Archive for May, 2011

NHL team jetting back to Winnipeg from Atlanta (The Canadian Press)

By at 31 May, 2011, 10:07 pm

WINNIPEG – The National Hockey League officially came home to Manitoba on Tuesday and was greeted by thousands of fans in red, white and blue Winnipeg Jets jerseys, cheering, waving flags and playing impromptu games of street hockey.

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Winnipeg’s NHL team still faces obstacles (CBC.ca)

By at 31 May, 2011, 3:28 pm

While fans in Winnipeg are celebrating the return of the National Hockey League to their city, the work is not done — not by a long shot.

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Long wait for Stanley Cup will end for one starved city (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 May, 2011, 1:30 pm

For one ravenous hockey city, a long wait for Lord Stanley's Cup will end. After 82 regular-season games and 18 more playoff contests per team, the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks sit four games from a National Hockey League championship.

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Announcement set for Winnipeg NHL purchase (The Canadian Press)

By at 31 May, 2011, 8:53 am

WINNIPEG – The waiting is over for Winnipeg hockey fans.

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What We Learned: Old Man Mark Recchi’s astonishing longevity (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 May, 2011, 7:59 am

Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend's events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about … Continue r…

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Vancouver Stanley Cup angst over; experts (The Canadian Press)

By at 29 May, 2011, 6:00 am

VANCOUVER – Both Vancouver's city and its hockey team have had a tortured relationship with the Stanley Cup, but experts say the Olympics healed the wounds of the 1994 hockey riot.

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Boston Bruins/Vancouver Canucks Stanley Cup History (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 28 May, 2011, 6:25 pm

The 2011 Stanley Cup Finals matchup is set, and the Boston Bruins will take on the Vancouver Canucks in a series that has been years in the making – literally: neither team has been to the Cup Finals in over 15 years. The Canucks have yet to win a Cup …

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Roloson almost perfect, but Thomas was (The Canadian Press)

By at 27 May, 2011, 10:40 pm

BOSTON – Tim Thomas and Dwayne Roloson matched each other save for save for more than 50 minutes in the decisive seventh game of the Eastern Conference finals.

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Thomas, Roloson needed to be perfect; only one was (The Canadian Press)

By at 27 May, 2011, 10:15 pm

BOSTON – Tim Thomas and Dwayne Roloson matched each other save for save for more than 50 minutes in the decisive seventh game of the Eastern Conference finals.

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Canucks, Bruins unfamiliar Cup final foes (CBC.ca)

By at 27 May, 2011, 9:41 pm

The Vancouver Canucks are the Western Conference champions for the first time in 17 years, and they will take on the Boston Bruins to determine the 2011 Stanley Cup champion.

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