Monthly Archives: October 2001

Three way trade happening….

A Three way trade will be accomplished before November 13th, 2001. The involving teams are Ottawa, San Jose and Toronto….

1/8 Of Teams Season Review

This season, after most of the teams played 10 games, there will be 8 reviews on every team in the NHL, and how each one is performing. This is the first review out of 8 in total, every ten games.

Puck Sight Oct 31

There’s trouble and discention in the ranks of the Dallas Stars… Team USA has some new candidates to consider… Some rookies have impressed this season… and more diving into the stats stories of the week.

LECAVALIER In the Blue, White And Red !

I recently wrote an article intitled ”Look for changes if the Habs don’t win” in which I mentionned that the administration will not tolerate another season without making it in the playoffs.

Keenan to Return to the Rangers?

There was a report last week in a Canadian paper that suggested Mike Keenan and Glen Sather had introductory discussions about “Iron Mike” returning to coach the team he abondoned after the 1994 Stanley Cup Championship season.

San Jose and Ottawa Senator trade rumor………

There is a rumor that the San Jose Sharks are looking at dealing left winger ALEX KOROLYUK to the Ottawa senators in exchange for defenceman CHRIS PHILLIPS. This was according to a report out of an Otawa Daily News paper………….

Competition Tight to Make Team

Back at the summer mini-camp, Gretzky confessed that there were plenty of absent players who would still be in the running for the Olympic squad. A month into the season, the picture isn’t any clearer, in fact, choices may be even tougher now.

Oilers Roll Through October

Edmonton could tie a team record on Tuesday with a win over the visiting Montreal Canadiens. Only two times before has an Oiler team had 9 wins in October, in ’81 and ’83. This year’s team could do the same by beating the Habs tomorrow night and it would cap off a pretty decent month for the Oil.

League and Olympic Thoughts

One big trade this week, is it a sign of things to come? Team Canada’s top dogs are on the prowl scouting a handful of teams this week, who’s Gretzky got his eye on? Plus more notes on the season so far.

Hackett Out Minimum 6 Weeks

TSN is reporting that Montreal goaltender Jeff Hackett will be out a minimum of 6 weeks due to a separated shoulder suffered in the game against Buffalo on Oct 20/2001.

Once Again Officials Officially Suck Part II

Currently watching two games, Canadiens against the Sabres, and the Rangers against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Scary Hotlanta Thrashers; Rangers Will Make a Trade?

“Playing the Thrashers…..hahaha….that should be a win…”

Early Season Impressions

I’ve been absent for the past two or three weeks but return now with comments about the start of the NHL season.