Post Tagged with: "Chris Kunitz"

Can Alex Ovechkin add to your DraftStreet winnings? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates

Be sure to check out other instalments in our Big List Series THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates THW’s Big List of Breakout Candidates […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions
THW NHL Draft guru calls 2014 Swiss draft prospect Noah Rod a hybrid of Brendan Gallagher, Chris Kelly and Chris Kunitz. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Draft War Room: Noah Rod

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Noah Rod THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: 50   Hashtag: #TheCrazyMan Team: 27, Genève-Servette U20, Switzerland U20 Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right […]

by · June 19, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
James Neal (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

First 60-Minute Game for Pens Yields a Tied Series

A great stretch here, a great stretch there. More often than not however, the Pittsburgh Penguins have seemed to play long stretches of mediocre (bordering on maddening) hockey. Until last […]

by · May 5, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Chris Kunitz is pointless in his last six games. His longest such streak of the season. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Does the “Kunitz Effect” Have Broader Value?

Evaluating prospects before they’re drafted is tricky business. It’s nearly impossible to know how a guy’s game is going to translate to the NHL, or predict how he will progress […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Ryan Smyth battles Ryan Getzlaf(Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

Saskatchewan in the NHL Playoffs

I am from Saskatchewan. Yes, I’ve been hearing all the lame jokes about Saskatchewan ever since I’ve moved here. Like how flat the province is, that you can still see […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
The hard work of Chris Kunitz opens up scoring opportunities for his linemates (Icon SMI)

Through The Years: Chris Kunitz, Then & Now

Chris Kunitz is a very unique hockey player. For instance; not many people make their Olympic debut at 34, it isn’t a “prime” age for athletes. But nothing about Kunitz […]

by · March 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles
Ryan Kesler's name has been popping up everywhere in trade rumours (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Mistakenly Pursuing a Trade for Ryan Kesler

The Pittsburgh Penguins are mistakenly pursuing a trade for Ryan Kesler. He’s a great player, and would add talent to the roster, but acquiring Kesler won’t improve the overall team. His […]

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Grading the Penguins Olympians

Seven Penguins and a coaching staff went to Sochi. Four Penguins will return with medals. It certainly isn’t a bad haul for the group as a whole, but the Penguins […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Team Canada’s Gold Defence: How They Silenced the Critics

Team Canada was under heavy scrutiny in the months and years leading up to the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Many fans and analysts questioned whether the goaltending would be good enough […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
St.Louis extends point streak

Understanding the St. Louis Snub

Team Canada General Manager Steve Yzerman was put in a thankless position when he was forced to make a decision about the fate of one of his own. As the […]

Chris Kunitz is pointless in his last six games. His longest such streak of the season. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Crosby, Kunitz Selected for Team Canada; Neal, Fleury Left Out

The rumblings began back in the summer when Hockey Canada named their invitees for orientation camp. Chris Kunitz selected for orientation camp? Was it because of Sidney Crosby? Why should […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Should Taylor Hall be Part of Team Canada at the Olympics?

Team USA released their roster on January first for the upcoming Olympic games in Sochi. There were a few notable omissions, mainly Ottawa Senators winger Bobby Ryan. Ryan was part […]

by · January 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, Olympics