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Claude Giroux – A Star in the Making?

Claude Giroux – A Star in the Making?

As the Philadelphia Flyersheaded into the 2009 NHL playoffs, most around the league, the fans and the media were focused on the teams four 30 goal scorers andsix 20 goal […]

John Tavares – The Next Great One?

John Tavares – The Next Great One?

Considered by many to be the most talented player and most likely first overall pick in the upcoming 2009 NHL Entry Draft, John Tavares has been touted as a future […]

Rick Nash – Biography

Rick Nash – Biography

A Rick Nash Biography A successful goal scorer at every level, in just his second season in the NHL, Rick Nash tied Jerome Iginla and Ilya Kovalchuk for the Rocket […]

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Alexander “The Great” Ovechkin – Biography

With all the recent controversy over his latest goal celebration (completely unnecessary if you ask me but that is another article) I decided it was time to write about Mr. […]

What Happened to Pavel Brendl?

What Happened to Pavel Brendl?

Pavel Brendl is another in a long line of top draft picks that dominated junior and international competition but failed to make even a small impact in the NHL. Brendl […]

What Happened to Eric Daze?

What Happened to Eric Daze?

Take a look at our growing  Index of Hockey Biographies Recently, I received a couple requests to cover certain players on my “What Happened to…” segment, Eric Daze being one […]

Sid loves Iceburgh and the taste of Tender Vittles!

Sid “The Kid” Crosby – Biography

Sidney Crosby Biography Love him or hate him (as a Flyer’s fan I lean towards the later), and even though he might not even be the best player on his […]

What Happened to Patrik Stefan?

What Happened to Patrik Stefan?

Take a look at our growing  Index of Hockey Biographies   My first subject of this feature was Alexandre Daigle, who went on to have a very disappointing career for […]

San Jose hopes to take another step in ripping the Cup from Detroit Wednesday night

The Captain – Steve Yzerman

To locals he was simply known as “The Captain.” Unfortunately overshadowed by two guys named Gretzky and Lemieux over most of his career, Steve Yzerman finally got the respect he […]

Peter “Foppa” Forsberg – Biography

Peter “Foppa” Forsberg – Biography

The year is 1994. The location is Lillehammer, Norway. It’s a sudden death shootout in the Olympic Hockey finals. With the crowd screaming, Peter Forsberg is at the opposite blue line staring […]

Excited to be a Part of the Team!

Hello hockey fans!! My name is Mike DiFranco and I am truly honored and excited to be joining this excellent, growing team of hockey writers and will be providing you […]