Taylor Hall has been a name known to hockey fans since he stepped on to the ice in junior with the Windsor Spitfires. He’s had Memorial Cup and World Junior […]
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The Winter Olympics and the NHL’s participation in them is a hot button topic every four years. Depending who you ask the league’s involvement is seen in both a positive […]
There were plenty of surprises when the Team Canada Olympic Roster of 47 players was announced back in August, and no doubt GM Steve Yzerman will have a couple more […]
One hundred thirteen. Hockey fans, we are officially 113 days away from Olympic hockey! In only 16 weeks, the most talented players form around the globe will take to the […]
Teemu Selanne has definitely made his mark in the NHL – playing 20 seasons in the league and still holding the NHL rookie record with 76 goals in his first […]
It is with incredible irony that from the 1990 NHL Entry Draft, two of the NHL’s longest serving players, Czech forward Jaromir Jagr and Canadian goaltending legend Martin Brodeur, are […]
Great goaltending can take a team just about anywhere, just look at Cam Ward and Tim Thomas’ Stanley Cup run, and I believe that the Olympics are no different. When […]
The Winter Olympics is still months away, but Team USA has announced the roster that will be invited to Olympic camp. There seems to be a trend this time around: […]
Canucks fans are proud of their team and its history so, naturally, the best way to rile up a Canucks fan is to mention the lack of a Stanley Cup […]
This is a debate that will creep up on us every four years, and fade into oblivion in non-Olympic years. This is the debate on the future of International hockey competition, and whether the National Hockey League needs to commit to Olympic participation, or sneak away from the midseason–usually overseas–schedule and produce their own world tournament, the World Cup?
By Mike Miccoli, Boston Bruins correspondent
The Boston Bruins winning streak remains at four as the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver pauses all NHL action. Yes, you read that right. The Bruins are on a four-game winning streak; second longest in the NHL below the basement-dwelling Carolina Hurricanes’ five-game streak, just as the Olympic break goes into effect. And while maybe just one or two of the victories seemed legitimate, the Bruins were still able to secure an important eight points in four games (10, in six games, if you count the previous two overtime losses) placing them right in playoff contention in the 7th spot in the Eastern Conference. The big question for when play resumes in Boston on March 2 is how will the Bruins be able to carry over that same success seen in the previous few weeks? I’m glad you asked because I have some ideas. As crazy as they may seem…