1. Kiprusoff: Jim Carey Syndrome

    We all know about Miikka Kiprusoff's rise to fame following his trade to Calgary from San Jose during the '03/'04 season. Not only did he bring the Flames to one win from hoisting the cup, he recorded a G...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about 6 years ago 489 reads 0 comments

  2. Much Ado About Avery

    There has been much talk about Sean Avery lately. From his "boring" comment about Flames star Jarome Iginla to his crude remark about his former lover Elisha Cuthbert and her current relationship with Flames stud defenseman Dion Phaneuf...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about 6 years ago 177 reads 2 comments

  3. Open Mic: I Wouldn't Want to Be An Official!

    Stating which sport has the hardest job when it comes to officiating is a difficult task, as each sport has its own rules and its own officiating standard. One thing is clear though; throughout each and every sport, fans hate officials...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about over 6 years ago 414 reads 0 comments

  4. Tony Granato Back as Head Coach in Colorado: Second Time Around the Charm?

    The Colorado Avalanche announced that their short search for a new head coach is over. They came to terms with one of their current assistant coaches Tony Granato to replace Joel Quenneville...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about over 6 years ago 1,091 reads 5 comments

  5. NHL: Bandwagon Fans Keeping the League Afloat

    When your team is cruising towards a cup berth, you can expect the entire city and surrounding area to be buzzing. Just about everyone is supporting their team with jerseys, car flags, T-shirts, etc...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about over 6 years ago 717 reads 14 comments

  6. Flames Offseason Analysis: Calgary's Cap Woes

    The Flames definitely didn't have a great season like everyone expected. The Flames had another roller coaster season where consistency couldn't be found and was ultimately their downfall...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about over 6 years ago 564 reads 0 comments

  7. Montreal Canadiens: Off-Season Preview

    In a season that brought just about every hockey fan in Quebec to the edge of their seats, the Habs fell short of every fan's wish. They did however, show up every single 2007-2008 season preview prediction for the team...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about over 6 years ago 697 reads 0 comments

  8. Washington Capitals: Three's a Crowd Between the Pipes

    It has been a decade since the Washington Capitals had a different starting goaltender (the dreaded Jim Carey) than Olaf Kolzig. For a decade, Kolzig has been an household name for any hockey fan in the D...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about over 6 years ago 599 reads 3 comments

  9. Does Cujo Still Have Bite?: The Market for Curtis Joseph

    Curtis Joseph hasn't played a NHL game in almost a year, yet he is the hottest commodity available at the moment. As the push for the playoffs is starting to heat up, Curtis made it known that he is looking for work...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 1,133 reads 5 comments

  10. Ovechkin Fallout: Are Long-Term Contracts Becoming an NHL Epidemic?

    There is a growing trend this year in the NHL, and it is not a pretty sight. Originally, a rule held that teams couldn't re-sign their players under 23 to extended contracts until their contract had ended...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 1,473 reads 0 comments

  11. Once a Predator, Now Out in the "Minnesota" Wild

    In a "Wild" turn of events, former Nashville Predators' owner Craig Leipold has reached an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Minnesota Sports and Entertainment...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 877 reads 1 comments

  12. The Habs: A Midseason Review

    After being slated for battling deadlast in just about every pre-season report this season, the Montreal Canadiens not only have proven the critics wrong, but really have nothing to complain about...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 1,218 reads 2 comments

  13. Red Wings Extend Osgood's Stay in Detroit

    He won the Stanley Cup with Detroit many moons ago, and was the figurehead of Red Wings netminders. A few seasons later, he was cast aside by Detroit, who derided him as a has-been...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 471 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL Waiver Wire: The Saga of Sergei Samsonov

    Sergei Samsonov was once known as the Beantown Sniper.He was a threat to score on any given shift, and was slated to break out with a 40- or even a 50-goal campaign.Five years and six different teams later, the 3...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 1,567 reads 3 comments

  15. Former GM Muckler Itching to Return to the NHL

    After bringing the Ottawa Senators to just inches away from the Stanley Cup, long-time GM John Muckler was given his walking papers. He turned the team into a playoff contender, something that the Senators never were before...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 374 reads 0 comments

  16. Ribero and the Stars Dowse the Streaking Flames

    The game started off on the wrong foot for Mike Ribero, as he was leveled less then a minute into the game...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 603 reads 4 comments

  17. Crosby Registers His First Gordy Howe Hattrick!

    Never known for using his fisticuffs, Sid the Kid rallied his team past the Bruins for a 5-4 win in the shootout.The only thing that was missing from the classic Mr. Hockey image was Crosby going into the corners with his elbows in the air...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 1,072 reads 3 comments

  18. New York/Minnesota Recap: Rangers 3, Marian Gaborik 5

    And you thought scoring was down in the NHL!Well maybe it is this season, but don't tell that to Marian Gaborik, or as I like to call him: "Gaboriffik." You can steal that one if you like...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about almost 7 years ago 995 reads 0 comments

  19. Quack Attack: Scott Niedermayer Announces Comeback

    He once was lost (to retirement), but now he's found.After working out for the last month, Scott Niedermayer has decided that it's time for a comeback—pending a physical, of course...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about 7 years ago 762 reads 4 comments

  20. Mark Recchi Bobbles Into Waivers

    This past Monday was Mark Recchi Bobblehead Night in Pittsburgh—a freebie for fans. Less then 24 hours later, the Penguins put Recchi on waivers—another freebie of sorts...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about 7 years ago 1,387 reads 0 comments

  21. Jarome Iginla Picks Up 700th Point in Flames' Loss to Columbus

    When your team is in a slump, you generally don't worry about personal records. Tonight was no exception. Jarome Iginla picked up an assist off of Adrian Aucoin's shot from the point in the third period...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about 7 years ago 682 reads 0 comments

  22. Shutout Record: Martin Brodeur Passes Terry Sawchuk...Sort Of

    After notching his 500th win two weeks ago, Martin Brodeur reached another milestone Friday night in a 4-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens.With his 116th career shutout, Brodeur passed Terry Sawchuk to become the NHL's all-time shutout king...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about 7 years ago 2,032 reads 2 comments

  23. IIHF to Use Different Sized Rinks for Upcoming North American Events

    The IIHF has decided that all IIHF sanctioned events in North America from 2008 to 2012 will use NHL-sized rinks. These events will also use NHL markings on the ice to compensate for the loss of ice surfaces...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about 7 years ago 1,021 reads 2 comments

  24. NHL to Institute New Schedule for Next Season

    The NHL has finally decided to listen to the fans—they are changing the scheduling system for next season.Teams will still have 24 inter-division games, but they will also play all teams from the other conference at least once...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about 7 years ago 874 reads 2 comments

  25. Predators Staying in Nashville...For Now

    Today the NHL Board of Directors approved the sale of the Nashville Predators to a group of local buyers headed by David Freeman.The sale should become official within the next few days...

    Jason Hackett Written by Jason Hackett about 7 years ago 584 reads 0 comments