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Pittsburgh Penguins: Surviving the Storm

There is good news on the Pittsburgh front and that is because they are finally getting healthy again (knock on wood). Sergei Gonchar, Tyler Kennedy, Kris Letang, Jay Mckee, Brooks Orpik, and Maxime Talbot have all returned and it is welcomed.
Although, I must say for the amount of injuries that the Penguins were dealt the [...]

Detroit Red Wings: Don’t Stop Believing

“Just a city boy, born and raised in SOUTH DETROIT, he took the midnight train going annnnyyywheeerrreeee”
I bet on that midnight train he was sat next to Chris Osgood, who will of course be trying to hide himself away from the young upstart Jimmy Howard.







J. Howard






C. Osgood






Poor Ozzy. He’s like [...]

Year-Over-Year Comparison For Teams of The .Net

One of the things I picked up on this season is the idea that the milestone for determining your hockey team’s capabilities is where they stand on (US) Thanksgiving. That little nugget taught me two things.
First I learned that the hockey pre-season isn’t like other sports’ pre-seasons. Hockey players have said that the pre-season is [...]

San Jose Sharks Get A Hockey Lesson

It took me a few days, and a show-me follow-up victory, to put me in a frame of mind to write about the San Jose Sharks. Two nights ago the Chicago Blackhawks absolutely dismantled my team. Words cannot express the magnitude of the Sharks’ futility and equally the Blackhawks’ mastery. I have [...]

The “Sandstorm” Arrives for Phoenix Coyote Fans

Good news budget conscious fans..the think tank at Coyotes Central have remastered their “Sandstorm” promotion. Originally it was a deal to get select lower level seats for $25 on select games. It’s been released that now for the REMAINING home games you can get the lower level deal. Tickets for this promotion went on sale [...]

Coyotes Bissonnette vs Flyers Carcillo…The Fight That Never Was

When the Coyotes released their 2009-2010 schedule I was giddy with excitement at the November 21st match up against the Flyers. Not only would it be my first opportunity to see Philadelphia in action live but it meant that the prodigal son would be returning…Daniel Carcillo. In his first season with the Coyotes, Danny led [...]


Now Playing: Pearl Jam - Live at Austin City Limits 2009
Wow. I almost don’t want to even post anything for fear of cursing the current 7-game tear the Blackhawks have put together, but there’s something about this team that makes me think that even the darkest hex can’t stop the momentum they have built. [...]

Hockey Maven Analyzes Rangers Victory Against Blue Jacks

The NY Rangers pulled off a 7-4 victory Monday night against Columbus after allowing two goals early in the game by the Blue Jacks and after an inspired-timeout by Coach John Tortorella. What did Torts have to say to the team to get back in the game? Hockey Maven Stan Fischler analyzes what [...]

Red Wings Physio Earns His Money

Any hope we may have had that the Wings were about to start their charge to the higher reaches of the table, have now been swept away. Our form is back to it’s on/off frustration, and we’ve now lost Kronwall for up to 8 weeks with a knee injury, thanks to a George Laraque ‘trip’. [...]

NY Islanders’ Jack Hillen and Kyle Okposo 10 Question Challenge‏

How much do you know about your home state? New York Islanders’ Jack Hillen and Kyle Okposo answer ten questions about their home state Minnesota to see who knows more! Check out the two teammates going head to head at the Blues game Saturday night and see who wins here: http://video.msg.com/Videos/MSG-Networks/OCtxW__6FpO7f2RHV8Mu9PEeoT6MwwLw

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