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.
Author Archive: Richard Pollock
There are countless issues being negotiated between the National Hockey League (NHL) owners and the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA). Many fans took personal offense to the first offer set forth by the owners to the NHLPA. The offer was, without a doubt, extreme in many respects. At the same time, should fans have [...]
When free agency began in early July one of the most compelling storylines was the possibility that Martin Brodeur would end his career in a uniform other than that of the New Jersey Devils. As a hockey fan, never mind a Devils fan, it was truly unfathomable. Word leaked that the Toronto Maple Leafs, a [...]
Many people debate what the best barometer is for team success. Is it playoff appearances? Is it playoff series victories? Is it Stanley Cup victories? That is up for debate; but for the purposes of this article, let’s create a simple scale to identify organizational success. Particularly, let’s use the following point system: Success Rate [...]
The Canucks have become a force in the Western Conference, but who is responsible for the roster that was iced in this year’s playoffs?