Olympic Ladies Hockey – Needs to Change

The 2010 Ladies Olympic Hockey competition does not carry the flash and sparkle as the mens Olympic Hockey competition does. It is mainly due to the lack of strong teams in the world for ladies hockey. Watching so far the Canadian women rack up 18-0 and 10-1 scores has been downright boring. I am CanadianContinue reading “Olympic Ladies Hockey – Needs to Change”

Kovalchuk Deal Expected Soon

It could be a matter of days or even hours, but a trade involving Atlanta’s Ilya Kovalchuk is expected soon. Very soon. There are still a number of possibilities for a final destination for Kovalchuk and the speculation is running rampant. The only sure bit of news is that Atlanta Thrashers GM Don Waddell toldContinue reading “Kovalchuk Deal Expected Soon”

Martin to Miss Olympics

Defenceman Paul Martin will have to miss his chance to play for Team U.S.A. at the Olympics this year. A slow-healing broken left forearm will keep him on the shelf, he announced today, and he’ll have to miss the games in Vancouver. Martin withdrew his name from the U.S. Olympic hockey roster today. He wasContinue reading “Martin to Miss Olympics”

Brian Burke Gets Busy

Brian Burke has officially begun the process of retooling the Toronto Maple Leafs. Within a few hours, the Leafs GM made some big moves and transformed the entire landscape of his hockey club. A seven player deal kicked things off with a bang, as the Leafs acquired Calgary’s Dion Phaneuf, Fredrik Sjostrom and Keith AulieContinue reading “Brian Burke Gets Busy”

Notes on the Kovalchuk Saga

A whole lot of names are being batted around alongside Ilya Kovalchuk, as an eventual destination for the Thrasher could be just about anywhere. Looking around online, it’s getting increasingly more difficult to sort out the facts from the rumours. At this point and time, nothing is known in concrete terms about where Kovalchuk couldContinue reading “Notes on the Kovalchuk Saga”