Goon’s WCHA pre-season ranking

1.)    Denver University – It would appear that the Denver Pioneers don’t have many real weaknesses offensively; on the blue line the Pioneers will be young this season. There is a very good possibility that there could be two or three freshman defenseman playing in the top 6 defensive positions from night to night. The […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Columns,Goon's World,Uncategorized on September 26, 2009

Ways to improve the college hockey game.

This week I will discuss ways to improve the College Hockey game. There are a few of the suggestion that I would enact if I was in charge. I believe some of these tweaks would improve the college game quite a bit.   1.)    First thing out of the gate, I would get rid of […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Columns,Goon's World on September 19, 2009

Economics of college hockey and banking on rivalries.

College hockey is built on tradition and driven by storied rivalries; these are the game(s) that college hockey fans mark on their calendar and look forward to. These games are also the ones that college hockey programs count on to make their most money.  These rival games are also the ones that college hockey programs […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Columns,Editorials,Goon's World on September 12, 2009

Goon’s Top 20 pre-season ranking

1.)    Denver University – On paper it would appear that the Denver Pioneers don’t have many real weaknesses offensively, on the blue line the Pioneers are a little young this season. There is a very good possibility that there could be two or three freshman defenseman playing in the top 6 defensive positions from night […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Goon's World on September 8, 2009

IllegalCurve.com Mock Entry Draft to be unveiled on IC Radio Show tomorrow night

I just wanted to let our readers know that the IllegalCurve.com First Round Mock Draft will be unveiled tomorrow night on the IllegalCurve.com Radio Show.  The crew will make a selection for each of the thirty first round slots for Friday’s Draft and provide player analysis and reasoning for each selection. Additionally, once the Mock Draft is […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in CHL & NCAA,Illegal Curve News on June 23, 2009

Day 2 of the NHL Combine News and Notes

More from TSN as they blog the 2nd day of testing and here are some of the interesting notes: The atmosphere is not quite as tense as the largely European contingent rolled in for the second day of testing.  The biggest name of Saturday’s first group is that of London Knights centre Nazem Kadri (ranked #15), who measured […]

Posted by David Minuk in CHL & NCAA,Illegal Curve News,News You Can Use on May 30, 2009

Windsor Spitfires win Memorial Cup for 1st time

From CBC.ca The Windsor Spitfires exploded with an early barrage against the Kelowna Rockets in Sunday’s Memorial Cup final, capturing the junior hockey championship with a 4-1 victory. Adam Henrique, Dale Mitchell and Rob Kwiet scored on Windsor’s first three shots before the game was seven minutes old, sending Kelowna goalie Mark Guggenberger to the […]

Posted by David Minuk in CHL & NCAA,Game Report on May 24, 2009