It hasn’t been a great season in Edmonton. After two consecutive last place finishes, the young Oilers were hoping they had enough to at least contend for a playoff spot. The teamRead More
Archive for April 9th, 2012
There’s a certain Christmas tune that comes on the radio at just about every turn that describes the time of year that the NHL is embarking on: “It’s the mostRead More
If you’ve taken a look at who “experts” around the web predict to take the Western Conference’s 4-5 series, you’ve noticed a running theme; Nearly everyone has picked the NashvilleRead More
Everyone is picking the Boston Bruins over the Washington Capitals in the first round of the playoffs. Almost unanimously, in fact.
The reason behind each of these picks is the same, too—the Capitals, essentially, aren’t the same feared team they were in years past. If you factor in Washington’s ho-hum record during the regular season and the fact that their goaltending situation is a sort of carousel that would make the Philadelphia Flyers blush, than I guess it would make sense to pick the Bruins over the Capitals.
Me? I’m not sold yet. I might not be sold at all, actually.
So as it goes, after 82 games, the San Jose Sharks have made the post season and once again will take on the St. Louis Blues. Ask old school SharksRead More
5. Marc-Anthony Zanetti – A fifth-round pick in the 2007 OHL Priority Selection, 100th overall, to the Ottawa 67′s, Richmond Hill native Marc-Anthony Zanetti found himself in a logjam on the blueline with his prospective major junior team in his first year of major junior eligibility.
I had just finished writing about how the Kontinental Hockey League lacked parity when top-seeded SKA St. Petersburg fell in the Western Conference. That was followed one day later byRead More