GM McPhee ended up not doing anything this deadline, a bit of disappoint for fans. I think we expected another big day like Huet, Fedorov and Cooke, but it wasn’t in the cards. I’ve heard that our price for Bouwmeester was Alzner, our top defensive prospect, Varlamov, our top goalie prospect, and another OHL prospect. [...]
If you take a look at Mike Green points per game and goals per game and project them over an 82 game season. And the numbers are astronomical for a defenseman. 41 goals? 93 points? Those are Paul Coffey numbers. If Green breaks 30 goals, and it looks like he will with 22 currently and [...]
Ovie potted his 200th on Thursday against the Kings on a 180 degree pivoting wrist shot. Who are the only people who have scored 200 goals in fewer games?
1.Wayne Gretzky (242)
2. Mike Bossy (255)
3. Mario Lemieux (277)
4. Brett Hull (280)
And how many did they end up with?
1. Gretzky 894 in 1487 games.
2. Bossy 573 in [...]
I had seats behind the Away Goal, about five rows up, which gave me a good view on three of the Caps four goals in their win over Detroit. Before the game, I was really excited to see how the Caps would match up against the Wings, as well as just being plain excited to [...]
Sparing the end, this was exactly the kind of game one would expect from the top two teams in a conference: hard forechecking, defenders punishing at the blue lines, lots of scoring chances but low scoring, a highlight reel goal or two, and grade-A goaltending.
Even though there were so many hits, they were all pretty [...]