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Under Review: Oct 13–Oct 19

An injury-filled week this week in the NHL, as a ridiculous number of players were lost for 4-6 weeks, and Van Ryn for the rest of the season. However, they weren’t the only hot-button ... Continue reading →

Should Ron Wilson Be Fired?

It’s officially that time of year where expectations and hopes have turned to wins and losses, and for some teams just losses. Although it’s still early the Maple Leafs have not looked anything ... Continue reading →

Under Review: Oct 5–Oct 12

Under Review: Oct 5–Oct 12

Sorry for the one-day delay in posting; it’s thanksgiving up here in Canada, and I was at the cottage! That said, to the biggest news of the past week… Wilson Reams Toronto After the ... Continue reading →

How Does Winning Faceoffs Correlate To Winning Games?

One thing that has always bugged me about watching hockey on TV is how the announcers are constantly talking about how important it is for a team to have a player that can win big ... Continue reading →

Under Review: Sept 28–Oct 4

Under Review: Sept 28–Oct 4

Bettman Bounces the Olympics? So it appears as if Gary Bettman is beginning to draw the battle lines over the participation of NHL players in the 2014 Olympics, openly wondering if it’s worth it to ... Continue reading →

Mats Sundin Retires

So, unless you’ve been under some kind of rock for the past day and a half, you’ve heard that Mats Sundin, the 18-year NHL veteran, one of Sweden’s greatest hockey exports and ... Continue reading →

Balsillie Bid Thrown Out, Will Not Pursue

It is now widely known news that Jim Balsillie has lost his bid to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes through bankruptcy hearings in Glendale, Arizona and has now confirmed with a statement on the Fan590 that ... Continue reading →

A New Way To Predict Team Success

Those of you familiar with baseball have probably heard of something called Pythagorean Expectation, a formula developed by Bill James that used runs for and against to predict the records of MLB teams.  A similar ... Continue reading →

Under Review: September 21–27

Under Review: September 21–27

From Russia With Pain More health concerns in the KHL as Paul Kariya’s brother Martin suffered a concussion last week in a game. What’s worrying about it is the lackluster reaction by the ... Continue reading →

Facing Off: The Forsberg Comeback

Facing Off: The Forsberg Comeback

The Peter Forsberg Comeback Show is back on tour.  In his attempt to return the highest level of hockey (the NHL), Forsberg has been playing with Modo of the Swedish Elite League.  He has played 2 ... Continue reading →