On Saturday’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show, the first hour of the show was spent analyzing the week in trades leading up to the deadline. In this post we evaluate each of the trades that were completed in the week leading up to the deadline.
Wednesday Morning NHL Papers (Western Conference): Alain Vigneault is very unhappy with Canucks, Mikko Koivu’s leadership in Minnesota and Brenden Morrow unhappy with Stars’ loss
This morning in the Western Conference, Marian Hossa is finding his game, Valtteri Filppula has cast removed, Mikael Samuelsson avoids media after yesterday’s game, the importance of Joffrey Lupul and Bobby Ryan in Anaheim and much more after the jump.
If the Predators couldn’t score last season, and didn’t make any significant offensive changes, should we be expecting them to suddenly score this season?
Much has changed over the years for the Predators, but two men have remained constant amidst all the turnover and those two men are David Poile and Barry Trotz. These two men have been in charge of the Predators since day one and their past work allows us a great insight into what to expect [...]
We just wanted to remind everybody that tonight is the IllegalCurve.com Radio Show from 7pm-9pm Central time. Tonight’s guests are John Glennon of the Tennessean and Rutgers University Law Profesor Mark Edelman. Glennon will be on to discuss the Predators’ off-season, the chances of a number of Predators participating in the Olympics, and what to [...]
Chris Chelios may be playing in the Olympics for Team USA…I am kidding, but he has been suiting up for Team USA to help fill the spot for injured defenseman Paul Martin. I love that Chelios wants to play hockey at his age and won’t give it up. Give the guy full credit because this [...]
What team beat writers are saying this afternoon: Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch previews the Maple Leafs heading into 2009/10. That group of top-six forwards is going to be really exciting to watch on Hockey Night in Canada every Saturday… If silence fuels speculation, then let the speculation begin about the Predators’ interest in [...]
NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Thursday Edition): Caps have nothing but praise for Varlamov, Sidney Crosby is the hero, again, Where is Pavel Datsyuk?, Patrick Kane understands Savard firing, Radulov back to Nashville, Mike Keenan on the hot seat in Calgary?,
2nd Round Playoff Matchups Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Carolina Hurricanes (6) Bruins attempt to finish the rally tonight. Net worth in game 7 as goalie‘s are key factors to winning the series. Claude Julien reiterated yesterday that Marc Savard will be able to play in Game 7 tonight. As last night’s Illegal Curve [...]