Western Review and Round 2 Predicto

Wanye
April 29 2009 10:53AM

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Round One of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs are in the can and a few things are becoming clear. SJ might have been the biggest waste of a Presidency since GWB's second term in office. CGY continues to amuse us all with their special kind of suck and VAN might run out of weed if the Canucks are able to move through to the Western Final. Let's get right to it.

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Coaching Records Since The Lockout – Let The Reader Use Discernment

Jonathan Willis
April 28 2009 08:10PM

Renney

With the news coming out today that the Oilers are going to interview Tom Renney (shown above, demonstrating his easy going manner and rapport with his players), I thought it might be of interest to take a look at the records of NHL coaches post-lockout.

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Hey Alberta... Hop On In...

Brian O'Neill
April 28 2009 05:24PM

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Well for the first time since 1994 the Vancouver Canucks are Canada's last hope to bring a Stanley Cup back to the homeland. Now that the Flames have crashed and burned, Alberta is stuck in quite a quagmire. Cheer for the Canucks? But they hate the Canucks.

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The lowdown on Lowtide

Robin Brownlee
April 28 2009 01:58PM

ronlow

I got a kick out of Jason Gregor's interview with Ron Low on TEAM 1260 Monday. It brought back some great memories. There were a lot of laughs working the beat when Low was coaching the Edmonton Oilers, even when he didn't have great talent to work with.

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Expected Vs. Actual Save Percentage

Jonathan Willis
April 27 2009 01:47PM

Luongo

Gabriel Desjardins of behindthenet.ca does a study at the end of each season that attempts to measure difficulty of shots that every NHL goaltender faces. The methodology can be found here, and it’s an interesting look at a statistic that’s largely swayed by team ability.

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