1. NHL Northwest Division: Offseason Grades

    Vancouver Canucks Departures: Mattias Ohlund, D; Jason LaBarbera, G; Curtis Sanford, G; Signings/Trades: Henrik Sedin, LW; Daniel Sedin, C; Nolan Baumgartner, D; Mikael Samuelsson, RW; Lawrence ...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about almost 5 years ago 1,588 reads 25 comments

  2. NHL: Some of the Funniest Moments

    We all love funny moments. But what about us hockey fans, who thirst for blood every time we go to the rink? There's nothing funny about hockey. This game is serious. Okay, well, a lot of the game is pretty funny...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about almost 5 years ago 979 reads 11 comments

  3. NHL Trivia Pt. Three: NHL History

    Thanks to everyone who continues to participate in the trivia tournament! Here are the answers from last week. 1. (Two points) Alexander Ovechkin left the gold medal WJC game in 2005....

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about almost 5 years ago 145 reads 2 comments

  4. Sports Movies: The Most Inspirational Speeches

    Movies are amazing. They manage to take our minds and warp them to another world for the couple hours we sit in that theater or in front of our DVD players or computers...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about almost 5 years ago 13,508 reads 5 comments

  5. NHL Trivia Part 2: Junior Hockey and the NHL Draft

    Hello to all! Thanks for everyone who took part in part one of trivia! For those keeping track, here are the answers to the questions, along with explanations to the tricky ones!1...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about almost 5 years ago 139 reads 4 comments

  6. NHL Entry Draft: Revealing The Top-Drafted Goaltenders

    The most important position on an NHL team is the goaltender. A goaltender can make a mediocre team into the 2005-06 Edmonton Oilers and can turn a great team into the 1989-90 Quebec Nordiques...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about almost 6 years ago 89 reads 6 comments

  7. Michael Jackson Fiascos: Learn from the NHL

    Be sure to check out trivia in my profile! You only have a few more days left to answer part one! Michael Jackson died? I had no idea.Sorry, but that just seems to be the joke going around...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 200 reads 10 comments

  8. NHL Trivia Pt. 1: International Hockey

    Trivia! It begins!Once again, the rules are simple. Post a note on the article to let me know your answers are complete. However, post your answers either on your profile, my profile, or send me an email...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 144 reads 19 comments

  9. NHL Trivia 2009 Introduction

    Hello to everyone in the NHL Community! As one of the Community Leaders of the NHL section here on Bleacher Report, I am proud to announce the start of NHL Trivia 2009! Here's how it ...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 163 reads 9 comments

  10. 2010 Winter Olympics: Hockey Roster Predictions

    Note: I wrote this before the USA roster for training camp was announced. I promise. Team Canada Gagne-Crosby-IginlaNash-Getzlaf-PerryCarter-Savard-RichardsHeatley-Spezza-Doan Green-WeberBoyle-Niedermayer|Pronger-Phaneuf ...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 17,421 reads 18 comments

  11. My 2009 NHL Draft Journal

    I did this last year, but I apologize in advance for the lack of humor. BT isn't online... 6:51- The rumor starts that Pronger is going to Philly for Lupul. I swear to God, I almost…uh…well, this should stay at least PG-13...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 379 reads 0 comments

  12. BT and Bass' 2009 Mock NHL Entry Draft: Picks 23 Through 30

    Well the first annual BT and Bass' 2009 Mock NHL Entry Draft is in full flight. We've had picks 1-7 done by BT, 8-14 by me and 15-22 by BT. A few thoughts before I begin the final piece of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 585 reads 5 comments

  13. Columbus Blue Jackets: 2009 NHL Entry Draft Plans

    The Columbus Blue Jackets shocked the hockey world by finally qualifying for the NHL playoffs for the first time in their team’s history...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 376 reads 2 comments

  14. 2009 NHL Awards: Live Blog

    Pre-show: Anyone watch the Red Carpet show before the awards on NHL.com? That thing was hilarious. Bettman made a funny, Ovechkin explained how he sat at the pool all day drinking beer and tanning himself with the ladies...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 720 reads 2 comments

  15. BT and Bass' 2009 Mock NHL Entry Draft: Picks Eight Through Fourteen

    BT started the mock draft and had his whole "schpiel" prepared, as we Jews like to do. Crap, not even one line into my article and already a Jew joke. Okay, you know the drill, I have the even picks, BT has the odd picks...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 793 reads 3 comments

  16. Ryan Ellis: NHL Draft Prospect You Won't Want To Miss

    There are always numerous players in every draft year in which one takes a look at them and wonders why they are not ranked higher. Ryan Ellis is one of those players...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 540 reads 1 comments

  17. Expect the Nashville Predators' 2009 Draft To Be All About Forwards

    With USA Hockey College Player of the Year and national champion Colin Wilson coming on board next year, the Nashville Predators are sure to have a star in the making join their roster...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 326 reads 2 comments

  18. Stanley Cup Finals 2009: The 10 Things I'm Most Excited For

    1. Stanley Cup Final Rematch I think that I can speak for most hockey fans when I say that the 2007-2008 final was the most entertaining final that I can remember (in my 14 years or so of being a hockey fan)...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 1,152 reads 10 comments

  19. Monday Blogdown: NHL Players and Their Beverage Counterparts

    A couple weeks ago I wrote about NHL players and their superhero alter egos. Well now, I am proud to introduce NHL players and their cocktail counterparts...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 209 reads 13 comments

  20. LA Kings Bring Up Next Great Goalie

    Jonathan Bernier- G, 8/7/1988, First round pick (11th overall) in 2006, Lewiston (QMJHL), Manchester (AHL) Bernier is one of the best goaltending prospects in the world right now...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 404 reads 3 comments

  21. Philadelphia Flyers' Offseason: A Little Planning Can Go a Long Way

    2009-2010 committed salaries: (Sorted by position, then cap hit) (Numbers are listed in $US) Forwards: $34.361 million Defensemen: $15.551 Million Goalie: N/A Total: $49.912 million Cap Space (using 2008-2009 salary cap): $6...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 967 reads 14 comments

  22. Monday Blogdown: NHL Stars as Famous Superheroes

    First, let me just say implore you to read these superheroes humorously and not seriously. I know almost nothing about superheroes. Most of these are not even superheroes in most people’s minds...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 317 reads 1 comments

  23. Wayne Gretzky Begs U.S. President for Bailout (Humor)

    Disclaimer: The following article is 100 percent satire, and not meant to convey any truth at all. Any slights made or offense given is totally meant to be hilarious and not insulting...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 371 reads 14 comments

  24. Philadelphia Sports: The Best Media Personalities There Are

    Philadelphia is a city known for their passion about sports. The fans, the teams, the players; almost everyone lives and dies with the pro sports teams in the city. However, the people often overlooked are the media members...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 1,127 reads 9 comments

  25. Welcome to the World of NHL Scouting: A Talk with Hakan Andersson

    I recently had an opportunity to talk with Hakan Andersson, the Director of European Scouting for the Detroit Red Wings...

    Alan Bass Written by Alan Bass about 5 years ago 1,286 reads 2 comments