Team Russia exhibits some poor sportsmanship at the World Junior A Challenge. World of Junior Hockey has more. Unfortunately this kind of stuff is still happening in international hockey. I like the passion the players exhibit, but some bounds are necessary.
Al Strachan writes that Igor Larionov is very deserving of induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Very true. It would have been nice to see these guys more in their prime.
Barry Melrose Rocks has a drinking game for those watching Versus. Should make for an interesting night.
Greatest Hockey Legends looks at Ed Chynoweth. He was a good one, and certainly made the WHL world class.
A little more on the Semin-Crosby controversy. Seems like just an excuse to make news now. Let it go.
Kenny Albert cautions Rangers fans against panicking. Its a long season, and teams will have slumps. Nothing to worry about.
Some news on the Bruins, including Blake Wheeler’s switch to #26. Interesting move. I am sure the media people love stuff like this!