1. Penguins' Crosby, Coyotes' Balsillie: Most Popular Canucks Since Gretzky

    It's hockey icon night and day in Canada, thanks to Sidney Crosby and Jim Balsillie. Sidney Crosby, captain and leading scorer of the Pittsburgh Penguins, is enormously popular in ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 210 reads 0 comments

  2. Toronto Maple Leafs Vs Hamilton Tigers and Tamil Tigers

    Toronto is too busy dealing with protests over the Tamil Tigers to worry about the Phoenix Coyotes turning into the Hamilton Tigers and playing in their lucrative territory...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 655 reads 7 comments

  3. Twenty Years For Balsillie And Hamilton Coyotes

    The mayor of Hamilton says he will give Jim Balsillie a twenty year lease if he can bring the Phoenix coyotes to Copps Coliseum...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 222 reads 2 comments

  4. Crosby—Ovechkin: Penguins Win Classic NHL Playoff

    The Quarterfinal series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals had the feel of the Stanley Cup finals and was even greater as it featured a match-up between the top two superstars who are destined for hockey immortality...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 595 reads 1 comments

  5. Brian Burke Kills Luke Schenn Trade Rumors

    Brian Burke, president and general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, went on The FAN 590 today to kill the rumor that defenseman Luke Schenn will be traded in an attempt to get John Tavares in the NHL Entry Draft...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 767 reads 0 comments

  6. Gary Bettman vs. Jim Balsillie Brawl

    Instead of battling in bankruptcy court, Gary Bettman and Jim Balsillie should "man up" and brawl in a hockey rink. That's something we'd all like to see on ESPN or Hockey Night In Canada...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 340 reads 1 comments

  7. Hamilton Has a Tiger by the Tail as NHL Fever Grips the City

    Hamilton is going NHL hockey crazy even though it appears the NHL has drawn a line in the sand of the Arizona desert and Wayne Gretzky is reportedly on the side of Chicago sports czar ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 272 reads 2 comments

  8. Phoenix Coyotes Fans Rally Live and Online

    Fans of the Phoenix Coyotes are responding to the "Make It Seven" movement of Jim Balsillie with a "Keep It Six" movement of their own. Make It Seven, at www.makeitseven...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 325 reads 1 comments

  9. Wayne Gretzky Blamed as Dark Phoenix Saga Continues Amid Coyotes Bankruptcy

    Will the Phoenix Coyotes rise up like a mythical sacred firebird from ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Phoenician mythologies? Or will the story about moving the team up north be more like "The Dark ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 810 reads 4 comments

  10. NHL Dogfight in the Arizona Desert Upstages Stanley Cup Playoffs in the Igloo

    The Pittsburgh Penguins fans had a white-out at The Igloo, but the home team lost in overtime to the Washington Capitals, and even though that was a very exciting game, it was upstaged by the dogfight in the desert...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 232 reads 5 comments

  11. Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin, One More Time...and the Kid Wins

    Heading into Game Six of the Stanley Cup Quarterfinals, Alex Ovechkin is a little ahead of Sidney Crosby, but Crosby's team is ahead of Ovechkin's...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 272 reads 9 comments

  12. Gary Bettman's Popularity Plummets in Ontario, Canada

    The Arizona Republic compares NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to The Count, the Sesame Street character based on Dracula, but Bettman must be much more popular in the sunny home of the Phoenix Coyotes than he is in the hockey hotbed of Ontario...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 299 reads 4 comments

  13. Mayor David Miller May Want Three NHL Teams in Greater Toronto Area

    Toronto mayor David Miller strongly supports the plans to bring NHL franchises to the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton, Ontario. That could mean three NHL teams in Southern Ontario with two new ones to compete with the Toronto Maple Leafs...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 521 reads 1 comments

  14. After Three Strikes, Balsillie Is Up to Bat Again

    Jim Balsillie has struck out three times, trying to get another NHL team for Canada, and now he is up to bat again.It's Jim "BlackBerry" Balsilllie versus Gary "The Count" Bettman on the mound...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 123 reads 0 comments

  15. Thinking Outside the Box with Balsillie's Bid to Bring NHL to Canada

    Jim Balsillie struck out two or three times, trying to bring an NHL franchise to Canada. What's a billionaire to do?The BlackBerry billionaire followed the rules the first few times, trying to bring the Penguins, Predators, or Sabres to Canada...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 150 reads 0 comments

  16. Team Canada Needs a Sean Avery for World Championships and Olympics

    Sean Avery plays NHL style hockey and his no international experience but Team Canada could use The Superpest and King of the Agitators who led the NHL in penalties for two years, was voted ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 345 reads 2 comments

  17. Washington-Pittsburgh: Penguins in Six in NHL and Seven in AHL

    The Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL and their affiliate team in the AHL, the Wilkes-Barre-Scranton Penguins, have had eerily identical playoff records recently...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 258 reads 0 comments

  18. Canada-Russia: Radulov Gives Russia Gold at World Hockey Championships

    Alexander Radulov proved to be rad, but not the one you love if you are a fan of Team Canada, the NHL, or the Nashville Predators...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 145 reads 0 comments

  19. Canada-Russia: World Championships Decide Who's Best in the History of Hockey

    Playing just days after two Canadian diplomats were kicked out of Russia, the final game in the 2009 World Championships will decide not only who gets gold and silver but who takes the lead in ...

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  20. Pittsburgh Penguins Poised to Put Punctuation Mark on Series With Caps

    Like a matador about to finish off a bull, as Ernest Hemingway might have said, the Pittsburgh Penguins can close out their Quarterfinal Stanley Cup series against the Washington Capitals on Monday on home ice...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 255 reads 5 comments

  21. Malkin Scores Overtime Game-Winner, Penguins Lead Series Over Capitals

    Evgeni Malkin scored a power play goal three minutes into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 in their own arena to take a 3-2 lead in their quarterfinal Stanley Cup series...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  22. Winnipeg Wants the Phoenix Coyotes to Be the Jets Again

    While the Phoenix Coyotes make headlines over a controversial bankruptcy and a possible move to Hamilton, Ontario, Winnipeg hockey fans wish the franchise was returning to Manitoba as the Jets...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 1,494 reads 4 comments

  23. Hamilton Bulldogs vs Maple Leafs and Senators in the Battle of Ontario?

    The excitement builds, as the Battle of Ontario could now feature the 28th-place Phoenix Coyotes competing with the 24th-place Toronto Maple Leafs and the 22nd-place Ottawa Senators in the 30-team National Hockey League...

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  24. 10 Reasons The Coyotes Should Stay In The Arizona Desert

    1. The NHL wants the Coyotes to stay in Phoenix, for some reason. 2. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman wants them to stay, too. 3. Bettman doesn't want any NHL teams to move anymore. 4...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 370 reads 2 comments

  25. Fight for Phoenix Hockey Team Turns Coyote Ugly

    The funniest piece on the controversy over the Phoenix Coyotes possible move from Arizona to Ontario to play in Hamilton has to be Bob Young's article in the Arizona Republic.In his column titled The Heat Index, he predicts it's going to get "Coyote Ugly"

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 642 reads 1 comments