Lots of news tonight including: WJC news, 30 thoughts from Elliotte Friedman, some Luke Schenn talk, Coyotes ownership issues and just how bad the Eastern Conference has been after the jump.
Nightly Hockey Hits: A Little Person with Big Dreams; the complete list of Oilers’ prospects; abuse of referees; a new name at World Junior camp
A brief selection of some news from the blogosphere and beyond.
Pond Hockey: The film includes interviews from NHL greats including Wayne Gretzky, Neal Broten, and Sidney Crosby as they discuss “The pond” where hockey was born.
Financial issues are the main story tonight, but there is also some talk about the shootout, the NHL’s unhappiness with the Habs, Mark Messier running Team Canada and much more after the jump.
Nightly Hockey Hits: When stars shoot for the GM’s chair, 2010 U.S. Olympic Team – Locks & Contenders, Vincent Lecavalier won’t be traded this season, AHL club offers ‘Tiger Woods’ package
Hawks lack of practice facility amenities; Interview with Ed Olcyzk; Leclaire back in 10 days; John Stevens scapegoat; Loser points in the NHL; Fight continues for UND nickname. These stories and an interesting video of Sportscenter after the jump.
Nightly Hockey Hits: ‘The Hakan-Hanukkah Song’, Leafs need miracle to make post season, Ray Emery to miss six weeks.
Looking back at the Rangers 93/94 Cup run; Which Devils will be at the Olympics; Kovalev PR push; Senators best-managed team of past decade; Thrashers PK; Miiko Koivu on living in Minny; Sedin keeps Canucks in hunt; Fantasy Hockey December hero’s. These stories and more after the jump.
Nightly Hockey Hits: Five hours at MSG with the Knicks the Rangers and lots of crazy fans, poor attendance will impact players, did Phil Kessel try and recruit Marc Savard?
Healthy Flames ready to conclude road trip; Consequences of horrendous failure for Oilers brass; Is the Orca going extinct?; Southeast strength; Should Plekanec be suspended for butt-end?; Corey Perry scoring his way onto Team Canada; Offence rules the new NHL. These stories as well as AO & Sid the Kid at the 2010 NHL Awards after the jump.
Nightly Hockey Hits: Signs your teammates are trying to kill you, Flyers call press conference, 2010 NHL Draft Set for Los Angeles
Another coach gets the axe; Filatov speaks out; a new look at Maple Leaf Gardens; help Phil Kessel get a new nick name; Raycroft to start. These stories and more after the jump.