Post Tagged with: "Sidney Crosby"

A prospective players' league would likely need to offer star players, like Sidney Crosby, NHL-competitive money. (Jeanine Leech/ Icon SMI)

Why Sidney Crosby Will Have a Career Year in 2012-13

Since he entered the NHL in 2005, Sidney Crosby has put together a resume that most NHL players would love to have at the end of their career. In his […]


Stanley Cup Playoff Hockey Vs. Regular Season Hockey

The Stanley Cup Finals are being played by the two lowest combined seeds in NHL history. Whoever wins will be the lowest seeded team to ever bring home the Stanley […]

Are the San Jose Sharks Cursed By The Number 5?

Are the San Jose Sharks Cursed By The Number 5?

Hockey players are very superstitious, it’s a well known fact. Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar puts his right skate on first and even ties it first before the left,  Pittsburgh’s […]

by · June 1, 2012 · 4 comments · San Jose Sharks
Hockey Handshake Etiquette: Then and Now

Hockey Handshake Etiquette: Then and Now

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 […]

Jordan Staal trade makes sense for Hurricanes

Jordan Staal trade makes sense for Hurricanes

The Stanley Cup Playoffs have yet to conclude, but offseason speculation has already begun in several NHL markets. Even though trade talks have yet to pick up considerable steam, rumors […]

Book Review:  East Coast NHLers

Book Review: East Coast NHLers

East Coast NHLers: The stories of the lives and careers of players from the Maritimes and Newfoundland.  By Paul White.  (2011, Halifax, Nova Scotia: Formac Publishing Company Ltd. Softcover. Pp. […]

by · May 11, 2012 · 1 comment · Hockey Books
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Are You Trading….Crosby, Malkin or Staal?

The city of Pittsburgh is still trying to recover from the complete melt down the Pittsburgh Penguins had in the Eastern Conference Quarter-finalsagainst the Philadelphia Flyers. The fans have not […]

Captain Dustin Brown leads the Kings with 2 power play goals in the playoffs (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

Captain’s Log: Playoff Edition

Leadership is an important trait for a team in the Stanley Cup playoffs.  It’s no surprise why teams looking to get over the hump are always scouring for that vet […]

by · April 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
Claude Giroux's Flyers didn't meet expectations in 2013 (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Is Claude Giroux Poised to Become the Next Flyers Captain?

Almost six years ago Bob Clarke forgot the name of the Philadelphia Flyers’ 22nd overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.  That pick, a small 18-year-old by the name […]

by · April 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
Marc-Andre Fleury makes Hockey Canada nervous, but he's an important piece on "Canada 2". (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

5 Reasons Why the Penguins Faltered Against the Flyers

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers series will go down as one of the wildest series of all-time in NHL playoff hockey history. There were many incidents throughout this series […]

The Philadelphia Flyers are 10-2-1 since the doors opened at the Consol Energy Center.(Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Keys To The Flyers Completing the Sweep

After the first three games of their first-round playoff matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Philadelphia Flyers find themselves up 3-0 with a chance to complete the sweep tonight at […]

Claude Giroux did a fabulous job of throwing Sidney Crosby off his game when these two met in the first round of 2011-2012 playoffs. (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Sidney Crosby showcases fighting’s place in NHL

Why is everyone upset about the surplus of fighting in this year’s NHL playoffs? Goon is a word being thrown around a lot. I guess sticking up for your teammates […]