Post Tagged with: "Chris Kunitz"

Ryan Smyth battles Ryan Getzlaf(Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

Saskatchewan in the NHL Playoffs

I am from Saskatchewan. Yes, I’ve been hearing all the lame jokes about Saskatchewan ever since I’ve moved here. Like how flat the province is, that you can still see […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
The hard work of Chris Kunitz opens up scoring opportunities for his linemates (Icon SMI)

Through The Years: Chris Kunitz, Then & Now

Chris Kunitz is a very unique hockey player. For instance; not many people make their Olympic debut at 34, it isn’t a “prime” age for athletes. But nothing about Kunitz […]

by · March 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles
Ryan Kesler's name has been popping up everywhere in trade rumours (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Mistakenly Pursuing a Trade for Ryan Kesler

The Pittsburgh Penguins are mistakenly pursuing a trade for Ryan Kesler. He’s a great player, and would add talent to the roster, but acquiring Kesler won’t improve the overall team. His […]

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Grading the Penguins Olympians

Seven Penguins and a coaching staff went to Sochi. Four Penguins will return with medals. It certainly isn’t a bad haul for the group as a whole, but the Penguins […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Team Canada’s Gold Defence: How They Silenced the Critics

Team Canada was under heavy scrutiny in the months and years leading up to the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Many fans and analysts questioned whether the goaltending would be good enough […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
St.Louis extends point streak

Understanding the St. Louis Snub

Team Canada General Manager Steve Yzerman was put in a thankless position when he was forced to make a decision about the fate of one of his own. As the […]

Chris Kunitz is pointless in his last six games. His longest such streak of the season. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Crosby, Kunitz Selected for Team Canada; Neal, Fleury Left Out

The rumblings began back in the summer when Hockey Canada named their invitees for orientation camp. Chris Kunitz selected for orientation camp? Was it because of Sidney Crosby? Why should […]

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Should Taylor Hall be Part of Team Canada at the Olympics?

Team USA released their roster on January first for the upcoming Olympic games in Sochi. There were a few notable omissions, mainly Ottawa Senators winger Bobby Ryan. Ryan was part […]

Chris Kunitz is pointless in his last six games. His longest such streak of the season. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Evaluating the Pittsburgh Penguins at Midseason

At the halfway mark of the season, things are looking good for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team is 29-11-1 (59 pts.) and sitting in first place in the Metropolitan Division […]

by · December 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Lucic: Goalie terrorist - Moments after the Milan Lucic hit on Ryan Miller (Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE)

Are NHL Goalies Inappropriately Guarded by Referees?

Goalies receive chaperoned protection by the NHL referees. There is no problem with coddling goalies since they are the most defenseless individuals on the ice. They’d be mauled if the […]

by · December 23, 2013 · 3 comments · News/Commentary, NHL Goaltending
Chris Kunitz is pointless in his last six games. His longest such streak of the season. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Hockey News: Team Canada Hopefuls; Rogers NHL Deal

Evidently, Rick Vaive is re-thinking his decision to sue the National Hockey League. [Associated Press] Pretty good start for Ilya Bryzgalov in an Oilers uniform. [Edmonton Sun] Michele Therrien is […]

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Team Canada Olympic Roster: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not?

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 […]

by · November 6, 2013 · 0 comments · Olympics, Previews and Predictions