Archive for August, 2011

Jets and Crosby Show the Importance of NHL Teams, Not Players

I was happy to see the good people of Winnipeg are psyched to have an NHL team in their midst again. The new Jets are already rock stars and they’ve yet to play an official minute in the Peg. Excitement has been one of the main casualties of the NHL’s expansion into non-traditional markets and […]

Are the Flyers Getting Nervous About Jaromir Jagr?

I was a little surprised to hear the Flyers have invited Michael Nylander to training camp on a tryout. Signed by the Caps in 2007, he never quite clicked anywhere and found himself playing out his contract in the AHL. While in the AHL, he injured a vertabra in his neck and had what many […]

Loose Caps Are A Feature, Not a Bug

I was very intrigued by Matt Bradley’s comments about Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau and the tone of his team’s locker room: I think our locker room was maybe a little bit too nonchalant, and guys weren’t disciplined the way they should have been. Tarik El-Bashir followed-up on Bradley’s comments and was met with a […]