1. Coyotes, Thrashers In Canada: Best NHL Story Since Sean Avery

    Watching the courtroom drama and soap opera unfold around the Phoenix Coyotes and BlackBerry billionaire Jim Balsillie is almost as much fun as following Sean Avery's comeback with the New York Rangers...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 517 reads 0 comments

  2. Gretzky Gambles on Phoenix Coyotes Moving

    "For me, it's Phoenix or bust," ... "I've made that clear. For me, to pick up and move my family to another city is not going to happen...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 2,490 reads 0 comments

  3. Caps—Pens Game 5:Gonchar Out, Ovechkin Undisciplined, Crosby Leads

    Sergei Gonchar is out for weeks and Alex Ovechkin did not get disciplined by the NHL for hitting him. Sidney Crosby is leading Ovechkin in almost all categories...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 314 reads 0 comments

  4. Will the USA and Canada Go to War over Wayne Gretzky and the Coyotes?

    BlackBerry billionaire Jim Balsillie says he wants to bring the Winnipeg Jets and Wayne Gretzky back to Canada. His fight for the Phoenix Coyotes and his desire to relocate them in Hamilton, ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 331 reads 6 comments

  5. Top 10 Zen Forest Qi Gung Secrets for Hockey Players

    Is Alex Ovechkin Playing Kung Fu Hockey? The Pittsburgh Penguins accused him of hitting with an intent to injure after he hurt Sergei Gonchar and others...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 468 reads 0 comments

  6. Crosby and Canucks Favoured Over Ovechkin and Ruskies in NHL and Worlds

    The Pittsburgh Penguins tied up their series against the Washington Capitals with a 5-3 win over the Washington Capitals and are now favoured to win the Stanley Cup Quarterfinals...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 283 reads 0 comments

  7. Phoenix, Arizona, USA, vs. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

    There are no good guys versus bad guys in the shooting match over the Phoenix Coyotes, according to the New York Times—even though the team's owner, or former owner, and one prospective owner appears to be gunning for the NHL...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 505 reads 1 comments

  8. Canadian Prime Minister and Hamilton Mayor Like Balsillie's Coyotes Bid

    More support for the idea of a second NHL team in Southern Ontario came from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, according to the New York Times...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 125 reads 0 comments

  9. Top 10 Zen Forest Meditation Tips for Hockey Players

    This column was inspired by the news that a certain member of the New York Rangers who wears No. 16 went to anger management and learned some kind of meditation technique. After A.M...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 1,617 reads 0 comments

  10. Penguins-Caps: Evgeni Malkin Upstages Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin in Game Three

    While Alex Ovechkin got a goal and an assist and Sidney Crosby got two assists, it was Evgeni Malkin who upstaged these two high-profile superstars for a change in game three...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 178 reads 4 comments

  11. New NHL: Hamilton Coyotes, Kansas Islanders, Quebec Panthers, Another Toronto?

    The NHL has been evolving the way Commissioner Gary Bettman wants, but sometimes evolution is unpredictable. You know what Mark Twain said about evolution: “While the rest of the species is descended from apes, redheads are descended from cats...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 5,353 reads 7 comments

  12. Wayne Gretzky Makes Big Bucks if Balsillie Buys His Phoenix Coyotes

    If Jim Balsillie buys the bankrupt Phoenix Coyotes and moves them to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Wayne Gretzky could wind up coaching half an hour away from his old hometown and he could make millions on the deal...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 632 reads 1 comments

  13. Meet the BlackBerry Billionaire Who Wants to Buy The Coyotes for Canada

    Jim Balsillie has been trying to buy a National Hockey League franchise for years. Who is this guy, you ask? Blsillie is the billionaire behind BlackBerry and Research In Motion. He loves hockey and wants to see a team in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 451 reads 1 comments

  14. Bettman and Billionaire Balsillie Butt Heads Over Bankrupt Coyotes

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is butting heads with Jim Balsillie, again. This time, Balsillie blindsided Bettman by making a great big offer to get the Phoenix Coyotes out of bankruptcy, ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  15. Sean Avery Voted Off NHL's Dirtiest Player Poll

    The new and improved Sean Avery, after anger management, is no longer the NHL's dirtiest player, according to a new poll by Sports Illustrated...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 616 reads 1 comments

  16. Will Phoenix Coyotes Become the Hamilton Blackberries?

    A few years ago, Research in Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie was rumored to be buying the Pittsburgh Penguins and moving the team to Hamilton. Sidney Crosby would be playing his home games in Canada...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 1,276 reads 8 comments

  17. Bankruptcy Protection for Phoenix Coyotes Could Move Them to Hamilton

    The Phoenix Coyotes filed for Chapter 11 reorganization on Tuesday, a move that could see the team being sold and moved to Canada, according to the Miami Herald, the Arizona Republic, CP, and Sports Network...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 134 reads 3 comments

  18. KHL's Medvedev Wants to Buy an American NHL Team and Move It to Quebec

    The president of the Kontinental Hockey League, Alexander Medvedev told reporters at the World Championships that he wants to buy an NHL team, hinting he would like to take an American team such as Phoenix and move it to Quebec City or elsewhere in Canada

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 631 reads 1 comments

  19. Donald Brashear Leaving NHL for KHL?

    Donald Brashear of the Washington Capitals has denied reports that he is leaving the NHL for the KHL, according to the Capitals Insider blog of the Washington Post...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 428 reads 2 comments

  20. Getting "Avery'd" with Jesus and Madonna

    Now that the New York Rangers season is over and the Washington Capitals are hammering the Pittsburgh Penguins, I know you've missed my daily updates on Sean Avery... Well, I've missed them, anyway...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 104 reads 3 comments

  21. Ovechkin and Crosby Get Hat Tricks, but Varlamov Wins Second Game

    It's Ali-Frazier, Bird-Magic, Borg-McEnroe, it's Alex Ovechkin Sidney Crosby facing off against each other as the Washington Capitals meet the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Quarter Finals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  22. Rangers Coach May Meet Martin St. Louis in New York City

    Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning might replace a former New York Ranger in New York City next year. St. Louis is in the news for three things these days: 1. He is leading Team Canada at the World Championships...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 656 reads 0 comments

  23. Markus Naslund, Rangers "A" And Former Canucks "C" Is Leaving NHL

    It appears to be official! Markus Naslund is retiring from the New York Rangers. After a disappointing season with the New York Rangers, Former Vancouver Canuck captain Markus Naslund plans ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 233 reads 5 comments

  24. NHL Watches As Swine Flu Stops Soccer

    The NHL won't comment about the possible effects swine flu could have on Stanley Cup playoff games, according to Jim Jamieson, writing for The Province and Canada.com...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  25. NHL In COMA Era Without TV Deal For Hockey Night In America

    America is missing the greatest hockey season ever as there aren't enough games on TV. The NHL says US hockey interest is growing, with attendance and TV ratings up, but few games are broadcast nationally in the USA...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 169 reads 1 comments