An Interview with Steve Zipay of Newsday

On Thursday afternoon, Illegal Curve was lucky enough to interview Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Zipay who covers the New York Rangers for Newsday.  Among other things, Zipay touches on the Brendan Shananhan situation, the pressures Tom Renney will face this season, and who he sees as the Atlantic Division favorite. Here is the interview: Richard: […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Interviews,New York Rangers on August 29, 2008

An Interview with Dan Wood of the Orange County Register

Dan Wood, the Anaheim Ducks beat-writer for the Orange County Register, was kind enough to give Illegal Curve some of his time today to answer questions about blogging, the underrated Southern California hockey market, and the futures of Brian Burke, Teemu Selanne and Mathieu Schneider. Here is the interview: Richard: Hi Dan, with the growing […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Columns,Interviews on August 22, 2008

Life in Pro Hockey with Rob Schremp (Seventh Entry)

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 seventh entry, he has agreed to answer some questions about his summer training program and his mindset heading into Oilers training camp next month. Richard: How has your experience […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Edmonton Oilers,Interviews on August 20, 2008

An Interview with Craig Custance of The Sporting News

Over the weekend, Illegal Curve was lucky enough to conduct an interview with Craig Custance, the national  hockey writer for The Sporting News.  Craig moved to The Sporting News this summer after covering the Thrashers for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Along with a number of other responsibilities, Custance will be contributing to Sporting News Today, which […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Atlanta Thrashers,Columns,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,Interviews,Montreal Canadiens on August 18, 2008

An Interview with Luke DeCock of the News & Observer

Illegal Curve had the good fortune of being able to interview Luke DeCock, the Hurricanes beat-writer for the News & Observer, and discuss such topics as blogging, the growth of the Hurricanes in the Carolina marketplace, and the Hurricanes’ chances for the 2008/09 season. Here is the interview: Richard: Firstly, I wanted to ask you your take […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Carolina Hurricanes,Columns,Interviews on August 13, 2008

An Interview with Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune

On the first day of the new and improved Illegal Curve, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune was nice enough to give us some of his time and answer a few Wild and non-Wild related questions. Here is the interview: Richard: Hi Michael, before I ask a couple of Wild related questions, I wanted […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Interviews,Minnesota Wild on July 28, 2008

Life in Pro Hockey with Rob Schremp (Sixth Entry)

Note: Periodically throughout the season, Oilers’ prospect and current Springfield Falcons’ winger Rob Schremp will provide Illegal Curve readers with a unique insight into the world of professional hockey. For Rob’s sixth entry, Rob has agreed to answer some questions recapping his season with Springfield and previewing his off-season plans. Here is the interview: Illegal […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Edmonton Oilers,Interviews on May 12, 2008