Archive for May 14th, 2012

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Rivalry Renewed: Devils vs Rangers Game 1 Instant Review

It’s been 18 years since the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers played in the 1994 Eastern Conference Finals, and in Game 1 of the 2012 East Finals it […]

Hunter in 1989 with the Capitals. (hockeymedia/Flickr)

Dale Hunter is Going Home

All the speculation was spot on – Dale Hunter is headed back to London, Ontario. Hunter announced early Monday morning that he will be stepping down as the head coach […]

Conference Finals: Four Players To Root For

Conference Finals: Four Players To Root For

At this point, the odds are that your team is finished. Your favorite player is out golfing (or going on drunken adventures), and only four teams remain in the Stanley […]

by · May 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Phoenix Coyotes
Claude Giroux's Flyers didn't meet expectations in 2013 (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Passing with Flying Colors: Why the Flyers Season Wasn’t a Failure

So it has been almost a week now since the Philadelphia Flyers were “Knock, Knock”-ed out of the playoffs at the hands of the New Jersey Devils, and I figure […]

by · May 14, 2012 · 4 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Time For Washington To Part Ways With Semin

Time For Washington To Part Ways With Semin

The Washington Capitals are going to look different next season, we know that much for sure, but to what extent remains to be seen. GM George McPhee has a few […]

by · May 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Washington Capitals
Charles Hudon is often compared to Derek Roy (Source: La Presse)

Charles Hudon – The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile – How Hudo-ing?

Charles Hudon THW Close-Up: Date of birth: June 23rd, 1994 Place of birth: Boisbriand, Quebec Ht: 5-10 Wt: 170 Shoots: Left Position: Left wing NHL Draft Eligibility: 2012 *** Click […]

by · May 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Hockey East, National Juniors, Player Profiles, Prospects, QMJHL
Miller was acquired by the Blues on Friday (File Photo)

What the Sabres Should Do This Off-Season

It was a rough season for the Buffalo Sabres, plagued by injuries yet climbing back and falling just short of the playoffs. During the last few months of the season […]

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Sharks Lose Big, Raise Ticket Prices

Now I know this is a little behind, but it’s still a pretty hot topic with fans, and the heartbreak suffered from the playoffs this past season is still there. […]

by · May 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
The Burkes supporting the You Can Play project

Will We See An Openly Gay Player In The NHL Soon?

By Brooks Bratten For an athlete, sport is a passion. An escape. A chance to be who they really are for a portion of the day. So if an athlete […]

by · May 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Elsewhere on the Web, Hockey Cares, News/Commentary
Alan Quine of the Peterborough Petes.  (Photo: Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Big Time or Bust, Can the Best of the OHL Repeat Part 2

Part 1 of this article can be found here… Oshawa Generals — Sebastian Uvira Sebastian Uvira‘s father Eduard was a very popular hockey player in both Czechoslovakia (where he was […]

by · May 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Prospects
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New Jersey Devils Forecheck Key to Eastern Conference Finals

They say familiarity breeds contempt. In the case of the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers, that saying rings truer than ever. The two clubs have played many memorable […]

by · May 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers
In The Game pays tribute to Philly Flyers

In The Game pays tribute to Philly Flyers

In The Game Inc. recently announced that its next major trading card release will be the latest in a series of products dedicated to the history of a single franchise. […]

by · May 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers