1. Alexei Kovalev: The Next Canadien To Win the Conn Smythe?

    In 1994, a scheduling snafu prevented Alexei Kovalev from having his day with the Stanley Cup. Will he get another chance this year?If he does, he just might become the 10th Canadiens player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about 6 years ago 471 reads 9 comments

  2. Minnesota-Colorado: The Most Exciting Series You Won't See?

    Last night’s game in Minneapolis may have been the most exciting Game One played yesterday. Unfortunately, you had to live in either the Minneapolis-St. Paul area or the Denver area to see it...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 324 reads 1 comments

  3. Music to Our Ears: A Theme Song for Every NHL Play-off Team

    Wouldn’t it be great if play-off teams had a theme song like the political candidates in the States? As a break from crystal ball gazing (and for me, a break from grading freshman esssays - but I digress), here are some suggestions...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 2,204 reads 2 comments

  4. Minnesota Wild-Colorado Avalanche: By-the-Numbers Series Preview

    The Wild and Avalanche meet tonight in the first round of the NHL playoffs. However, there is no clear advantage here like Montreal and Boston. Here are some by-the-numbers notes on the match-up...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 470 reads 3 comments

  5. Trevor Linden: Farewell to Captain Canuck

    The best thing about Trevor Linden is that he always plays his "'A" game. He is intense, focused and one of the most respected players both on and off the ice...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 2,138 reads 8 comments

  6. Detroit Red Wings: Calamari, Anyone?

    It’s playoff time, and that means one thing in Detroit: octopus.The tradition of throwing octopus on the ice began back in 1952...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 113 reads 5 comments

  7. Dear Red Wings: Raise No. 6 to the Rafters

    Ever noticed that no Red Wings player wears No. 6 and yet the number isn't hanging from the rafters? Here's the reason why...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 3,929 reads 17 comments

  8. Happy Birthday, Mr. Hockey

    In honour of Mr. Hockey’s 80th birthday, here are some facts, statistics and anecdotes.*In 32 seasons of professional play, he played in 2,421 games and amassed 2,589 points, 1,071 goals, 1,518 assists, and 2,418 penalty minutes...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 665 reads 2 comments

  9. Canucks-Wild: Minnesota Back On Top

    The Wild seem to have their confidence back. They beat Vancouver handily last night 4-0 and pushed the Canucks out of the last spot.Although they can secure a spot in the play-offs with one more win, they want more than that...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 604 reads 0 comments

  10. Minnesota Wild: Not So Wild

    The Oilers are a team on the edge. They know they can still make a run at the play-offs. They’re hungry for it. The Wild have been the division leader, or close to it for a while now...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 428 reads 0 comments

  11. NHL: Minnesota Wild Defense Struggling

    The Minnesota Wild are in defensive trouble. True, they’re first in the Northwest Division, but at this moment, it’s a one-point lead over Calgary, and Vancouver is only three points behind...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 599 reads 0 comments

  12. Howie Morenz: "The Babe Ruth of Hockey"

    I was reading Brian Thiel’s article “Chris Pronger: A Lame Duck Suspension” (http://bleacherreport...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 2,220 reads 1 comments

  13. Georges Vezina: A Man, A Trophy, and A Forgotten Legacy

    I’ve been a hockey fan since I was 13, so when I had the opportunity to see all of the NHL trophies on display, how could I possibly resist? Unfortunately, I was pregnant and on bedrest ...

    Jennifer Conway Written by Jennifer Conway about over 6 years ago 694 reads 1 comments