Kovalchuk Saga Continues: Separating Myth from Reality

The world of hockey journalism has been going haywire – okay, so more haywire than normal – with the Ilya Kovalchuk saga. Sources have pieced together just about every deal known to man, with Kovalchuk heading to nearly every possible NHL team for anywhere from 1-17 years and for a cash value of anywhere fromContinue reading “Kovalchuk Saga Continues: Separating Myth from Reality”

Canada Eliminated from World Hockey Championships

With Corey Perry as the lone Olympian on the Canadian squad, the team fell to the Russians in the World Hockey Championships on Thursday. The Russians took the victory in the quarterfinal matchup by a final score of 5-2. The game drew immediate comparisons to the last time the Canadians and Russians met. The OlympicContinue reading “Canada Eliminated from World Hockey Championships”

Canada Crushes Russia

In a game that was expected to be a challenge for the Canadians, Team Canada defeated the Russians by a score of 7-3 on Wednesday night to keep their gold medal hopes alive at the 2010 Olympics. It was an exciting contest that saw the Canadians sticking to their system throughout. They kept the shotContinue reading “Canada Crushes Russia”

Russians Want NHL Participation at Sochi

When the Olympics hits Sochi in Russian for 2014, NHL’s Russians want the NHL to participate. While NHLers are currently streaming into Vancouver to take part in the 2010 Olympic Games, the Russians of the National Hockey League are already voicing their commitment to the Olympics in Sochi and don’t seem prepared to take “no”Continue reading “Russians Want NHL Participation at Sochi”

Malkin’s Slump

In watching the Pittsburgh Penguins face off against the Vancouver Canucks and getting decidedly trounced for their efforts, I started to wonder about Evgeni Malkin. He wasn’t much of an offensive force, despite scoring a goal, and his dangerous hit on Willie Mitchell left me thinking that something must be eating the sniper. Sure enough,Continue reading “Malkin’s Slump”