1. A Bender's Dictionary: Hockey Slang You May or May Not Know

    Hockey is hands down the coolest game on earth (thank you, Nagano Olympics) and with that title, hockey has developed its own language among players and fans...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about 3 years ago 113,784 reads 1 comments

  2. The Great 8's Downfall: Why Alex Ovechkin'S NHL Performance Is on the Decline

    We all know Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals , love him or hate him. Personally, I am a huge fan of the heart and love he brings to the game. The passion Mr...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about 3 years ago 873 reads 10 comments

  3. 7 Good, 7 Bad NHL Rule Changes

    On Tuesday, NHL.com posted this article that included a list of potential rule changes that were being tested during this years RDO camp...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about 3 years ago 4,308 reads 26 comments

  4. 2011 NHL Outlook: Ranking Each Team's Goaltender Duos

    As the slow and painful offseason wears on, the goaltending pairs have taken shape as we look ahead to the upcoming preseason in September to finally get back to that 82-game grind that makes life bearable for the rest of us...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about 3 years ago 2,324 reads 12 comments

  5. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Remaining Teams' Chances at a Stanley Cup

    As the second round continues to surprise people, some teams are emerging as frontrunners for the Stanley Cup, while others are beginning to show weaknesses that could be detrimental to their playoff run...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 1,268 reads 5 comments

  6. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Can the Detroit Red Wings Turn Things Around?

    After watching the first two games of the series and basing it just on those two performances, I would say the Red Wings can't turn the series around. Jimmy Howard has played some of the best hockey of his career just to keep the Wings in the games...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 349 reads 4 comments

  7. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Ranking the Remaining Team Captains

    As teams drive deeper and deeper into the playoffs, teams get increasingly better and the little things begin to make the difference. Those little things rest of the shoulder's of the team captains to make sure they are getting done...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 861 reads 3 comments

  8. Ranking the Detroit Red Wings Players in Their Possible 16-0 Run

    Can the Wings go 16-0 on their way to their 12th Stanley Cup? No, but the title sure got your attention, eh? Although they are one-fourth of the way there, they have some major battles ahead of them, starting with the San Jose Sharks on Friday night...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 794 reads 5 comments

  9. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Round Two Preview and Predictions

    With the entertaining first round finally in the history books, the stage has been set for a grueling second round. With four of the eight round-two teams just exiting a seven-game series this should definitely be an interesting one...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 1,252 reads 3 comments

  10. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Top 5 Opening-Round Surprises of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The 2011 playoffs have been quite a trip already with crazy comebacks and teams turning around, to breakout performances...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 1,194 reads 6 comments

  11. NHL Lady Byng Finalists: Nice Guys Finish First

    The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy is awarded each year to the NHL "player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 511 reads 0 comments

  12. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Detroit Red Wings Look at Possible Round 2 Opponents

    With round one in the bag and the Phoenix Coyotes out of the way, the Red Wings will have a nice long break to rest some of their key players...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 2,777 reads 0 comments

  13. Wings Run Coyotes out of the Playoffs, and Possibly the Country...Again

    As the horn sounded to end last nights sweep of the Phoenix Coyotes in what could be the last game ever played at Jobing.com Arena, Shane Doan had to choke back tears as he interviewed with Fox Sports...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 245 reads 4 comments

  14. 2011 NHL Awards: Calder Trophy Finalists

    Every year, the NHL Awards takes place with an extravagant party with tons of entertainment and celebration, but what the fans really care about is the awards and the players that win them...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 2,830 reads 5 comments

  15. Red Wings vs. Coyotes: Shane's Doan What He Can, but It's Just Not Enough

    Last year's playoffs didn't go as well as the upstart Coyotes had hoped. They came into the playoffs with home ice advantage on the legendary Detroit Red Wings who had struggled early in the year...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 243 reads 0 comments

  16. Detroit Red Wings vs. Phoenix Coyotes Game 2: Wings Fans Thinking Sweep?

    Ridiculous officiating aside, the Red Wings put together a solid Game 2 effort, Pavel Datsyuk in particular...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 553 reads 3 comments

  17. 2011 NHL Playoffs: A Night for the Underdogs

    There was no lack of suspense on the second eve of the Stanley Cup Playoffs as six teams did battle for Game One of the playoffs, two of them for the first time ever...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 168 reads 0 comments

  18. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Wednesday's Game 1 Stars of the Night

    Some incredible NHL games were played to open the first round last night. Hard-fought overtime games, dominating performances, big saves, snipes and celebs were all available to watch in a great start to the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs ...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 390 reads 0 comments

  19. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Detroit Red Wings vs. Pheonix Coyotes Game 1 Analysis

    As the horn to end the second period sounded last night in the jam-packed Joe Louis Arena you could sense a bit of relief throughout the city...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 587 reads 7 comments

  20. 2011 NHL Playoffs: 5 Things That Must Happen for Red Wings to Silence Critics

    The final stretch of the Red Wings season watched them fall from grace and has almost been a terrifying reproduction of the opening stretch circa 2009...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 422 reads 2 comments

  21. 2011 NHL Playoffs: 1st-Round Predictions for Lord Stanley's Cup

    Sunday saw the grueling 82-game National Hockey League season come to a wild end, answering all the questions of how the first-round matchups would look...

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  22. 2011 NHL Playoff Outlook: Rangers, Hurricanes, Blackhawks or Stars?

    Only three days left, who's it going to be in the eighth seed? Will the Rangers get lucky and watch Atlanta put a dent in Carolina's hopes or will Jeff Skinner continue his goal ...

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  23. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Top 5 Injury Impacts

    The injury bug seems to have demolished some teams over this season, with some of the major players being hit at the worst time: just before the playoffs. I'm going to take a look at which injuries are the top five most impactful...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 2,660 reads 2 comments

  24. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Each Team's Playoff Performer That Must Step Up

    With the final days of the NHL regular season slowly ticking off the calendar and anticipation looming in the air of which teams will be the next Cinderella-run Flyers of last year ...

    Andy Kulaszewski Written by Andy Kulaszewski about over 3 years ago 4,512 reads 3 comments