I did not mention this in the morning papers, but if you missed it last night, Dion Phaneuf absolutely cleaned the clock of Kyle Okposo at the Saddledome. This hit does not surprise me, even if it is pre-season, considering I saw Phaneuf take a similar run at then Coyote–Daniel Carcillo in a pre-season game […]
Check out these highlights from Minnesota Wild training camp. Monday, September 14th.
Check out the move PM Bouchard puts on a d-man in the first video.
The story of the off-season in Minnesota was the upheavel in the coaching and management departments. After last season’s disappointing performance, Jacques Lemaire stepped down as coach of the team and subsequently Doug Risebrough was relieved of his duties. These two men have been replaced by new GM Chuck Fletcher and new coach Todd Richards. […]
Ok, now that I have your undivided attention, let’s talk some Edmonton Oilers hockey. The Oilers, as you may have noticed, have been ubiquitous in the news this summer over their failed attemts to land Dany Heatley. This PR nightmare has thankfully faded with the dog days of summer and the new coup is the […]
The official website of the Edmonton Oilers is reporting that hometown kid Mike Comrie is returning to the Oildrop. “Pfffft”, you say, “This isn’t breaking news. Teams sign players every year just before training camp.” True, true. They do indeed. However, our readers may recall that Comrie left the Oilers 6 years ago in what […]
Let’s be honest. The Colorado Avalanche had a worse year than Pauly Shore last year. After finishing in last place in the entire Western Conference during the 2008/09 regular season (that’s right, that’s how bad it got), Colorado basically pulled a General Motors and slashed a huge portion of their managerial and coaching staff, albeit […]
What team beat writers are saying this Labour Day afternoon.
The Calgary Flames’ 2008-2009 season can best be remembered for Roger Millions dropping a pejorative live on Sportsnet West while covering the Flames. Unfortunately, fans do still vividly remember the Flames being ousted in the first round of the playoffs (for the fourth year in a row I might add). That being said, significant changes have […]