    More Details Hide Details Emery went on to win six straight starts to open his Anaheim career, falling one shy of matching the Ducks record for consecutive wins by a goaltender, to Guy Hebert. In the week of March 14, Emery was honored with NHL's Second Star of the Week after going 2–0–0 with a .99 GAA and .968 save percentage. Emery led the Ducks into the playoffs, finishing tied for fourth in the League and posting a 7–2–0 record with 2.28 GAA and .926 save percentage in 10 regular season NHL appearances.
    On February 23, 2011, upon completion of his conditioning stint, Emery was called to the Anaheim Ducks.
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    On February 7, 2011, Emery signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Anaheim Ducks, allowing him to the standard two-week conditioning AHL stint.
    More Details Hide Details Three other NHL teams showed interest in signing Emery. He was then assigned to the Syracuse Crunch to begin conditioning. Emery went on to play a total of five games for the Crunch in their 2010–11 season, posting a 4–1–0, 1.98 GAA and .943 save percentage.
    In March 2011, Emery's injury and undefeated return to the NHL with the Anaheim Ducks garnered much media attention and fascination, with a special segment featured on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada.
    More Details Hide Details Remarkably, Emery currently has 13 centimetres of bone missing from his leg. This later garnered him a nomination for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.
    In January 2011, Emery began skating with an OHL team, taking shots and training with Eric Lindros, working with personal trainer Matt Nichol and goalie coach Eli Wilson.
    More Details Hide Details According to Wilson, Emery was "as sharp and ready now as he was the summer before Ottawa's Stanley Cup Final run."
  • 2010
    Age 27
    In November 2010, TSN visited Emery during an on-ice workout and were surprised to see him get down into the butterfly position and play for the first time since surgery.
    More Details Hide Details Emery stated that he did not "care if could walk in seven years," and he "just wanted to play." To the surprise of his doctors and trainers, Emery has been doing better than expected.
    In March 2010, Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren announced that Emery would be out for remainder of the season due to the diagnosis and that a bone graft would be done to alleviate his hip issues.
    More Details Hide Details Doctors were able to catch the disease early on before it spread, unlike the case of baseball and American football player Bo Jackson. As a result, in April, doctors announced an extremely successful surgery. Jackson spoke out about Emery, speculating that they were the only two athletes to come back after the disease. Jackson added, "I take my hat off him. I want him to know I am in his corner. It's a lot of hard work. To come back and play, it takes a very, very special and driven person. He's got a different makeup to want to do all the little things he needs to compete on a professional level." Unlike Jackson, who required numerous hip replacements, Emery had the benefit of advancements in modern medicine, undergoing a very specialized and complex procedure that involved removing 13 centimetres from his right fibula, and then grafting it to the femur to re-introduce a proper blood supply to the area. Holmgren said that while the surgery went better than expected, he did not know exactly how long Emery's recovery would take.
  • 2009
    Age 26
    On June 10, 2009, the Philadelphia Flyers announced that they had agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $1.5 million with Emery.
    More Details Hide Details After a successful training camp, he marked his return to the NHL with a 2–0 shutout victory against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first game of the season. In his second regular season game with the Flyers, against the New Jersey Devils, he stopped 24 of 26 shots in a 5–2 victory. On December 8, Emery was placed on injured reserve to have surgery on a torn muscle in his abdomen. Originally expected to miss about six weeks, the prognosis changed when it was discovered that he had avascular necrosis.
  • 2008
    Age 25
    Emery signed a one-year, $2 million contract with Atlant Moscow Oblast of the newly formed Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) on July 9, 2008.
    More Details Hide Details As a foreign goaltender, Emery was only allowed to play in 65% of his team's 56 regular season games due to rules that encourage the development of Russian goaltenders. He split duties for the season with former Colorado Avalanche goaltender Vitaly Kolesnik and completed the season as a top goaltender in the KHL with a .926 save percentage & 1.86 GAA.
    On June 20, 2008, Emery was waived by the Senators, and cleared them three days later; as a result, he became a free agent.
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    On April 18, 2008, Murray announced to the media in an end-of-season press conference that Emery would not return to the Senators for the 2008–09 season.
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  • 2007
    Age 24
    By the pre-season of the 2007–08 campaign, Emery was injured for a lengthy time due to a wrist injury that limited him to just 40 minutes of the pre-season and forced him to miss several games early in the Senators' season.
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    Prior to the 2007 playoffs, Emery and the Senators won 5–2 against Montreal on March 30, 2007, which was his 100th NHL game.
    More Details Hide Details Emery's strong play in the season continued in the playoffs, as the Senators defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres each in five-game series en route to their first Stanley Cup Final appearance since the team returned to the NHL in 1992, where the Senators ultimately lost to the Anaheim Ducks in five games. He became a restricted free agent after the end of the season and filed for salary arbitration, later agreeing to a three-year deal with the Senators worth $9.5 million before the hearings were held.
    On February 10, 2007, Emery was suspended three games from the NHL for striking Montreal Canadiens forward Maxim Lapierre with his stick on his face after Lapierre crashed into Emery's net.
    More Details Hide Details Twelve days later, after his suspension had ended, Emery was involved in a mêlée between the Senators and the Buffalo Sabres. He and Sabres goaltender Martin Biron left their creases to fight each other. After the first fight was finished, Sabres' enforcer Andrew Peters grabbed Emery and a second fight ensued. Both goaltenders received game misconducts, and Emery had the rare feat (for a goaltender) of receiving two five-minute majors for fighting in the same incident. In total, Emery received 22 penalty minutes (two five-minute majors for fighting, a two-minute minor for leaving the crease and the 10-minute game misconduct) for this altercation. After the altercation, fans and media have dubbed him "Sugar Ray" in reference to retired boxer Sugar Ray Robinson and Emery's reputation as a fighter. Then-teammate Brian McGrattan opined that if Emery were a position player and not a goalie, he would likely rank among the top five fighters in the NHL.
  • 2006
    Age 23
    Emery would be the starting goaltender for the rest of the season, leading the Senators to the second round of the 2006 Stanley Cup playoffs.
    More Details Hide Details After the 2005–06 season, the Senators opted not to bring back Hašek, instead acquiring Martin Gerber to compete with Emery for the starter position. Gerber was the starter at the beginning of the season, but due to his poor play, Emery replaced him in mid-November.
    When Hašek injured his groin during the 2006 Winter Olympics, Emery became the team's de facto starter, with Mike Morrison, claimed off of waivers from the Edmonton Oilers, as Emery's backup.
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  • 2005
    Age 22
    At the beginning of the 2005–06 season, Emery had won nine-straight games during the regular season as the back-up to Dominik Hašek.
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    Emery began his NHL career in 2005–06 by setting a record for wins to start a career, winning his first 9 games, moving ahead of Bob Froese, who started the 1982–83 season with eight wins while playing for the Philadelphia Flyers.
    More Details Hide Details In March of the same season, Emery won 12 games, tying Bernie Parent's 1974 record for the most wins in a month.
  • 2002
    Age 19
    In 2002–03, Emery joined the Binghamton Senators of the American Hockey League (AHL) and immediately assumed the position of starting goaltender for his first professional season with the team.
    More Details Hide Details He was named to the AHL All-Star team, made the league's all-rookie team & became Binghamton's MVP. Emery was suspended twice for on-ice incidents the same season. Once for bumping a referee which suspended him for three games. The other incident was an altercation with Denis Hamel of the Rochester Americans when Hamel admittedly uttered a racial slur. Emery retaliated and was suspended for three games. Emery and Hamel later became teammates in Binghamton, and Hamel apologized "for not thinking about what I was saying, in the heat of a game"
  • 2001
    Age 18
    Emery was chosen 99th overall by the Senators in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
    More Details Hide Details During the 2006–07 season, Emery signed a three-year deal with the Senators worth $9.5 million.
    In 2001, Emery was drafted by the Ottawa Senators after enjoying his most successful OHL season in 2001–02.
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    During his last season in junior, 2001–02, Emery gained notoriety for his fighting ability.
    More Details Hide Details He was named OHL's "Goaltender of the Year", setting a record of 33 wins and a GAA of 2.73.
  • 1999
    Age 16
    Emery split the 1999–2000 season between the Welland Cougars of the OHA and the Greyhounds in the OHL.
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  • 1982
    Born on September 28, 1982.
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