Sidney Crosby is one of many Team Canada hopefuls high on talent, but low on international ice experience. (VancityAllie/Flickr)

Ryan Miller’s Worst Nightmare: Sidney Crosby

Sidney Crosby has proven to be Ryan Miller’s kryptonite over the years, and last night’s loss to the Penguins was just one more chapter…

Nicklas Lidstrom (Icon SMI)

Will Nicklas Lidstrom Postpone Retirement To Play In The Winter Classic?

With the National Hockey League announcing today that the 2013 Winter Classic will be hosted by the Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium, speculation has begun as to whether or […]

Michigan's "Big House" will play host to the 2013 Winter Classic played between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs. (Photo courtesy of The University of Michigan)

2013 Winter Classic Tickets Will Be Hard To Come By

Now that the NHL’s annual worst kept secret has been officially announced, the masses of previously unaware (somehow) hockey fans have been alerted, and everyone has the same thing on […]

Michigan's "Big House" will play host to the 2013 Winter Classic played between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs. (Photo courtesy of The University of Michigan)

2013 Winter Classic To Be Officially Announced Thursday

According to many sources and outlets, the NHL will make official Thursday what most hockey fans already know. That is, the site and teams of the 2013 Winter Classic. For […]

O2K client Scott Hartnell is in the midst of a career season (Tom Turk/THW)

Scott Hartnell Snubbed of All-Star Selection

For the Philadelphia Flyers, it has been an up-and-down season thanks to goaltending issues, injuries and the Winter Classic but the Flyers have been able to count on Scott Hartnell […]

Is Bryzgalov getting too much of the blame? (Tom Turk/THW)

Is Philadelphia Giving Ilya Bryzgalov a Fair Chance?

You know the story of goaltending in Philadelphia.  You have seen Ilya Bryzgalov’s media meltdowns.  And you know his numbers this season – 16-9-3, with a 3.01 goals-against-average in 28 […]

by · January 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers, Winter Classic
Dbostrom/Flickr Avery will make his playoff debut tonight

Coach John Tortorella’s Fine Frustrates Fans

If the New York Rangers didn’t get enough media spotlight at the Winter Classic, or the HBO 24/7 documentary, they can expect more coverage rolling in. Leading the Eastern Conference, […]

by · January 6, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Winter Classic
Gary Bettman (Kellen/Icon SMI)

Artifical Snow & an Artifical Game?? Only Gary knows

The dust has settled from the Winter Classic.  The Rangers got two points in the standings and extended their lead at the top of the Eastern Conference.  But more than […]

Future Venues Of The NHL Winter Classic

Future Venues Of The NHL Winter Classic

Another Winter Classic is in the books. Now let the speculation on future venues begin. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman in a post-game news conference made clear that there has been […]

Jaromir Jagr left in the 2nd with an injury (Tom Turk/The Hockey Writers)

2012 Winter Classic: Flyers Lose Heartbreaker to Rangers 3-2

In what will go down as a Dickensian weekend for the Philadelphia Flyers and their fans, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” In what […]

by · January 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Winter Classic
Veteran Mike Rupp came up big for the Rangers in the Winter Classic (Tom Turk/THW)

Winter Classic: Mike Rupp the Hero as Rangers Down Flyers 3-2

Rupp, who played for the Pittsburgh Penguins in last year’s rainy Winter Classic at Heinz Field, gave a pre-game speech to his teammates about the importance of a quick start. Speaking from experience, he said the unique environment surrounding the event sometimes takes a while to adjust to.

by · January 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Winter Classic
Winter Classic Brings Us Back to What Sports Are All About

Winter Classic Brings Us Back to What Sports Are All About

It’s no secret that professional sports involve many features that are separate from the actual performance of the athletes. Whether it is having a sponsor for a certain portion of […]

by · January 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Winter Classic