Years ago, someone called my office asking for a “Walter McMuffin”. After a hearty laugh, the receptionist informed me of the malaprop and put him directly through. Sensing an opportunity, […]
The projected forward lines have nineteen year old, Tomas Hertl playing alongside captain Joe Thornton. Honestly, the Sharks could not ask for a better player to mold young talent and […]
In October, 2008, Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown was named the 15th captain in team history, replacing the legendary Rob Blake who had signed with the San Jose Sharks […]
Jaromir Jagr is now a New Jersey Devil. He’ll turn 42 in February. Counting the two seasons he spent with HC Kladno in Czechoslovakia when he was 16 and 17 […]
Over the last eight seasons, few names have been quite as synonymous with the Buffalo Sabres as Ryan Miller. From late-round draft pick to franchise netminder, Miller has consistently shown […]
June 12th was the deadline for all KHL teams (except for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl and KHL Medvescak) to provide five players they would release into the expansion draft for the new […]
The list of German-born NHLers, both past and active, is a relatively short list. Just 24 names, to be exact, and a few you wouldn’t think: Dany Heatley and Walt […]
As spring turns to summer pro hockey players go back to their hometowns or off-season residences. That’s also the case for 20-year-old Ducks player Devante Smith-Pelly who is back home […]
Make no mistake about it – Thomas Vanek is the greatest Austrian-born player in NHL history. Alright, sure, there have only been nine others in league history to come from the […]
There are characters in movies with defined roles, ones whose positions are clear as day.
And there are characters of hockey such as Curtis Lazar, characters who nobody can truly figure out.
No one wants to be known as the next Alexander Radulov. That’s why Valeri Nichushkin is pointing himself in a different direction.
John Baiocco THW Close-Up: Date of birth: June 6th, 1995 Place of birth: Harding, NJ Ht: 5’8″ Wt: 154 Shoots: Right Position: Right Wing NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st […]