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Colorado Avalanche: New Coach Should Be An “Outsider”

Colorado Avalanche: New Coach Should Be An “Outsider”

  The start of the 2013 – 2014 season for the Colorado Avalanche will be one that marks a change. The severity of the change, however, might be the thing […]

by · May 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
Joe Sacco (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Colorado Avalanche Coaching: What is the Future?

As I write this piece, the Colorado Avalanche sit in last place in the Western Conference, with an embarrassing 26 points. They are only two points ahead of the Florida […]

by · March 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
The Lightning in 2011-12...(Tampa Bay Lightning/Scott Audette)

5 Reasons the Tampa Bay Lightning Will Improve in 2013

There is no secret that the 2011-2012 season was a huge disappointment for the Tampa Bay Lightning. After the team made it to the conference finals in 2010-2011, they took […]

by · January 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions, Tampa Bay Lightning
Previewing Canada’s 2012 World Hockey Championship Team

Previewing Canada’s 2012 World Hockey Championship Team

Every spring, the main goal of National Hockey League players is to win the Stanley Cup. However, when that dream finishes for the year some of the best players no […]

Teddy Purcell is one of three Lightning players heading to the world championships. (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Three Lightning Players Heading to Europe for the World Championships

Even though the Lightning have been eliminated from post-season play, it doesn’t mean all of their players have retreated to the golf course for the summer. A select few, including […]

by · April 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning
The Penguins need to get tougher in front of Marc-Andre Fleury (Tom Turk/THW)

Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Deadline: The Gameplan

Before discussing whether Player A would be a good fit with the Penguins or not, we need to evaluate the team’s situation and needs, the supply and demand of the market, and the type of player the Penguins look for.

Ryan Malone (Andy Martin Jr.)

10 Reasons Why the Tampa Bay Lightning are Better than Your Team

Un-entertaining. Ruinous to hockey. A shameful resurrection of infamous ‘Dead Puck’-era play. Yup, the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 1-3-1 defensive system has provoked some venomous claims, particularly in the wake of […]

by · November 16, 2011 · 4 comments · Humor, Tampa Bay Lightning, Top 10 Lists
Simon Gagne was presented with his Kings jersey by longtime broadcaster Bob Miller (Photo by Andrew Knoll).

Simon Gagne Just What the Doctor Ordered in L.A.

Mention the name Ilya Kovalchuk within earshot of a Los Angeles Kings fan and get ready to run for cover.  More likely (since it’s L.A., after all), an icy stare […]

by · November 13, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Player Profiles
Chris Pronger has leadership experience, but he's not interested in stealing the captaincy from Mike Richards. (Neat1325@/Flickr)

Could Flyers-Lightning Fiasco be the Beginning of the End for the Trap?

The Philadelphia Flyers’ decision to not move the puck up ice once the Tampa Bay Lightning were set up in their 1-3-1 trap during Wednesday night’s game was not the […]

Will Tampa Bay make the playoffs? (IconSMISelect)

Should The NHL Ban The Vaunted “Trap”?

In case you missed the rather strange happenings in last night’s game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Tampa Bay Lightning here is the jist of it: Early in the […]

by · November 10, 2011 · 3 comments · News/Commentary
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Tampa Bay Lightning: Off Last Year’s Pace?

Oh, there have been problems for the Tampa Bay Lightning this season – particularly on the road. “It seems that every away game we have played this year we are […]

by · November 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Brett Connolly {Paul Clarke Photos - Flickr}

Tampa Bay Lightning to Keep Their Young Star

He’s staying. After suiting up for nine games with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Brett Connolly was told by Bolts’ GM, Steve Yzerman, that he’ll be remaining in the NHL for […]

by · October 26, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, Tampa Bay Lightning, Trades Contracts and Transactions