Rating the Ryan Miller Jaroslav Halak Trade by Jamie Gilcig

Rating the Ryan Miller Jaroslav Halak Trade by Jamie Gilcig

CFN –  The first major trade of the 2013/14 season has occurred, and it’s an interesting whopper! Buffalo sends out Ryan Miller and Steve Ott to St. Louis. In return the Blues get Jaroslav Halak, a UFA himself and most likely to be traded again, Chris Stewart, William Carrier, a 1st in 2015 and a […]

MLB Writer Peter Gammons Labels NHL Minor Sport after Vancouver Calgary Brawl by Jamie Gilcig

CFN –  Calgary and Vancouver played Saturday night. The Canucks wangled a 3-2 win; but it was the opening 5 on 5 brawl that has the world of Social Media buzzing today. Calgary started their Brian Burke kind of guys. Vancouver coach, John Tortarella, never one to be mistaken for Mother Teresa, kicked it into […]

What’s happening around the NHL right now?

What’s happening around the NHL right now?

The NHL Digest   True to form, it’s been an exciting couple of days in the NHL. Here are some of the key news flashes that’ll keep you up to speed with all the action on the ice:   He’s the Jagr-master…   An in form Jaromir Jagr helped the New Jersey Devils to achieve […]

Price Blows Lead as Habs Fall to Oilers – Leafs Double Ducks on Kessel Hat trick – Oct 23, 2013

Price Blows Lead as Habs Fall to Oilers – Leafs Double Ducks on Kessel Hat trick – Oct 23, 2013

CFN – Leadership is a rare quality, especially nowadays.  In hockey it’s also a rare commodity .   In today’s cap world some players are given an awful lot of money. Habs goalie Carey Price may not make the highest salary with a cap of $6.5M, but it’s high enough that he excuses don’t really […]

Old Time Hockey – As Fans Mull Fighting in the NHL I Mull if Hockey Itself Should Change by Jamie Gilcig

Old Time Hockey – As Fans Mull Fighting in the NHL I Mull if Hockey Itself Should Change by Jamie Gilcig

CFN –  I know I’ll bleed Bleu, blanc, et rouges forever, but I was a huge California Golden Seals fan as a kid.  I still have a replica jersey hiding away somewhere… This week as George Parros spends time regaining his faculties after face planting the ice causing a huge social media discussion on fighting […]

NHL Discipline = Joke by Joe Francis September 24, 2013

NHL Discipline = Joke by Joe Francis September 24, 2013

CFN – As a Maple Leaf fan I will admit to some bias in being inspired to write this. Recently we have seen the league trying to handcuff the physical side of the game in an effort to clean up the league. The addition of a 2 minute minor for removing your helmet before a […]

NHL 2013/2014 Pre Season Starts! Will Habs Make the Playoffs This Year by Jamie Gilcig POLL

NHL 2013/2014 Pre Season Starts!  Will Habs Make the Playoffs This Year by Jamie Gilcig  POLL

CFN – And the first puck has dropped in pre-season in what’s looking to be an interesting chapter of NHL history.  With the cap dropping after the shortened 2012/13 NHL season teams have adjusted.   Some players are still unsigned, and buyouts have changed the landscape for some names like Vinny Lecavlier. On hockeybuzz.com they’re […]