Posted July 19, 2007
Go Preds, Go! The ticket drive is on!
Having lived in Tennessee for 10 years, I feel like I can say this: Tennesseans have a nasty habit of "supporting" things without actually supporting them with their pocketbooks. I saw the same thing happen in Knoxville with both it's minor league baseball team and its hockey team (3 incarnations in my 10 years there). It usually takes some shocking cir... Read More »
Teemu Selanne was 4th in line to receive the Stanley Cup after Scott Niedermayer received it from Bettman. 4th? 4th? Really? #2, Rob Niedermayer? #3, Mr. Headhunter, Chris Pronger? Wow. Unbelievable.
The pecking order in Anaheim stands in stark contrast to the class displayed by the Colorado Avalanche when Joe Sakic handed the Cup off immediately to Ray Borque.
C'mon, Scottie. Sela... Read More »
Remember the 2007 trade deadline and how the Ottawa Senators were ballyhooed for failing to make any "big moves" at the deadline? "How could they miss out on Gary Roberts?" people cried. Everyone seemed to be calling for John Muckler's head at the time. Ottawa wasn't faring too well in the standings, either. A lot of people were after Brian Murray, too. Remember when, owner, Eugene Melnyk fl... Read More »
The announcement came down from the IIHF today that an NHL team, the winner of the European Champions Cup and at least one other European club will participate in tournament. The big question is, which NHL team?
The AP quoted Rick Nash as expressing concern over additional toll taken on the body after an already long season.
That said, it wouldn't make much sense for a playoff-level club to... Read More »
I grew up in Mississippi in the days before minor league seeped into our southern borders. Hockey was not a sport that got much talk in my household. My childhood was surrounded by football and baseball. I don't even remember the 1980 Miracle on Ice (I would have been nearly 7 at the time). The only exposure to hockey that I got was the occasional game that may have slipped in while my dad was... Read More »