Monthly Archives: November 2009

Colorado’s Hot Start – Behind The Net

More great stuff from Behindthenet: Since 1967-68, there have been 36 teams that have started the season with a winning percentage between .769 and .846, essentially one more win or one more loss than the Avs.  The second WPCT is Colorado’s pythagorean winning percentage, based on its goals for and goals against. Here’s how they…

Kyle Quincey: #1 Defenseman? – Behind The Net

Article from Behind the Net with my comments: Kyle Quincey has been front-and-center in the Colorado Avalanche’s quick start to the season. The off-season pickup from the Los Angeles Kings has had all the hallmarks of a top defenseman – he’s at the top of the depth chart at even-strength, on the power-play and on…

Trouble brewing in Columbus – From The Rink

The Columbus Blue Jackets could leave central Ohio if the team can’t fix an economic model that is causing losses of $12 million a year, according to a report issued today by the Columbus Chamber. But a deal to keep the hockey team here and the Arena District alive — the team and the district…

Scenes from the Father-Son Dinner – Battle of California

Genius: Tim Stoll (Jarret’s Dad): So, Raitis, I’m sorry to hear your dad couldn’t end up making it, but I thought he was going to. Raitis Ivanans: Well, I guess he ran into a little problem at Customs and couldn’t get into the country. Tim Stoll: Really? What happened? Does he have a record or…