Post Tagged with: "Jack Adams"

When Bobby Orr Played Like Sandy Koufax

When Bobby Orr Played Like Sandy Koufax

Back in the early 1950s, Gordie Howe and Ted Lindsay were two-thirds of the Production Line on the Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings. Howe was arguably the best player […]

by · December 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
Whatever it was, Sidney Crosby was not himself in the Pittsburgh Penguins most dire hour of need. (Icon SMI)

Handicapping the 2013 NHL Awards

One-third of the way into the shortened NHL season, there has hardly been a lack of surprise and excitement. The Chicago Blackhawks have yet to lose in regulation, the Buffalo […]

by · February 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
How Could the New York Rangers Pass on Gordie Howe?

How Could the New York Rangers Pass on Gordie Howe?

The New York Rangers missed out on getting some of the game’s best players in the last decade of drafts, but their biggest miss came much longer ago, in Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe.

by · January 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History, New York Rangers
Book Review- “Hockeytown Doc” Gives Readers Rare Perspective

Book Review- “Hockeytown Doc” Gives Readers Rare Perspective

“I’d never before seen a player  leave the bench and go into the medical room in the middle of a game unless he was injured and needed immediate attention … […]

by · October 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey Books, Hockey History
Book Review:  The Lives of Conn Smythe

Book Review: The Lives of Conn Smythe

The Lives of Conn Smythe: From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon’s Story .  By Kelly McParland.  (2011, Toronto: FENN/McClelland & Stewart Ltd. Hardcover. Pp. 370. $32.99. […]

by · November 20, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books, Hockey History, New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs
Though frequently under-appreciated, Kennedy was even a 20-goal scorer once under Bylsma. (wstera2/flickr)

Time for Penguins to Risk Change and Invest in Talent

Listening to local sports radio the day after the Penguins lost another game seven at home, it was clear that Pittsburgh’s fans were in self-righteous midseason form. A few calls […]

Jack Adams Watch: Lemaire, Bylsma, others contend for Coach of the Year

Jack Adams Watch: Lemaire, Bylsma, others contend for Coach of the Year

The playoffs are less than a month away, and playoff-bound teams are beginning to separate themselves from the pack, if only a little bit. Some teams have stuck at or […]

Brent Sutter (ffabiano/Flickr)

For Your Consideration: Brent Sutter, Jack Adams contender

This past week, Calgary Herald columnist George Johnson penned an interesting column. A long-time critic of (now-former) Flames general manager Darryl Sutter, Johnson’s latest had a slightly different bent to […]

by · March 5, 2011 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames, News/Commentary
Marty Brodeur for Team Canada

Brodeur and Sawchuck – The Odd Couple

The Memorial Aud, Buffalo, December 7th, 2009. The excitement in Doc Emery’s voice on Versus is palpable. “One minute left in the game… THIRTY SECONDS … TEN SECONDS … AND […]

by · December 8, 2009 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, Player Profiles