If anybody saw Robyn Regehers hit on Aaron Downey in the Flames/Habs game, this article is for you.
I’m all for hitting and fighting in NHL hockey. Love to watch the boys play grind it out, emotional hockey. But the NHL has to change its rules on hitting. NO longer should hits be allowed to the head on any players, it just does not make sense.

Ziggy Palffy out of retirement?

The Score was reporting that Ziggy Pallfy was playing hockey in Slovakia opening the doors to speculation he could return to Pittsburgh in February.

Will Havlat be the NHL next Art Ross winner?

In only 6 games this year Martin Havlat has 7 goals, 13 points, and is 8+.

Salary Dump but for what

Flyers dump 3.

“The team placed defenceman Nolan Baumgartner and forwards Niko Dmitrakos and Petr Nedved on waivers and will recall right wing Stefan Ruzicka, defenseman Alexandre Picard and left wing Ben Eager from their AHL affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms. “

Why not Conroy?

Now, we all know, habs fans or not, Montreal desperately needs that center n.2 to back up Koivu. We also know that Gainey likes the idea of a big, right handed center. A veteran center who is a good two way player, could help youngsters. We also know the Kings are probably looking to get younger up front. You do the math…

Berard possibly needs second sugery

Blue Jacket’s Defenceman Bryan Berard could potentially need additonal surgery on his back.

Yanic to sign??

The Ottaw Sun is reporting that Ottawa GM John Muckler is interested in signing Yanic Perreault. The Sun also reports that when healhty, Florida GM Jacques Martin will make a run at signing Yanic, and may already have a deal in place.

Ferguson to get Extension?

According to Howard Berger of Fan 590, MLSE and JFJ are well into contract extension talks, thanks to the reasonably successful start to the season.

Fedorov Close to Return

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that Sergei Ferdorov could be back this weekend as his shoulder is close to being healed enough to play.


Malkin will be in the middle Wednesday night.

Penguins rookie Evgeni Malkin will make his NHL debut against the New Jersey Devils at Mellon Arena.

Malkin suffered a dislocated shoulder on Sept. 20 in a pre-season game in Moncton, New Brunswick. He has been cleared to play and is excited to take the ice.

Leafs add 3 to Marlies

Tellqvist, Perrot, David Pszenyczny join the Marlies

Re: Problems in Ottawa (Score: 1)
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Havlat will win a cup before Ottawa does if he leaves.

A Line Made In Heaven?

Much has been made of the fact over the past few years by fans that Saku Koivu has always had the ability to make the players around him better. But aside from a season or so of with Richard Zednik, Koivu never had unparallelled chemistry as he had with wingers Shayne Corson and Mark Recchi in the late ’90s. In some ways, that was the prototypical line of that era – a power forward to work the corners, a playmaker at centre, and a high scoring winger. Well, until now, that is.

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