Bill Daly is Probably Wrong – Just Like Bettman Was

Jonathan Willis
May 09 2009 11:31AM

coppscoliseum

NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly continued the NHL’s PR war against Jim Balsillie and Jerry Moyes on Friday, claiming that there were “at least three” serious suitors for the Phoenix Coyotes before Moyes pulled the rug out of everyone’s feet and moved the Coyotes into bankruptcy.

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Intangibles

Jonathan Willis
May 08 2009 03:06PM

"I love the physical intangibles he brought to the game." – Pierre McGuire, explaining why Ed Jovanovski is A MONSTER!

That quote is lifted from this rather amazing Covered in Oil post from April 2008, which does a great breakdown of Pierre McGuire’s 2008 Monsters of the Year list. It’s a good read, and taken in conjunction with this rumour it just makes me smile.

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UFA Options: Carolina Hurricanes

Jonathan Willis
May 06 2009 06:49PM

Erik Cole

UFA Options is a continuing series that gives a brief run-down of the unrestricted free agent market this summer, team-by-team. Our next team for consideration is the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Don Lever and the Stupidity of Politics

Jonathan Willis
May 05 2009 01:20PM

Al MacNeil

The guy pictured above is Al MacNeil. He was at one point the head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, and his story is a cautionary tale for Montreal head coaching candidates.

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Playoff Memories (Updated)

Jonathan Willis
May 04 2009 01:29PM

The alternate title for this article is: the day Mike Brophy went crazy. In his column today, Brophy suggests a radical change to playoff hockey (though he says it isn’t radically) – add 4-on-4 overtime if the score is tied after a single period of overtime hockey.

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