Step your game up

Wanye
April 14 2009 11:00AM

What do you do when you reach the post season? We certainly couldn’t tell you up here in Edmonton. Last time we saw the playoffs Dwayne Roloson was our goalie. How old is HE right? But to succeed in the post season we seem to recall you need to take it to that next level. You need to find that extra gear, you need to go that extra mile.

Read Article | 10 Comments

Predicting the West

Wanye
April 14 2009 10:58AM

2girls_onecup

What do you say when there is nothing to say? Fortunately the answer isn't nothing. How fun would that be? No, instead we will overlook the fact that our favorite team has let us down – again – and that we will be faced with another playoffless playoffs – again.

Read Article | 50 Comments

Thank god that's over

Ryan Lambert
April 12 2009 12:06PM

easter-bunny

Finally we can concentrate on the offseason and.. oh they actually made the playoffs? Rats.

Read Article | 15 Comments

First Line Forwards

Jonathan Willis
April 12 2009 01:46AM

first line

There are thirty teams in the NHL. Each team has one first line, with three forwards on it; ergo there have been ninety first-line players since the lockout. Defining a first-line player is difficult, but the most obvious requirement is offense. With that in mind, I went and researched the top ninety players by points per game since the lockout at Hockey-Reference.com.

Read Article | 103 Comments

GDB/GDFD82: The grande finale

Wanye
April 11 2009 06:32PM

grand-finale

Yesterday, Lord Wayne von Gretz IV and TLP talked about all the reasons that they're very unfortunate to be foolish enough to support our favorite teams. The lists were kept brief — five for both teams plus a Bonus Five (!) for the Oilers, who will miss the playoffs once again, much to TLP's delight — but could have been longer. Much, much longer.

Read Article | 39 Comments