Post Tagged with: "Sidney Crosby"

Justin Schultz (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Schultz Contract; Remembering Wade Belak

Three years ago, the hockey world lost Wade Belak. [Penalty Box Radio] “Off the Record” host Michael Landsberg recalls hearing the news of Belak’s passing. [TSN] The advanced stats debate […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Philadelphia Flyers - Claude Giroux a big part of this Q&A with Anthony Mingioni - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Evaluating Every NHL Team’s “Window”: Metropolitan

When evaluating a team’s chances to win the Stanley Cup, teams are often judged based on the status of their “window”. A rebuilding team’s window would be closed, but on […]

Sidney Crosby has not begun offseason workouts (Tom Turk/THW)

Major Turnover: A Pittsburgh Penguins Q&A

Everyone saw what happened to the Pittsburgh Penguins and you could see it coming. They built a big division lead, got a serious case of the injury bug, tried to ride it […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Tape2Tape: Will the NHL Ever See a Maximum Contract?

In 2014-15, the NHL set it’s salary cap at $69-million – but any hockey fan already has that number engrained in their head. Instead, there’s a larger question – not […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Crosby Already the 5th Best Forward of All Time?

A Flyers writer singing the praises of Sidney Crosby? Surely, you must be clamoring to find the schedule for the Hell 2014-15 hockey season, because it’s definitely frozen over at […]

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NHL Suffers as No Superstar Has Emerged

The NHL hasn’t had a superstar since Wayne Gretzky – Lack of one is limiting the league’s reach.

by · August 22, 2014 · 32 comments · Hockey Media, News/Commentary
Erik Karlsson is ready to have an impact for the Senators (Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Bertuzzi/Moore Trial; Captain Karlsson

Sidney Crosby says his wrist is healing and he will be good to go come training camp. [CBC] Josh Ho-Sang is not pleased about his Team Canada snub. Thank goodness […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Whatever it was, Sidney Crosby was not himself in the Pittsburgh Penguins most dire hour of need. (Icon SMI)

Can You Win a Cup Without Tanking?

In today’s salary cap NHL, it is becoming increasingly difficult to build a Stanley Cup contending team through trades and free agency. Big market teams can no longer out-muscle smaller […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Toews-Kane Aren’t NHL’s Most Dynamic Duo

Toews-Kane Aren’t NHL’s Most Dynamic Duo

#170888355 / gettyimages.com After Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane inked matching $84 million dollar extensions last month, some pundits seemed ready to anoint them as the NHL’s top forward pairing: […]

by · August 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, News/Commentary
Phil Kessel hasn't been immune to the negativity surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs (Tom Turk/The Hockey Writers)

How To Be a Better Hockey Fan in 17 Easy Steps

At the risk of coming off as a pretentious snob, I thought I’d offer up this guide to being a great hockey fan.  This is not just for casual fans […]

Leon Draisaitl, Aaron Ekblad, Sam Reinhart (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Tyler Dellow to the Oilers; Ekblad Concussion

Sidney Crosby celebrated his 27th birthday by dumping ice water on himself. For charity. [CBS Sports] The Penguins re-signed center Brandon Sutter to a reasonable contract. [The Province] Alex Burrows […]

by · August 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Elsewhere on the Web
Crosby (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Are Sidney Crosby and the Penguins Still Elite?

It has been an off season full of change that captain Sidney Crosby has watched from afar for the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. Newly minted general manager Jim Rutherford moved on […]

by · August 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins