TCGD: Putin it all on the line

Jon Steitzer
January 05 2015 10:59AM

Canada's performance against Russia in the past few World Juniors tournaments leaves a lot to be desired. Fortunately, every year the roster is completely turned over and there isn't any reason to believe that trend has to continue. Nonetheless, the Russian's still have the same head coach in Valeri Bragin that has kept the Russians so damn competitive over the past half decade.

The Russians have forsaken their stereotypical enigmatic roster, and have opted for a blue collar, lunch pail, physical lineup that Hockey Canada would be proud to dress. Canada will have its first true test of the tournament against its historical and greatest rival.

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Monday Mailbag - January 5th

January 05 2015 08:53AM

Kiss Mail

Here comes your weekly chance to skip out on doing anything work related on Monday mornings - it's the mailbag. As always, you guys drive this segment, and I need your questions to make it work.  If you've got a question you can email it to me at or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk.  Sit back, grab a coffee, and put off any actual work items that you have to do - it's time to learn something.

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GDB 40.0 Wrap Up: Islanders @ Oilers

January 04 2015 10:08PM

What the hell just happened? Final Score: 5-2 Oilers.

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GDB 40.0: TCB!

January 04 2015 12:46PM

This is the grind time, ladies and gents. We know the target—sedated for McDavid. The Edmonton Oilers sent a clear message to the fanbase with the David Perron trade: The winning starts next season (promise) (probably)!

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January 04 2015 10:04AM

brossoit ferguson 14-15

Laurent Brossoit is having a helluva season in Oklahoma City, there's no doubt about it. The former Edmonton Oil King is emerging as a legit prospect—despite the lack of draft pedigree—and the Oilers may have found a goalie.

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