Jack Eichel: Mr. Sourpuss?

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

No doubt, the NHL has big marketing plans for its trio of super-kids (Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, and Jack Eichel.) McDavid is already a Sydney Crosby clone: Scoring champ, league MVP, and fully determined to be controversy-free for the next two decades. Colin Kaepernick he […]

Jagr Shouldn’t Be Surprised

August 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Jaromir Jagr says he’s surprised he hasn’t been able to land an NHL job for the upcoming season. According to this TSN story, the Florida Panthers stabbed Jagr in the back earlier this summer, reneging on a promised contract. There’s no reason to doubt that. […]

NHL’s Top Idiot Strikes Again

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

The NHL’s top idiot is at it again. As you can see here, not only will NHL roster players be banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics, so too will NHL farmhands toiling in the AHL and ECHL. After all, why would you want your young […]

Flames Load Up. It Won’t Matter.

August 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Clearly, Connor McDavid has spooked the Calgary Flames organization into full panic mode. After adding depth to an already decent blueline and possibly shoring up their goalkeeping mess, the Flames spent the week binging on front office personnel. It began with the addition of former […]

Habs’ Plan is Price-Less

August 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sportsnet’s Luke Fox wrote an online item suggesting the Montreal Canadiens will be cutting back on the number of starts they give super-goalie Carey Price this season. Oh, please. Once all-defence-all-the-time coach Claude Julien realizes his team has less scoring prowess than the Helen’s Fish […]

The Return of the Small Guy

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

As anyone who watches NHL hockey regularly will confirm, the game continues to get faster and faster. As a result, the “small guy” is back in vogue. It won’t be long before every NHL team has their own version of Calgary’s super-quick Johnny Hockey (Johnny […]

Right Place, Right Time

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

You always hear about the guy who was in the right place at the right time. Brent Burns is surely one of them. After playing minor hockey in Toronto as a forward, Burns was drafted by the OHL’s Brampton Battalion in 2001. Like most major […]