Archive for August, 2013

What We Learned: Even with Grabovski, Capitals are just borderline playoff team (Puck Daddy)

By at 26 August, 2013, 4:59 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 it.
The praise pou…

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Western Battles for Jobs (Rotoworld)

By at 22 August, 2013, 8:10 pm

Corey Abbott looks at some Western Conference teams’ position battles in this week’s installment of In the Crease.

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Steve Mason and zombie Ben Franklin; Nazem Kadri on contract; Eric Staal skates (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 21 August, 2013, 12:43 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.
• Via keeper of the Stanley Cup, Phil Pritchard, Chicago Blackhawks head co…

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Ottawa Senators, National Hockey League of Nations (Puck Daddy)

By at 20 August, 2013, 2:21 pm

(Ed. Note: Welcome to the Puck Daddy 2013 summer project, the National Hockey League of Nations. We’ve recruited 30 writers/blogs to identify the best player in their favorite team’s history for each major nationality that creates the fabric of our…

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Jaromir Jagr is cooler than you; Lundqvist hearts NY; Good week for Nyquist (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 20 August, 2013, 12:25 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.

• Jaromir Jagr reps some new Reebok kicks, and demonstrates, once again, …

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What We Learned: Henrik Lundqvist and the weight of human rights advocacy (Puck Daddy)

By at 19 August, 2013, 7:04 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 it.
The thing with…

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No creep to Brooklyn? Theory on New York Islanders staying at Nassau Coliseum (Puck Daddy)

By at 17 August, 2013, 9:51 am

Bruce Ratner is the real estate mogul behind Barclays Center in Brooklyn, where the NBA’s Nets play and where the New York Islanders are expected to play one day.
This week, we learned a few things from Ratner about the Isles: That they’re expect…

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Isles ‘unlikely’ to leave for Brooklyn early (NBC Sports)

By at 16 August, 2013, 2:05 pm

So says Bruce Ratner, who also says the Bridgeport Sound Tigers are relocating to Uniondale.

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Kidd, Calipari help trumpet revived NY arena (The Associated Press)

By at 16 August, 2013, 1:21 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A news conference to trumpet the selection of a developer to renovate a suburban New York sports arena morphed into a pep rally Friday, as sports luminaries including Jason Kidd and John Calipari joined elected officials and bus…

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