Archive for June 7th, 2012

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Goons and Cheap Shots: Keeping Hockey Out Of The Mainstream

Expectations We have within us an innate sense of right and wrong. Along with that comes a desire to see justice done and for equality. When we see injustice and […]

by · June 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
London Knights forward Andreas Athanasiou claimed that he was the target of a racial slur but his alleged taunter, Guelph Storm defenceman Andrey Pedan, was not suspended.  However, not long after, another similar incident resulted in a five-game suspension for Windsor Spitfires blueliner Brandon Devlin.  (Photo: Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Andreas Athanasiou – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile – Beware the Greek

Andreas Athanasiou THW Close-up: Date of Birth: August 6, 1994 Hometown: Woodbridge, Ontario Height: 6’1″  Weight: 175 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Centre/Left Wing NHL Draft Eligibility: 2012   Click here for […]

by · June 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, National Juniors, OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects
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Fantasy Hockey Potpourri: The UFA Frenzy Dilemmas

  It is never too early to at least casually think about next fantasy hockey season. Granted, we are only in June but already the “Free Agent Frenzy” looms ever […]

John Tavares and Matt Moulson have been a huge part of the Isles' resurgence, but there are just as many people that work behind the scenes for the New York Islanders. (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Relocation Rumblings: Kate Murray Really Wants the Islanders to “Stay”

If the sarcastic title wasn’t enough to get the point across, then by now Islanders fans could have realized that this article was not meant to paint the rosiest of […]

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Should The Sabres Use Ryan Miller As Trade Bait?

  Ryan Miller has accomplished a lot since being drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the ’99 Draft. He  won a Vezina Trophy for his play in the ’09-’10 season, […]

by · June 7, 2012 · 3 comments · Buffalo Sabres
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New Jersey Devils Force Series Back to Newark With Game 4 Win

On the brink of elimination and showing no sign of being able to come up with a solution to Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick’s incredible play, the New Jersey […]

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Stars Sign Swedish Goalie; Updated Outlook In Net

On Tuesday the Dallas Stars announced the signing of 28 year-old netminder Cristopher Nihlstorp to a one year, two-way deal with the club. If the name Nihlstrop doesn’t ring a […]

by · June 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars
Lightning Remain Interested In Riku Helenius

Lightning Remain Interested In Riku Helenius

More than three years have passed since Riku Helenius played the entirety of his, to this point, 6:52 minute long NHL career with the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Helenius came in […]

by · June 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning
Ken Holland and Brian Burke may look to take advantage of compliance buyouts (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Toronto Maple Leafs Still Feeling Effects of 2008

Despite the fact that it’s now 2012, the Toronto Maple Leafs are still feeling the effects of three major events from 2008…

by · June 7, 2012 · 4 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Joonas Korpisalo was chosen 62nd overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.  Since then, his professional life has become a whirlwind.

Joonas Korpisalo — The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Joonas Korpisalo THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: April 28, 1994 Place of Birth: Pori, Finland Height: 6’2″   Weight: 168 Catches: Left Position: Goaltender NHL Draft Eligibility: 1st time eligible […]

by · June 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, National Juniors, Player Profiles, Prospects