Archive for August, 2012

Is There An Effective Method of Protesting an NHL Lockout?

Is There An Effective Method of Protesting an NHL Lockout?

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?

by · August 31, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Problem Athletes, Not a Problem in Hockey

Problem Athletes, Not a Problem in Hockey

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.

by · August 30, 2012 · 0 comments ·
The Shootout: A Roundtable Discussion on the NHL

The Shootout: A Roundtable Discussion on the NHL

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.

by · August 27, 2012 · 0 comments ·
"Tommervik Detroit RedWings Abstract Vintage Player Painting" (image courtesy of Tommervik)

Ice to Canvas: Three Hockey Painters

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

by · August 25, 2012 · 1 comment ·
Brandon Dubinsky: From Blueshirt to Blue Jacket

Brandon Dubinsky: From Blueshirt to Blue Jacket

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 [...]

by · August 25, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Why Limiting Contract Term Is A Bad Idea

Why Limiting Contract Term Is A Bad Idea

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

by · August 23, 2012 · 0 comments ·
At the age of 47, Dominik Hasek is looking to make another comeback to the NHL.

Dominik Hasek: The Ageless Wonder

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 [...]

by · August 22, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Hope, Expectation and Despair — The Paradoxes of the NHL Off-Season

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

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.

by · August 21, 2012 · 1 comment ·