Post Tagged with: "Steve Yzerman"

Kubina is perfect fit in Tampa (Flickr/frenchkheldar)

Kubina Prepares for Trade Out of Tampa Bay, Moore to Sharks

Tampa Bay GM Steve Yzerman announced that he’s asked Pavel Kubina to submit a list of five teams he’d agree to play for – if a trade can be arranged. […]

Potential Tampa Bay Lightning Trade Partners: Kings, Senators…Others

Potential Tampa Bay Lightning Trade Partners: Kings, Senators…Others

Steve Yzerman is facing a dilemma. Does he trade players in an attempt to improve the the Tampa Bay Lightning before the NHL’s February 27 trade deadline, or does he […]

by · February 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Ryan Malone (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Could The Detroit Red Wings And Tampa Bay Lightning Be Trade Partners?

There’s no denying the strong connections between Tampa Bay Lightning General Manager Steve Yzerman and the team he spent his entire NHL playing career with, the Detroit Red Wings, or […]

Nikita Gusev reminicent of Claude Giroux (BridgetDS/Flickr)

World Juniors Player Spotlight: Nikita Gusev – The Undrafted Artist

Nikita Gusev Date of birth: July 08, 1992 Place of birth: Moscow, Russia Ht: 5-9 Wt: 163 Shoots: R Position: Forward (LW) NHL Status: Undrafted – 2012 Entry Draft eligible […]

Martin St. Louis’ Surprise Return After Horrific Eye Injury

Martin St. Louis’ Surprise Return After Horrific Eye Injury

Only 13 days after having his nose and orbital bone broken by a puck to the face, Martin St. Louis pulled off a seasonal miracle by not only suiting up […]

by · December 22, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, Tampa Bay Lightning
Smith-Pelly out of the WJHC with a broken foot (John Cordes/Icon SMI)

Brett Connolly, Devante Smith-Pelly Renew Canadian Hope

Just last week, Canadian hockey fans weren’t feeling overly confident of Team Canada’s chances at winning gold in the 2012 World Juniors. Only Quinton Howden, Jaden Schwartz, and Mark Visentin […]

Book Review:  My First Goal

Book Review: My First Goal

My First Goal: 50 Players and the Goal that Marked the Beginning of Their NHL Careers   By Mike Brophy.  (2011, Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, Ltd. Softcover. Pp. 254. CAN […]

by · December 8, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books, Hockey History
Red Wings Darren Helm is part of the stealth youth movement in Detroit; can they keep up with once rivals out of St. Louis? (Icon SMI)

Red Wings-Blues Rivalry Shows Signs of Rekindling

There is an old adage that suggests rivalries are born in the playoffs, and the Detroit Red Wings’ history with the St. Louis Blues in the mid-to-late 90′s certainly seems […]

by · December 7, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, St Louis Blues
Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa on net 9/28/11

Examining the Chicago Blackhawk’s New Conference

The NHL announced Monday that it will change to a new format in the 2012-13 season.  It’s current formart of Eastern and Western conferences with 3 divisions each will be […]

Steve Yzerman was the brainchild behind the Lightning's most successful season in seven years. (Wikipedia)

Reactions to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Defensive Struggles

Steve Yzerman was very clear – don’t expect sweeping change despite the defensive breakdowns that are crippling the Tampa Bay Lightning. As reported by the Tampa Tribune, the Bolt’s General […]

by · November 30, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Ryan Malone (Andy Martin Jr.)

10 Reasons Why the Tampa Bay Lightning are Better than Your Team

Un-entertaining. Ruinous to hockey. A shameful resurrection of infamous ‘Dead Puck’-era play. Yup, the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 1-3-1 defensive system has provoked some venomous claims, particularly in the wake of […]

by · November 16, 2011 · 4 comments · Humor, Tampa Bay Lightning, Top 10 Lists
Nicklas Lidstrom (Icon SMI)

Norris Trophy Mythology: Nicklas Lidstrom’s Quest For Number Eight

In any conversation about the most prolific defencemen of all time you will undoubtedly hear the mention of names like Bobby Orr, Doug Harvey, Raymond Borque, and Paul Coffey. Along […]

by · October 28, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Player Profiles