1. Pittsburgh Penguins-Ottawa Senators: Round Three, 2010 NHL Playoffs

    The Penguins find themselves matched up against the Senators in the first round of the 2010 NHL Playoffs for the third time in four years...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about over 4 years ago 387 reads 0 comments

  2. Does Lionel Messi Need a World Cup To Be Among the All-Time Greats?

    This question has a simple answer. No. That's definitely not the end of the discussion though. I think we need to play a little devil's advocate here...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about over 4 years ago 1,233 reads 17 comments

  3. Calgary Flames vs Phoenix Coyotes: Birthday Bash Preview

    Most of my articles are of the opinion variety, but I see this game as a special occasion. I'm sure most of you don't know (nor care) it is my birthday today, and to celebrate a few friends and I will take in this game...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about over 4 years ago 113 reads 3 comments

  4. Five Reasons the Calgary Flames Aren't in a Playoff Spot

    The season is not done, but with seven games left and six points back of the Avalanche, it is not looking likely the Flames will be among the top eight teams in the West...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about almost 5 years ago 396 reads 6 comments

  5. Eight Simple Rules for Developing My Teenage Goalie: A Jonathan Bernier Tale

    Like most NHL goaltenders taken in the first round of the entry draft, Jonathan Bernier had immediate expectations thrust upon him—especially for a franchise who hasn't really ...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about almost 5 years ago 707 reads 10 comments

  6. Top 10 All Time Flames Centres

    Ironic of sorts. At a time I work on this slideshow, one thing the Flames could use is an elite centre. This season a lot of centres have had a shot at centering the top line with Jarome Iginla...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about almost 5 years ago 667 reads 6 comments

  7. 2010 NHL Trade Deadline: Oh, Canada!

    It's called Christmas Eve for a reason. Maybe not this year because of the Olympics (which were unbeliveable by the way) and a lot of big fish moving pre-deadline ( Kovalchuk, Phaneuf) but this trade deadline still has a lot of potential...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about almost 5 years ago 1,416 reads 0 comments

  8. Prospect Profile: Mikael Backlund

    There's always at least one player in every sports draft that will take a fall from where they were projected to get drafted—usually for a reason...

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  9. Super (2010 Winter Olympic) Sunday: Men's Ice Hockey

    We got some dramatics in men's ice hockey, with Switzerland taking Canada the distance, but faltering in the shootout, while Slovakia did the same to Russia, but the Slovaks were able to take the win from the Russians...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about almost 5 years ago 593 reads 0 comments

  10. 2010 Men's Olympic Hockey: The Dark Horses

    Russia, Canada, Russia, Canada, Russia , Canada . Really, that is all we have heard about the past few months regarding the upcoming men's Olympic hockey tournament...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about almost 5 years ago 245 reads 0 comments

  11. Calgary Flames: Sutter Swaps

    It was weird seeing a number three Calgary Flames jersey that didn't have the name Phaneuf on the back, but that is now the norm after the deal that sent Dion, Sjostrom and promising young defence-man ...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about almost 5 years ago 269 reads 0 comments

  12. Why Giampaolo Pazzini Is The Perfect Man For Juventus

    First of all, I'm not saying Pazzini is going to turn water into wine and be Juventus' all mighty lord and savior, but he does something that Juves strikers have failed to do—score...

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  13. Molinaro and Tiago Out the Door, Let's Just Hand Inter the Scudetto

    Before I get locked up in a mental institution, I was only kidding. Molinaro's packing his bags and bratwurst for a six-month loan trip (with option to buy) to Stuttgart and Tiago is inevitably ...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about almost 5 years ago 230 reads 5 comments

  14. The Giovinco Movement: Why He Needs to Start for Juventus

    A lot of fans had called for Ranieri's head last year, for a lot of reasons. But none bigger than his inability to integrate youngster Giovinco into the first team coupled with his predictable 4-4-2 formation...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 5 years ago 399 reads 2 comments

  15. UEFA Champions League: Lets See How Wrong We Are in Three Months

    Sixteen teams stood idly by, awaiting the results of the draw that would pit the eight group winners versus the eight group runner-ups. In a tournament as prestigious as the UEFA Champions League, every matchup will be hotly contested...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 5 years ago 295 reads 4 comments

  16. Kings of the West: Is this the Anticipated Coming-Out Party?

    I wasn't a huge hockey fan when the Kings were actually making the postseason, nor did I get to witness the Gretzky saga...

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  17. Will Mikka Kiprusoff's Flame Blow Out Come Postseason Time?

    The big headline entering the season for the Calgary Flames was the addition of free agent defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, and a new emphasis on defense with defensive minded coach Brent Sutter taking the vacated helm behind the bench...

    Derrick Lightfoot Written by Derrick Lightfoot about 5 years ago 185 reads 1 comments