Aryssah Stankevitsch

Putting the amour back in journalism. Shift's in there.

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Sidney Crosby is one of three finalists for this year's Hart Memorial Trophy. (Icon SMI)

Is/Was The Kid Really Back?

Their 15 game win streak was snapped by…the Buffalo Sabres? The first full game missed by Sidney Crosby since breaking his jaw, and the Pens can’t get the W. Coincidence? […]

by · April 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Who Will Win The Stanley Cup This Year?

I don’t have a crystal ball that shows what will happen at the end of June. I don’t have a flying Delorean to see who’ll be on the links earlier […]

by · March 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News
Steve Ott (Andy Martin Jr.)

Buffalo Sabres: Buying or Selling? Part 2

With the trade deadline fast approaching, some of the only positives on this sad Sabres 2013 season may be on the market. Hot players for hot draft picks. But considering how Buffalo is at the near-bottom of the league (not even just the conference, the league), they may have some high draft picks of their own. Hopefully Darcy Regier won’t let those go in the process of possibly letting go of some of his forwards.

by · March 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
Could Robyn Regehr be on his way out of Buffalo? (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Buffalo Sabres Are Buying or Selling? – Part 1

Last place in the rough North East Division. In the past five years, they’ve made the playoffs twice, only to lose in the first round. Come the NHL Trade Deadline […]

by · March 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
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Money Pits: The Most Overpaid/Played Forwards This Season

Following the dark times of the lockout, teams could spend up to $70.2-million on their bench. Let’s just put this into perspective. With that $70-million, teams could each buy: a […]

by · March 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · The Business of Hockey
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Mikhail Grigorenko Returns To The Remparts

Well, at least he’ll be in the playoffs. Mikhail Grigorenko could play for the Quebec Ramparts in their last game of the regular season on St. Patrick’s Day, after being […]

by · March 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, QMJHL
Ryan Smyth battles Ryan Getzlaf(Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

If We Had An NHL All-Star Game – Team West

As part two of last week’s article,┬áIf We Had An NHL All-Star Game – Team East, we continue picking the roster of the game we never had. If we were […]

by · March 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · All-Star Weekend, News

Patrick Kaleta Suspended Five Games

For the third offence of his career, Patrick Kaleta has been suspended five games without pay after his hit on Brad Richards on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. This is […]

by · March 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
Ottawa Senator - Craig Anderson, Carolina Hurricane Patrick Dwyer - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

If We Had An NHL All-Star Game – Team East

A nice break for the players, some trials and competitions for the world’s best, and a showcase of a hockey that has a final score similar to a lacrosse game. […]

by · March 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · All-Star Weekend, News
Thomas Vanek and the rest of the Sabres realize the situation they are in. (Jerome Davis/Icon SMI)

Sabres (Power) Played Out By Leafs, Isles Up Next

With Ron Rolston up to replace Lindy Ruff from the AHL, the Sabres’ new coach explained in interviews with the press that there was no longer any room for shortcuts. […]

by · February 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
Sharks are coming to Hockeytown; can the  Red Wings make it 23? (Icon SMI)

If The NHL Playoffs Started Today…

With the rushed and compact NHL season, anything can happen. Columbus could make the post-season (not┬áreally). Calgary could get Miikka Kiprusoff back ahead of schedule (don’t think so). Drew Doughty […]

by · February 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
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Hockey Day In Canada: Puck Drops Februrary 9th

Maple syrup, poutine, and hockey. Sounds absolutely delicious. And very Canadian. There’s something about hockey and Canada that just goes hand in hand. We may have invented baseketball and lacrosse […]

by · February 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News