Hurricanes Miss Playoffs

Last year’s Stanley Cup winners, the Carolina Hurricanes, will not repeat this year. Of course, injuries played a big part in the Hurricanes’ disappointing season. Defenseman Frantisek Kaberle was out for four months with an off-season shoulder surgery, as was forward Cory Stillman (he was out for two months). Bret Hedican had a series ofContinue reading “Hurricanes Miss Playoffs”

New Jersey Fires Claude Julien

The first place New Jersey Devils have fired head coach Claude Julien with a week left to go in the regular season. Julien was fired today (Monday) and replaced by Jersey GM Lou Lamoriello, who will coach the final three regular season games for the Devils. This marks the second straight season that Sweet LouContinue reading “New Jersey Fires Claude Julien”

Woes Continue for the Islanders

The problems continue on Long Island. Goalie Rick DiPietro is now considered out indefinitely with post-concussion syndrome. He was in action on March 20 and played for the next four games, with two wins and two overtime losses. After that, DiPietro started to complain of headaches. According to team sources, DiPietro did not pass aContinue reading “Woes Continue for the Islanders”