1. Team Canada 2010: Crosby, Staals, Nash, and Young?

    The Olympic team for Canada could very well be a case of just that! Crosby, one Staal and Nash I would say are virtual locks. And, the team will be notably younger than the team that competed in 2006...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about almost 5 years ago 353 reads 1 comments

  2. NHL Trade Deadline 2009: Winners and Losers

    With the last of the trades trickling into the NHL office, it is time to talk about the winners and losers on deadline day...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about over 5 years ago 758 reads 8 comments

  3. New York Islanders: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?

    With the trade deadline a few days away, who should the Islanders trade, and who should they keep? I would think no one is guaranteed to stay at this point, but I think some have a better chance at staying—Okposo and Bailey, etc...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about over 5 years ago 177 reads 2 comments

  4. Canada's Hockey Olympians: With 364 Days Left, Is it Too Early to Choose Them?

    With the Vancouver/Whistler Olympics set to start in less than a year, who should Canada take for the run for gold? And don't think the U.S. team has forgotten how Canada robbed them in 2002 on their own soil...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about over 5 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  5. New York Islanders Midseason Awards

    To celebrate the “half way to John Tavares” season, I would like to hand out a few awards. The Islanders are a team that has had some bright spots, as well as some disappointments this year...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about over 5 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL Awards at the Halfway Mark

    Here are my NHL awards, for the first half of the season. Let the arguments begin! Hart Trophy Alexander Ovechkin, LW, Washington Capitals Runners-Up: Jarome Iginla RW, Calgary; Marc ...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about over 5 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  7. Farewell To a Canadian Icon

    Today, Canada mourns the loss of a great man in Ted Rogers, the Owner of the Toronto Blue Jays. My thoughts and prayers go out to Loretta, his children, and all the other family and friends who will truly miss this man...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about over 5 years ago 90 reads 1 comments

  8. CFL's 96th Grey Cup: Lights Out on the Grey Cup

    The curtain has closed on another CFL season. The much maligned Calgary Stampeders took home Lord Earl Grey’s cup with a 22-14 win in Montreal over Alouettes. The game was not the game many thought...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about over 5 years ago 246 reads 1 comments

  9. CFL's 96th Grey Cup: Stampeders-Alouettes: A Journey North for the Grey Cup

    As some of you are aware, this weekend marks the end of the CFL season, with the play for the Grey Cup. Close to a 100-year tradition in Canada (this is year 96), this is the pinnacle for fans of Canadian Football...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about almost 6 years ago 300 reads 4 comments

  10. New York Islanders: Brian Burke Is Announced As Next GM

    It doesn't hurt to dream, does it? Memo to Charles Wang: Take a serious look at this man for our general manager. I am sure you are happy with the job that Mr. Snow has done with his time as GM, but talk about baptism by fire...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about almost 6 years ago 369 reads 4 comments

  11. The Islanders: Five Reasons Why They Are the Best New York Hockey Team

    Let me first preface this by saying I am including all four New York Teams (Islanders, Rangers, Devils, and Sabres)...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about almost 6 years ago 350 reads 3 comments

  12. New York Islanders after 10 Games: Is the Island Sinking?

    A 2-7-1 record after 10 games, good for last place. On pace for 41points. Too bad there is not a default for first overall pick, as the way the Islanders have fared through 10 games they will ...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about almost 6 years ago 190 reads 0 comments

  13. Atlantic Preview – Can the Penguins hold off the Rangers and Flyers?

    The Atlantic Division will be strong again this year, as in years past. Will they continue to provide four teams to the post-season dance is the question? With a little luck, they just might be able to do just that...

    Steve Welliver Written by Steve Welliver about almost 6 years ago 137 reads 0 comments