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New York Rangers Rally Past Buffalo Sabres After Patrick Kaleta ‘Hit’

New York Rangers Rally Past Buffalo Sabres After Patrick Kaleta ‘Hit’

Sunday night, the Buffalo Sabres had the New York Rangers right where they wanted them. Leading 1-0, having essentially drained all the life out of Madison Square Garden  by slowing […]

by · March 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Flame Retardant: You May Be Smarter Than Your Team’s GM

Flame Retardant: You May Be Smarter Than Your Team’s GM

On February 28, Calgary Flames’ General Manager Jay Feaster made a huge splash in the hockey headlines by signing Colorado Avalanche holdout RFA center Ryan O’Reilly to an offer-sheet, giving […]

by · March 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Trades Contracts and Transactions
James VanRiemsdyk Rookie Redemption card

Hockey Memorabilia: Maybe It Just Isn’t In the Cards

WHO’S HOLDING THE DECK? Are you the kind that has to open your new package of hockey cards right in the shop? Do you open them in the car? Do you […]

by · March 4, 2013 · 1 comment · Collecting Hockey
Antoine Roussel's play this season is as impressive as it is unlikely (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Antoine Roussel Excelling In Rookie Season

In a frenzy of offseason moves that led to the acquisitions of Jaromir Jagr, Ray Whitney, Derek Roy, Aaron Rome and Cody Eakin, the Dallas Stars’ summer signing of forward […]

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Henrik Lundqvist

Top 10 Goalies in the NHL Today

Speaking of goaltenders, Philadelphia’s Ilya Bryzgalov famously was quoted last season as saying “the universe is humongous big”. Seeing as that’s difficult logic to argue with, I will not concern […]

by · March 4, 2013 · 6 comments · Top 10 Lists
Sidney Crosby must put aside all distractions to better perform in the post-season. (Photo by Andy Martin Jr.)

THW NHL Power Rankings: Week 7

Although the Chicago Blackhawks remain the best team in the NHL up till this point, there has been some movement in the top 5 for this week’s power rankings. While […]

by · March 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Curtis Lazar (Andy Devlin/WHL)

Curtis Lazar – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Curtis Lazar THW Close-Up Date of Birth: February 2, 1995 Place of Birth: Vernon, BC Ht: 6’0” Wt: 198 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Centerman NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 One of […]

by · March 4, 2013 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft
The Skinny on Jeff Skinner

The Skinny on Jeff Skinner

Carolina’s sweetheart and former Calder Trophy recipient Jeff Skinner has gotten back into action with the Canes after being out with a concussion. He suffered the concussion on February 14th against […]

by · March 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Maple Leafs Panel: 2013 Mid-Season Awards

With the mid-season point of the shortened NHL season upon us, the Maple Leafs Panel hands out various league awards to Leafs players.

by · March 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Marian Hossa.  (Wikimedia Commons)

Marian Hossa: 1000th Game Milestone

Chicago Blackhawks fans know Marian Hossa very well, he has always been one of my favourite players to watch ever since his days in Ottawa. This Sunday Big Hoss played […]

by · March 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Nazem Kadri has a tendency to play on the edge which has it's ups and downs. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs Thoughts: March 3, 2013

Without a doubt, Nazem Kadri has been the best player for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season. All this, after struggling to stay in the lineup just a year ago.

by · March 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Viktor Fasth with the Ducks. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

New Anaheim Ducks Taking Flight

Far away from the hoopla surrounding names like Rick Nash, Zach Parise, and Ryan Suter, the Ducks quietly went about their business this past off-season, adding role players and smaller pieces in an attempt to improve on a disappointing 2011-12 campaign.

by · March 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks