Kyle Pereira: From Junior Hockey to Professional Lacrosse Prospect

Kyle Pereira: From Junior Hockey to Professional Lacrosse Prospect

It’s not uncommon for hockey players to excel in multiple sports. For Kyle Pereira, he’s taking the road from the OHL to pro lacrosse.

by · October 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects
Wayne Gretzky: The Great One’s 10 Most Unbreakable Records

Wayne Gretzky: The Great One’s 10 Most Unbreakable Records

Wayne Gretzky spent his entire professional hockey career (20 seasons in the NHL and one in the WHA) rewriting the record books. When ‘The Great One’ retired following the 1998-99 […]

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Player Profile: Andrej Sustr is the Big Man on Campus

The tallest man amongst the many tall men patrolling the blue line for the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s Mavericks ice hockey team is a 22-year-old from the distant reaches of Pilzen […]

by · October 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · College Hockey, Player Profiles, Prospects
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Detroit Red Wings Fans Need To Look Ahead

Pavel Datsyuk is 34.  Henrik Zetterberg is 32. Out of all the pieces of news that have left Detroit fans unsmiling, none are as serious as these.  Some “low-information” fans […]

Connor McDavid Impresses Early: What Makes Him Exceptional?

Connor McDavid Impresses Early: What Makes Him Exceptional?

As unbelievable as it may sound to some, a 15-year-old is making his mark just a few games into his OHL career. And yet, to those who know the name of Connor McDavid, it really isn’t much of a surprise.

Phoenix Coyotes’ Talent Pool in No Short Supply

Phoenix Coyotes’ Talent Pool in No Short Supply

Last year Coyotes fans saw veteran forward Ray Whitney find his niche on a line that featured Czech’s Martin Hanzal and Radim Vrbata. Racking up 24 goals and 53 assists, […]

by · October 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Player Profiles
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Home Sweet Home: Pittsburgh Native Dylan Reese Joins Penguins

Dylan Reese began his hockey career in Pittsburgh, PA growing up in the suburb of Upper St. Clair. As an aspiring hockey player, he started playing for the Mount Lebanon […]

Emīls Potāpovs has become one of the best 1994-born players in Latvia over the years.  He had humble beginnings in hockey, having to wait until the age of nine for a rink in his hometown of Ogre.  As years passed, Potāpovs honed his talents and he even got the opportunity to play with some great individuals along the way, including Zemgus Girgensons.  (Photo: Erlends Eisaks)

International Spotlight: Emīls Potāpovs

It seems almost stereotypical to think of how many young hockey players, several of them from small towns, get their starts on frozen ponds or rivers, hoping to make their […]

Still Not Satisfied: After Tremendous Rookie Campaign, P-Bruins’ Carter Camper Looks for More

Still Not Satisfied: After Tremendous Rookie Campaign, P-Bruins’ Carter Camper Looks for More

Even in the best of circumstances, it takes talent and effort to lead a pro team in scoring – perhaps even truer for rookies. Carter Camper led the Providence Bruins […]

by · September 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Boston Bruins, Minor League Report, Player Profiles, Prospects
Epic Flyers Moments: Sami Kapanen’s Heart VS. Toronto Maple Leafs

Epic Flyers Moments: Sami Kapanen’s Heart VS. Toronto Maple Leafs

In 2004, the diminuitive Sami Kapanen was one of the fastest players in the NHL. Standing only 5’9″, his speed went unmatched in both “Fastest Skater” events before the All-Star […]

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New York Rangers: The Mark Messier Essentials – October 7, 1991

When the New York Rangers acquired Mark Messier from the Edmonton Oilers on October 4th, 1991, few could have predicted that the trade would be the finest in the Blueshirts’ […]

by · September 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, New York Rangers, Player Profiles
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Winnipeg Jets: Afterburn Part II; The Defenders

Winnipeg Jets: Afterburn part I; Between the Pipes Winnipeg Jets: Afterburn Part II; The Defenders The Winnipeg Jets finished 26th in the NHL for goals against with a 2.95 average […]

by · September 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, Previews and Predictions, Winnipeg Jets