Monthly Archives: June 2012

PuckSage #NHLUFAChallenge

30th
Jun. × ’12

As of when I posted this the only link I’d received is from Chris at Two In The Box the all things Buffalo Sports blog. It’s not to late to join in, look here and then tweet me and I’ll update the post when I can. The roster Chris put up is interesting, there’s a […]


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Bruins Development Camp Day 2

30th
Jun. × ’12

Day two’s action some some quicker skating and more intricate drills. Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli said that Khoklachev is most likely to play in Russia next season, but that he is required to be at Bruins training camp this fall. On Tuukka Rask he said the contract was reasonably easy to to put together […]


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Free Agency: Lost Product

29th
Jun. × ’12

One of the keys to winning or even going deep in the playoffs in the current NHL is often overlooked. The media is guilty of it. The fans are frequently guilty of it, and the last decade has shown that teams are guilty too. Depth is so frequently neglected half of knowing who will make […]


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Who’s to Blame, Player or Coach?

29th
Jun. × ’12

Two of the more interesting players to hit the news in the last couple days are Derek Roy and Mike Santorelli. The Buffalo Sabres Roy has one year left on a contract that will pay him five and a half with a cap hit of four. Santorelli of the Florida Panthers is likely a less […]


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Goalies Goalies Everywhere

28th
Jun. × ’12

Two of the NHL’s best known goalies signed new deals today. Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings. and Tuukka Rask of  Boston Bruins. The reigning Stanley Cup and Conn-Smyth winner arguably took a home town discount. His deal is reported right at $58 million for ten years. The deal will put his cap hit […]


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Development Camp Notes

28th
Jun. × ’12

While I’m not going to predict any career trajectories based off of a bit more than an hours on ice observation. Some players did stand out for one reason or another. Here’s the quick hits. Ryan Spooner, has filled out and looks stronger and larger but hasn’t lost even a hint of speed or agility. […]


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A Needed Correction To the NHL CBA

28th
Jun. × ’12

One of the things that I hope both sides of the NHL/NHLPA showdown over how the next decades money will be split is that the current discipline system is utterly inadequate. As mentioned previously diving is an issue that needs to be shot dead. With fines that might as well not exist despite their being […]


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Bruins Dev Camp first pic

28th
Jun. × ’12

The boys are on the ice Krug, Hargrove, Spooner, Khoklachev, Subban and more. Updates as possible.


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NHL Notes: Wideman, Darche and Bruins Development Camp

28th
Jun. × ’12

Former St Louis Blue, Boston Bruin, Florida Panther, and Washington Capital Dennis Wideman is now and likely for the next five years a member of the Calgary Flames. On Wednesday he signed a five year deal contract worth $26.25million. Jay Feaster clearly felt that a mediocre skater who has never been on a team that […]


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