Archive for May 30th, 2012


Five Awful Hockey Card Photos

Hockey cards immortalize our heroes onto small pieces of cardboard that we can keep forever. But sometimes, a card can make our favorite player look really bad. Here are 5 […]

Gary Bettman (Tom Turk/THW)

NHL Salary Cap Could Rise to $73.8 Million

Based on Gary Bettman’s comments from New Jersey on Wednesday, the NHL salary cap could rise as high as $73.8 million this summer.

Red Wings Sign ‘Zetterberg-type’ Prospect Calle Jarnkrok

On Wednesday the Detroit Red Wings announced their 2nd of an expected 3 signings this week (having signed Teemu Pulkkinen on Tuesday), inking Swedish forward and 2010 2nd round draft […]

(Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Lidstrom Set to Retire

This afternoon, news broke that longtime Detroit Red Wings defenseman and future hall-of-famer Nicklas Lidstrom will officially announce his retirement tomorrow. During Lidstrom’s career, he’s won four Stanley Cups, has […]

by · May 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, News
Minnesota Wild Upcoming Prospects Guide

Minnesota Wild Upcoming Prospects Guide

The Minnesota Wild endured an extremely difficult campaign in 2011-12. After a strong start to the season, they collapsed from mid-December onwards and eventually fell well short of a place […]

Teuvo Teravainen is an offensive wizard out of Finland and ranked 2nd overall in The Next Ones Top 100 Fantasy-Based Rankings

Teuvo Teräväinen – The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile – As Exciting as The TiVo

Teuvo Teravainen THW Close-Up: Date of birth: September 11th, 1994 Place of birth: Helsinki, Finland Ht: 5-11 Wt: 170 Shoots: Left Position: Center/winger NHL Draft Eligibility: 1st time eligible in […]

Nino Niederreiter might have been down on his luck in Long Island, but he has certainly found a home on Minnesota's top line this season. (Icon SMI)

What the Islanders Should Do This Off-Season (Part 2)

Now that we have addressed what the Islanders should do in free agency this summer, let’s take a look at some internal issues that linger within the team.  The Islanders […]

by · May 30, 2012 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
Mikhail Grigorenko – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: The Boom-Bust Factor Looms

Mikhail Grigorenko – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: The Boom-Bust Factor Looms

Mikhail Grigorenko THW Close Up: Date of Birth: May 16, 1994 Place of Birth: Khabarovsk, Russia Ht: 6-3 Wt: 195 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Center NHL Draft Eligibility: 2012 1st […]

Mike Green (Anna Armstrong)

The Top Ten Washington Capitals Defencemen

The Washington Capitals were blessed at the defenceman position. Among their rank are Hall of Famers, a two-time Norris Trophy winner, record setters and men who have made an impact upon the […]

Teemu Pulkkinen (JimmyK/Wikimedia Commons)

Red Wings Sign Pulkkinen, Prospect Hopes To Earn Roster Spot

On Tuesday the Detroit Red Wings signed the first of three prospects they’re expected to come to terms with this week, agreeing to a 3-year entry-level deal with 2010 4th […]

by · May 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, News, Prospects, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Dallas Stars Regroup in Offseason

Dallas Stars Regroup in Offseason

After coming up short for a fourth-straight season, the Dallas Stars look to find their bearings during this offseason and gear-up for a playoff run in 2012-2013.

by · May 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, News
Can you ever really count Brodeur out? (Brad Barr-US PRESSWIRE)

Ten Storylines for the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals

1. Brodeur’s Potential Swan Song New Jersey Devils’ goaltender Martin Brodeur will make his 200th career playoff start in Game 1 on Wednesday night.  As an unrestricted free agent after […]