Archive for September, 2007

Ah, the late 90’s – when every year’s Stanley Cup pick wound up being Detroit, Colorado, Dallas, or New Jersey. Times aren’t nearly that simple anymore, and if there’s one trademark of the salary-capped NHL, it’s parity. Usually, the beginning of the season means dividing the teams into a few different categories: a few contenders, […]

(Apologies for my flippant attitude here…but I’m approaching this purely from a sports context) Hey Blackhawks fans, both of you, here’s some good news — Bill Wirtz is no longer calling the shots. Here’s the bad news — he’s dead from cancer. Ok, so feeling good about someone dying isn’t exactly a positive thing, but […]

(Don’t you just love my use of math symbols in the post title?) TSN has a report about how Dany Heatley’s apparently seeking a cool $8.5 million extension. Of course, these types of numbers are often thrown around for bargaining posture, but still, I thought we might want to do a little sanity check here. […]

Saw this before I had my morning coffee on Yahoo hockey. Check out the third name down — but don’t forget to read the team carefully!

Let’s take a trip down memory lane to the last time we saw Wayne Gretzky in an Oilers uniform back at the Heritage Classic a few years ago. Remember how excited everyone was for both the alumni game and the actual game between Edmonton and Montreal? Remember the really cool shot of Jose Theodore (before […]

Some of you may know that I contribute to RotoRob‘s fantasy hockey section. Well, they’re looking to expand, so if any readers/bloggers/whoever feel like joining the staff, contact me and I’ll hook you up.

I’m still decompressing (re: getting back into “real world” mode) from a pretty fun honeymoon down the California coast, including several days in Anaheim. Some random thoughts: -Sighted: one Blackhawks Tony Amonte jersey with a captain’s C. That was pretty random down at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Also, saw one guy in full Hurricanes merchandise […]