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Draft Schmaft – The Maple Leafs First Round Draft 1968-70: Part II Selwood and Sittler

In the spring of 1968, the defending Stanley Cup champion Toronto Maple Leafs failed to make the playoffs. While many players remained from the championship team, some key players such […]

Jaromir Jagr Back To Pittsburgh Gaining Credibility?

Jaromir Jagr Back To Pittsburgh Gaining Credibility?

  It began with a simple gesture and some kind words. Jaromir Jagr has played with Omsk Avangard for the past few seasons, and played well.  When his contract expired […]

From Ice to Octagon: Donald Brashear to Takes Shot at MMA

From Ice to Octagon: Donald Brashear to Takes Shot at MMA

After recording 2,634 penalty minutes as an enforcer over a 17 year NHL career, Donald Brashear is now taking his fighting talents somewhere you cannot be penalized – the MMA […]

by · May 14, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Humor

From Abdelkader to Zuccarello – 14 May 2011

Did you work late last night? Did your significant other make you run errands while the game was on? Did your dog chew off your TV cable wires? Have no […]

by · May 14, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
Derek Boogaard Passes Away at Age 28, Leaving Behind a Legacy of Giving

Derek Boogaard Passes Away at Age 28, Leaving Behind a Legacy of Giving

Jim Neveau, NHL Correspondent Friday night may not have seen any action on the ice in the NHL, but unfortunately there was news off of it. Derek Boogaard, a 28-year […]

What Should Toronto do with Their First Round Picks?

What Should Toronto do with Their First Round Picks?

Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke has come under a ton of scrutiny over the last couple of years due to the Kessel Trade. But now his ability to […]

Sabres’ Potential Continues to Improve

Sabres’ Potential Continues to Improve

As the NHL playoffs continue without Buffalo, the Sabres and their fans are already looking forward to next season. Watching the San Jose vs. Detroit series, I realized that there […]

by · May 13, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
Sidney Crosby has not begun offseason workouts (Tom Turk/THW)

Sidney Crosby’s concussion rehab status not a concern…yet

PITTSBURGH – The Tampa Bay Lightning kick off their Eastern Conference Finals series with the Boston Bruins tomorrow night after a nine-day layoff. For the Pittsburgh Penguins, the ease at […]

by · May 13, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Sharks face Canucks with Cup Finals berth on the line

Sharks face Canucks with Cup Finals berth on the line

Through seasons dating back to as far as 2002, Vancouver or San Jose were popular preseason picks for the NHL’s Western Conference Finals. Postseason success never materialized for either team […]

by · May 13, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks

From Abdelkader to Zuccarello – 13 May 2011

Did you work late last night? Did your significant other make you run errands while the game was on? Did your dog chew off your TV cable wires? Have no […]

by · May 13, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
Sharks are coming to Hockeytown; can the  Red Wings make it 23? (Icon SMI)

Sharks Capture Thrilling Series from Red Wings in Seven

SAN JOSE, Calif. (THE HOCKEY WRITERS) Take that, JR. In a series that could only be described as epic, that had to go down to a Game 7, the Hockey […]

by · May 13, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks
The Clock Has Run Out for Some Sabres in Blue and Gold

The Clock Has Run Out for Some Sabres in Blue and Gold

With the Western Conference Semi-Finals now in the books, the NHL’s final four is set in stone. And while the remaining 26 franchises who weren’t as fortunate as their counterparts witness the conclusion of the postseason […]

by · May 13, 2011 · 2 comments · Buffalo Sabres