R.I.P Rick Rypien

Illegal Curve has some very sad news to pass along.  James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail has reported that Winnipeg Jets forward Rick Rypien has been found dead in his Alberta home. Illegal Curve offers our condolences to the family and friends of Rick Rypien. Rypien played parts of five seasons with the AHL’s […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Breaking News,General Jets News,Winnipeg Jets on August 15, 2011

Relocation News: Strong indication that Thrashers are moving to Winnipeg

Note:  Stay Tuned to Illegalcurve.com as we plan our own major announcement. As you saw on today’s Dixie Drama, respected Globe and Mail journalist Stephen Brunt just reported the following: An agreement to sell the National Hockey League’s Atlanta Thrashers to a Winnipeg group which plans to relocate the franchise to the Manitoba capital is […]

Posted by David Minuk in Breaking News,Columns,Daily Papers on May 19, 2011

Drama in the Desert: Synopsis of the COG meeting that took place last night to save Coyotes

For those unable to stay awake for the “excitement” of last night’s anticlimactic, I mean dramatic COG vote, here is a rough synopsis of events as they transpired. 9 pm cst:  The council of Glendale opens the proceedings.  Spend about an hour detailing the 10 items on the agenda.  Of course the Coyote talk is […]

Posted by David Minuk in Breaking News,Columns,Drama in the Desert on May 11, 2011

The Dream is Dead? Theo Fleury Released by Flames

According to TSN, reported to them by Theo Fleury himself, he has been released by the Calgary Flames. This, despite his stellar exhibition campaign so far. When asked if he would retire, Theo said, “I need a couple of days.” More on this story to follow as developments warrant. Almost instantaneous update Here is the […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in Breaking News on September 25, 2009