September 8th, 2016 In Hockey Media, Top Stories, Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

Winnipeg has four seasons: hockey, hockey, playoff hockey, and warm winter. The city is famous for its cold winter, windy intersections, and it's hockey history. Players like Andy Bathgate, Bill Mosienko, and Mike Keane, as well as current NHL stars Jonathan Toews, Alexander Steen and Mark Stone, were all born in Winnipeg. The first ever Olympic...

June 19th, 2016 In Hockey Media, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Dave Feschuk, Toronto Star Sports Columnist, is reporting that industry insider are telling him Ron MacLean will be returning as host of the iconic Saturday night Hockey Night in Canada. The move is a reversal of the decision made in 2014 by Rogers to give the hosting gig to George Stroumboulopoulos in order to attract younger viewers. Prior...

June 10th, 2016 In Hockey Media, Minnesota Wild 0 comments

The field of print journalism is a dying one. The job prospects are not great, and the field is regularly laying off long tenured reporters. Therefore, majoring in Journalism is a risky decision. Many graduates are struggling to find any semblance of steady work in the field. Yet, here is Chad Graff-beat writer of the Minnesota Wild for the St....

June 7th, 2016 In Hockey Media, News 0 comments

There will come a day when the iconic Coach’s Corner figure - Don Cherry - will decide to leave the program. However, that day isn’t going to come in the foreseeable future. According to Bill Brioux of the Canadian Press, the 82-year-old Cherry has signed a multi-year deal to say on with Hockey Night in Canada - now on Sportsnet - for the...

September 5th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Commentary, Editor's Choice, Hockey Media 0 comments

I have tried my darndest to stay out of the whole Patrick Kane fray for a variety of reasons.  Most notably because I have virtually no direct knowledge of anything that has happened.  My sources have thus advised me to keep quiet (I have some very smart sources).  Unfortunately, as the investigation continues, it seems some writers will...

July 23rd, 2015 In Hockey Media, NHL Expansion, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

Rivalries are the fuel of the National Hockey League and somehow, somewhere along the path of expansion, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman felt a regional match up between Florida municipalities was more important than investing in a virtually untapped US-Pacific Northwest market. The 'Sunbelt' movement has continued to drag down the league's finances...

July 4th, 2015 In Hockey Media 0 comments

Steve Simmons' recent red-faced column in the Toronto Sun lambasting Phil Kessel for, among other things, eating hot dogs, is a jarring piece of vitriol. By Simmons' estimation, this man, this professional athlete, is the malignant causa sua behind an entire organization's atrocious second half of last season. Simmons gifts Kessel with...

June 26th, 2015 In Hockey Media, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

There will be some changes in how this year’s draft will be covered in North America with the shifting of the Canadian television rights from TSN to Rogers Sportsnet. What’s New for the 2015 NHL Draft? TSN won’t have any live coverage of the draft on its five networks due to Sportsnet getting the exclusive broadcast rights. Don’t...

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