Earlier in the week, we looked at three potential Calder Trophy candidates for the upcoming season. In the first part of the Not-so-obvious Calder Candidates, Zac Dalpe (Hurricanes), Brendan Smith […]
With the state of the new NHL salary cap there appears to be more emphasis on providing franchise draft picks with the opportunity to play sooner and more often. Every […]
I admit: I really, really hate when someone from another NHL city knocks the Nashville Predators for their spotty record on paid attendance. The conclusion is always, “TRASHVILLE ISN’T A HOCKEY […]
Greetings, THW readers! I’m pleased to be joining the slate of contributors here, bringing you insightful and (hopefully) funny takes on one of the NHL’s whipping boys — my boys […]
Belak’s death now subject to a whole new blight By Terrance Gavan The people deserve the truth. Unfortunately, we are at the whim of the petty bourgeois bureaucrats who […]
By James Phieffer – Special to TheHockeyWriters.com I was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Wade Belak. I didn’t know him, but when I heard he had taken […]
Former Toronto Maple Leaf Wade Belak hanged himself, according to a report today from the Associated Press. A source close to the case shared this information on the condition that […]
Toronto Sun reporting that enforcer Belak’s death was a suicide – *AP reports Belak hung himself By Terrance Gavan Wade Belak died today. And it’s a sad, sad day for […]
Here’s what you need to know about Wade Belak:
As scary and dangerous as he could be on the ice, Wade Belak could be completely done in by a five-year-old staring across the table at him during a player meet and greet at the Nashville Zoo. Same goes for the kids he encountered at Monroe Carell, Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt or anywhere else he might be recognised.
Wade Belak, who played 14 seasons in the NHL with the Colorado Avalanche, Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs, Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators, was found dead in a Toronto condominium on Wednesday, according to the Calgary Sun.
Working behind the likes of goaltenders Pekka Rinne and Anders Lindback, there really isn’t a clear cut answer as to what the future holds for a third string goaltender in […]