As we get ready for the podcast tonight…if you want to watch some truly charged hockey and do not have the NHL Network……go to justin. tv or follow this link…. It is 3-3 after one period and though the chat may be kind of childish…personally I try to ignore it but the game itself […]

Second Half Of 2008 Review In Links!!!!

Time to say goodbye to 2008 in our usual crazy way!! This took an immense amount of time to do but thanks to the bloggers on our site to make this all possible and all the people behind the scenes who also help us out on a day to day basis. You folks rock!!! Now […]

Response To Cherepanov Issue From KHL

Thanks to Shawn McBride once again and have a Happy New Year Shawn!!! The latest from the KHL….. Response of the KHL to State Prosecutors Findings in the Death of Alexei Cherepanov After receiving the results of the investigation into the death of Avangard Omsk player Alexei Cherepanov, the Russian Federal Prosecutor’s Office has decided […]

Morning Skate: Wednesday, 12/31

Tonight’s Slate:Panthers @ Islanders, 2:00 ETSharks @ Wild, 6:00Avalanche @ Coyotes, 8:00Thrashers @ Hurricanes, 8:00Devils @ Stars, 8:30Blue Jackets @ Ducks, 9:00Oilers @ Flames, 10:00 Game of the Night:Edmonton Oilers (17-15-3) @ Calgary Flames (21-11-4)10:00 ET… TV: TSN Players to watch:EDM- Sheldon SourayThe Oil need Souray’s bomb from the point to be in full gear […]

Videos Before Bedtime

Some videos before we head into New Years Eve…even on the Left Coast!! This time we did not forget the snacks and drinks! Canada Vs. Kazakhstan — a little pride Bruins-Pens Postgame From A Pens Fan Rupp To Pandolfo For The GWG?? Yes! Artyukhin fights Kostopoulous Nice bit of emotion by OTT and […]

Dear Kazahkstan Players….

This is a simple letter folks to the Kazakhstan players on this year’s squad for the World Junior Hockey Championships. Dear Kazakhstan Players: Congratulations on making the World Junior Hockey Championships. Obviously you will be relegated after losing tonight 12-0 to the United States in Group A play. Sadly you did lose all three of […]

Fantasy Hockey 101: Best Of Late 2008!!!

Def Leppard puts the cup Upside Down!!! This is how the season started folks…come on you remember Toronto defeating Detroit on opening night….don’t you? So while Chris Yarbrough did the best of 2008 Fantasy on Going Five Hole….I decided to do something more traditional with a wrinkle. These are the best players by position from […]

Battle Of The Blogosphere Update!!

It is almost afternoon, even on the West Coast and Round 2 of the Battle Of The Blogosphere is in full swing again. Round 2 matchups are on The NHL Arena. Please go vote today….these blogs need your support so they can advance onward to Round 3. Without further adieu, here are the latest tilts!!! […]

Thoughts So Far

Today is day five of the World Junior Championships. Overall, there has been no real surprises so far. Latvia and Kazakhstan getting great goaltending effort It’s not too often that the losing goaltender was the best goaltender. Latvia’s Nauris Enkuzens was stellar as he kept the game respectable as Russia defeated Latvia 4-1. He made […]

Morning Skate: Tuesday, 12/30

Tonight’s Slate:Capitals @ Sabres, 7:00 ETThrashers @ Maple Leafs, 7:30Bruins @ Penguins, 7:30Canadiens @ Lightning, 7:30Blackhawks @ Red Wings, 7:30Devils @ Blues, 8:00Flyers @ Canucks, 10:00Senators @ Oilers, 10:00 Games of the Night:Game #1: Boston Bruins (27-5-4) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (19-13-4)7:30 ET… TV: Local Networks Players to watch:BOS- Milan LucicLook for Lucic to create havoc […]

Videos Before Bedtime

Time to head for the old bed but first….some videos before the eyes go shut!!!! Fritz vs. Orr Begin Vs. Stewart A Steve Sullivan classic (sorry Nashville) Have a great night everyone!!!!

Odd Streak Of Sorts!!!!

(AP/Getty Images) This is truthfully a streak no one would expect from a goalie so talented. The reality is this is obviously not all at the hands, gloves, stick, and skates of Henrik Lundqvist. For the record, Lundqvist has gone 35 straight games without a shutout. Think about this….how often do you see an elite […]

Media Additions To KHL All-Star Game

Much thanks again to Shawn McBride for the latest from the KHL. Media Select Additional Participants for KHL All-Star Game Media who cover the Kontintental Hockey League (KHL) have chosen six players for each of the two teams competing in the inaugural KHL All-Star Game on Saturday, 10 January, in Red Square in Moscow. Named […]

Fantasy Hockey 101: Take It Easy!!!

If you were smart last week and pounced on certain chances to grab people then pat yourself on the back and take it easy this week. Not much is going on as we transition into the new year. A couple of those “near deals” have fallen through. As always, just be wary of the injury […]

Monday Ice Water Cooler The 2008 Winter Classic Good morning…..yes afternoon on the East Coast. Welcome to the last week of 2008 and the last Monday Ice Water Cooler of the year. Wow the year has really flown by! This is what we have coming up in the last three days of 2008….as we head to 2009 and […]