Archive for May 31st, 2012

Calgary Flames unveil new bench boss

Calgary Flames unveil new bench boss

The Calgary Flames unveiled new head coach Bob Hartley to the local media at a press conference at the Scotiabank Saddledome early Thursday afternoon. General manager Jay Feaster was full […]

by · May 31, 2012 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
Optimistic Marc Crawford.(photo by/Wikipedia)

Top Candidates for the Montreal Canadiens Head Coach Position

Now that Bob Hartley has been officially hired by the Calgary Flames to coach for his good friend and current general manager Jay Feaster, and not for the Montreal Canadiens […]

by · May 31, 2012 · 10 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Players React to Nicklas Lidstrom’s Retirement

Nicklas Lidstrom’s career was truly historic, and as such he impacted a great number of people in the hockey community, specifically the players.  From the opponents he tormented with his […]

by · May 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
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New Jersey Devils Will Look to Seize Opportunities in Game 2

The Devils find themselves in a familiar position- down one game to none- in another series, although the stakes in this one couldn’t be higher. They lost Game 1 of […]

by · May 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
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Nicklas Lidstrom: Among the Best Ever

The time has come, as it has for all great hockey players.  The time is now for Nicklas Lidstrom, captain of the Detroit Red Wings. After 20 seasons in the […]

by · May 31, 2012 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings
Flames hire Bob Hartley as head coach

Flames hire Bob Hartley as head coach

After weeks of speculation and searching, the Calgary Flames have found their man. The club announced on Thursday morning that they have hired Bob Hartley as the team’s 15th head […]

by · May 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Nicklas Lidstrom is one of the best Swedes to ever play hockey. (Icon SMI)

The End Of An Era: Nicklas Lidstrom Announces Retirement

The news that Detroit Red Wings legend (and perhaps the greatest NHL defenseman of all time) Nicklas Lidstrom would retire leaked 19 hours prior to Thursday morning’s press conference, just […]

by · May 31, 2012 · 2 comments · Detroit Red Wings, News
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Anthony Stolarz – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile – The Dark Horse Goalie

Anthony Stolarz THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: January 20, 1994 Place of Birth: Jackson, New Jersey Height: 6’5″         Weight: 200 lbs. Shoots: Left         Catches: Left Position: G NHL Draft Eligibility: […]

by · May 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News, Player Profiles, Prospects
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Carolina Hurricanes may deal first round pick

The Carolina Hurricanes currently own the eighth overall pick in the 2012 Entry Draft, but it’s being speculated that they may be willing to part with that selection in return […]

by · May 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Desert or No Desert, A Bright Future for the Phoenix Coyotes

Desert or No Desert, A Bright Future for the Phoenix Coyotes

It might seem counter-intuitive to write about the Western Conference final loser Phoenix Coyotes when Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final is starting after a long layover. But for […]

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Kovalchuk is What Ovechkin Needs To Be

Alexander Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchuk have something in common. They are both left wingers from Russia who were drafted first overall and signed to over decade-long contracts. Strangely enough they […]

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Rock Star Kopitar: Anze Wins It In OT

Capitalizing on opportunities ended up being crucial in Game One.  Especially when those opportunities come so few and far between.  With both clubs feeling each other out in the early […]

by · May 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils