July 11 2009 12:48AM
The name Joe Sakic and the word "class" have appeared in the same sentence countless times since Burnaby Joe's retirement announcement on Thursday. In this case, the term doesn't begin to describe him. It's an understatement.
July 09 2009 08:44AM
What kind of player is a league-average goaltender? How do goaltenders in the Northwest Division stack up?
July 08 2009 10:30PM
After touching on the off-season activities of the Wild and Avalanche in a previous entry, we now discuss those other three teams in the Northwest Division.
July 08 2009 02:27PM
Oh yes, the cap hit the Philadelphia Flyers incurred for Chris Pronger on that seven-year deal seemed big, especially because he's 34 years old already. But what the hell, right? If he retired at any point in the final three or four years, it would cost them next to nothing, right?
Well, the NHL doesn't think so, and the fallout is a cautionary tale all NHL teams should really keep an eye on.
July 07 2009 08:15PM
Those ill-conceived knee-jerk rushes to judgment after the first few days of the free-agency period are so annoying, mostly because they get in the way of our own ill-conceived knee-jerk rushes to judgment.