Archive for August, 2012

Is There An Effective Method of Protesting an NHL Lockout?

Is There An Effective Method of Protesting an NHL Lockout?

August 31, 2012 at 11:23 am 0 comments

There have been a lot of ideas floated about for fans to voice displeasure with an NHL lockout, but are any of them effective in expediting CBA talks?

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Problem Athletes, Not a Problem in Hockey

Problem Athletes, Not a Problem in Hockey

August 30, 2012 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

How do problem athletes challenge their individual organizations? Does the NHL have this problem or does an unstated moral code preclude such actions? Alexander Monaghan delves into these topics.

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The Shootout: A Roundtable Discussion on the NHL

The Shootout: A Roundtable Discussion on the NHL

August 27, 2012 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

The dog days of summer are here, but that won’t stop the Overtime writing crew to share their thoughts on the NHL in this roundtable discussion.

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"Tommervik Detroit RedWings Abstract Vintage Player Painting" (image courtesy of Tommervik)

Ice to Canvas: Three Hockey Painters

August 25, 2012 at 2:52 pm 1 comment

In this media-soaked era, it’s refreshing to see there are still artists who apply their unique visions of hockey to canvas.

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Brandon Dubinsky: From Blueshirt to Blue Jacket

Brandon Dubinsky: From Blueshirt to Blue Jacket

August 25, 2012 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Brandon Dubinsky has spent his entire professional career with the New York Rangers. For the 2012-13 season, though, he’s trading in his Blueshirt for a Blue Jacket. His path to Columbus started 2,000 miles west of Nationwide Arena at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon. Playing for his hometown […]

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Why Limiting Contract Term Is A Bad Idea

Why Limiting Contract Term Is A Bad Idea

August 23, 2012 at 11:00 am 0 comments

If parity is the foremost concern of the NHL, it should take a page from its MLB counterparts.

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At the age of 47, Dominik Hasek is looking to make another comeback to the NHL.

Dominik Hasek: The Ageless Wonder

August 22, 2012 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

As a two-time Stanley Cup champion and six-time Vezina trophy winner, Dominik Hasek has little left to prove to hockey fans around the world. At 47 years of age, the Czech netminder is mulling a comeback that could possibly make him one of the oldest goalies to ever play in […]

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Hope, Expectation and Despair — The Paradoxes of the NHL Off-Season

Hope, Expectation and Despair — The Paradoxes of the NHL Off-Season

August 21, 2012 at 3:37 pm 1 comment

Hope is one of those humanity-defining characteristics that has long inspired writers, poets, philosophers and other observers of the human condition to wax eloquently as to its meaning.

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