Nashville Predators 2009-10 Season Preview

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 […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Nashville Predators,Season Previews on September 17, 2009

Detroit Red Wings 2009-10 Season Preview

The Detroit Red Wings last season were one game away from repeating as Stanley Cup Champions.  The wounds from that loss are still fresh and should serve as motivation for this season.  They would have been the first team to repeat since the Red Wings of 96/97 and 97/98.  GM Ken Holland has been very busy all summer ensuring […]

Posted by David Minuk in Columns,Detroit Red Wings,Season Previews on September 11, 2009

Columbus Blue Jackets 2009-10 Season Preview

The 2008-2009 season was the Columbus Blue Jackets’ most successful campaign. The Jackets finished seventh in the conference, making the playoffs for the first time in team history. Even though they were quickly disposed of by the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the playoffs, the Blue Jackets opened a lot of eyes […]

Posted by Ari in Central Division,Columbus Blue Jackets,Columns,Eastern Conference,Season Previews,Western Conference on September 9, 2009

Chicago Blackhawks 2009-10 Season Preview

The Chicago Blackhawks came up harder and faster than any other National Hockey League team last season.  After missing the playoffs the previous six years, the Hawks racked up 104 points (good for 6th place overall) en route to a respectable Western Conference finals appearance against the powerhouse Detroit Red Wings.  Individual breakout performances (Kris […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Chicago Blackhawks,Columns,Season Previews on September 7, 2009

The IllegalCurve.com Radio Show is Tonight at 7pm Central time

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 […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Hockey and Law,Nashville Predators,Radio Show on August 19, 2009

NHL Morning Papers: Tuesday Edition

With the ouster of Patrick Marleau as Sharks captain, Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News feels that Dan Boyle will be next in line for the C. Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe writes that its best for Patrick Kane to move on from the cab incident. Though Messier’s heart belongs in […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Boston Bruins,Buffalo Sabres,Calgary Flames,Chicago Blackhawks,NHL Morning Papers,Philadelphia Flyers,San Jose Sharks,Tampa Bay Lightning,Toronto Maple Leafs,Vancouver Canucks on August 18, 2009