Hawks G.M. Tallon expected to make trade soon

Dale Tallon was a busy guy Thursday: He made a trade, extended a player’s contract and reassigned another player to Rockford.

Leafs GM on the way out!

Hey guys,

According to the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Maple Leafs will fire GM John Ferguson Jr. very soon.

Leafs call up Pogge, Claim Moore


Leafs call up Pogge and claim Wild forward Dominic Moore off waivers.

I don’t know if this is a prelude to anything, but if I’m a gambling man I’m saying Raycroft to waivers/minors and let the Sundin sweeps begin…

top 10 rookies in my books so far!

Its half way through the season, so far and alot of rookies have been impressive in their first year in the big league. These rookies include: patrick kane, jonathan toews, nick backstrom, tobias enstrom, peter mueller, andrew cogliano, david perron, sam gagner, erik johnson, and martin hanzal.

Former Preds Owner Leipold Buys Wild

SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE), the parent company of the Minnesota Wild, announced today that an agreement has been signed to sell the Minnesota Wild and its related entities to Craig Leipold. Financial terms were not disclosed, and the final sale requires approval by the National Hockey League and other regulatory approvals.

It's not just JFJ

I find it interesting that all of the articles and opinions that are written by Leafs fans, about 90% call only for JFJ’s head when it comes to ‘blowing up the team’ and rebuilding.

While that would be an integral part, the part that is seemingly always overlooked is that it wouldn’t solve the root cause.

Report: McCarty meets with Red Wings

DETROIT — Darren McCarty has met with Red Wings officials about the possibility of returning to the team, the Windsor Star is reporting, citing an NHL source.

Hawks sign Brent Sopel to 3-year extension

The Blackhawks and Brent Sopel have agreed on a three-year contract extension that will keep the veteran defenseman from becoming an unrestricted free agent this summer.

Ovechkin in Washington to stay (for at least 6 years)

According to RDS.ca, Ovechkin has signed a 6 yr / 54 millions contract, so, 9 Millions / year.


French article


Are the Good Times Really Over For Good?

“are we rolling down hill like a snowball headed for hell?” – Merle Haggard

Never thought I would start off any article quoting a country music singer but today a friend of mine and I were discussing the state of the NHL and how the glory days are all gone – and I was able to pinpoint the last GREAT NHL season ever.