The Cycle: Randy Carlyle Continues to Make Life Easy

Updated: January 14, 2011 at 6:43 pm by Alexander Monaghan

The cycle spans the internet for intelligent, well-thought out articles which either help your fantasy team or will give you some better incite on your favorite team. If you feel we should add your link, feel free to contact us at contact at dailyfaceoff dot com or on twitter @dailyfaceoff.

Check out the latest from Kent Wilson of Puck Prospectus as he makes some great points with regards to Bobby Ryan and his chemistry with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry in addition to how coach Randy Carlyle continues to utilize him with the best chance to succeed. Great article by an excellent author, who is recommended on all parts and mostly the reason why we started this new segment. Educated articles like this inspire not only us to write more factual and statistically-based pieces but make all hockey bloggers look better.

Ansar Khan of Michigan Live compares Patrick Eaves to Dan Cleary. Not only do their two careers parallel each other but Eaves might be a nice depth sleeper next season should the Red Wings need to downsize their offense again or have certain players not return.

Bruins rookie Stephen Kampfer continues to see important minutes, playing primarily with Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg. Matt Kalman at The Bruins Blog gives a nice profile of the former collegiate standout.

Prior to Tuesday’s trade, Wojtek Wolski wanted out of Phoenix. As Sarah McLellan of The Arizona Republic explains, he got his wish.

Are you surprised Scott Clemmensen is slated to play two consecutive games? Five days ago Harvey Fialkov of Sun-Sentinel told you how Martin Brodeur’s longtime backup wants to get rid of his “backup label.”

While Canada still mourns their insurmountable loss to Russia during the WJHC, Alessandro Seren Rosso at Sports Haze rounds up quotes from some “unruly Russians.”

If you are wondering why Brian Boucher continues to succeed, then look no further as Dave Strehle of explains he drinks from the fountain of youth.

Ryan Porth of RLD Hockey does some trophy tracking today which is always some fun to theorize about. More impressive is Jonas Hiller fighting his way into Vezina Trophy consideration while facing the most shots in the League and making the most saves.

Speaking of Trophies, who do you think should get consideration for the Jack Adams? Dirk Hoag of On the Forecheck makes a strong case for Barry Trotz.

Quick Hits

Carey Price has as many shutouts this season as he does his entire career [email protected]THNJohnGrigg

The Sharks had three 80-plus point players last season. Leading scorer Dany Heatley is on pace for 71 this year. [email protected]reporterchris

Gaborik said that maybe missing a month messed with his timing a bit, but he has no health issues right now. [email protected]NYDNRangers

Keep in mind this segment is still somewhat under construction and more than willing to take constructive criticism. If you feel we omitted some interesting pieces, feel free to reach out to us!

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