May 2nd, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey: When Brooks Orpik had to be helped off the ice after taking a hit from Ryan White, it was a scary-looking scene. But either he is fully recovered or lost his short-term memory, because you would think his own experiences might cause him to be a little more careful out on the ice....

May 2nd, 2016 In Column, Elsewhere on the Web, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

‘The Nuck Stops Here’ is a Vancouver Canucks news and opinion column running every Sunday throughout the season. NEWS Canucks fall two spots in draft lottery, to pick 5th overall in draft This past Saturday, the Canucks received the news that they will pick 5th in this year's NHL entry draft. After heading into the draft with league's...

April 27th, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey: After the second round gets underway tonight, we still have to finish off the first round. The Anaheim Ducks not only have to beat the Predators if they want to advance, but they also must beat their own playoff demons. The Ducks have lost the last four game 7's they've played in,...

April 24th, 2016 In Column, Elsewhere on the Web, Utica Comets, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

'The Nuck Stops Here' is a Vancouver Canucks news and analysis column running every Sunday throughout the season. NEWS Canucks sign Thatcher Demko The following is a press release from the organization: Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed goaltender Thatcher Demko to a...

April 23rd, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey: The Islanders came out victorious after a very sluggish double overtime game. Jaromir Jagr has to break out of his slump if the Panthers hope to move forward. Did Pat Foley have a point about the late start time in the Hawks/Blues series? , Jonathan Quick and the Kings...

April 21st, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey: Andrew Shaw was caught on camera. He paid the price for that. I would imagine that a lot of other players use the same vocabulary but aren't punished because there isn't any proof. There is a culture in hockey where you can say whatever you want when you're on the ice. But guess...

April 19th, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey: The Flyers played great down the stretch, though perhaps slightly over their heads. I didn't think for a moment they could win this series, but I expected the Flyers to come out flying in game 3. And for the first minute or so, they did. But it was all downhill from there. I...

April 18th, 2016 In Column, Elsewhere on the Web, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

'The Nuck Stops Here’ is a Vancouver Canucks news and opinion column running every Sunday throughout the season. NEWS Canucks sign defenceman Troy Stetcher The following is a press release from the organization: Vancouver, B.C.  –Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenceman Troy...

April 14th, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey: When the keeper of the Cup speaks, you must listen. Fans are pumped up for the playoffs, and the players are pretty excited as well. It was the battle of the back-up goalies in game 1 of the Rangers/Penguins series. , . Marc-Andre Fleury has had no setbacks but is still...

April 12th, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

The writing was on the wall in Ottawa the moment Eugene Melnyk threw his coach under the bus for a goaltending decision in game one of the season. Yes, it was a disappointing year for the Senators, but did anyone really expect them to compete? Andrew Hammond stood on his head down the stretch last year and they got into the playoffs. But it was a...

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