Archive for March 25th, 2012

Blues Going Through Pre-Postseason Slump

Blues Going Through Pre-Postseason Slump

If there was ever a good time for a St. Louis Blues slump, this was it.  The Blues are coming off an uncharacteristic 1-0 loss to the LA Kings.  It […]

by · March 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
A cup of Florida orange juice; half full or half empty?

Viewing the Panthers’ Cup; Half Empty or Half Full?

7 games to go. 3 point lead in the division. 3 point lead on 9th place. Those are the facts.  However, how you look at the Panthers’ chances in the […]

by · March 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers
Swiss NLA Hockey Playoffs: ZSC Lions Reach Final

Swiss NLA Hockey Playoffs: ZSC Lions Reach Final

The NLA playoffs in Switzerland usually provide some surprises and 2011/2012 has been no different. The ZSC Lions, who finished 7th overall in the regular season with 27 wins and […]

by · March 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Nashville Predators, NHL Rumors
The Week That Was: March 18th-24th

The Week That Was: March 18th-24th

Another week has passed, and only 14 days of play remain. With every matchup, teams are seeing their magic number drop, whether that is their elimination number or the points […]

by · March 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Why 4th Seed In West Is Important To Red Wings

As the season winds down and teams vie for optimum playoff positioning, there are several enthralling battles that take place. In a league ripe with parity, many teams know not […]

by · March 25, 2012 · 3 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Done Deal Between Quebecor Media, Mayor Regis Labeaume Regarding New Arena in Quebec City

The mayor of Quebec City Regis Labeaume will make a major announcement later today pertaining to the construction of a new arena. The press conference is scheduled for 1PM EDT […]

Parity gives way to KHL powers in Conference Finals

Parity gives way to KHL powers in Conference Finals

In its first three seasons, the Kontinental Hockey league had two champions, Ak Bars Kazan (2008-09, 2009-10) and Salavat Yulaev Ufa (2010-11). With the former knocking out the latter in […]

by · March 25, 2012 · 4 comments · International Hockey, KHL
Tadeáš Galanský of the Saginaw Spirit.  Photo courtesy of Terry Wilson/OHL Images

The “Import”-ance of the European CHL Goalie

Here’s a trivia question: What do Ondřej Pavelec, Jaroslav Halák, Michal Neuvirth, Peter Budaj, Robin Lehner and Anton Khudobin all have in common?  The obvious response would be that they are all […]