Post Tagged with: "Jordin Tootoo"

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 […]

by · July 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, News, NHL Rumors, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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, The Business of Hockey
Max Pacioretty is one of four players who have a very good chance at taking home the Masterton Trophy this summer (Icon SMI)

Who Will Capture the Masterton Trophy?

The time has come for the National Hockey League to announce the finalists for each individual award, with Adam Henrique, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Gabriel Landeskog already having been named the final three up for the honours of the Calder Trophy, David Backes, Patrice Bergeron and Pavel Datsyuk up for the Selke Trophy, and Brian Campbell, Jordan Eberle and Matt Moulson up for the Lady Byng Trophy

The Complete Twitter Guide To The Detroit Red Wings

The Complete Twitter Guide To The Detroit Red Wings

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 6 years, you’ve heard of, and are likely on, the social networking service known as Twitter. As the popularity of […]

by · March 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Elsewhere on the Web
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The 10 Most Offensively Gifted Enforcers in the NHL

An enforcer in hockey is defined as a player whose role on a team is to respond physically and aggressively to unwarranted play by the opponents, usually by challenging the […]

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Jordin Tootoo: The Resurrection

Resurrection: The act of bringing back to practice, notice, or use; revival. Jordin Tootoo is back to practice, he is back to being noticed, and back to being a really useful guy […]

by · March 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators, Player Profiles
Former Montreal Canadiens Forward Andrei Kostitsyn (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Nashville Predators Wheeling and Dealing at Deadline

If you were Predators GM David Poile, you would have a sense of urgency too. The Predators were arguably the biggest buyers at the seemingly quiet NHL trade deadline today, […]

Nashville Predators forward Patric Hornqvist never shies from a battle in the crease ( / Tennessean photographers)

The Problem with Mandatory Visors in the NHL

As the controversial debate over mandatory visors in the NHL continues to build steam, a new paper from Alberto Chong (George Washington University, Washington) and Pascal Restrepo (Massachusetts Institute of […]

by · October 28, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Injury Report, News, The Business of Hockey
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Previewing the Nashville Predators Opening Night Roster: Forwards

Yesterday I previewed the defense and goaltenders, and on the eve of the Preds season opener tomorrow night in Columbus, it’s time to preview the most scrutinized and criticized group […]

by · October 6, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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Jordin Tootoo’s Season of High Expectations

When Nashville Predators winger Jordin Tootoo voluntarily entered the NHL’s substance abuse program last year, missing 23 games of the 2010-2011 season, this writer feared the worst. After spending several […]