Steve Sullivan (Image courtesy of Flickr/llnesinthesand

Steve Sullivan: The Epitome of Courage

The date was February 22, 2007. Steve Sullivan, then a member of the Nashville Predators, was facing off against arguably the greatest franchise in National Hockey League history, the Montreal […]

by · February 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Injury Report, Pittsburgh Penguins, Player Profiles
An amnesty clause would give Habs fans an early shot at what they've long been waiting for: the departure of Scott Gomez (Icon SMI)

Top Ten Reasons to be Optimistic About Scott Gomez

  Winston Churchill once said that a pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, while an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. It’s no secret that Habs’ fans have […]

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Oilers Jeff Petry Blasting Up The Depth Chart

Four months ago Jeff Petry was the odd man out on the Edmonton Oilers defence. Sitting outside the the top six on the depth chart early in the season, he was sent packing down […]

by · February 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Player Profiles
Flyers also hope Brayden Schenn can continue his solid play (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Brayden Schenn Playing with Swagger for Flyers

After injuries limited him to just eight games for the Flyers in 2011, Brayden Schenn has been everything the Flyers could have asked of him since the New Year began. […]

Charles Inglis :The Plus Side

Charles Inglis :The Plus Side

There are many ways to describe Charles Inglis.  You could say he flies around the ice like a hawk, he has a temper like a wolverine, or he fights like […]

by · February 13, 2012 · 1 comment · CHL, Player Profiles, WHL
Martin Brodeur (Andy Martin Jr)

Brodeur The Best

Watching live AHL hockey for going on 20 years in Albany, I’ve seen my fair share of solid goaltenders.  Most notably Corey Schwab, Mike Dunham, Peter Sidorkiewicz and Michael Leighton, […]

The Prospect Report:  Mika Zibanejad

The Prospect Report: Mika Zibanejad

Mika Zibanejad DOB: April 18, 1993 NHL Rights: Ottawa Senators Drafted: 1st round (6th overall) 2011 Height: 6′ Weight: 176 lbs Position: Centre       ◊◊◊◊   Zibanejad, an 18 […]

by · February 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Player Profiles, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Leaf fans have been cheering for Alex Galchenyuk since the end of the regular season (Metcalfe Photography)

Alex Galchenyuk – The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile

Alex Galchenyuk THW Close-Up: Date of birth: February 12th, 1994 Place of birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Ht: 6-1 Wt: 185 Shoots: Left Position: Centre NHL Draft Eligibility: 2012 Galchenyuk [Gal-chen-yuk]  […]

by · February 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Fantasy, National Juniors, OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects
Nolan's career was commemorated by the presence of four of the eight men to wear the 'C' for San Jose and current Flames captain Jarome Iginla. (Sharks Sports & Entertainment)

Nolan’s Retirement Announcement Was Also A Celebration of His Career

by Jas Faulkner, senior correspondent “Everything would be fine if the good lord had given guys like me the capability to play hockey until we were sixty-five.  Then we wouldn’t […]

by · February 8, 2012 · 2 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
San Jose’s Second-Half Center of Attention:  Jumbo Joe

San Jose’s Second-Half Center of Attention: Jumbo Joe

It would be like trying to flog a dead horse — John Bright You miss 100% of the shots you never take — Wayne Gretzky To paraphrase Frasier on Cheers […]

by · February 8, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Gabriel Landeskog: Colorado’s Calder Case

Gabriel Landeskog: Colorado’s Calder Case

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, at the start of the season, was a run away favorite for the NHL’s Calder trophy. This award is given yearly to the league’s best rookie. Hopkins posted […]

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Fantasy Chutes And Ladders: Slave To The Grind

We have survived many calamities this early fantasy hockey season but now comes the next January edition of “Chutes And Ladders”. Riding the fortunes of a fantasy hockey team can […]