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Jordin Tootoo

Q & A With Jordin Tootoo of the New Jersey Devils

Every player has a unique story or journey as they make their way towards the NHL and Jordin Tootoo is no different. His is just maybe a little more well-known, […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
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Analyzing the New Jersey Devils Training Camp Tryouts: The Forwards

The battle for spots on the 2014-15 New Jersey Devils roster just became even more challenging. With 14 forwards already signed, an unsigned Ryan Carter trying to make the roster, and […]

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Training Camp Primer: Devils Forwards, Who Will Stay, Who Will Go?

To say the New Jersey Devils have a logjam at forward with training camp set to begin in less than a week might be the understatement of the century in […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 2 comments · New Jersey Devils
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Be A GM: Invite 5 Free Agents To Training Camp

With EA Sports releasing NHL 15 tomorrow morning, fans of the franchise will be lining up to get a copy and hardcore gamers will be launching Be A GM mode […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 4 comments · Free Agents
Leo Komarov has come back strong in his second NHL campaign and it is paying dividends for the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Ross Bonander/THW)

The Leo Komarov Game: Hits, Hits and More Hits

Eight games into this shortened NHL season, the Toronto Maple Leafs are wondering if they have their version of a pest in Leo Komarov.  As of now, he leads the […]

by · February 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Jordin Tootoo: Just What The Red Wings Needed

Each time the Red Wings new gritty bottom-sixer Jordin Tootoo has fought in a game this season, the Red Wings have won that game. Whether you like Tootoo’s rough and […]

by · February 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
Is Sidney Crosby the Peyton Manning of hockey? (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Lockout Schmockout: Real Problems Facing the NHL

Players want a larger piece of the pie while owners want to revamp the current contract structures.  Media wars, threats of disclaimer of interest… blah, blah, blah.  Obviously, there are […]

by · December 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, Top 10 Lists
Martin St. Louis is the reigning Art Ross Trophy winner. (Icon SMI)

Top 10 Undersized NHL Players

Often deemed too small by NHL scouts, small, undersized, but skilled players, often have a harder time convincing NHL executives and coaches to give them a chance at the pro […]

by · November 4, 2012 · 6 comments · Top 10 Lists
Jiri Hudler (middle) has returned home to the Czech Republic following the death of his father. (Icon SMI)

Red Wings Off-Season: I Give Them an A

    Many adjectives have been used to describe the Detroit Red Wings off-season disastrous, disappointing, sub-par  unproductive, ineffective, fruitless – the list can go on and on. For such a storied […]

by · October 29, 2012 · 2 comments · Detroit Red Wings
Dispatches From Planet Hockey: Magickal Hockey Poppets Edition

Dispatches From Planet Hockey: Magickal Hockey Poppets Edition

A recent story by Ben Sumner of Caps Outsider revealed that it’s not just frosty Russian beauties and GMs who find Alexander Ovechkin cuddly. A toddler decided her best buddy Ovi was the perfect companion for a brief hospital stay. It seems that Ovi, or at least his Bleacher Creature counterpart, may have a soothing effect on little ones. Not too long after the story appeared, someone added a comment that their nineteen-month-old son cuddled a stuffed Ovi while recovering from heart surgery.

by · August 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey, Humor
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Red Wings Sign Familiar Faces Samuelsson, Tootoo; Trade Coming?

As Sunday’s “free agent frenzy” dwindled the Detroit Red Wings decided to liven things up a bit, making two rapid fire signings that took Hockeytown by surprise, the first of […]

Dispatches From Planet Hockey:  The “Do I feel a Draft?” Edition

Dispatches From Planet Hockey: The “Do I feel a Draft?” Edition

by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor It’s Sunday.  For some, this means a day of rest.  For those who have been busy scribbling down notes, tweeting their whereabouts to readers and […]

by · June 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, The Business of Hockey