Many have questioned whether or not the Edmonton Oilers were good enough to make the playoffs. There have been doubts about the defense, goaltending and team toughness, and how all of the young players on this team would come together to find success. But no one ever questioned that this team has skill, and last night against the Vancouver Canucks, it was on full display.
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Infomercial Heaven While going through the Internet the other night checking statistics and watching highlights, I came across a commercial by accident. This commercial was such an ode to building […]
Next Goal Wins!: The Ultimate NHL Historian’s One-of-a-Kind Collection of Hockey Trivia By Liam Maguire, with a foreword by Wayne Gretzky. (2012, Toronto: Random House Canada. Softcover. Pp. 227. $19.50 […]
Remember that show, The Wonder Years? The TV series was basically following Fred Savage around, from ages 12 to 17 going through the trials and tribulations while growing up in […]
Blake Wheeler took a bit of a different path to the NHL than most others, and as my colleague Mike Rappaport pointed out he: “pulled the Justin Schultz move before […]
99 : My Life in Pictures, by Wayne Gretzky. Foreword by John Davidson. Edited by Dan Diamond. (1999, Toronto: Total Sports. Hardcover. 240 pages. ISBN 978-1-8921-2919-2) On April 19, 14 […]
It’s a great myth that the 1994-95 lockout inflicted lasting damage on the careers of many veteran NHL stars. After 1993-94, the league suffered a well-documented drop in scoring that […]
Jason Spezza did not play in Ottawa’s 3 -2 win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night, nor in Wednesday’s home game versus the Montreal Canadians. The nature of the […]
Players want a larger piece of the pie while owners want to revamp the current contract structures. Media wars, threats of disclaimer of interest… blah, blah, blah. Obviously, there are […]
When filling out an all-time Wayne Gretzky roster, one may run into 99 problems but 99 ain’t one. Surely there is no dearth of talent, especially considering the team’s that […]
Part 1 – The Defensemen Part 2 – The Forwards Part 3 – The Goalies The NHL has a long and storied existence. Legendary teams, lines and players serve as […]
Many people believe Wayne Gretzky is the greatest player to ever live since he owns nearly every NHL scoring record. There are other fans out there who believe Mario Lemieux […]