Archive for May 18th, 2012

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Player Safety in Today’s NHL

Within the span of just four months in 2011, the hockey world mourned the loss of three players. The deaths of Rick Rypien and Wade Belak were ruled as suicides […]

by · May 18, 2012 · 3 comments · Uncategorized
The voice of unreason for a Wild season

The voice of unreason for a Wild season

Though 18, 000 Wild fans fit into the Xcel Energy Center for virtually every home-game, that hardly covers the rest of the fans scattered around the state (and let’s not […]

by · May 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · College Hockey, Minnesota Wild
With the Stanley Cup over his shoulder, Senators' forward Daniel Alfredsson discusses the state of the game

Off Season Decisions for the Ottawa Senators

Heading into next season, expectations will be far greater than at this time last year for the Ottawa Senators.   A return to the post season and life beyond the […]

Tortorella Post Game Pressers All About Tactics

Tortorella Post Game Pressers All About Tactics

New York Rangers coach John Tortorella has been notoriously curt during his pre and postgame press conferences during these playoffs. He used 84 words in total talking to the media […]

by · May 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Top 10 Goal Scorers in Detroit

Top 10 Goal Scorers in Detroit

Detroit joined the NHL for the 1926-27 season, part of the first wave of expansion in the 1920s which saw the NHL expand into the United States for the first […]

by · May 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
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Conn Smythe Favorites

As the games click by and the conference finals draw to its mid-point, a select few players have solidified themselves as true Conn Smythe Trophy candidates.  The following five players […]

by · May 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
PAIN! (Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE)

King Of The Castle: L.A. Just One Game Away

Following a Game Two shutout and at home, the Los Angeles Kings came out once again with a lot of energy in Game Three.  They did actually allow the Phoenix […]

by · May 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Los Angeles Kings
Disappointing Finish for Team USA at World Championships

Disappointing Finish for Team USA at World Championships

When Bobby Ryan slammed home a rebound just 1:39 into the third period to put Team USA up 2-1 against Finland, it appeared that the U.S. had punched its ticket […]

by · May 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey
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Brian Burke Is His Own Worst Enemy

Brian Burke has never been the shy type. For some, that made him an ideal candidate for the general manager’s job with the Toronto Maple Leafs — a no-nonsense guy who […]

Alongside Tyler Bozak, Mikhail Grabovski is half of a solid one-two punch the Leafs have down the middle (Icon SMI)

Why the Leafs Don’t Need to Invest in a Number One Centre Immediately

A true first line centre has become nothing but a dream for fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs, which is a good thing given what last season taught us…

by · May 18, 2012 · 10 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Shane Doan would be a nice addition to the Leafs' roster (Andy Martin Jr.)

Five Thoughts on Phoenix Coyotes – LA Kings Game 3

Jim Neveau, Managing Editor/Coyotes Correspondent The Phoenix Coyotes came into Game 3 of the Western Conference Final looking to wash away the rotten taste that Game 2 had left in […]

by · May 18, 2012 · 2 comments · Arizona Coyotes
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Looking Ahead: Top 10 Dallas Stars Prospects

After four consecutive years of missing the playoffs, it’s safe to say that the Dallas Stars are a rebuilding team. However, the Stars have still had middling success during the […]