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 […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Calgary Flames,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Edmonton Oilers,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,NHL Morning Papers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,Rumors,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on May 14, 2009

Non-Playoff Morning Papers (Thursday Edition): Reaction to MacTavish firing

Here are the morning papers for the non-playoff teams: As linked on IC yesterday, apparently Jay Feaster has an interest in the Colorado GM job. Mike Heika wonders whether the Stars franchise will continue to move forward with a two-GM arrangement? The Oilers fired Craig MacTavish on Wednesday and Robert Tychkowski is calling the franchise […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Colorado Avalanche,Dallas Stars,Edmonton Oilers,Minnesota Wild,NHL Morning Papers,Tampa Bay Lightning,Toronto Maple Leafs on April 16, 2009

Friday Night Scores

If you haven’t seen this yet please check out Mike Ribeiro’s goal in the shootout versus Colorado last night.     FINAL T         FINAL T   Nashville  4         Columbus  1    Minnesota  8         St. Louis  3 Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Calgary Flames,Central Division,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Edmonton Oilers,Game Report,General NHL,Minnesota Wild,Nashville Predators,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Western Conference on April 10, 2009

NHL Morning Papers (Thursday Edition): Wings hoping to duck Anaheim, Owner Phil Anschutz should take Kings’ fate personally and Blue Jackets make club history

Here are the morning papers for Thursday the 9th of April: Andrew Ebbett has quietly been very productive for the Ducks since being called up from the AHL, writes Billy Witz. A number of the Thrashers players are heading to the World Championships. Add Chuck Kobasew to the list of Bruins players that are injured, […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlanta Thrashers,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Buffalo Sabres,Calgary Flames,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Edmonton Oilers,Florida Panthers,Los Angeles Kings,Minnesota Wild,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,NHL Morning Papers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 9, 2009

Tuesday Night Scores

    FINAL T          FINAL T   Toronto  4         Montreal  1    New Jersey  1          NY Rangers  3  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Pension Plan Puppets  In Lou We Trust       Habs […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlanta Thrashers,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Calgary Flames,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Dallas Stars,Eastern Conference,Edmonton Oilers,Florida Panthers,Game Report,General NHL,Los Angeles Kings,Minnesota Wild,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 7, 2009

Saturday Night Scores

    FINAL T         FINAL T   New Jersey  3         Montreal  6   Buffalo  2         Toronto  2  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: In Lou We Trust  Die by the Blade       Habs In/Out  […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlantic Division,Buffalo Sabres,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Eastern Conference,Edmonton Oilers,Game Report,General NHL,Los Angeles Kings,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,St.Louis Blues,Tampa Bay Lightning,Teams,Toronto Maple Leafs,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 4, 2009

Thursday Night Scores

    FINAL T         FINAL T   Ottawa  1          Montreal  5    Boston  2          NY Islanders  1  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Silver Seven  Stanley Cup of Chowder       Habs Inside/Out  Lighthouse Hockey Game […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Calgary Flames,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Edmonton Oilers,Game Report,General NHL,Los Angeles Kings,Montreal Canadiens,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Phoenix Coyotes,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 2, 2009

Is MacTavish’s biggest problem his veteran players?

From Cult of Hockey: In the Oilers’ case, it seems it’s not the players who’ve felt the coach’s wrath in recent months (read: Dustin Penner, Robert Nilsson, et al.) who cause the most problems. It seems some of the veterans who, quite legitimately, feel they ought to take responsibility for the club’s success or lack […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Edmonton Oilers on April 2, 2009