By Jas Faulkner, contributing editor author’s note Stick taps to jball0918 for catching my mistake about Zach Parise’s nationality. “Play ‘FREEBIRD,’ Y’all!” The remaining hours of June 2012 are whithering […]
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Hockey fans might know that there are some great expectations that are placed on players that come out of the first round of the NHL’s Entry Draft. However, the same […]
by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor Dr. Hook and Shel Silverstein may have been on to something* in 1973 when they wrote their tribute to that symbol of rock and roll […]
Who knows? And does it really matter? Chatter about sightings in Detroit, BC, Minnesota, and Tampa Bay abound, but it’s all just speculation until the press conferences are set, the contracts are signed and sweaters are doffed or donned. The truth is we’re all waiting to see where they go.
Since joining the Nashville Predators full time in 2008-09, Pekka Rinne has consistently demonstrated why he is among the best goaltenders in the world. He has great size, he has […]
Every year around this time, during the run-up to the annual NHL Entry Draft, the question comes up regarding drafting goaltenders. While everyone agrees that having a few goaltenders in […]
The announcements of the trophy finalists are over and as usual they have left controversy in their wake. Let’s be fair, it is a difficult job to pick three players […]
The National Hockey League playoffs are well underway and there has not been a shortage of excitement. Goaltending has been a hot topic and features players who have won a […]
Everyone has already piled on the sarcasm to this unlikeliest of all-Southern market series. It’s the Retirement Community Desert Dogs vs. the Music City Sabre-toothed Tigers. Red wine-coloured jerseys vs. […]
Jim Neveau, Managing Editor Glendale, Arizona – If there was any year that proved conclusively that parity reigns in the NHL, it would be the 2011-12 season. Six of the […]
Today, the NHL announced the finalists for the Vezina Trophy, awarded each season to the league’s best goaltender. For the 2011-12 season, the three nominees for the award are the […]
Anyone who reads this likely realizes that it is asinine to try and handicap the Conn Smythe race this early in the playoffs. The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded to […]