Author Archives: DG

No Cup, Unless They Step Up

It was reported earlier today by the Calgary Sun, that the Toronto Maple Leafs will no be acquiring Joe Nieuwendyk or Bryan Marchment. The Leafs feel that anyone that contacts the Leafs for a position on their team should not be welcome.

Also update on Wesley…

Quinn takes a vacation…

Other Leaf possible signings…

What will Wings do?

Well lots of action already this summer with the Wings but, what will they do? Well yesterday on Fox Sports Detroit TV their rumors were floating around about the whole team:

Well, At Leat All Russians Aren't Money Grubbing…

This story is really only worthy of news for one reason: it proves that not all NHL players are greedy money grubbers, and some actually respect the organizations they play for. And, it gives me another opportunity to rave about Datsyuk.

You heard it here first…KINGS WILL WIN THE CUP NEXT YEAR!!

Thats right folks!! Ca`ll me crazy! Say “It’s waaaay to early to predict something like this! Tell me I don’t know anything about hockey! Hell, even point out the fact that I predicted a Bruins / Sharks Cup Finals last year, but be assured this one is an iron clad lock!! The Los Angeles Kings will win Lord Stanley’s Cup next year!

NHL ready to police goalie equipment

Canadian Press


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CP) – The NHL and its 30 general managers emerged from a three and half hour meeting Friday agreeing that something must be done to control the increasing size of goalie equipment in an effort to open up the game.


Do the New York people know something that the Dallas people don’t about the Dallas Stars?

Bring Back the Winnipeg Jets

This is not in my words but written by Darren Ford of Winnipeg. You can find all of this information on his website at

Mr. Ford is trying desparately to get an NHL team back in Winnipeg. Being from Winnipeg, I sincerely hope that he succeeds.

Leclair could be the key to a Cup for the Rangers.

The rangers have got a ton of talent, but they don’t have a true first or second line left winger. I realize that these guys are professionals and expected to adapt but it is a simple fact that guys feel natural at different spots, and the Rangers don’t have any left wingers.

Straka on the block?

The Penguins are trying to trade Martin Straka, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Bowman Big Apple Bound???

Just when you thought Scotty Bowman was going to retire for good from the NHL, Rumblings in the Big Apple have Bowman returning behind the bench as the Rangers New Head Coach???

Roy vs Brodeur

Now that Patrick Roy, the greatest goalie in the modern history, is retired; only one is able to break up his NHL’s records: Martin Brodeur

The Cup goes through – Cranbrook?

Over the past 9 years (including this one), There is one thing in common with every team that has one the cup – Cranbrook, B.C.

Devils Stanley Cup Primer

Devils: 2003 Stanley Cup Finals Primer

The MantaRay Devil report May 25, 2003

(From the swamps of Jersey)

To many hockey fans around the league, the unofficial Stanley Cup final was played last week when the Devils defeated the best team in the NHL in the Ottawa Senators.

Here is a breakdown of how the Devils match-up against The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim: