Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hamstrung: The Self-Inflicted Injuries Of The Flyers Cap Crunch

28th
Feb. × ’13

The Philadelphia Flyers have made no secret of their ability to spend money. They’ve made free with the funds for years. This year they are the top spending team, next year they are the top spending team. This is a problem because with 19 players signed for next season, and the cap set to decline […]


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What We Know: First Third Eastern Edition

23rd
Feb. × ’13

The perennial powers in the Eastern Conference are mostly living up to their potential. It is the bubble teams, and the wild cards that are making life so interesting.  I doubt anyone outside the Francosphere predicted the Canadiens would lead the Eastern Conference at any time, and yet they do. Predicting the Capitals as a […]


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What We Know: First Third Western Edition

23rd
Feb. × ’13

The season was a long, long time coming and it seems amazing that we are one third of the way done. We know the Western Conference is never easy to predict. Today, we know which teams are better than we thought, which teams are worse, and which ones just don’t have a clue. 15: Columbus […]


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Top Ten: Reasons Lindy Ruff Was Fired

20th
Feb. × ’13

After 170 head coaching changes elsewhere around the league, Darcy Regier (or whoever) finally decided they needed someone else to blame things on. Lindy Ruff is Buffalo Sabres coach no more. 10: They Sabres were winning to many games to have the best possible shot at drafting Seth Jones. 9: Darcy Regier promised Terry Pegula […]


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Rookie Watch: Dustin Brown vs. The Rookies

20th
Feb. × ’13

This feature will run approximately every two weeks each season comparing a well known player to leagues newest crop of rising stars. Dustin Brown the captain of last years Stanley Cup Champion finds himself on a team that’s mired in 12th place in the Western Conference. The Stanley Cup hangover is in affect. Well off […]


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Sell High: 6 To Send Off

18th
Feb. × ’13

There are some teams that just aren’t going anywhere this season no matter how well they do in the regular season. For some, just getting run out of town in the first round of the playoffs will be a moral victory. But let’s be honest; moral victory is just another way of saying we aren’t […]


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Hockey Weekend in America: Americans To Watch – Saturday Editon

16th
Feb. × ’13

More games, more hockey Americana to enjoy. Tonight in God’s waiting room the Sunshine State the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning will square off, no word on early bird specials at the concessions: Seeing Red are Scott Clemmensen, Peter Mueller, George Parros, Drew Shore, and Jack Skille Flashing across the ice in White and […]


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Hockey Weekend in America: Americans To Watch – Friday Editon

15th
Feb. × ’13

Tonight the NHL’s oldest American NHL franchise will faceoff against their division rivals the Buffalo Sabres: The Bruins Brass have purged all the Americans they could from the roster, Chris Bourque is the son of a Canadain, Jay Pandolfo is the 13th forward, so take your pick. For the Buffalo Sabres, Nathan Gerbe and Ryan […]


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Tyler Mired

15th
Feb. × ’13

It is no secret that Tyler Myers had a sensational rookie season. It is kind of hard not to notice a defenseman winning the Calder Trophy. It’s even harder when that lanky adolescent is compared to nearly every Norris trophy winner in the last quarter century. Unfortunately for pride of Houston Texas his career is […]


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