(Bad) Changes at The Score

The year was 1995, and the New Jersey Devils were playing the Red Wings in the fourth game of the Stanley Cup Final.  Unfortunately I was unable to watch the game, and with the Internet being a “crazy fad” at the time, there didn’t seem to be a way to get the score in a […]

Posted by Neil in Columns,The HD Corner on August 17, 2009

HD Summer Thoughts

Although there is minimal NHL news on the radar these days, aside from reports from Jason Spezza’s wedding in Ottawa, I still do have a few thoughts to pass on: From the “what the $#%& is happening here?” category, was Gord Miller actually calling a Saturday afternoon CFL on TSN game between the Riders and […]

Posted by Neil in Columns,The HD Corner on July 27, 2009

My Team Canada (Part 3 of 3)

In case you missed the two prior columns, I previously broke down the goalies and defensemen who will make Team Canada in 2010.  This week’s column examines the forwards that will make the team.  As an added bonus, I will provide the line combos as well. A few things I want to point out.  First […]

Posted by Neil in 2010 Olympics,Columns,The HD Corner on July 20, 2009

My Team Canada (Part 2 of 3)

This week’s edition of My Team Canada features the 7 defensemen who will be making the Canadian Olympic squad come this February.  In case you missed it, last week’s article focused on Team Canada’s goaltending needs. Defense Candidates: Francois Beauchemin, Jay Bouwmeester, Dan Boyle, Brent Burns, Drew Doughty, Mike Green, Dan Hamhuis, Duncan Keith, Scott […]

Posted by Neil in 2010 Olympics,Columns,The HD Corner on July 13, 2009

My Team Canada (Part 1 of 3)

Over the next several weeks, I will be providing our readers with a sneak peak of who will be taking the ice for Team Canada this February in Vancouver.  Yes, the team won’t be announced until probably December, but speculation has already begun as to who will make this team. This week, I will go […]

Posted by Neil in 2010 Olympics,Columns,The HD Corner on July 6, 2009

Top 10 Unrestricted Free Agents

Here are some top UFA’s as of July 1st – the real Canada Day. And I don’t want to hear any complaints that I left some prominent players off the list, like say superstar Ian Laperriere. A complete list can be found here. (1) Marian Hossa, Detroit. 2008-09 Salary: $7.4 mil Despite the fact that […]

Posted by Neil in Columns,The HD Corner on June 22, 2009

An Open Letter to Dany Heatley

Dear Mr. Heatley, Oh Dany, or Daniel if that is your real name, why do you continue to mock me?  We had such high hopes from you coming to the Sens in a blockbuster deal once the lockout ended.  Although your skating was just a hair better than Jason Spezza’s, we still cut you some […]

Posted by Neil in Columns,The HD Corner on June 21, 2009

Top 10 Bob Cole Calls

For the first time since the late 80’s, Bob Cole was no longer the voice of CBC for the Stanley Cup Final. People may view that as a bad thing, or a good thing, depending on which side of the Maple Leaf fence you sit.  However, there can be no debate that Cole has been […]

Posted by Neil in Columns,The HD Corner on June 13, 2009