Driving Wheel

Lowetide
May 01 2011 08:17AM

This is Jonathan Huberdeau. A late surge during the QMJHL's regular season moved him into lottery territory. A stunning playoff performance could move him higher and he's not alone.

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11-12 Questions for 11-12 (Vol 2)

Lowetide
April 30 2011 08:43AM

Four weeks ago, I asked 11-12 questions about 11-12. One month later, we have a lot of answers.

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Resistance is Futile (but stubborn)

Lowetide
April 28 2011 05:00PM

NHL teams have been trying to use math in order to unlock the draft since the beginning of the universal draft. From a distance, it looks like NHL teams haven't advanced as far as they could and the culprit is money.

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OKC: It Was A Very Good Year (UPDATE: Marincin signs!)

Lowetide
April 25 2011 09:33AM

We learned a lot about Oklahoma City this season. We now know how to pronounce the state's name properly (this woman was central to the process) and we know that Oklahoma produces lots and lots of really good country singers. What else have we learned?

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PF 2011

Lowetide
April 24 2011 08:56AM

The day Boston drafted Milan Lucic, it was not obvious to all the Bruins had selected a future impact forward. He had size--6.02, 204 according to Central Scouting--but he wasn't at the top of the scoring charts (9 goals all season) and his PIMS (149) suggested long stretches in the sin bin for feeling shame. The Edmonton Oilers need a "Milan Lucic" and right soon--where is he? 

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