Tournament of Small Sample Size: The World Juniors

Jonathan Willis
May 23 2009 10:43PM

I recently picked up the new THN Draft Preview. There are things – a lot of things, for the matter - that The Hockey News does that I’m not fond of, but their draft preview is always worth the money and this year’s edition was no exception.

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More on Keenan

Jean Lefebvre
May 23 2009 12:27PM


Admit it. At some point in your life you’ve cast an eye on your neighbours’ trash at the curb and thought to yourself: “That’s a perfectly good end-table (or lamp or suitcase or birdcage or rug or half-eaten peach pie). Why in the world are they throwing it out?” Then, under the cover of darkness, you’ve removed said object from the pile before it could get hauled away to the dump, or at the very least you’ve toyed with the idea of doing so.

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Flames no longer Iron-ic

Jean Lefebvre
May 22 2009 06:20PM


Ah yes, the old announce bad news on a Friday afternoon trick. That’s the second time we’ve fallen for that this year. The only element missing was putting the word out on Friday before a long weekend.

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Do You See What I See, volume II

Jason Gregor
May 21 2009 08:00AM


Yes it is still relatively quiet around Hockeytown up here in Canada, but there is lots going on in hockey and the sports world.

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Ten years of so-called elite players

Jason Gregor
May 20 2009 12:21PM


So what does a player have to do to be considered elite? Does he need to be in the top-ten scoring for four plus years? Would cracking the top ten twice in ten years qualify? If the average career is four years, would a player only have to be in the top ten four times in his career to be great?

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