Archive for May 27th, 2012

Blake Wheeler (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Do the Numbers Match the Impression the Jets Made?

Numbers don’t lie (as the TV show says) but they can be misleading at times. Most of the time, though, they do tend to point out the true nature of […]

Hockey Handshake Etiquette: Then and Now

Hockey Handshake Etiquette: Then and Now

When you really look at it, the NHL is its own little weird universe. The playoffs have enough customs and traditions to make up a whole new cultural experience in […]

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How Do the Devils Spell Clutch? Ponikarovsky

When the New Jersey Devils acquired Alexei Ponikarovsky from the Carolina Hurricanes on January 20 they knew they were getting a big guy (6’4″, 225 lbs), and also adding more […]

by · May 27, 2012 · 3 comments · New Jersey Devils
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The Weeks That Were: May 13th-27th in the NHL

Another round has passed and the stage has been set. In one corner there is the New Jersey Devils. No, we have not gone back in time to the Scott […]

by · May 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
Sabres’ Ruff, Regier Need to Go

Sabres’ Ruff, Regier Need to Go

At the end of the Buffalo Sabres hockey season team president Ted Black, during an interview with the Associated Press, declared that GM Darcy Regier and Lindy Ruff will both […]

by · May 27, 2012 · 6 comments · Buffalo Sabres
What The Vancouver Canucks Can Learn From The Vancouver Whitecaps

What The Vancouver Canucks Can Learn From The Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Canucks are the golden child of BC sports. They are one of the most successful and well supported teams in the NHL and the Canucks could do virtually anything (or nothing […]

Capitals acquire Center from Bruins

Capitals acquire Center from Bruins

The Washington Capitals acquired center Zach Hamill from the Boston Bruins in exchange for left wing Chris Bourque. It was announced Saturday by Vice President and General Manager George McPhee. […]

by · May 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals
Musings of a 36-Year Los Angeles Kings Fan

Musings of a 36-Year Los Angeles Kings Fan

Not long after Al Gore invented the internet, I started listening to Los Angeles Kings games on a red transistor radio. The mid-70′s were tumultuous times. Gerald Ford had just […]

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Did Fatigue Play A Factor In New York’s Loss To New Jersey?

With one fell swoop of Adam Henrique’s stick, the New York Rangers’ Stanley Cup hopes came tumbling down like a house of cards. It was an end to a playoffs […]

by · May 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers
Leaf fans have been cheering for Alex Galchenyuk since the end of the regular season (Metcalfe Photography)

Why the Leafs Should Keep Their First Round Draft Pick, Not Trade It

The debate of to trade or not to trade surrounds the Toronto Maple Leafs’ first round pick. Given these various factors, it only makes sense to keep it…