Post Tagged with: "Scotty Bowman"

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The Jack Adams Award Voting is Flawed

Scotty Bowman’s coaching resume would make most NHL franchises envious: nine Stanley Cups, 1,244 regular season wins, 28 playoff appearances, and 223 playoff wins. The only underwhelming statistic for the […]

Ken Dryden’s ‘The Game’, 30th Anniversary Edition

Ken Dryden’s ‘The Game’, 30th Anniversary Edition

The Game: 30th Anniversary Edition, by Ken Dryden. (2013, Chicago: Triumph Books. Trade Paper. Pp. 320. $19.95. ISBN: 9781600789618) If you pick up the 30th anniversary edition of Ken Dryden’s […]

by · November 25, 2013 · 0 comments · Hockey Books, Montreal Canadiens
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Philadelphia Flyers: Broad Street Bullies No More

That’s our culture! -        Ed Snider, Chairman Is there a more maligned team in the NHL than the Philadelphia Flyers? Is there a team year-after-year that has disappointed its fans, […]

by · October 13, 2013 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Philadelphia Flyers
The Blackhawks Are On The Cusp of A Dynasty

The Blackhawks Are On The Cusp of A Dynasty

The Chicago Blackhawks are on the cusp of a dynasty. Two Stanley Cup victories in four seasons, combined with key players locked up with contract extensions along with a stable […]

by · September 21, 2013 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Alex Galchenyuk (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Draft More Fun When Habs Have Higher Pick

Last year at roughly the same time, the Montreal Canadiens were readying themselves for the NHL Entry Draft in Pittsburgh, PA where they had the third overall pick after a […]

by · June 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, NHL Entry Draft
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To Reclaim its Past Glory, Les Glorieux Must First Reclaim the Past

Hockey is an emotional game. A game can turn on a dime from momentum swings caused by a bruising body check, a great save or even a passionate chant from the […]

by · June 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
Patrick Roy was a rookie goaltender with a killer instinct when he won the Stanley Cup for the Canadiens in 1986.

Patrick Roy: Did Montreal Miss the Boat?

Patrick Roy is arguably one of the most popular players to have ever suited up for the Montreal Canadiens, joining an elite group of Hall of Fame players like Maurice Richard, Jacques Plante, and Guy Lafleur, all who possessed the unique combination of superstar hockey talent, consistency and French-Canadian charm.

by · May 25, 2013 · 17 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Pittsburgh Penguins' Forward James Neal is having the best season of any left-wing in the league. (Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

Penguins’ Special Teams Prime Club for Cup Run

Despite some visible issues, the Pittsburgh Penguins may be primed for a Stanley Cup run thanks to their special teams.

by · May 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Coaching or Talent – Which is More Responsible?

Coaching or Talent – Which is More Responsible?

  The merits of a head coach in the National Hockey League are well documented, from Scotty Bowman to Al Arbour to Glen Sather and Fred Shero. Not to mention […]

by · March 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Red Wings Alumni Roster Continues To Grow, Still Missing Big Names

On Thursday afternoon the Detroit Red Wings announced some noteworthy additions to their 2012 Sirius XM Hockeytown Winter Festival Alumni Showdown lineup with the aid of a highlight package that […]

Wilhelm Westlund plays a simple all-around game like Johnny Oduya. (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Johnny Oduya: Howduya Look Now?

Stan Bowman decided to extend Oduya to a three-year contract extension on May 29th, just under a month before free agency, making Johnny Oduya the topic of conversation leading up […]

by · July 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Phoenix Coyotes Should be Heading Home with Hardware

Who says that you can’t win Coach or GM of the Year multiple times? Since its inception in the 1973-74 season, the Jack Adams Award, given to the best head […]

by · May 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Phoenix Coyotes