Hockey Hits: What is and isn’t permissible under the CBA.

Some news and notes from the Blogs today: The Fifth Feather:  Frontloading and the men who love it.  A very good article (a bit law, but very good nonetheless).  If you have any interest in Long Term Contracts and what may or may not happen when the NHL goes back to the bargaining table you should […]

Posted by David Minuk in Blog Hits,Nightly Hockey Hits on August 6, 2009

Hockey Hits: All roads apparently lead to San Jose.

Some news and notes from the Blogs today: Oilersnation:  A tearful goodbye.  Oilers fan are happy the Heatley saga is finally “officially” over.  I cannot wait to see Heatley play his first game in Edmonton.  He will get quite the response. the 6th Sens:  Vote for Heatley as Sharks captain for 2010/11.  It appears that […]

Posted by David Minuk in Blog Hits,Nightly Hockey Hits on August 4, 2009

Hockey Hits: Michael Nylander needs some Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley

Some news and notes from the Blogs today: Japers’ Rink:  Nylander: Boudreau “Told Me I Wasn’t Good Enough”.  Well in the words of Stuart Smalley from SNL someone needs to tell Michael that “he’s good enough, he’s smart enough and gosh darn it, people like him”.  (well, except for Bruce Boudreau that is). Matchsticks and Gasoline:  Were Sutter’s […]

Posted by David Minuk in Blog Hits,Nightly Hockey Hits on August 3, 2009

Blog Hits: San Jose’s first game against Edmonton (Fri Nov 27, 2009) & Ottawa (Tue Dec 1, 2009). Which is more exciting?

Some news and notes from the Blogs today: Battle of California:  Heatley or No Heatley.  As Bill Shakespeare said, that is the question.  It would appear that this is his final destination. Silver Seven:  Heatley’s final suitor.  Sens blog reacts to the prospect of packing Heatley off to the West coast. Cult of Hockey:  The […]

Posted by David Minuk in Blog Hits on August 2, 2009

Blog Hits: As Happy Gilmore says “Don’t you like your home”?

Some news and notes from the Blogs today: The Hockey News:  Something not right about Phoenix taking its show on the road.  I agree.  I hate the idea of teams playing their home games somewhere other than in their home rinks.  Either you have a home or you don’t.  Just ask Happy Gilmore: T.O. Sports:  […]

Posted by David Minuk in Blog Hits on August 1, 2009