Some players get all the acclaim. Others go about their business in the shadows, preferring to let the P.K. Subbans of the world grab the spotlight. You know — the […]
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With the 2013 NHL Entry Draft rapidly approaching, at the end of the month, the clock continues to tick on the Buffalo Sabres. While they may not technically be on […]
To many, high scoring, firewagon hockey carries the highest degree of entertainment. While others, this author included, prefer the bite-your-nails-to-the-knuckle closeness of a hard fought, tactically masterful, defensive battle. Though […]
The promise of a fresh CBA has kickstarted a hockey player diaspora from the four corners of the earth back to the NHL, triggering the kind of migratory processing not […]
Part 1 – The Defensemen Part 2 – The Forwards Part 3 – The Goalies The NHL has a long and storied existence. Legendary teams, lines and players serve as […]
As a hockey fan, have you ever wondered what would have happened if your team had drafted a certain player instead of another? Like in 2000, when the New York […]
This week, a short collection of quotes by and about some of the great Montreal Canadiens–and some of the greatest ever to play the game. The Rocket put me in […]
After coming up short for a fourth-straight season, the Dallas Stars look to find their bearings during this offseason and gear-up for a playoff run in 2012-2013.
Now that we’ve reached the yearly Christmas break hiatus, it’s an appropriate time to look at the Montreal Canadiens situation and wonder why things have turned out so badly for […]
Deep in the majestic mountains of Kelowna, British Columbia lives a humble giant. Twenty-six years old, prime of his career, rehabilitated knee, and passion for the game. Josh Gorges wakes […]
The Lone Star Skate: Improbable (But True) Stories of Texas’s Hockey Heroes By Glenn Hart and Rusty Burson. (2011, Austin, TX: Bridgeway Books. Hardcover. Pp. 180. $39.95 US. ISBN 978-1-934454-38-1) […]
The trick in beating your opponents is by playing a more intense brand of hockey, something the Canadiens do regularly…