Rewind to Game 3 of the 2012 Western Conference Quarter Finals, Marian Hossa was coming off an impressive 77 points in 81 games. Hossa had been hit by the injury […]
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When you really look at it, the NHL is its own little weird universe. The playoffs have enough customs and traditions to make up a whole new cultural experience in […]
The Phoenix Coyotes and Los Angeles Kings made quick (no pun intended for the Kings) work of their Western Conference Semifinal foes and are in the midst of a long […]
Ever since Brendan Shanahan dropped the hammer on Phoenix Coyotes’ forward Raffi Torres, suspending him for 25 games for a vicious hit on Chicago winger Martin Hossa. The suspension, the […]
Jim Neveau, Managing Editor Lost in all the wonderful drama that has been occurring so far in these NHL playoffs has been an undercurrent of disdain among fans and pundits […]
Corey Crawford is to Michael Leighton, as Mikkel Boedker is to Patrick Kane. It’s hard to tell whether Crawford was trying his best Leighton impression, or whether Boedker did his best Patrick Kane […]
Mikkel Boedker has not received a tremendous amount of attention in the aftermath of Game 3. Quite understandably, the attention has been focused on the Raffi Torres hit and its […]
Jim Neveau, Managing Editor After the first two games of this series, it could easily be argued that the Phoenix Coyotes and Chicago Blackhawks were pretty evenly matched. Both games […]
Radim Vrbata scored two goals and Mike Smith stopped 38 shots as the Phoenix Coyotes beat the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Thursday night moving into the Western conference’s top […]
Many might remember Mike Milbury as the hockey player who jumped into the MSG stands and beat a fan with his own shoe. Others might remember Milbury for his many […]
I have a love/hate relationship with the NHL Trade Deadline. As a fan of the game, it’s exciting to see players move to different teams to help win a city a championship. After the deadline, most NHL teams are set for the home stretch of the season leading up to the playoffs. You know who is going to be a contender and you know who is going to be looking forward to game number 82.
When the Columbus Blue Jackets hired Scott Howson away from the Edmonton Oilers the team was coming off the sixth straight season in which they missed the playoffs.