MacTavish New Gm and Possible Calder Trophey Candidate

mac and gally

So… Steve Tambellini got fired the other day, is anyone surprised? I am sure that there are people who are surprised, but honestly, I am not. The Edmonton Oilers under Tambellini never made the playoffs during his tenure and the best record was an 11th place finish in 2008-2009 with a 38-35-9 record. From 2009-2012 the Edmonton Oilers were last or second to last in the league each season, earning them the #1 lottery draft pick.

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NHL: Five Quick Thoughts

4 picks in 1

To quote the guys from PTI (Pardon the Interruption) “Happy Trails Yannick Weber” The Montreal Canadiens defensemen seems to be at the end of his time with the team. The twenty-four year old Swiss defenseman has possibly played his last game in Montreal on January 27th (2013). He had 10 minutes of ice-time with no shots or points recorded. Why does it seem like the end for him? It is pretty simple, in Montreal there are eight defensemen on the team and Weber is 8th on the depth chart behind Thomas Kaberle. Continue reading