Tag Archives: C Kunitz

Powerplays Proving Costly

20th
Apr. × ’14

It is a truism in sports; football, and hockey most of all that defense wins championships. We’ve seen it year after year. This year it seems to be adding a wrinkle to itself. Powerplays are costing teams games. Not by failing to produce, but by favoring offense so heavily, they aren’t prepared to play responsibly. […]


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If I Told You In September…

13th
Dec. × ’13

This is a feature that will run about every two weeks with improbable stats and situations in the National Hockey League.   Players: that Joe Thornton would be in the top ten in the NHL in scoring when he last finished a season there in the 2009-10 season. of the top five goal scores, Ovechkin, […]


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The First Five Games: Toronto Maple Leafs

23rd
Sep. × ’13

After years, and years of futility, questionable contracts, and slow incremental improvement, the Toronto Maple Leafs finally made the playoffs. Better still, they didn’t even back in on a last game overtime loss, they snagged the five spot in the conference, in regulation or overtime wins they were tied for second in the east. Which […]


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The First Five Games: Pittsburgh Penguins

10th
Sep. × ’13

The 2012-13 season had highs, lows and surprising blows. Sidney Crosby jumped out of the gate and pounced on the scoring lead. Then out of no where a puck breaks his jaw and puts him on the shelf. Elder statesmen Craig Adams and Chris Kunitz led the way appearing in all 48 games while Evgeni […]


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Penguins and Bruins 7.5 Keys To Game 3

5th
Jun. × ’13

For the Penguins: 1: Compusure, composure, composure. If they can’t stay focused on their system of hockey they may as well forfiet. Trying to be more physical than the Bruins or get into their heads just isn’t in the Pittsburgh Penguins DNA. 2: Play together. The Penguins have looked confused and disoriented for both games. […]


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Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

1st
May. × ’13

Welcome to the Second Season, unlike most years, the second season for the best teams will run nearly half the length of the regular season. #1 vs. #8 The Pittsburgh Penguins marched determinedly through the regular season, attempting to keep pace with the western powers. Malkin, Crosby, Letang and other key players all missed games […]


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If I Told You In September…

20th
Mar. × ’13

This is a feature that will run about every two weeks with improbable stats and situations in the National Hockey League. Players: … Chris Stewart, Brad Marchand and Jiri Tlusty would be in the top 21 goal scorers in the NHL and Ryan Getzlaf, Rick Nash, and Phil Kessel would not. … Luke Schenn would […]


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7 Left Wings Every Team Should Want (Non Superstars)

14th
Aug. × ’12

There are possibly more than those on this list. Any players who miss the list; Work Harder. Anyone who’s on the list; don’t you dare prove me wrong. Left wing is probably the shallowest position in the entire NHL. The Stanley Cup winning LA Kings didn’t have a career left winger anyone would tab as […]


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