BridgetDS/Photoree Wolski Will Make His Season Debut Against the Jets

What Ever Happened To: Wojtek Wolski?

What ever happened to Wojtek Wolski? Budding Star Wolski was born in Zabrze, Poland in 1986 and is now 28 years old. Wojtek began his career in the Ontario Hockey League […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 3 comments · KHL, Player Profiles
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Appreciating Andrei Markov

He has never won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenceman.  He isn’t the most intimidating guy on the ice. And he certainly isn’t the most sought after interview […]

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Welcome to the Victor Hedman Show

Victor Hedman has arrived and is not going anywhere anytime soon. Bolts fans are going to be treated to not only the Steven Stamkos show this hockey season, but the […]

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Move Over Milan: NHL Has a New Best Power Forward

If you asked an NHL fan today to describe a player that is the prototypical power forward in today’s game, the first name out of their mouth would likely be […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 3 comments · Player Profiles
Lindstrom spent the past four seasons playing in Sweden

Joakim Lindstrom May Be the Blues Key to a Truly Successful Year

Though it’s far too early to see the lasting effects Joakim Lindstrom will have on the St. Louis Blues, he could very well be the key to a deep playoff […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
Tomas Hertl is experiencing reality for the first time in his young career (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports).

Coming Attractions: When Does Tomas Hertl Visit Your Town?

Star Struck This past offseason, I chronicled the innate ability of Sharks phenom Tomas Hertl to score goals while jetting the seem. Hertl scored at least three (that came to […]

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Paul MacLean Needs to Lengthen the Leash on Patrick Wiercioch

The Early Stages Coming off career highs in points (23) and games played (53), Ottawa Senators defenseman Patrick Wiercioch is ready for more responsibility and needs Head Coach Paul MacLean to lengthen […]

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Rasmus Andersson: Aaron Ekblad 2.0?

At the NHL entry draft last year Barrie Colts defenceman Aaron Ekblad stole the show after being drafted first overall by the Florida Panthers. Ekblad had a very impressive track […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · OHL, Player Profiles
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Catch Me If You Can! Patrick Marleau & Father Time

Like a Fine Wine For all the criticism that has come down on Patrick Marleau over the years (and yours truly is no saint in that regard), all the career […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 3 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Jordan Staal will be back at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night facing off against his old mates. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Hurricanes Fans, Is Jordan Staal Overrated and Overpaid?

Need a good conversation starter when talking to Hurricanes fans? “Is Jordan Staal overrated and overpaid” will fire ‘em up every time.  There are fans I have spoken with who […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 3 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, Player Profiles
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Czech Mutant? Tomas Hertl Is a Rare Breed

Between the Legs Everyone in the hockey world was introduced to San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl last year when he delivered a four goal performance last October. The young […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Joe Thornton Is Better than Your Favorite Player

The (apparently) former Sharks captain Joe Thornton is 17th overall in the NHL when it comes to playoff points per game since the 2012 postseason. Thornton’s 18 points in 23 […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 7 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks