Archive for August, 2011

Luc Robitaille vs. Kansas City’s desire for an NHL team (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 August, 2011, 9:38 am

While other municipalities debate about how to fund new arena projects, Kansas City remains in the NHL expansion/relocation conversation because they already have a viable one: Sprint Center. The 18,000-seat barn (with a smaller capacity for hockey) is…

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What We Learned: Enough with the outdoor hockey games (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 August, 2011, 7:03 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 reading ?

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The NHL coaching landscape, then and now (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 28 August, 2011, 9:24 am

Lindy Ruff of the Buffalo Sabres is the NHL’s longest-tenured coach, hired in July 1997. Nashville Predators Coach Barry Trotz was actually hired one month later, but the Preds’ inaugural season was the following year. The next longest-tenured coach en…

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Shanahan prepares for role as NHL disciplinarian (PA SportsTicker)

By at 27 August, 2011, 2:33 am

Brendan Shanahan knows exactly what he’s getting in to.

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Shanahan prepares for role as NHL disciplinarian (AP)

By at 27 August, 2011, 1:44 am

Brendan Shanahan knows exactly what he’s getting in to. Without ever overseeing a discipline hearing or handing out a suspension, the NHL’s new sheriff is already familiar with the ins and outs of hockey justice. “I played this sport, I understand the …

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Puck Headlines: Brad Marchand update; NHL 12 goalie fight (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 26 August, 2011, 1:43 pm

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Ladies, here is a ferocious bit of rink-inspired fashion for you. … Conti…

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Jersey Fouls: Blackhawks baffler, Hawaii foul, Howe bunny (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 26 August, 2011, 8:17 am

Jersey Fouls is our ongoing exploration of the rules and etiquette for proper hockey jersey creation and exhibition. If you spot what you think may be a foul in your arena, email a photo to us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com for inclusion in … Continue r…

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Islanders Team Report (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 26 August, 2011, 2:05 am

So what comes next for the Islanders, now that their latest attempt to secure a new arena was shot down in early August? Owner Charles Wang said the rebuilding team must concentrate in the short term on getting back to the playoffs this season, but th…

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Sheriff Shanahan steps into new role (The Canadian Press)

By at 25 August, 2011, 3:27 pm

TORONTO – Brendan Shanahan knows exactly what he’s getting in to.

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Edmonton Oilers hire Duane Sutter as a scout (The Edmonton Journal)

By at 22 August, 2011, 8:33 pm

Duane Sutter’s hockey career has taken him all over North America.

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