Hockey: The News You Need To Know

Daniel ArouchianSenior Analyst IApril 23, 2008

The second round is set to start tomorrow evening between The Montreal Canadiens and the Philadelphia Flyers. Both teams met four times during the regular season with the Habs winning all four games.

The NHL has sunk to new low. After outlawing Sean Avery’s tactics against Martin Brodeur in game 3, it went ahead and approved a t-shirt by Reebok. Just another example of the NHL’s priorities.

Former Western Hockey League president Ed Chenowith passed away. Read Bob McKenzie’s obit/tribute here

The NHL and NBC have worked out a contract extension. Yes, Mr. Bettman, you’re really doing a great job of getting hockey into American households.

Joe Pelletier breaks down the regular season records of the Round Two matchups and breaks down the significance in light of the first round.

The Red Deer Advocate thinks Montreal fans could take a lesson from Calgary fans in how to celebrate: more nudity, less vandalism. 

The Capitals’ biggest offseason priority appears to be re-signing Huet, who becomes an unrestricted free agent July 1st.

Doug MacLean has declared his interest in coaching the Panthers. MacLean is the only one to coach the Panthers to a Stanley Cup finals, which he did in 1996.

It’s official: Brian Burke is out of the running for Toronto’s GM.

Read about the Norris Trophy nominees here.

The Vezina Trophy nominees are here.

Kristian Huselius won 1 million dollars by betting on a race.

Jennifer Conway takes a look at the proposed new dress code in the NHL.