1. Point of Know Return: Chris Botta Back to Blogging

    A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article about the surprise resignation of Chris Botta, the New York Islanders’ PR guy and creator of the infamous “NY Islanders Blog Box...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 461 reads 1 comments

  2. Tony Granato—“New” Head Coach in Colorado

    You say Tomato, I say Granato...Let’s call the whole thing off! Sorry, couldn’t help myself. In a move that took everyone by surprise, the Colorado Avalanche signed assistant ...

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  3. Higher Ground - Canes Sign Some Prospects

    While the Caniac Nation is patiently waiting for word about the re-signing of restricted free agents Tim Gleason, Tuomo Ruutu, Chad LaRose, and Patrick Eaves, Carolina General Manager ...

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  4. Carolina Hurricanes: Deja Vu in Pittsburgh

    Remember back in 2006 when the Hurricanes tried to put jerseys on a few statues downtown and some people got upset? One lame-brain went so far as to slash a couple of jerseys apart with a utility knife, before he was told to stop by the police...

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  5. Bowman Scores, Ward Stays in Beantown, and Yahoo Goes Blogging

    Drayson Bowman did it again. Last night, the Spokane Chiefs beat the Gatineau Olympiques by a score of 3-1 in Memorial Cup play. Leading scorer Drayson Bowman lit the lamp one more time for the Chiefs...

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  6. Carolina Hurricanes: The Effect of Kristi Yamaguchi's "Dancing" Win

    Defenseman Bret Hedican’s wife, Kristi Yamaguchi, won the “Dancing With the Stars” competition last night, which has been ongoing for the past 10 weeks...

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  7. Big Time - Penguins and Wings in Finals

    Gary Bettman is a happy man. The Stanley Cup Finals will be featuring a match-up that the league office has been salivating over for months...

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  8. Stealin’ - Drayson Bowman Lights up Memorial

    A player who could be the steal of the 2007 NHL Draft, Drayson Bowman of the Spokane Chiefs, is currently the leading scorer in the Memorial Cup...

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  9. Carolina Hurricanes News: Peter Laviolette Will Return as Coach

    Carolina Hurricanes General Manager Jim Rutherford confirmed earlier today that Coach Peter Laviolette will indeed return behind the bench next season for Carolina. Rutherford seemed a bit surprised by all the speculation about the coach’s future..

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  10. Fooling Yourself - The NHL Lock-Out Remembered

    As I mentioned yesterday, the 2008-09 ticket prices were just released by the Carolina Hurricanes. It looks like there was an across the board 10% increase for all season ticket holders...

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  11. Get Back - Team USA Gets Knocked Out of Tournament

    Team Finland beat Team USA in the quarterfinals of the World Championships last night, 3-2, sending the Americans back home a bit sooner than they had hoped. Tuomo Ruutu scored the first goal of the contest and has 4 so far in the tournament...

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  12. Carolina Blues - Ticket Prices To Go Up

    The cost of watching hockey at the RBC Center next year will be like everything else in the local economy, rising….. The season ticket packages are being sent today and at first glance, I can tell you that the pricing is higher than last year...

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  13. Product Review - Snapple Antioxidant Water

    A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted by a representative of Snapple and was asked if I would be interested in trying out some of their antioxidant water...

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  14. Fast and Loose - A Quick Look Around

    Taking a quick gander around the hockey newsworld….. San Jose coach, Ron Wilson was fired yesterday. Wilson had one of the best regular season records in the NHL for the past 3 years and made it to the 2nd round of the playoffs each of those years...

    Robert McGee Written by Robert McGee about over 6 years ago 231 reads 0 comments

  15. Carolina Hurricanes: Defenseman Bret Hedican Won't Dance into Retirement

    Ever since the Carolina Hurricanes' disappointing season came to an abrupt ending, defenseman Bret Hedican has been busy supporting his wife, Kristi Yamaguchi, as she competes in the “Dancing With The Stars” television show...

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  16. Fairweather Johnson: Tom Golisano to Sell Sabres?

    It’s been confirmed that rich “wannabe NHL owner” Jim Balsillie gave Buffalo Sabres owner Tom Golisano a call, (or two or three), and inquired about the availability of the Buffalo franchise...

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  17. Bad Moon Rising - Finland Beats USA With Bad Goal

    Many hockey fans have said that NHL officiating is the worst of any league or any sport. Unfortunately for Team USA, those fans were proven wrong Sunday night in the World Championships...

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  18. Say You, Say Me - Laviolette Still in Limbo

    The News and Observer published a story this morning informing the masses that the long awaited trial of Carolina Head Coach Peter Laviolette, begins next week...

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  19. Back For More - The Forwards

    This is the final segment of our end of year “Back For More” feature. We have already analyzed the defense and goaltending, next we will take a look at the forward position...

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  20. Canada Takes USA 5-4

    Team Canada beat a tough American team by a score of 5-4 on Tuesday afternoon in Halifax. After falling behind 3-0, Team USA fought back and tied the score 4-4, but Dany Heatley ended up winning it for Canada with less than a minute left in the contest..

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  21. Say Goodbye to Hollywood: Blog Box Creator Resigns

    Chris Botta, the VP of Public Relations for the New York Islanders and creator of the controversial “Blog Box” resigned from his position with the team yesterday...

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  22. Gimme Three Steps: Round 3 Round-Up

    The NHL Conference finals took shape late last night after a marathon game was completed, as Dallas outlasted San Jose in a contest which went into 4 overtimes...

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  23. USA, Canada, and Russia Win Again

    Team USA beat Slovenia on Sunday by a score of 5-1 as Phil Kessel had a hat-trick. David Booth and Patrick Kane scored the other goals for the Americans as Tim Thomas allowed his first goal of the tournament to Los Angeles Kings superstar Anze Kopitar..

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  24. The Battle Rages On: Why Main Stream Media Hates Blogs

    Main stream media (MSM) has always held contempt for blogs. The disdain took a very public turn during this past week as well known sportscaster Bob Costas hosted a special feature about the ...

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  25. USA, Russia and Canada Win Openers

    Day 1 at the 2008 IIHF World Championship boded well for Canada, USA, and Russia. Team Canada opened their tournament with a 5-1 win over Slovenia as Dany Heatley had a hat-trick...

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