Archive for April, 2011

Chris Drury Finally Remembers What He Does Best

Michael Russo had an interesting post a few days ago, about what it takes to survive in the NHL. The post was about defenseman Justin Falk, a Minnesota Wild call-up who stood around while some Canucks were physically abusing his teammates. The next day, Falk was returned to the minors. Russo mused about what it […]

NHL GMs Forget They’re Competing With Each Other

So this is where I get a little confused. All the NHL owners have ever wanted is parity. The lockout was about finding a mechanism to bring parity to the league. And the salary cap has instilled parity throughout the league. And the NHL is super proud of the parity. This is an NHL email […]

New York Rangers Break Hearts and Ankles

The news that the New York Rangers have lost forward Ryan Callahan indefinitely to a broken ankle is bumming out a lot of people. Callahan is the team’s second leading goal scorer despite having missed 19 games with a broken hand. He averages 19:54 minutes of ice time per game. He kills penalties and works […]

Tim Kennedy Attempts To Survive Buffalo Thriftiness

You really kind of have to feel bad for Tim Kennedy. Kennedy was bought out by the Buffalo Sabres, his hometown team, after they didn’t want to give him the contract he won in arbitration. Signed by the New York Rangers in the past off-season, Kennedy was never really given a chance to make the […]