LIVE BLOG- ROUND 1 OF THE 2008 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

9:55 p.m.- The first round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft is over. And it only took 3 hours and 55 minutes. Good night everyone. 9:52 p.m.- Detroit Red Wings vice-president Steve Yzerman announces that the Detroit Red Wings select American goalie Thomas McCollum (Sanborn, New York), who played for the Guelph Storm of the […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Live Blog,NHL Draft on June 20, 2008

2008 STANLEY CUP FINALS- LIVE GAME 6 BLOG

10:05 p.m.- The 2008 Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings pose at centre ice for the classic team photograph. Dominik Hasek looks so happy that you would think that he actually got a win in the 2008 playoffs. CBC breaks to commercial and announces that it will have more post-game analysis and interviews. With that, […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Detroit Red Wings,Live Blog,Pittsburgh Penguins on June 4, 2008

Game Five Live Blog

**This game will be live blogged using the CBC feed** 11:47pm: See you on Wednesday for Game 6 live blogging. 11:46pm: Sykora scoressss. The goal was assisted by Malkin and Gonchar. Detroit has to be angry because the puck bounced off the ref’s butt and bounced back to Malkin. What a game. Pittsburgh has to […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Detroit Red Wings,Live Blog,Pittsburgh Penguins on June 2, 2008

LIVE BLOG OF GAME 4 OF THE STANLEY CUP FINALS

PERIOD 3 2:26 of the Third Period- Jiri Hudler scores his 5th goal of the postseason when Pittsburgh fails to clear the puck out of the defensive zone. Detroit takes a 2-1 lead early in the third period and silences the Mellon Arena Crowd. Writer’s Note: Pittsburgh really had that coming. They had two opportunities […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Detroit Red Wings,Live Blog,Pittsburgh Penguins on June 1, 2008

LIVE BLOG OF GAME 4 OF THE STANLEY CUP FINALS

PERIOD 2…. 0:40 into the Second Period- Mikael Samuelsson gets a weak shot on M-A Fleury to start the first period. 3:25 into the Second Period- Pens forward Pascal Dupuis gets a quality shot on net when he cuts into the middle and wrists a shot on Chris Osgood. Writer’s Note: Dupuis’ scoring chance happened […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Detroit Red Wings,Live Blog,Pittsburgh Penguins on June 1, 2008

LIVE BLOG OF GAME 4 OF THE STANLEY CUP FINALS

10 minutes before Game 4… CBC’s Ron MacLean interviews NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman in another classic installment of the MacLean/Bettman Chronicles. MacLean grills Bettman on the economic state of the 24 American franchises and the NHL’s future television deal with NBC…… CBC shows a Penguins/Red Wings video montage to the music of U2’s “You Still […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Detroit Red Wings,Live Blog,Pittsburgh Penguins on June 1, 2008

LIVE BLOG OF GAME 3 OF THE 2008 STANLEY CUP FINALS

3rd PERIOD 16:21 to go in the Third Period- A flurry of Penguins shots including Marian Hossa hitting the post. 14:30 remaining – Detroit is controlling the play and putting all of the pressure on Pittsburgh. 13:00 remaining- 2 huge hits in a row by Pittsburgh on Detroit players Andreas Lilja and Kirk Maltby. 12:52 […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Live Blog on May 29, 2008

LIVE GAME 3 BLOG OF THE 2008 STANLEY CUP FINALS

PERIOD 2 With Defenseman Brian Rafalski still in the sin bin, Pittsburgh starts the second period with a man advantage. 0:20 into the Second Period- Sidney Crosby explodes off the half boards, and wrists a hard shot off the crossbar. 2:02 of the Second Period- Kronvall receievs a hooking penalty when he ties up Ryan […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Live Blog on May 29, 2008