1. Why Jussi Jokinen Joining the Detroit Red Wings Makes Sense

    Jussi Jokinen is arguably one of the greatest shootout performers in the league. He is also a skilled guy currently playing on Carolina's top line...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 4 years ago 1,187 reads 47 comments

  2. Why The NHL Needs To Participate In The Olympics In 2014

    The NHL is still trying to decide whether or not to participate in the 2014 Olympics in Russia. The Czechs won the tournament in Nagano, Japan and have nose dived since...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 4 years ago 95 reads 0 comments

  3. The Ghosts Return: New York Yankees Rekindle Championship Magic

    It's a sight that we've seen oh so many times. One Yankee or another hitting a walk off homer in the playoffs. Then being bombarded by teammates, coaches, and media. It's a sight Yankee fans have longed for since 2003...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 4 years ago 267 reads 4 comments

  4. What's The Buffalo Sabres Hold Up Retiring Haseks No. 39

    In my opinion Dominik Hasek is the greatest Buffalo Sabre ever. However in almost everyone else’s opinion Hasek is second best after Gilbert Perrault...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about almost 5 years ago 740 reads 11 comments

  5. Jim Balsillie: A Good Example Of How Not To Get an NHL Team

    Jim Balsillie has proven that he is a very good businessman, but clearly he doesn’t have very good manners and isn’t very good at getting into clubs. I like Jim Balsillies vision to bring another team to Canada...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about almost 5 years ago 724 reads 35 comments

  6. Blue Jays GM J.P. Ricciardi Gives Teams Until Tuesday to Ante up on Halladay

    Toronto Blue Jays General Manager J.P. Ricciardi has given teams until Tuesday, July 27, to make their offers for six-time All-Star Roy Halladay. Ricciardi also said that it is unlikely he will move his ace...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about almost 5 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  7. Trying to Make Sense of the Roy Halladay Sweepstakes

    Okay, before people go crazy about Roy Halladay, there are a few things you need to know. First and foremost, Roy Halladay is leaving Toronto at this year's trade deadline. Secondly, he has one year remaining on his contract so he is not a rental...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about almost 5 years ago 230 reads 7 comments

  8. How to Make the New York Yankees the Great Team It Once Was

    As opposed to writing an article evaluating the Yankees' recent trade deadline history, I’ve decided to give my opinion on the New York Yankees' system of running a baseball team...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about almost 5 years ago 236 reads 5 comments

  9. My $56.8 Million Team

    As the major portion of NHL Free Agency comes to a close I decided to create my own NHL team. The team must have four full lines and three defencive pairings as well as two goalies...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about almost 5 years ago 659 reads 21 comments

  10. Goaltending Not the Only Problem Detroit Will Have in the Playoffs

    Detroit's coaching and management will face a few tough questions heading into the playoffs. While goaltending is the obvious one, there are a couple others that could cause problems...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 169 reads 13 comments

  11. Detroit Red Wings' Playoff Analysis

    The Detroit Red Wings will be unable to get any farther than the second round, if their goal tending continues to struggle. The Wings haven’t had consistent goal tending all season long and have relied much too heavily on their offence...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 280 reads 4 comments

  12. NHL To Suspend Absent All-Stars

    The NHL has decided to follow through on its threat to suspend those who chose to miss this weekend's festivities. Sidney Crosby is flying to Montreal right now because the Penguins do not want to lose their captain for one game...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  13. Thirty Teams in Thirty Weeks Week Four: Buffalo Sabres

    This is the fourth article in a series of articles where I will analyze every team in the NHL over a course of thirty weeks. Prospects: Tyler Myers, Nathan Gerbe,Tyler Ennis...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 98 reads 5 comments

  14. Why the Bleacher Report Would Be a Great Tool for Profesional Sports Leagues

    I was reading some articles the other day and it got me thinking The Bleacher Report could help professional sports more than they think. Here's why: I'll use for example the recent Sean Avery mess...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 44 reads 1 comments

  15. Thirty Teams in Thirty Weeks, Week Three: Boston Bruins

    This is the third article in a series of articles when I will analyze every team in the NHL over a course of thirty weeks. Top Prospects: Tuukka Rask, Matt Lashoff, Zach Hamill, Blake Wheeler...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 124 reads 1 comments

  16. NHL Captaincy Losing Value and Its Meaning

    Before this surge of outstanding young talent in the NHL, captaincy in the NHL meant something. Now a lot of people don't care who the captain is. Now players in their second season are getting the "C...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 158 reads 0 comments

  17. Thirty Teams In Thirty Weeks Week Two: Atlanta Thrashers

    This is the second article in a series of articles where I analyze every team in the NHL over a course of thirty weeks. Top Prospects: Zach Bogosian,Ondrej Pavelec,Angelo Esposito...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  18. Red Wings Thump Sharks Could This Be the Turning Point?

    On December 18 the Detroit Red Wings destroyed the league-leading San Jose Sharks 6-0. I was baffled when I found out. I was wondering if I was having a flashback to last season when the Red Wings would do that...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  19. Thirty Teams In Thirty Weeks Week One: Anaheim Ducks

    This is the first article in a series of articles that will look at and rate the following categories for every team in the NHL...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 122 reads 6 comments

  20. Sean Avery's Suspension Six Games Too Many

    On Dec. 2, 2008 Sean Avery made the following statement: "I'm really happy to be back in Calgary, I love Canada, I just wanted to comment on how it's become like a common thing in the NHL for guys to fall in love with my sloppy seconds...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 818 reads 3 comments

  21. Colin Cambell: The Worst of the Bunch at Head Office

    Is anyone else getting pretty tired of Colin Cambell's terrible decisions on suspensions? Mike Van Ryn clearly turned into the boards on the Kosopolus hit. But he got three games for finishing his hit...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  22. Officiating Just As Bad As Last Year

    From what I've seen thus far this season we're in for another season of blown calls in the NHL.Not sure how many of you watched the Wings Leafs game but wholly crap...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 116 reads 0 comments

  23. Hockey Players don't make too much.

    I personally don't think pro athletes make to much money. Here is the way I look at it the average guy who works at an accounting firm makes his employer about $100,000 per year and makes about $40,000 per year...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about over 5 years ago 1,072 reads 2 comments

  24. A Rant by Jacob Mowat

    Some things that have pleased me recently. Steven Stamkos: Stamkos has controlled this whole situation very well in my opinion...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about almost 6 years ago 331 reads 1 comments

  25. Thank You, Joe Sakic: Avalance Star Makes One Fewer Retirement Question

    After months of waiting, Joe Sakic has finally made up his mind to come back to Colorado. Mabye he should teach Mats Sundin how to decide between retiring or not. I'm not sure about the rest of you, but I'm tired of "The Great Wait of 2008...

    Jacob Mowat Written by Jacob Mowat about almost 6 years ago 241 reads 0 comments