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In less than one week, the climax of the off-season begins. Excited, are you not? Let’s rewind a little bit, though.
The Jokinen trade; why he was traded? I’ll tell you why. And, is Jay-Bo to follow?
Hello hockey fans! An all new season of my articles is up. I have been quite busy the past months with education (MBA), but hockey season is back on for me now. So not a whole lot to talk about other than the draft, but it’s not the draftee that makes the weekend intriguing, but rather the potential headliners. Such as? Find out…
I was wondering why there is not a mock draft on this site when I just decided to do one myself.
Experience beat inexperience
Skilled level on the ice that boredom it killed
Passion on the ice that left us with impassion
Red Wings wheeled onto victory, leaving the Penguins into valedictory
Stay tuned for an all new season of Challenging Mikster
Terrible news my fellow hockey fans, just so awful…… please click to read more as I will explain what went wrong….
I know most of you will say they’d take Carey Price over Marc-Andre Fleury in a heartbeat for the duration of their careers. Heck, I might be convinced to agree with you given Price’s potential.
My question is: Who is currently better? A 20-year-old Price or a 23-year-old Fleury?
and: Who would you rather start in the playoffs: A goalie who couldn’t handle the pressure in the 2004 WJHC as some claim, but was only the third goalie in NHL draft history to be chosen first overall and the second youngest goalie in NHL history to get 40 wins (Terry Sawchuk being the youngest), or a young goalie with no NHL playoff experience but who was chosen 5th overall and who has dominated in the AHL playoffs?
Before you decide, please arm yourself with some knowledge about how these two goaltenders have played of late. [Also, an offer of reconciliation with Habs fans.]
The Team 1200 Radio is reporting that the Ottawa Senators have fired head coach John Paddock, and assistant coach Ron Low.
GM Bryan Murray, who took the Sens to the cup final last year, will be resuming his duties as head coach. No word yet on who will be his assistant.
Hello hockey fans! Finally the day of intensity is over with and it feels like things are back to normal again. It was a good day for the NHL, I thought. Intriguing trades, and almost tied for number of total trades as well. It was also a good day for HockeyTradeRumors.com. Anyway, the aftermath is here…..analysis on every single trade!
The Phoenix Coyotes acquired Al Montoya and Marcel Hossa in exchange for David LeNevue, Fredrik Sjostrom, and Josh Gratton.