1. Philadelphia Flyers: BryzNasty-Ilya Bryzgalov Leading 2nd-Half March to Playoffs

    There is a good bit in common between Philadelphia goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov and former Phoenix Coyotes teammate, winger Paul Bissonette...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,155 reads 9 comments

  2. San Jose Sharks: Manifest Destiny, How the Sharks Will Conquer the Pacific

    For the San Jose Sharks , the 2011-2012 has been a nightmare. The four-time Pacific Division champs were looking to take the next step after falling in the Western Conference Finals the past two years...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 688 reads 2 comments

  3. MLB Free Agency: Top 5 Destinations for Josh Hamilton

    The MLB hot stove is a time for fans across the land to rekindle hope that this is the year that THEIR team is going to make the biggest free agent splash...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 3,038 reads 8 comments

  4. Detroit Red Wings: Heartache in Hockeytown, Time to Rebuild?

    As every Hockeytown fan looks on in disbelief, the Red Wings continue to spiral into the abyss called "First Round Exit." An awful March has become something of a tradition in Detroit, but there are too many issues to ignore this time around...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,962 reads 57 comments

  5. Philadelphia Flyers: Claude Giroux Makes His Case for Hart Trophy

    Claude Giroux has been a revelation for the Philadelphia Flyers this year. It's no surprise that the gifted forward is leading the Flyers in points, and Giroux has carried the Flyers on his back for large parts of the season...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,529 reads 2 comments

  6. Detroit Red Wings: Can Jimmy Howard Stay Healthy for the Playoff Push?

    The Detroit Red Wings have fallen on hard times as a string of injuries combined with inconsistent play have seen our Hockeytown heroes post a dismal 2-6-1 record in March...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,078 reads 12 comments

  7. Detroit Red Wings: Top 10 Red Wings Playoff Goals

    The NHL playoffs are a different animal entirely. Rarely does the regular season's leading scorer dominate the playoffs as well...

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  8. Edmonton Oilers 2012 : Wait 'Til Next Year...No, Really

    When you hear the names: Ryan, Jordan and Taylor, you are probably wondering which boy band they belong to. Unless you live in Canada, that is...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,882 reads 19 comments

  9. Sidney Crosby Returns: Will The Flyers Be the Team That Suffers the Most?

    Sidney Crosby is strapping on his big boy pants, and coming back to the rink tonight. While most Pens fans are beside themselves with giddiness and excitement, the rest of us are left to wonder what that means for the rest of the league...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,870 reads 13 comments

  10. CROSBY WATCH 2012: Crosby Goes to Sleep, Then Wakes Up the Next Morning!!!!

    If you're like me, the thought of another Sidney Crosby mention might make you want to throw up in your mouth a little. Maybe more than just a little...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 438 reads 17 comments

  11. Hockey's 10 Worst Shootout Fails

    The penalty shot is widely referred to as the most exciting play in hockey. Whether it happens during the course of a game, or will help decide the outcome in a shootout, the one on one scenario always brings the crowd to their feet...

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  12. Niklas Kronwall's Greatest Hits: 2003-2012

    "I know one scout who tried to bring up Niklas Kronwall 's name with his team," Andersson said . "They just laughed at him. They never even had a serious dialogue. They just stopped him...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 4,292 reads 13 comments

  13. Philadelphia Flyers: GIVE ME a "C"!! Top Candidates for Flyers Captaincy

    The Philadelphia Flyers are without a captain. Chris Pronger is not walking through the locker room door this year, and it is likely he may not ever again ...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,955 reads 12 comments

  14. Detroit Red Wings: 10 Reasons They Are the Most Complete Team in the NHL

    The Detroit Red Wings have been the gold standard in the NHL over the past 20 years. After going through a period that is fondly referred to as the "Dead Things Era," Detroit proudly wears the name Hockeytown on its home ice, and in its heart...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,402 reads 17 comments

  15. Detroit Red Wings: Why Wings Fans Need to Forgive Sidney Crosby

    Since the 2009 NHL season ended with Marc-Andre Fleury sprawling in front of Nick Lidstrom's last second shot, I haven't been able to look at the Pittsburgh Penguins or their captain in the eye...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,494 reads 28 comments

  16. Detroit Red Wings: Where Does 2012 Squad Rank with Franchise's Greatest

    In today's world of instant gratification and limitless media resources, we often consider what we see most recently as what could be the "Greatest of All Time...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 1,046 reads 5 comments

  17. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: How Ilya Bryzgalov Will Bring the Cup to Philadelphia

    Call me crazy, but I think somebody has been playing a little possum this year. Luring mediocre shooters into thinking they can contest for the Art Ross Trophy has been Ilya Bryzgalov 's M/O so far...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 2,357 reads 11 comments

  18. NFL Free Agency 2012: Why the Saints Need to Lock Up Drew Brees Long Term

    OK Mickey Loomis, we get it. Your role as General Manager of the New Orleans Saints is to negotiate contracts with the bloodthirsty agents, out to get the most for their clients...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  19. Detroit Red Wings 2012: 10 Keys to Wings Making a Deep Stanley Cup Run

    No team in major professional sports has had more consecutive playoff appearances than the Detroit Red Wings . In fact nobody is even close. Detroit is at 20, San Jose is a distant second at seven years...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 193 reads 12 comments

  20. NHL Trade Talk 2012: 5 Trades We Would Love to Have Seen

    In the next 48 hours, the landscape of the NHL could be altered forever. Teams could make deals that could change the face of their franchise for years to come...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 2,741 reads 5 comments

  21. Alex Ovechkin: Would the Real Great 8 Please Stand Up?

    The Washington Capitals are looking up at eight teams if the playoffs started today. That's the bad news...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 873 reads 7 comments

  22. Detroit Red Wings: Wings Looking for Answers After Consecutive Losses

    On November 3, 2011, the Detroit Red Wings lost to the Calgary Flames , 4-1. It was Detroit's third consecutive loss at home, giving them a 3-3 record on home ice and a 5-6 record overall...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 584 reads 12 comments

  23. NHL Trades: Jeff Carter Gets His Wish with Trade to Los Angeles Kings

    You better not pout, you better not cry. It looks like Santa won't be stopping by Jeff Carter 's house this year. Personal holiday celebrations aside, all indications are that Jeff was a good boy (so far) this year...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 418 reads 0 comments

  24. Roy Oswalt: Why Someone Needs to Take a Chance on Free-Agent Pitcher

    Conspicuously available as all pitchers and catchers reported this week was former Astro/Phillie Roy Oswalt . While Oswalt certainly garnered some interest from at least a few teams, his status still remains "FA...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  25. 2012 Trade Deadline: Who Wins the Rick Nash Sweepstakes?

    With February 28 fast approaching, the crown jewel of the trade market is clearly Rick Nash . Captain Columbus and his $7.8 million cap hit are on the minds of playoff contenders across the land...

    Rob Kirk Written by Rob Kirk about over 2 years ago 373 reads 2 comments