Toronto Can’t Buy a Shootout Win

The Toronto Maple Leafs are certainly struggling in the new NHL’s fan-favorite “shoot-out” portion of the game. They are among the league’s worst teams in the shoot-out and, in fact, have had their post-season hopes placed further away from their grasp with tonight’s shoot-out loss to the Montreal Canadiens. The Leafs lost their seventh shoot-outContinue reading “Toronto Can’t Buy a Shootout Win”

NHL News and Notes for March 17, 2007

Happy St. Patty’s Day, everyone! It’s a good day for Dallas Stars fans (like myself) as forward Brenden Morrow was activated from the injured reserve list. The Dallas captain had missed 33 games this season with severed tendons in his right wrist and is back not a moment too soon. Morrow is expected to playContinue reading “NHL News and Notes for March 17, 2007”

NHL News and Notes for March 14, 2007

Nashville Predators forward Martin Erat will miss around four weeks due to a sprained left knee after a collision with his teammate Jason Arnott. Erat has been playing on the Predators top line with Paul Kariya and recently reached a career-high 57 points. Erat is the latest in a long line of injuries for NashvilleContinue reading “NHL News and Notes for March 14, 2007”

Penguins to Stay in Pittsburgh

A new multi-million dollar deal was made in Pittsburgh to keep the rising Penguins franchise in the city for a considerable amount of time. The Penguins and local government authorities finally agreed to a deal that involved a $290 million arena deal that cements the Pens in Pittsburgh. The deal also includes the government waivingContinue reading “Penguins to Stay in Pittsburgh”

NHL News and Notes for March 11, 2007

Chris Simon’s suspension is in and it’s a solid case of punishment fitting the crime. Simon has been suspended the rest of the NHL season and for the playoffs. The decision came down today after Colin Campbell cracked down on Simon’s deplorable actions against Rangers forward Ryan Hollweg on Thursday night. Simon’s $1 million contractContinue reading “NHL News and Notes for March 11, 2007”