Monthly Archives: February 2011

Where to find me.

27th
Feb. × ’11

You all obviously know to find me here. I suspect you’ve all run across my twitter account @PuckSage . Yep, there’s a Facebook me too. But starting Monday you’ll be able to find my weekly playoff preview on InsideHockey.com. How I convinced them to lower their standards and toss aside their creditability will have to […]


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Bruins vs Canucks recap

27th
Feb. × ’11

These two teams come as billed. They have the best and second best goal differential, the third best road record against the best home record. Two top teams for goals against, and two top scoring teams. The only real edge on paper aside from the home record was special teams. But as we all know, […]


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Rookies Vs Ilya Kovalchuck: The Calder Watch

25th
Feb. × ’11

The last several weeks have seen quite an improvement in the hundred million dollar man, and his team. They are the hottest team in hockey right now and he’s having a respectable season all of a sudden.  Kovalchuck enters the day with a line of 21-21-41 -20. The last the biggest area of improvement. On […]


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5 Stories to Watch

22nd
Feb. × ’11

The five most interesting stories to watch from now until the the trade deadline. How far will the dismantlement of the Colorado Avalanche go? I was shocked to see Calder Trophy candidate Kevin Shattenkirk shipped out.  Stuffed into the wagon along with him was 23 year old power-forward Chris Stewart, and a conditional pick. Going […]


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Off the Faceoff

20th
Feb. × ’11

Off the Faceoff is a semi-regular feature filled with a varying number of one line thoughts, mostly on hockey. Faceoff 1: It’s hockey day in America and the NHL has kindly made it impossible to watch all the games, or even most of the games since three of them start at about the same time. […]


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Kaberle to Boston, gold mine to Toronto and more

18th
Feb. × ’11

Today the Boston Bruins traded about six weeks of an expiring contract for two first round picks (one past, one future), and an additional conditional pick.  One of those first round picks was used to pick Joe Colborne, billed as “Jumbo Joe”, he has a similar although not as polished skill set as Joe Thornton. […]


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Silly Season

17th
Feb. × ’11

Yes ladies and gentleman, the NHL trade deadline is less than two weeks away. NHLNumbers,  CapGeek, Kuklas Korner, and Spectors are all buying extra bandwidth, other sports outlets are using these days to set their advertising prices on hockey pages for the year, and many players have probably carefully drown their phones to avoid texts, […]


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Gordie Dwyer Interview – @GDwyer32

16th
Feb. × ’11

PuckSage: As someone who has played in the AHL, NHL, and two European leagues what are the major differences between playing in Europe and the AHL or NHL respectively? Gordie Dwyer: There are differences between Europe, the AHL and the Show, but the major one is how you are treated. You never have to ride […]


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Chris Kelly Trade Front to Back

16th
Feb. × ’11

For Chris Kelly, the move from Ottawa to Boston will be about more than just a playoff run with guys he’s logged a lot of minutes against. It will be about going from an arena that has grown achingly quiet of late to one where the only question about the volume of the crowd is […]


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