Some pictures from Game 2 in Phoenix. The question is, where is everyone? The building looks empty. Which is a real shame, since it was an excellent game, which saw Phoenix win in OT.
There are only two games on the schedule tonight. In fact, the schedule is fairly light until Thursday, but here are tonight’s contests: New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils These teams don’t like each other and never have. Tonight’s game marks the second of the season for the Devils, after the team was dominated [...]
The Vancouver Canucks had a successful 2008-2009 campaign. The Canucks were not expected to make the playoffs, but they had up a strong regular season and playoffs, eventually losing in the second round to the Chicago Blackhawks. This year Vancouver must deal with raised expectations: playoffs are a must, and a division title is attainable. [...]
For all the talk about the Chicago Blackhawks being one of the best young and up-and-coming teams in the NHL, the Blues often get overlooked; well, that is a mistake on the part of many fans because this team simply should not be underestimated. Led by a management team that includes John Davidson, Larry Pleau [...]
Some thoughts on the Oilers’ powerplay, or lack thereof.
My thoughts on the Edmonton Oilers game last night, live from the MTS Centre in Winnipeg.
Had this preview been written two weeks ago, it would have started with the line: “other than Marleau being stripped of his captaincy, and Christian Ehrhoff being sent to the Canucks, the Sharks really didn’t do anything this off-season to rid themselves of demons from past playoff failures”. That is until GM Doug Wilson pulled [...]
From TSN: “This was a difficult decision that I’ve thought long and hard about,” Gretzky said in a statement. “We all hoped there would be a resolution earlier this month to the Coyotes ownership situation, but the decision is taking longer than expected. Since both remaining bidders have made it clear that I don’t fit into [...]