Joe Louis Arena was filled with “Cujo!” chants throughout Monday’s shutout victory over the upstart Nashville Preditors, who have already beaten the Wings 3 times this season.
It has to feel good for Curtis Joseph, and he deserves it. At least the fans get it, which is more than I can say for the organization’s office.
Over 3 months of of media silence ended today as the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that Mario Lemieux’s would undergo season ending surgery on his left hip next week.
TSN reports: “A freak goal credited to Patrick O’Sullivan of the OHL’s Mississauga IceDogs with 5:12 remaining capped a U.S. comeback in a 4-3 win over Canada in the final of the world junior hockey championships Monday.
After the terrible tragedy, not much was expected of Atlanta. But they started this very emotionally charged season with a bang, coming out of the gate quickly. And that spirited play continued after the emotion of the early season, due in large part to Bob Hartley who has done an incredible job of keeping this team together.
Coming into the halfway point of the season, on many charts the maple leafs are rated first on their and could possibly be leading the league. No one would of thought that they would be leading the east nonetheless the northeast with the supposed powerhouse of Ottawa. But yet somehow they have scraped away at games and climbed up the standings to a very respectible 2nd overall ( with two games in hand on the red wings ).
The Detroit Red Wings went into the half-way point of the season with the most points in the NHL. Have the Wings regained their form that they had during their recent cup winning seasons?
An extended look at the first half of a season marred by goaltender controversy and injuries.
Well, the Rangers have been the Rangers of old. Unable to put a win streak together, the Rangers see themselves once again floating around the .500 mark at the mid point of the season. Will the real New York Rangers please stand up… oh wait… that’s them, nevermind. Here we go again.
Here we are, midway through the 82 game struggle to the Stanley cup playoffs and I’m guessing that little people could have bet that the Habs would be sitting in the position they’re in now.
They finished the first half with a 19-15-5-2 record which is above most expectations.
Here is a look of different aspects of their game as well as the club in general through the first 41 games:
So, we’re basicaly halfway through the season and has it been exciting?
Discussing trade rumors.
Mid-Season Reports are up and first one to offer her/himself will get the job. This is a fan’s site after all and this is your chance to let thousands of people read your opinion on facts. I will list the teams that are already taken and I will also put the format of how I want the mid-season report to be.
Watching the Penguins vs. Rangers game yesterday, a few things about each team and a little something about the league became apparent to me. Something about the game just made certain things quite clear.