Feb 29th, 2008
Not all are Greedy
Often it is said that "owners are billionaires" and "players are millionaires". While this made be true, P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens did give back this week. Subban contributed $10 million to the Montreal Children's Hospital. Admittedly P.K. Is...
Senators owner Melnyk needs liver donor
The Ottawa Senators made a desperate and unusual public plea Thursday for a donor willing to give a part of his or her liver to save the life of the teams owner. Eugene Melnyk, who was noticeably absent from the Senators recent first-round NHL...
Jan 11th, 2015 by Nuggler
Speakin a hockey........................................
, and I probably shouldn't as I don't follow it and still get confused as to offsides...........: But; There's a movie on Netflix called "Last of the Gladiators" . It's mostly about the rise and fall of Chris Nilan, but with some pithy asides from ...
NHL'er Bankrupted by Parents Spending
On the morning of Oct. 7, two days before the Blue Jackets opened the 2014-15 season, Jack Johnson left his Ferrari parked in the garage of his Dublin apartment and drove his BMW to a federal courthouse Downtown to file for bankruptcy. Johnson has...
Cheeky image on hockey program raises eyebrows
Cheeky image on hockey program raises eyebrows Port Dover, Ont. junior team causes stir in small town MONTE SONNENBERG, QMI Agency First posted: Wednesday, November 12,...
Am I Going Crazy?Leaf Game Board Adds Air Canada Centre
So I'm watching the Leafs/Detroit game and for the first period there was surprising amount of Chinese ideograms in the adds on the boards and maybe some stylised Korean as well. Second period I see nothing at all and some of the adds are...
(by bill barilko)
Stars forward Rich Peverley collapses on bench
Stars forward Rich Peverley collapses on bench QMI Agency First posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 09:29 PM EDT Dallas Stars centre Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench after an...
Feb 6th, 2014 by Mowich
Yeah Mighty Mouse!
Martie St Louis has been named as replacement for Steven Stamkos on Team Canada. I am so happy for Martie as this will be his last chance to play for Canada in an Olympic game. Steven himself mentioned how happy he would be to see Martie make the team...
May 15th, 2013 by Cannuck
Go Leafs Go!
No thread dedicated to the Leafs yet? (Or did I miss it.) As a long-suffering Leafs fan from back in the days of Dave Keon, Frank Mahovlich and Johnny Bower, I'm glad to see the boys in blue in the playoffs after a 9 yr drought. It looks like they...
Rock on Mighty Mouse! Yeah Martie
History was made on Sunday, April 28, 2013, as Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis became the oldest player in NHL history to win the scoring title. St. Louis is 37 years old and in the midst of his 14th season in the National Hockey...
Jan 13th, 2013 by #juan
1972 Summit Series poster
My wife came home with this poster today. She got it from a co-worker. There can't be many of these left, if any. It probably should be in the hockey hall of fame.
What the NHL needs to fix its labour problems: more Canada
So whos to blame? There is no disguising the obvious candidate Canada has made two significant contributions to professional sporting success: the Stanley and Grey Cups. Too bad these storied trophies are heading in opposite directions. ...
Sep 11th, 2012 by Mowich
Fear, loathing and I can't believe we're doing this again'
BOB MCKENZIE I've spent the better part of my first week back from vacation trying to get a handle on the NHL-NHL Players' Association labor negotiations, or lack thereof, and in the immortal words of Roberto Duran, "No mas." My head is spinning,...
Sep 8th, 2012 by Mowich
Ahhhhhhh....the NHL lost 240 mil.......boo hoo hoo!
Here's a real knee-slapper for you, talloola. :lol: Report: NHL has lost 240 million in the last two seasons Jason Brough Despite posting record revenues, the NHL has lost approximately $240 million over the last two seasons, a league source...
Eagleson Can Rot in Hell Until the End of the World !!!!!!!
Alan Eagleson epitomises venal grasping criminal swine-words fail to describe the revulsion I feel when someone mentions his name Alan Eagleson shut out by Summit Series players In a modest glass and concrete house along the southern shore of...
(by bill barilko)
Aug 28th, 2012 by Mowich
The Cup is ours: a manifesto
When the National Hockey League locked out its players for the entirety of the 2004-05 season, there was no competition held for the Stanley Cup. To this day, almost nobody ever talks about how bizarre this washow bizarre, I mean, that the Canadian...
Why nhl teams cry poor
"Time for another by the numbers look at the money fight that is the NHL and NHLPAs current collective bargaining negotiations. First of all, youll note theres a decidedly different tone this time around than there was in 2004-05. Back then,...
Go LA Kings!!!!
ooops, wrong forum. :lol: :-P Los Angeles Kings Games Series standings: Kings 4 - 1 Canucks 04-22 @Canucks P1 P2 P3 OT 0 0 1 1...
Luongo willing to waive no-trade clause
The big question is who wants an high paid goaltender when there are now so many good and reasonably priced goaltenders in the NHL? I can't see anyone taking him with a 10-year 5MM+ cap hit. Perhaps some form of buyout and restructure is needed to go with...
Back to Winnipeg
Seriously, it really is time to give up on the sunbelt 2010 Nhl Attendance Report Nhl's Return To Winnipeg On Near Horizon I believe all this talk of a new buyer for the Yotes is just that....talk. I believe Matthew Hulsizer is a strong ownership...
how bout them leafs?
not a good sign when fans are chanting for the coach's dismissal. p.s. great leafs giveaway in the first few seconds. where's avro's dog defecating leafs animated gif when we need it?:(8O:roll:
Habs Hire Anglo Coach - Knickers Get Twisted
With new Anglo coach, Canadiens strike a nerve in Quebec I always thought their responsibility was to entertain and to win hockey games. This is just another reason why the glory days of the Canadiens is long gone. As a Jets fan, I couldn't care...
Jan 9th, 2012 by Kreskin
Stanley Cup Playoffs start tonight
Boston vs Vancouver on EA Sports. I'll give you the recap of game one (and maybe two). Vancouver 1 Boston 0 Kevin Bieksa was injured in the 1st period and lost for the game. It was a scoreless game until Dan Hamhuis ripped a 35-foot wrist shot past...
Crosby and His Head Return Monday
In case it doesn't get enough press coverage, let it be known that Sid is returning, along with his head. All eyes will be on his skull. Hopefully it is thick enough to play with.
Time to Start Watching the Oilers?
I realize that as soon as I post this the Edmonton Oilers train will probably fall off the tracks, especially since that is exactly what it has done for the last few years. However, the unexpected 7-2-2 start the Oilers have this season seems to be a bit...
(by Bar Sinister)
The Capitals' perfect start
"Five times in seven games the Washington Capitals faced backup goaltenders. Three times in seven games the Caps faced a team that played the night before and needed to fly to Washington late. "But three times, they took on teams considered members of...
Detailed Panoramic Photo of the Crowd during the Cup Finals:
Gigapixel.com - 2011 Stanley Cup Game 7 Canucks Fan Zone At first glance I was pretty impressed, as when you zoom in on the image, you can see every face and every person in pretty good detail, but then I read the header describing how it was compiled...