Nedved Making the Czech Team is Pretty Cool

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Can we for one-minute stop talking about the Canadian Olympic team selection for one moment; forget about who made it and who didn’t. Can we forget about the fact that Kunitz and Jay Bo made the team over Giroux, Boyle and St. Louis? Lets just stop thinking about Canada for one second and remember that one hilarious, and yet very cool thing has happened to another Olympic team. Continue reading

NHL: Review of a Few July 5th Signings

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The NHL free agent market opened up this past Friday July 5th and it did not disappoint. It also seems as though that the GMs forgot there was strike with a lot of money spent on the first day. I am not going to talk about all the signings that were made that will take forever, but I will talk about a few signings and explain why I think they are good, or bad deals.

Let’s start off with Ryan Clowe, he played for two teams last year the San Jose Sharks and the New York Rangers. In the 40 games he played last season he had 3 goals and 19 points, but in San Jose he scored none of those goals. Clowe can play the right wing and the left wing and he is 6’2 weighing 225 pounds, in a league where height is the new obsession, he fits the bill. Continue reading

Opening Day and Iginla Trade

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The Toronto Blue jays are set to start their season on April 2nd against the Cleveland Indians. This season is expected to be a good one for the Toronto franchise; there have been many great acquisitions over the off-season. Continue reading

NHL Trade Deadline Nears: Will Big Deals be made?

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The NHL trade deadline is coming soon (April 3rd) and the trade rumors are starting to really heat up, especially with the recent moves done by the Pittsburgh Penguins in acquiring Brandon Morrow from Dallas and Douglas Murray from San Jose. The Penguins are making a serious push for a deep Stanley Cup playoff run. Now it is up to other playoff contending teams to do the same.

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Two NHL Cents: Cooke and Rinne

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Matt Cook and Pekka Rinne

Poor Matt Cooke, even when he tries to stay away from controversy he manages to find it and anger a whole mess of people. For those who do not know what happened Matt Cooke had been part of an unfortunate play in a game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators. The play happened with Cooke pinning Ottawa defensemen Erik Karlsson into the boards and having his skate cut Karlssons Achilles tendon on his left foot to about 70% damage. Continue reading