The first National Hockey League team to claim home ice in New York City played at Madison Square Garden and wore red, white, and blue uniforms. This team was notRead More
Archive for June 1st, 2012
I didn’t want to write about Tim Thomas today. Or yesterday. Or even tomorrow.
But when Peter Chiarelli confirmed today that Thomas’ agent approached him in the beginning of May suggesting that the Bruins goaltender was considering sitting out the 2012-13 season, something had to be said.
Just a year ago, Thomas was the biggest story in hockey–maybe even one of the biggest stories in sports. He capped off an unbelievable 2010-11 season by winning the Stanley Cup, the Conn Smythe and the Vezina Trophy, all within a week of one another. Thomas was on top of the hockey world, and why not? The 38-year old, Michigan native had reached what would be the pinnacle of his career.
Only one place to go from there, you know.
One year ago, Tim Thomas was backstopping the Boston Bruins to their first Stanley Cup in 39 years. The 38-year old won the Conn Smythe trophy as the NHL’s playoffRead More
Last week the London Knights fell to the Shawinigan Cataractes in the Memorial Cup Final. It was painful for Joel Jenkins. But not as painful as the loss he sufferedRead More
Friday morning the Boston Bruins announced multi-year contract extensions for forwards Dan Paille and Chris Bourque – but revelations about Tim Thomas’ plans for 2012-13 may have upstaged the news of the signings.Read More
Today is June 1 and my knuckles are telling me that there are only 30 days in June. That means in 30 days Ryan Suter and 14 other Predators willRead More
Poile made a minor move by signing a Swedish forward, Daniel Bång (DAN-yehl BAWNG), stated in a press release by the Predators earlier today. The release said Bång was signed to a two-way deal worth $925,000 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level.
Malcolm Subban THW Close-up: Date of Birth: December 21, 1993 Hometown: Rexdale, Ontario Height: 6’1″ Weight: 188 lbs Catches: Left Position: Goaltender NHL Draft Eligibility: 2012 Click here to view the 2012Read More