One of the remnants from the 1994-95 NHL Lockout

The Winnipeg Jets in a 48 Game Season

If a season is to happen at all the pundits and observers believe the number of games played will be approximately 48, a similar situation to the return of hockey […]

by · December 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Atlanta Thrashers
Atlanta Thrashers Hockey: Oh, What Could Have Been…

Atlanta Thrashers Hockey: Oh, What Could Have Been…

On April 12, 2007, the Atlanta Thrashers skated in their first ever postseason contest. The building was sold out that night, as over 18,000 Georgia residents packed the stands of Philips Arena, most sporting light blue attire. While that event took place more than five and a half years ago, I remember it like it was yesterday.

by · November 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Atlanta Thrashers, News/Commentary
We all know how hockey worked out in Atlanta (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Atlanta Thrashers Never “Had a Fair Shake”

Some people run the same routine for certain events.  Whether it’s the way that someone straps on their goalie pads or even how someone brushes their teeth, routines are a […]

by · November 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Atlanta Thrashers, News/Commentary, The Business of Hockey
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How the Devils Stole Ilya Kovalchuk From Atlanta

Usually when trades are made, each team tries to give the other team something of value – something they want – if only to be able to make a deal […]

NHL Lockout 2012: Should Guaranteed Contracts Be Abolished?

NHL Lockout 2012: Should Guaranteed Contracts Be Abolished?

The NHL Lockout hit day 43 on Saturday. With every passing day the chances of a full 82-game season are rapidly eroding. And while the loss of the 2012-13 season […]

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Kovalchuk is What Ovechkin Needs To Be

Alexander Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchuk have something in common. They are both left wingers from Russia who were drafted first overall and signed to over decade-long contracts. Strangely enough they […]

Greetings From Smashville!  Hitting The Big D Edition

Greetings From Smashville! Hitting The Big D Edition

by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor On Friday, March 30th, Predators head coach Barry Trotz hit five hundred.* Funny. He doesn’t look a day over forty-nine. That he reached this milestone […]

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The Infirmary Update

Welcome to a new feature that will run weekly until the end of the season to update you on the latest injuries to key players in the NHL in order […]

Mid-Season 2012 NHL Mock Draft

Mid-Season 2012 NHL Mock Draft

The National Hockey League season is at its midway point and with the Under-20 World Junior Championship recently completed scout’s notebooks are  containing a little more information on the upcoming […]

NHL 2011 Year In Review

NHL 2011 Year In Review

The year of 2011 is coming to an end. For some, it couldn’t have gone by any slower. Others don’t want it to end so soon. Either way, it’s still […]

Tomas Jurco patterns his game after Marian Hossa (THW/Pam Rodriguez)

Great Hockey Milestones: Blackhawks’ Marian Hossa Nets 400th Goal

On Thursday night, Marian Hossa scored his 400th career regular season goal.  This goal along with 2 assists on Patrick Sharp markers helped Chicago defeat New York Islanders in overtime.  […]

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Current NHL Standings Using New Realignment

On Monday afternoon the NHL’s Board of Governors agreed to implement the proposed four conference re-alignment beginning for the 2012-2013 National Hockey League season.  The new format will divide the […]