Tag Archive for Olympics

No, Dustin, you’re the captain of the Kings

The Olympics haven’t started yet. Bobby Ryan is not your teammate and I don’t really care if he’s your friend. BROWN: There were probably two questionable hits, with Carter on me — and whatever, that happens in a game — but probably moreso the hit at the end of the game. It’s a 4-0 game…

Kovalchuk Musings with tons of self-serving disclaimers

The first of which is, I don’t really know if I think Kovalchuk fits in the Terry Murray system, and beyond that, I don’t know how much I care. But it’s possible he might not fit and I might care a lot. Don’t know. Second disclaimer: you might think that Kovalchuk at a $6MM cap…

From NHL on Fox: Trade market should heat up sooner

From the most-reliable Spector, emphases mine: The annual trade deadline is less than two months away but this season, business in the market could pick up earlier than usual due to the league’s mid-February shutdown for the 2010 Winter Olympics. A trade freeze will be implemented from Feb. 13-28, leaving only three days following the…

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: NHLers (Kings and ex-Kings) dominate Slovak camp – 08/03/2009

2010 Slovakia Olympic candidates Goaltenders (4): Peter Budaj (Colorado), Jaroslav Halak (Montreal), Jaroslav Janus (Erie Otters, OHL), Jan Lasak (HC Moeller Pardubice) Defensemen (11): Ivan Baranka (Spartak Moscow), Zdeno Chara (Boston), Milan Jurcina (Washington), Richard Lintner (Dynamo Minsk), Andrej Meszaros (Tampa Bay), Vladimir Mihalik (Tampa Bay), Jaroslav Obsut (Spartak Moscow), Andrej Sekera (Buffalo), Peter Smrek…

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: USA Hockey names 34-man roster for Olympic camp – 06/30/2009

Goaltenders Tim Thomas, Boston Ryan Miller, Buffalo Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Defensemen Tom Gilbert, Edmonton Tim Gleason, Carolina Ron Hainsey, Atlanta Erik Johnson, St. Louis Jack Johnson, Los Angeles Mike Komisarek, Toronto Paul Martin, New Jersey Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Brian Rafalski, Detroit Rob Scuderi, Los Angeles Ryan Suter, Nashville Ryan Whitney, Anaheim Forwards David Backes,…

Doughty, Schenn, Stamkos to Team Canada

The best part of all is that he’ll have two buddies along for the ride. Stamkos, Schenn and Doughty have kept in close contact since becoming friends. “We’re texting each other all the time, a phone call here and there,” said Stamkos. “We got to spend a couple days at the Young Guns game in…