Articles by: Alexander Monaghan

Top 10 Players Likely to Receive a Compliance Buyout

Top 10 Players Likely to Receive a Compliance Buyout

The lockout is just about over with a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on the verge of ratification. And with this new CBA, we have compliance buyouts in order to get those big-market teams under the cap and some of those terrible contracts off the books.┬áIf you aren’t familiar with how […]

Defining Consistency In a Hockey Player

Defining Consistency In a Hockey Player

How can we directly define consistency? The lovely people at Merriam Webster would define the word as “harmony of conduct or practice with profession”. However, we would be remiss to think consistency is so simply defined; especially in sports terms. As it relates to hockey, we as fans want our […]

One-Goal Games: Puck Luck, Variance & Regression?

One-Goal Games: Puck Luck, Variance & Regression?

Hockey fans, tell me if this sounds familiar: Your team fought until their knuckles bled. They scraped, clawed, and mauled over their opponents in the dying minutes. Deep in your heart you thought they could come back, that they were still in the game, but when the final horn went […]

Teemu Forever & The Dearth of Finnish Superstars

Teemu Forever & The Dearth of Finnish Superstars

Back in May, the Anaheim Ducks were aggressive and re-signed their second line center Saku Koivu. The 16-year veteran signed his third pact in four seasons with the Ducks mainly because they wanted him. A former captain of the historic Montreal Canadiens, Koivu certainly boasts loyalty as one of his […]