An interview with longtime Winnipeg Jets speedster, #9 Doug Smail. We talk toughest opponent, his thought’s on Winnipeg as NHL city, being part of the early 80′s Jets rebuild and more.
This past Wednesday, The IllegalCurve.com Radio Show was thrilled to welcome to the airwaves Scott Morrison from Hockey Night in Canada and Darren Pang from TSN and Fox Sports Midwest. Click below to hear both interviews.
When I covered the idea of what it takes to be a cheerleader in the NHL and whether or not it has a place in hockey, many readers commented on the site or emailed me with a range of opinions on this subject. Not surprisingly some were positive and others felt it was a needless distraction. […]
As IC reported back on May 13th, Alex Rigsby became the first woman ever to be drafted in the USHL, when she was selected in the 16th round, 199th overall by the Chicago Steel of the USHL. (The Steel also drafted Jake Chelios, son of Red Wings defeceman Chris Chelios in the 4th round, 49th […]
Over the weekend, Illegal Curve was fortunate enough to interview Dave Staples of the Edmonton Journal. Staples writes the terrific Cult of Hockey blog for the Journal and has an abundance of knowledge on all things Oilers. Here is the interview: Illegal Curve: It has certainly been an eventful season in Oil country, so we […]
Over the weekend, Illegal Curve was lucky enough to conduct an interview with James Mirtle, one of the pioneers of hockey blogging. Mirtle is a sports desk staffer at the Globe & Mail and the manager of NHL blogs at SB Nation. Additionally, his blog From the Rink is the lead general hockey blog at SBN. Here is […]
Note: Periodically throughout the year, Oilers’ prospect Rob Schremp will provide Illegal Curve readers with a unique insight into the world of professional hockey. For Rob’s eighth entry, he discusses his recent training camp experience and what his expectations are for the 2008/09 season. Illegal Curve: How would describe your training camp in Edmonton? Rob: Training […]
Over the weekend, Illegal Curve was privileged to interview Damian Cristodero who has covered the Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times since 2000. Cristodero discusses the Lightning’s netminding situation, how the team’s young defense could fare this season and what it was like to cover the fiery John Tortorella on a daily basis. Here is the […]