Archive for May 29th, 2012

(Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

New Jersey Devils Power Play Questionable

Much was made during the regular season of the New Jersey Devils potent penalty kill unit. The group logged a record 89.6 percentage, shutting down opponents with a smothering, suffocating […]

by · May 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
O2K client Jason Garrison leads all NHL defensemen in powerplay goals this season (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Two Summer Decisions That Will Impact Florida’s Future

With the Florida Panthers season now fully behind them, and the NHL season about to culminate with the Stanley Cup Finals, it’s as good a time as any to look […]

by · May 29, 2012 · 1 comment · Florida Panthers
Head Coaching Candidates in Edmonton

Head Coaching Candidates in Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers elected not to renew the contract of head coach Tom Renney, thus fueling the search for a new boss behind the bench. The Oilers would like to […]

by · May 29, 2012 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
After a career-high 53 points with the Flyers in 2010-11, Ville Leino only registered 25 last season with Buffalo. He has yet to play this season due to a hip injury. (Micheline/SynergyMax)

Sabres Centre Must Come From Within

  The biggest need for the Buffalo Sabres this offseason is to find stability in their top line centre. Ever since the departure of Daniel Briere and Chris Drury the […]

by · May 29, 2012 · 2 comments · Buffalo Sabres
Ryan Smyth battles Ryan Getzlaf(Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

Resurgence of Ryan Getzlaf Bodes Well for Anaheim Ducks

By now, the reports of Ryan Getzlaf and his running mate Corey Perry being involved in an altercation with locals at a Helsinki nightclub have made the rounds. The fact […]

by · May 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
Would you pass over the opportunity to own a WHA puck, even if it's battered?

Off-condition Hockey Collectibles Have Value

Last year I had the good fortune to be interviewed on a Clear Channel radio station in support of my most recent book on sports cards. My co-author and I […]

by · May 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey
What Buffalo should have won - photo by jvr33 (via flickr)

Who does history favour in the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals?

Professional wrestling icon Ric Flair frequently noted during his lengthy career that “to be the man, you have to beat the man.” A 16-time world champion, Flair gained his accolades […]

by · May 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Previews and Predictions
Laich, who scored the game-winner in his 500th career game against the Senators. (Tom Turk/THW)

The Top Ten Washinton Capitals Centers

The Washington Capitals have had excellent talent at center since their inception in 1974. Some were drafted, some came in trades and one was truly home-grown. In compiling and ranking […]