1. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Breaking down Vancouver Canucks vs. Boston Bruins

    The magic number is now four. Four wins is all it will take for the Vancouver Canucks or the Boston Bruins to win the Stanley Cup and be crowned the best of the NHL . Both of these teams faced big challenges in the first round...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 3 years ago 779 reads 3 comments

  2. 2010 NHL Free Agency: Oh Man, Not More Ilya Kovalchuk Updates

    I hate this, I really do. This saga has more chapters than Star Wars. I just want to see the guy signed, and honestly I do not really enjoy writing so many articles about one topic, ...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 2,291 reads 15 comments

  3. LeBron James in 2006: "I Don't Want to Go Ring Chasing"

    I couldn't help but get caught up in this "Miami Thrice" talk. After "The Decision," it seems some with really good memories remembered a piece ESPN's Chris Broussard did with LeBron James back in 2006...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 3,692 reads 39 comments

  4. 2010 NHL Free Agency: The Ilya Kovalchuk Saga Continues

    The World Cup is over, and I'm not that big into baseball, so the only thing I can cling to sports wise right now is the Kovalchuk saga—but it's safe to say most want this story ...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 720 reads 6 comments

  5. LeBron James Snubs New York, Thierry Henry Is Not a Bad Consolation Prize

    Nothing will be able to fully heal Knicks fans of their broken hearts after LeBron James' choice to go to the Miami Heat (unless of course the universe folds and the Knicks win a ring ...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 438 reads 2 comments

  6. 2010 NHL Free Agency: Ilya Kovalchuk, Who Wants Him?

    Sometimes the big fish free agent takes his time to decide where to sign. In the NHL, we haven't really seen this in the past few years, as Daniel Briere, Scott Gomez, Chris Drury, Brian Campbell, Marian Gaborik, Marian Hossa, etc...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 1,591 reads 5 comments

  7. Olli Jokinen Free Agent Signing: A Flames Fan Perspective

    Bringing back Olli Jokinen is a huge gamble to say the least. The TSN panel covering free agent frenzy on July 1 was speechless when word broke Darryl Sutter was working on signing Jokinen...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 346 reads 0 comments

  8. Analyzing the July 1st NHL Free Agent Signings: As the Dust Settles

    July 1st was quite tame this year in terms of contract lengths and money being dished out in the NHL. We didn't get the "Hossa" 12 year deal, or the "Brian Campbell" 57 million dollar deal...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 986 reads 2 comments

  9. NHL Free Agents 2010: Predicting Who Goes Where

    We are hours away from July 1st, and in Canada this day is one of the biggest of the year. It's Canada Day, but it's also on July 1st that the window opens for NHL teams to sign free agents...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 3,736 reads 12 comments

  10. 2010 NHL Entry Draft: Winners and Losers

    After the second day in the NHL Entry Draft, there are pretty clear pictures of who did well, and who didn't. Of course, we really won't know who really won and lost for about four years...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 1,377 reads 1 comments

  11. 2010 NHL Draft: Five Things to Know About Tyler Seguin

    Very close to the 2010 NHL Draft, everyone should know by now that the top two picks are going to be Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin. Taylor Hall has been touted as going first overall, but don't count out Seguin...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 787 reads 0 comments

  12. NHL Rumors: A Look at Who Will Be Staying or Leaving?

    There is a Strong chance Tomas Kaberle will be dealt at the draft. Some rumors have Kaberle going to the Blackhawks with the Leafs GM Brian Burke wanting to take advantage of a tight cap situation there...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 1,770 reads 0 comments

  13. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Giant Killing Trending: Can Italy Beat New Zealand?

    So far at the World Cup we have seen a few surprising results. Serbia beating Germany, Switzerland beating Spain, England drawing Algeria. Italy drawing Paraguay could be considered in this pool of upsets, though Italy are infamous for starting slow...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 535 reads 9 comments

  14. NHL Rumors: Nathan Horton Packing, Brian Burke To Be Busy, and More

    Six days from the 2010 NHL Draft and some rumors are buzzing. —Expect the Leafs to do something, maybe at the draft...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 2,741 reads 1 comments

  15. 2010 NHL Draft: Re-Drafting Current NHLers

    "Because I am crazy, I am ordering every player to be released from their current contracts and we will organize a new draft with every player...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 2,508 reads 12 comments

  16. Breaking News: Jaroslav Halak Traded to St.Louis Blues

    Jaroslav Halak, the Montreal Canadien Goaltender who almost single handily landed the Montreal club in the Stanley Cup semi-finals, has been dealt to the St.Louis Blues for Lars Eller and Ian Schultz...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 247 reads 2 comments

  17. 2010 NHL Mock Draft: Edmonton Oilers Take Taylor Hall or Tyler Seguin?

    The NHL draft begins on June 25th, and it is never too early to speculate who each team will select. The Edmonton Oilers will start off the draft and put an end to the question that has been asked all year, Taylor or Tyler...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 3,315 reads 0 comments

  18. Breaking News: Jarome Iginla Won't Be Traded!

    First off, this title is meant to be a little ironic. It is not "breaking news" that Iginla will not be traded, though there have been rustlings of a deal being made this year. But really, Iginla was never going to be traded this offseason...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 255 reads 5 comments

  19. 2010 Stanley Cup Finals: Blackhawks and Flyers: Similar Teams, Different Paths

    When I was making my preseason predictions, I figured I would be edgy. I picked the Blackhawks to meet the Flyers in the Stanley Cup Final. This "edgy" pick was soon revealed to be nothing special as I watched many analysts pick the same final...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 4 years ago 472 reads 2 comments

  20. Eye for Talent: Answers

    A few days ago I posted a sideshow that had ten pictures of NHL starts eyes. These are the answers. If you haven't, read this first and see if you can correctly guess each player. http://bleacherreport...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about over 4 years ago 320 reads 1 comments

  21. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Ranking the Goalies Heading into Round Two

    There were lists ranking the Goaltenders heading into the playoffs, but those lists were based on names and performance during the season. But of course we all know the playoffs are a totally different game...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about over 4 years ago 4,351 reads 41 comments

  22. Eye for Talent: Can you recognize 10 NHL Stars by their eyes?

    While we watch the first round action of the 2010 NHL Playoffs, and see the number of teams fighting for the Stanley Cup drop to eight, most of our teams are fighting to get par on the local golf course...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about over 4 years ago 359 reads 7 comments

  23. Are The New Jersey Devils The East Coast San Jose Sharks?

    A few years ago you could always joke about the San Jose Sharks bowing out early in the playoffs. Now, it's no laughing matter and the only explanation to the Sharks significant drop ...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about over 4 years ago 56 reads 4 comments

  24. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Thank You, Salary Cap

    Four days, thirteen games, ten one goal games (add in two more if you exclude empty net goals). Not much more you can ask for. A few years ago, this would almost be unheard of...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about over 4 years ago 429 reads 0 comments

  25. Taylor Vs Tyler: 2010 NHL Draft Lottery

    Before we get to see the 16 best teams in the National Hockey League fight it out for the Stanley Cup, we get to see which of the not so great teams will pick first in the 2010 NHL draft in June...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about over 4 years ago 645 reads 0 comments