Tag Archive | "Jim Rutherford"

Maatta to undergo surgery to remove tumor

Monday, October 27, 2014

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Maatta to undergo surgery to remove tumor

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta will undergo surgery next week to remove a tumor from his neck. The Penguins announced on Monday that their 20-year-old blueliner has a tumor and there is an 85 per cent chance that it is cancerous. Maatta has been cleared and will play in the Penguins three home games this…

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Saturday Discussion: Do You Add Tomas Kaberle?

Saturday, December 10, 2011

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Saturday Discussion: Do You Add Tomas Kaberle?

On Friday morning, GM Pierre Gauthier made a panic move and shipped away wounded d-man Jaroslav Spacek for a declining Tomas Kaberle. The deal already looks somewhat lopsided as Spacek not only has an expiring contract but he registered two assists with the Canes in their 4-2 loss last night. GM Jim Rutherford has no…

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Fantasy Hockey Spin on Coaching Changes, Stars

Monday, November 28, 2011

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Fantasy Hockey Spin on Coaching Changes, Stars

Dale Hunter Hired, Bruce Boudreau Fired At approximately 8:17 AM, a press release from Sergey Kocharov hit our inbox, announcing the Washington Capitals hired Dale Hunter as their head coach. The former legend and icon in the Nation’s capitol, Hunter left the London Knights for a prestigious job on his former club. As my colleague…

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Cole’s Departure Should Pave Way for a Sleeper

Thursday, July 21, 2011

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Cole’s Departure Should Pave Way for a Sleeper

Erik Cole departed from the Carolina Hurricanes for the second time in four seasons, choosing to sign with the Montreal Canadiens on July 1st. His departure comes mainly due to money as GM Jim Rutherford failed to bring him back at a reasonable price. However, we could care less about the politics and would prefer…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Carolina Hurricanes

Sunday, June 13, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Carolina Hurricanes

Offensive Corps: Eric Staal, Jussi Jokinen and Ray Whitney for the most part resembled the Carolina Hurricanes top line.  Staal, mostly known for his goal scoring ability, can elevate the play of his wingers and did so by accumulating 41 assists..  Jokinen went from a free grab on waivers to a legitimate 60 point scoring…

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Staal to Miss Some Games

Monday, November 2, 2009

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Staal to Miss Some Games

Canes general manager Jim Rutherford announced Monday that Eric Staal will miss some games due to an upper-body injury that he suffered in the team’s loss to the Sharks on  Sunday. Staal left the game after the second period and did not return for the third. Prior to this injury Staal has been a dream for…

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