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Mike Richards posted 32 points this season (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

Kings Play Strong And Hang On

This weekend in Hollywood, the movie “John Carter” was a bust at the box office.  As for Hollywood’s hockey team, the Los Angeles Kings, their newest star attraction, Jeff Carter […]

by · March 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings
Keith Aucoin’s Scenic Route to the NHL

Keith Aucoin’s Scenic Route to the NHL

It can be tough to crack a big league lineup. The mental wear and tear of bouncing back and forth between the minors and NHL isn’t easy, just ask journeyman […]

Nail Yakupov: clear cut #1 for the 2012 NHL Draft? (Metcalfe Photography)

The OHL Battling Endless Injuries

Entering the 2011-2012 OHL Season, the Sarnia Sting had high expectations for their season. Jacques Beaulieu became the tenth coach in Sarnia Sting history and adopted the title of General […]

The Week That Was: March 4th-10th

The Week That Was: March 4th-10th

The stretch run has officially begun. With every team having less than 15 games remaining, there is no denying that every game is considered a must win. This past week, […]

by · March 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Toronto Maple Leafs, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Johnny Boychuk (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Sunday Five: Boston Bruins Lose Players, Game in Pittsburgh Matinee

By Bob Mand, Contributing Editor The Boston Bruins dropped their second consecutive matinee game to the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-2 in the Steel City thanks to some porous first-period defense (three […]

by · March 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins
Brett Connolly has stepped up his game since the trade deadline (image via wikipedia)

Trade Deadline Benefits Brett Connolly

  Sometimes the players that benefit the most from the trade deadlines are the ones that stay on the roster. While the Tampa Bay Lightning might not have been as […]

by · March 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning, World Junior Hockey Championship
Mike Komisarek is certainly a "bubble player" when it comes to who's in and who's out next season (PJMixer/Flickr)

Toronto Maple Leafs: Five Reasons to Expect a Busy Off-Season

With another playoff-less season about to wrap up, you’re presented with five reasons to expect the Leafs to be very active in the summer…

by · March 11, 2012 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Andrei Markov returns to action with composure, Canadiens beat Canucks 4-1

With only 13 games left to their miserable season, the Montreal Canadiens welcomed back all-star defenseman Andrei Markov to their line-up after a 17-month absence. The result was a convincing […]

by · March 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks
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Then And Now In March: The Vancouver Canucks A Year Later

In mid-March 2011, the Canucks were 45-16-9, defeating the Calgary Flames 4-3 (after being down 2-0 after 4 minutes of play). While still sitting in second place in the Western […]

by · March 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions, Vancouver Canucks
Dirty or Not: Evaluating Michael Halmo’s Hit on Nail Yakupov

Dirty or Not: Evaluating Michael Halmo’s Hit on Nail Yakupov

Jim Neveau, Senior NHL Columnist If there has been one consistent narrative over the past several NHL seasons, it has been the seeming epidemic of blows to the head that […]

Kris Versteeg (Jerome Davis/Icon SMI)

Coming Week Will Be Pivotal For Panthers

The Florida Panthers are still clinging to the top spot in the southeast division, although their margin has slimmed to a single point.  After a quick 2 game, 2 day […]

by · March 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers
Vitaly Koval sends Torpedo past Riga in Game Seven

Vitaly Koval sends Torpedo past Riga in Game Seven

Western Conference (2) Torpedo vs. (7) Dynamo Riga Torpedo wins series 4-3 Ruslan Zainullin scored one goal and Vitaly Koval stopped 34 shots as Torpedo defeated Dynamo Riga 2-0 in […]

by · March 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, KHL