Monthly Archives: November 2009

Tom Preissing Waived – Mile High Hockey

The Colorado Avalanche have placed defenseman Tom Preissing on waivers. This is not at all a surprise move; its actually one weve been speculating would happen for some time now. Preissing has a $2.75 million salary and is signed through the end of next season. It is highly unlikely that he will be claimed and…

Bud Holloway blogs funny

Excerpts: Azey (Azevedo) has a “lower body” injury and will be out for a while.  Now all he does is lie in his room and listen to “Every Rose Has Its Thorn.”  It’s hard to get to sleep with him crying over how well written the song is. [...] It’s late November and still no…

O’Sullivan really needs to get serious and other thoughts in wake of another Oilers defeat Player grades, Sharks, 5, Oilers, 4, by Smokin’ Ray Burnt – Cult of Hockey

The Cult of Hockey Grading System: 10-perfect game, 9 extraordinary, 8 great, 7 good, 6 above average, 5 average, 4 below average, 3 poor, 2 terrible, 1 deserves to be in minors. #19 Patrick O’Sullivan (4) – He really needs to step up and get serious about hockey.  At points during the game he seemed…

Not your everyday all-star game

Captaining the WHL team tonight will be defenceman Colten Teubert of the Regina Pats, a Los Angeles Kings first-round draft pick, who has already seen pro action with the Kings’ ECHL-affiliate Ontario Reign. “We haven’t had much time together, but there’s a lot of talent on this Team WHL, so it’s about trusting each other…

Q&A with Vyacheslav Voynov – Hockey’s Future

Taken by the Los Angeles Kings in the second round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Chelyabinsk, Russia native Vyacheslav Voynov is in his second year in North America, playing for the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL. An experienced player for his 19 years, Voynov played two full Russian Super League seasons and took part…

The Hockey’s Future site no longer appears to have Brandon Segal info, but here’s a cut/paste of the HF write-up that found its way to the HF Boards

Brandon Segal has soft hands in close quarters and is a willing combatant along the boards and in front of the net. He shows the ability to be at the right place at the right time and score goals when given the ice time and opportunity. His on-ice awarenes both offensively and defensively are generally…