Monthly Archives: April 2009

Monarchs on NHLHD…

…normal resolution broadcast in HD so you can see every pixel of how crappy the feed is. Bernier looked sharp. Campbell looked like an adenoidal 17 year old chicken-giant, but he blocked at least a half-dozen shots. Azevedo and Clune made some bad passes. Lewis had a nice goal, two on one with Moulson (nice…

How Does Burke Get Tavares? | Toronto Sports Media Blog

So what needs to happen for the Leafs to end up in 26th? First, they need Los Angeles to beat San Jose on Saturday afternoon. Then, they need to lose to Ottawa at home a few hours later. Finally, they would need Wayne Gretzky’s Phoenix Coyotes to finish off the season with a victory over…

Lighting the Lamp: [UPDATE] Preissing is playing hurt and that somehow explains everything

Preissing came in for criticism last night from the media (including this writer, see previous post) for what appeared a-less-than-100-percent effort on the game’s decisive play. Preissing’s admission explains everything and places even more blame on the LA Kings for not sending back healthy D Davis Drewiske and allowing Preissing to play when he clearly…

[UPDATE] Crucial Remaining Games for the Kings

…in the Tavares Sweepstakes, that is. FLA @ ATL [ATL wins by losing, booo!] DAL @ COL [DAL loses by winning, yay!] LOS @ VAN [LA wins by losing, yay!] PHX @ SJS [PHX loses by winning, yay!] (Friday) DAL @ ANA (Saturday) SJS @ LOS OTT @ TOR TBL @ ATL ANA @ PHX…

Tom Benjamin: Calgary is Out of (cap) Money

Problem is, because they were right against the $56.7-million (U.S.) salary cap, they needed to ship Dustin Boyd and Warren Peters to the minors to make the numbers work. Accordingly, the Flames went with only 10 forwards playing their second game in two nights — with predictable results… “That’s part of the cap rules and…

Hockey’s Future Top 50 prospects: #10 Oscar Moller

10. Oscar Moller, RW – Los Angeles Kings A number of Kings forward prospects were expected to make the team out of training camp this season, but not Moller. Moller did his best to disrupt those plans and indeed earned a spot. At only 19 years of age, Moller is already skating a semi-regular shift…