The World Cup of Hockey is returning to an arena near you. It was announced earlier this year that the World Cup of Hockey would be returning in 2011. The teams consisted of 15 forwards, 8 defenceman and 3 goalies at the last tournament. Coming off an Olympic gold medal win Canada are definatley favourites heading into the next tournament.
I’m going to break my MO here. After the heartbreaking collapse and loss to Philadelphia, I’ve been relentlessly trying to come up with a lineup that fits the mold of the Bruins, but could also bring alittle more success than this past year did. After weeks of painfully reliving the experience trying to find out what went wrong, this is what I’ve come up with.
After their most successful playoff run since 1993, Canadiens fans are asking: What can the Habs do for an encore?
The Canadiens exceeded expectations this spring by upsetting the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins before losing to the Philadelphia Flyers in the Eastern Conference final.
Brian Burke isn’t kidding when he says there is no progress in a new contract for restricted free agent winger Nikolai Kulemin . Talks are at a standstill.
“What he is asking for is not what we are prepared to pay,” the Leafs general manager said Thursday, when asked why he and Kulemin’s agent, Gary Greenstin, keep giving identical terse quotes on the subject. “I think his agent is a good guy. But we will grind on and see what happens.”
The financially troubled Phoenix Coyotes may still be on the run.
The National Hockey League has set a Dec. 31 deadline for the city of Glendale, Ariz., landlord of the Coyotes’ home rink, to reach an agreement with new owners for the team, the Arizona Republic reported. Otherwise, the NHL may authorize the franchise to move to another market.
The league said it has a “bona-fide offer from a viable purchaser who would relocate the hockey team to another market,” the paper reported, referring to a legal agreement between the NHL and the city.