Some Trenchant Observations

Well, the Avs-Oilers game just ended (need you ask who won?). What did we learn?

1.) Outshooting a team does you no good if your shots are all from the perimeter.

Bobby Clarke's Solution to Hockey!

Believe it or not, Flyers general manager Bobby Clarke, master of the controversial sound bite and inane comments, actually had something intelligent to say recently.

Bolts Trade For D

Tampa bay Lightning today traded Alexander Svitov and a 3rd round draft pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for offensive veteran defensemen Darryl Sydor…

No Goalies Safe this Trade Deadline

By the sounds of things the trade deadline this year may involve a lot of trades involving goaltenders. Goaltenders such as Martin Biron, Dominik Hasek, Curtis Joseph, Dwayne Roloson, Manny Fernandez, Mike Dunham, Jeff Hackett, Sean Burke, Nikolai Khabibuilin, Trevor Kidd and Olaf Kolzig have been rumored to be on the move.

Clarkie Cookin Something Up – Amonte out 2 weeks

Last night on Comcast Sportsnight it was said that the Flyers were in talks with two teams regarding goaltending.

The first team is the often mentioned Caps. The offer that Comcast said the Flyers put on the table was Therien and Hackett for Kolzig.

Heatley Playing As Soon As Tomorrow??

Recent rumors were that Dany Heatley could be playing in early february after missing all games this season so far dut to his infamous car crash that we all know about.

But according to TSN.ca it could happen sooner than we all thought…

Gonchar Out for a Month…

Sergie Gonchar, one of the most sought after defenseman, will be out for a month at least. He suffered a second-degree shoulder ligament tear.

I Smell A Big Fat Payday

Associated Press reports:

Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis grabbed a fan by the neck and threw him to the ground after being taunted throughout the game during the team’s home loss to Philadelphia on Sunday.

New Shoppers for Bondra…

It appears as the Senators aren’t the only team interested in Peter Bondra. It was believed 48 hours ago that the Sens were extremely close to acquiring the former 30-goal scorer, but two teams have jumped into the race…

Could the Devils move?

This may sound impossible, but there is actual speculation that the defending Stanley Cup champions may move in the near future.

Rangers booed at home charity event

Interesting article in today’s New York Times about the Ranger fans towards their team in the Sather era (error).

Will Clarke finally get a Goalie for the playoffs??

Or will the Flyers be forced to rely on their future goaltender in Robert Eshe? Or even worse the OVERRATED Jeff Hackett? Lets face it, the Flyers need a goalie as bad as the Eagles need a Wide Receiver.

Shoulda Coulda Woulda Been: 2004 All-Stars

Well hockey fans time to pull the ratings away from the Super Bowl in February (who likes football really?) with the 20….04 NHL All-Star game. It’s a time when most hockey fans are happy. Usually cause their ‘model’ hockey player is going to show his madskillz. Or disgusted with their favorite teams record. Elated or not there a still some bones to pick with this years break.

Who's going next….?

At the end of every NHL there’s always both the good and the bad. The conclusion to a good run in the playoffs. The definitive Stanley Cup Champions decided (hopefully a team of your liking). And of the course the news of all the players coming and going.

Young Guns Game

The NHL released the 2004 NHL YoungStars Rosters today for the East and the West, each team consisting of 11 players.

Mikster vs. Spector

It’s a face off, who will win this one between me and Spector? Find out…

Capitals' Fire Sale: Everything For A Dollar!!

The Capitals plan to trim their $50 million payroll by $24 million, and they took the first step toward achieving their goal yesterday. They traded a way super star Jaromir Jagr to the New York Rangers for ex-Oiler Anson Carter. This move is the first of many moves the Caps will be involved in. Bondra, Lang, and Gonchar are said to be on the market.

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Outlook

To start off, I would like to give the readers a short introduction. In my article, I will first go over what I think is the Maple Leafs best lines to use as of now(before any trades happen, and with all the injured players back), grading of players, then I will suggest a few trades that should be done, and a conclusion.

Lineup

Pure Speculation

In between the clouded memories and twisted thoughts that float around in my head every day, there is the rare occasion that something clear and intelligent sneaks past the radar…….

Unfortunately that hasn’t happened today so if this actually gets posted you will all be subject to my manical rumblings.

Cry me a river, Georges.

Here is an article who has been written by Big Georges Laraque that I want to share with you, HTR members.