Hasek

Perhaps the most important acquisition made by Ken Holland has flown largely under the radar. The popular slogan “Goaltending wins championships” (at least until the Wings got a goaltender, at which point it changed to “A good farm system wins championships”) has been largely supported in the past, with such big names as Roy, Belfour, Broduer, and Vernon capturing Stanley Cups, and two of the last five and three of the past eight (not entirely sure on that figure) Conn Smythe winners being goaltenders.

Will Cechmanek Fluke???

I need to put an end to a highly debated topic on this site, whether or not Roman Cechmanek (goalie for Philadelphia Flyers) is a fluke.

Team USA…just hopeful thinking?

With the Olympics approaching faster then most of us realize it is hard to fatham how good, or bad, that the united states hockey team will really be.

Savard seems to be interested in another oldy

Latest rumor in Montreal is about right winger Pat Verbeek. The veteran nhl player has scored 515 goals and has a total of 1043 points in 1360 games.

Pens News

Titles of Articles:

1) “Pens Sign Primeau”

written by: Anonymous

2) “Kaspiritis Must Go Now”

written by: hockeynut

Two Red Wings Articles

Titles of articles:

1) “Are the Wings 2 OLD”

written by avsfan

2) “Lidstrom New Contract”

written by ronnie73

Controversy Plagues Russians

Russia hockey has recently named Vyacheslav Fetisov to head up it’s Olympic Team amidst growing controversy involving players, coaches and politicians.

Forsberg Skating Again

Peter Forsberg has resumed skating again for the first time since May 10th when he had surgery to remove his spleen. At home in Sweden, the superstar center has been having on ice workouts for the past week and expects to be ready for his NHL teamates to join him in Europe.

Gilmour set to become a Leaf!!

The Toronto Star and TSN’s web site are reporting that there have been talks to bring Doug Gilmour to Toronto. Both are reporting that the deal could be done in the next two weeks. Gilmour said Thursday morning that the two sides have talked and that it would be a great fit for both the Leafs and him.

Numminen to be Coyotes new captain

Teppo Numminen will be the new captain of the Phoenix Coyotes. The appointment will be announced September 11. when the training camp opens.

Peca lands deal

Mike Peca has reportedly accepted a five year deal with the Islanders for approx. 20 million dollars. Also the Lightning are working on a deal with Lecavalier. Lightning want a five year deal, while Lecavalier is looking for a three deal.

Puck Sight (Aug.29)

Another round of quick notes for everybody to chew on and digest. Some interesting stats I noticed when looking at last season, as well as a few contract battles going on.

Team Report

I am very excited about the up and coming 2001-2002 season! There are still a few minor moves that need to be made but other than that the Panthers look competitive this year. I am going to look at all the spots on this rostor and share my line predictions and how I think the players will do.