1. Jaden Schwartz's Draft Day Overshadowed By Sister's Health

    Jaden Schwartz absolutely tore up the USHL this season. The 17-year-old rookie led all players in scoring with 33 goals and 83 points in 60 games for the Tri-City Storm, which was more ...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 203 reads 0 comments

  2. Coyote Ugly: Jets Should Land in Winnipeg, but Not with Dogs Aboard

    Their season began with turmoil and uncertainty, yet the Phoenix Coyotes somehow found a way to put everything behind them and just focus on playing hockey, finishing with a franchise-best 50-25-7...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 3,181 reads 5 comments

  3. The First Annual Duster Awards: Best of the Worst in the NHL

    As all the nominees for the 2010 NHL Awards have been announced, I got to thinking, what if there were trophies to be handed out to the NHL's worst from this past season...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 396 reads 4 comments

  4. Alexander Semin, The Hockey Gods Have Spoken, You Are the Weakest Link!

    Almost a week after the 8th seeded Montreal Canadiens pulled off one of the biggest first round upsets in NHL Stanley Cup Playoff history, questions around the Washington Capitals ability to take the next step continue to bubble to the surface...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 960 reads 19 comments

  5. Mike Cammalleri: Canadiens Gain Was Darryl Sutter's Big Loss

    There are defining moments in every NHL general manager's career. For Brian Burke it was in 1999, when he wheeled and dealed his way at the NHL Entry Draft, and came away with the Sedin twinkies...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 561 reads 5 comments

  6. NHL Rumors: Jarome Iginla an Oiler? Ilya Kovalchuk Landing In Leaf Nation?

    Just because the Stanley Cup Playoffs are off to a triumphant start, doesn't mean that the speculation of trades and free agent signings are going to remain dormant until it's over...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 4,056 reads 24 comments

  7. Trash Talking: A Look at Some of Hockey's Greatest Chirps

    Chirping is as much a part of the game of hockey as the Zamboni, power plays, and Donald S. Cherry. It starts in minor hockey, and goes all the way up to the pros...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 59,211 reads 2 comments

  8. Sign of the Times: Funniest Fan Signs in Hockey

    Now usually I am not a supporter of fans bringing in signs that obstruct my view when I'm at a game, but there are those who's creativity makes it well worth missing a nice goal or a big hit every now and then...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 16,194 reads 10 comments

  9. Vancouver Canucks Look Average, Much Like Their Fans

    The Vancouver Canucks may be Canada's best hope for bringing the Stanley Cup back north of the border, but they have played with the same enthusiasm that they have received from their ...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 1,282 reads 31 comments

  10. NHL Insider: Tomas Vokoun Shark Bait? Craig MacTavish Atlanta-Bound?

    With all that is the Stanley Cup Playoffs, how could we as Hockey fans even think of anything else to talk about? But, the fact remains there were 14 other teams that didn't qualify for the postseason, and for them it is business as usual...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 353 reads 6 comments

  11. Prospect Jordan Messier Is Making His Mark

    The moment you watch Tri City Americans power forward Jordan Messier hit the ice, you are instantly reminded of a young Mark Messier because of the name on the back of his jersey. But that may not be where the comparison ends...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 2,560 reads 0 comments

  12. The 10 Hottest Hockey Girlfriends of All Time

    What's that saying from the Spiderman movies again? Oh yeah, "With great power, comes great responsibility...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 10,760 reads 3 comments

  13. Future of the Franchise May Be the Flames' Fix for the Present

    The Calgary Flames are caught between a rock and a hard place, and it isn't easy to point the finger at who is indeed to blame for the situation...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 4 years ago 461 reads 6 comments

  14. The 10 Worst Helmets in the History of Hockey

    Okay, so I realize hockey players need to protect their noggin. Especially nowadays with guys like Matt Cooke headhunting like he was part of a tribe from Papua New Guinea in the early 1900's...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 15,570 reads 10 comments

  15. Situation Critical? Calgary Flames Really Aren't All that Bad!

    Once Flames fans get over the fact their club won't be in the playoffs for a sixth consecutive year, they really have nothing to be ashamed of. Calgary, though eliminated, is 40-31-9 with 89 points...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 195 reads 5 comments

  16. Like Father, Like Son: Future of Hockey Has Been Spawned by Former NHL Pros

    I have seen the future of hockey, and surprisingly all the names remain the same. We are starting to witness an influx of young up and coming prospects that have famous fathers...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 3,292 reads 9 comments

  17. The 10 Best Ways To Get Over Your Team Not Making the NHL Playoffs

    Well, the rollercoaster ride that is being a Calgary Flames fan may have finally come to an end, after they suffered a 4-1 defeat to the young upstart Chicago Blackhawks...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 836 reads 14 comments

  18. Top 10 Hairdos in NHL History

    When it comes to pro sports, let's face it: Hockey players reign supreme for their infatuation with hair. It is even talked about as its own entity—"hockey hair...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 13,739 reads 29 comments

  19. Going to College: Flames Could Learn From Leafs, Sens, and Canadiens

    The Calgary Flames may not be headed to the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but that is no reason to not start looking ahead for next season, and taking a dip into the NCAA free-agent pool is something they should seriously consider...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 194 reads 0 comments

  20. Darryl Sutter: 10 Reasons He May Be Collecting Unemployment Insurance Soon

    Well, the Calgary Flames have finally fizzled and are dead in the water after suffering a 5-0 blow to the Boston Bruins that would have made a 19-year-old Mike Tyson giggle like a school girl...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 538 reads 8 comments

  21. The Top 10 NHLers to Come Out of College Hockey

    With the emergence of Tyler Bozak in Toronto, it got me thinking, just who is the best NHLer to come out of College hockey? We have seen a slew of great players come out of the Canadian ...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 3,866 reads 14 comments

  22. NHL: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow, Top 10 Flashes in the Pan

    Over the years, we have witnessed players come into the NHL and perform remarkably, only to disappear a short time later...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 5,349 reads 17 comments

  23. Let the Good Times Roll: Calgary Flames Starting To Finally Realize Potential

    Never before has the cliche phrase "we need to take it one game at a time" been more true than right now for the Calgary Flames. And that is exactly what they're doing as they have quietly put together an 8-4 record over the past 12 games...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 207 reads 7 comments

  24. Top 10 All-Time Calgary Flames Playoff Performers

    As the Calgary Flames keep pushing to make the playoffs down the stretch, I thought it be a good time to take a look back at some great individual performances over the years come postseason play...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 532 reads 9 comments

  25. Change in Calgary is Likely if Flames Can't Make the Postseason

    It has truly been a painful season for any fan of the Calgary Flames as they have been more on again-off again than Jennifer Aniston and John Mayer...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 335 reads 5 comments