July 26 2012 09:59AM
All coaches have players on their team who they trust above others. Part of that trust comes from the coaches pouring over stats. Which center wins the highest percentage of draws? Which defencemen has the least number of turnovers a game? Which forward hits the net with a shot most often?
July 25 2012 09:42PM
Last Friday Sam Gagner and the Oilers avoided arbitration when they agreed to pay the 6th overall pick in 2007 $3.2 million for the upcoming season. Most felt it was a fair deal, but some wondered why only one year.
I caught up with Gagner and got his thoughts on his new deal, heightened expectations for the team, Ralph Krueger and some lighthearted comments about Ted, "Hall and Ebs" and Breaking Bad.
July 25 2012 08:28PM
You should know that Gabriel Desjardins' NHL equivalencies loves Justin Schultz. L-O-V-E loves.
July 25 2012 01:07PM
Fake names or not, fans who post on sites like this are real people with real lives. While that can get lost sometimes amid the goofy handles, that simple fact came back into focus for me today reading Tinfoil Tuque's item about his daughter and his participation in Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer.
July 25 2012 12:53PM
I took the weekend to go out to the middle of nowhere (no cell service, barely functional roads, hours from civilization) thinking ‘it’s the middle of July – nothing’s going to happen while I’m gone.’ As it turned out, quite a bit happened in the NHL while I was drinking beer and jumping into ice-cold creeks.