1. Coyote Ugly: Bankruptcy in the Desert

    The NHL is in huge financial distress and the Coyotes of Phoenix are the tip of the iceberg. After months of obfuscation the NHL has finally admitted there are problems in Phoenix...

    Scott  Weldon Written by Scott Weldon about over 5 years ago 415 reads 9 comments

  2. Spring Classic: Division Finals

    While I was watching the Winter Classic on New Year's Day and Detroit and Chicago played that beautifully executed up-tempo back and forth hockey game, all I could think was wouldn't this make a great Western Final...

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  3. NHL Goaltenders in the Spotlight as the Second Round Begins

    Good goaltending is critical to success in hockey. The analogy is that it's like pitching in baseball. Close enough, I figure. This all gets magnified in the playoffs. Goaltenders have often carried unworthy teams further then they deserved to go...

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  4. The (Horrible ,Candy Cane,Barber Pole, Pajama Top) Hockey Sweater

    What happened to the dream season that Montreal Canadiens fans had envisioned? It was the 100th anniversary of the Habitants existence as a hockey team...

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  5. New Vezina Trophy Winner

    This is always a tough award to hand out. There’s a lot of subjectivity involved. Different teams play different styles and those styles directly impact a goaltenders statistics...

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  6. First Round of the NHL Playoffs

    The race for the Stanley Cup begins again Wednesday night. While the guy pictured above probably won't win, the other sixteen teams who have made it in still have a chance. The Stanley Cup playoffs resemble running a gauntlet for two months...

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  7. Sports Are For The Young? Don't Tell These Older Athletes

    Generally speaking, it's true that sports are the pursuit of the young. Especially the violent combat, collision, and contact sports favour, almost require, an athlete in his prime or younger...

    Scott  Weldon Written by Scott Weldon about over 5 years ago 85 reads 1 comments

  8. Gordie Howe: Best Performance by an Older Athlete

    When I think of best performances by an old athlete, I find myself drawn to one name. When I first started watching hockey the announcers at the time were letting me know that Gordie Howe was in the twilight of his career...

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