February 24 2010 12:34PM
According to a tweet bt TSN's Bob McKenzie, the Dallas Stars have waived journeyman back-up Alex Auld today. The former Senator/Canuck (etc.) is having a below average season in the South this year, posting an .894 SV% in in 21 games played. That's the worst save rate the 29 year old has managed in the last 3 seasons, having posted a .911 SV% in OTT and a .919 SV% in BOS previously.
February 24 2010 12:04PM
The playoffs are here, and while most of us were hoping to meet Russia for the gold medal, meeting them in the quarter-final won’t lessen the intensity, excitement or nervousness.
February 24 2010 08:00AM
As quick as you can say Mats Zuccarello Aasen, the Olympics will be over and we will be returned to our regularly scheduled National Hockey League programming.
In Calgary, that means the analysis of the Ales Kotalik Era at the Saddledome will begin anew and the fretting about the Flames' fate will regain momentum.
February 23 2010 12:26PM
With the addition of so many new bodies, the competition for roster spots in the Flames forward rotation is a fierce one these days. A player either has to be clearly superior to his competition or at least a body with a defined role. And when Calgary's regular season went on hold recently, it looked like Dustin Boyd was neither.
February 23 2010 12:10PM
After Sunday’s disappointing loss to the Americans and a pending date with the Russians tomorrow, it's really hard to feel the same angst when Canada faces the Germans tonight.