1. Sidney Crosby's Concussion Should Make NHL Rule Changes a No-Brainer

    "It's brutal," Sidney Crosby said of the headaches that still affect him, according to CBC TV. I just hope and pray it doesn’t take the sight of the NHL ’s No...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 3 years ago 1,936 reads 27 comments

  2. Why the Barrie Colts Will Win the Memorial Cup This Year

    For the first time in team history, the Barrie Colts claimed top spot in the Canadian Hockey League Top 10 Rankings and now they are moving in on the Memorial Cup...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 4 years ago 330 reads 0 comments

  3. Slovakians Close But No Cigar: Canada-USA Play for Olympic Hockey Gold

      The day after the Canadian women's hockey team got in trouble for smoking cigars and drinking champagne and beer on the ice, the men had a close call at the end of their game against Slovakia...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 4 years ago 354 reads 0 comments

  4. It's USA Gold and Canada Silver at World Junior Hockey Championship

    The USA upset Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championship in Canada, winning 6-5 in overtime. John Carlson of the USA got the game winner. Team USA upset Sweden to get into the finals and they came close to upsetting Canada earlier in the tournament...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 4 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  5. World Juniors: Canada Beats Switzerland, Ready for Rematch with USA

      Team Canada ended the Cinderella story for Switzerland in Saskatoon, beating them 6 to 1 in front of over 15,000 hockey fans.       The Swiss upset the heavily favoured team from Russia to get into the semi-finals...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 4 years ago 496 reads 1 comments

  6. Canada Needs Overtime to Beat USA in World Junior Hockey Championship

    Team Canada needed overtime to come from behind and beat Team USA 5 to 4 on New Year's Eve at the World Junior Championships at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 4 years ago 1,128 reads 0 comments

  7. Crosby Leads Canada's Olympic Hockey Team

    Sidney Crosby, one of the best hockey players in history, will lead Canada's Olympic hockey team this year. He led the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Stanley Cup last season in the NHL...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 4 years ago 708 reads 9 comments

  8. Taylor Hall Leads Canada in 2010 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships

    Team Canada crushed Sweden 6-2 in a warm-up game for the 2010 IIHF world junior hockey championship, held in Canada this year, showing why the Canucks are expected to win gold for the sixth year in a row...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 4 years ago 720 reads 0 comments

  9. The Heart Of Hockey In The Backwoods Of Canada

    If you have interest in hockey or sports, or Canada, or North American life, you owe it to yourself to take a trip to Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, and see a Jr. A Game at the Peterborough Memorial Centre, the home of the Peterborough Petes...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about almost 5 years ago 293 reads 0 comments

  10. Ontario Hockey League: Windsor Spitfires Strafe Peterborough Petes

    The league-leading Windsor Spitfires jumped out to a 4-0 lead after 20 minutes and never looked back in Peterborough as they beat the Petes 9-5 in front of over 3,000 fans...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about almost 5 years ago 122 reads 0 comments

  11. Forget About Phoenix: Are Sean Avery And The Stars Moving To Toronto? (Satire)

    Will Sean Avery wind up playing for the Toronto North Stars in the NHL? As I sat on the shore of Lake Ontario at the Colonel Samuel Smith Park yesterday, missing the Penguins-Hurricanes game in the Stanley Cup semi-finals, I had a vision...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 753 reads 3 comments

  12. NHL Semifinals: Balsillie and the Tigers Versus Bettman and the Coyotes

    As the Stanley Cup semifinals get under way—with Chicago and Detroit in an Original Six matchup and the Hurricanes taking on the Penguins—all eyes are on NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 378 reads 7 comments

  13. Why Wayne Gretzky's Phoenix Coyotes are Wanted as the Hamilton Tigers

    It's time for the National Hockey League and the Hamilton Tigers to return to Hamilton, according to millions of Canadians, and other hockey fans. The NHL is buzzing about Wayne Gretzky's Phoenix Coyotes moving to southern Ontario...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 804 reads 2 comments

  14. Malcolm Gladwell Explains Why "CrackBerry" Balsillie Will Win Coyotes

    Jim Balsillie, billionaire and co-CEO of BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion, had the bestselling author of Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell, as his college roommate...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 886 reads 2 comments

  15. Will Jim Balsillie Take The Phoenix Coyotes Back To Winnipeg?

    Will Jim Balsillie buy the bankrupt Phoenix Coyotes out of the Arizona desert and move the team back to Winnipeg? Does the hockey team belong up north, where the desert is frozen? The NHL is now saying they prefer Winnipeg to Hamilton...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 841 reads 2 comments

  16. BlackBerry Billionaire Becomes Latest, Greatest Captain Canada

    Captain Canada is not just a cartoon character or the name given to the captains of hockey teams representing hockey-mad Canada...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 343 reads 0 comments

  17. Canadian Billionaire Offers To Keep Phoenix Coyotes in Arizona Desert

    Canadian billionaire Jim Balsillie's bid to take over the Phoenix Coyotes and move the NHL team to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, changed into an offer to keep the team in Arizona...

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

  18. Jim Balsillie: Canadian Folk Hero or American Joke?

    Coverage of Jim Balsillie's bid to buy the Phoenix Coyotes is quite different in Canada from what it is in the USA...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 308 reads 1 comments

  19. 212 Reasons The NHL Should Take Basille's Offer For the Phoenix Coyotes

    The amount offered by Jim Basille for the Phoenix Coyotes has not been questioned or commented on. Why would he offer $212...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 450 reads 2 comments

  20. No Canadian Teams in Stanley Cup Playoffs, So Canucks Cheer for Crosby's Team

    Hockey-mad Canadians are obsessing over the possibility of Jim Balsillie bringing a seventh NHL franchise to Canada and are claiming to be the homeland of hockey at a time when no Canadian teams are in the NHL's Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 524 reads 0 comments

  21. Jim Balsillie Gets Back-up With Coyotes' Bankruptcy on Hold

    Bankruptcy court gave the NHL and Jerry Moyes of the Phoenix Coyotes two weeks to figure out who's in charge of the team. The NHL will argue its case in court on May 15, according to the Calgary Herald...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  22. BlackBerry Billionaire's Rant About Canada, the NHL, Coyotes, Tigers

    Jim Balsillie's quotable quotes about his reasons for wanting to buy the Phoenix Coyotes are becoming as famous as the "I am Canadian" rant that was incredibly popular a few years ago...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 410 reads 0 comments

  23. A Closer Look at the Billionaire Who Wants to Buy the Phoenix Coyotes

    "We're the source of the game, the players, the money, and I think we should have a seventh team. I don't quit and I don't get scared...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 185 reads 0 comments

  24. Rangers' Sean Avery Honored by Career Gear's Second Chance at Life Event

    In Sean Avery's exit interview at Madison Square Garden, after the New York Rangers lost Game Seven of their playoff series with the Washington Capitals, he told reporters his plan for the summer was to have more fun than you can imagine...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 319 reads 1 comments

  25. Battle Between Bettman and Balsillie Heating to a Boil

    The latest motions by the NHL mark the fiercest attack yet on Jerry Moyes and Jim Balsillie. The league says that Moyes cut a secret deal with Balsillie that flies in the face of the NHL's rules...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 268 reads 3 comments