Price Fails Habs Who Were Good Enough to Beat Leafs in O Time Loss on Opening Night #HOCKEYCRUNCH By Jamie Gilcig

January 14, 2021 – What can a Habs fan say? Their high priced goalie failed badly and allowed the Leafs to stay in a game they weren’t really in or deserved to win. Toronto outshot the Habs 34-32 on a strong second period. 🚨 JOSH ANDERSON – 2ND OF THE GAME4-3 MTL pic.twitter.com/qyxVLfBDbZ — Here's… Continue reading Price Fails Habs Who Were Good Enough to Beat Leafs in O Time Loss on Opening Night #HOCKEYCRUNCH By Jamie Gilcig

How Did Canadian NHL Teams Do This Off Season by Jamie Gilcig VANCOUVER CANUCKS 090118

The Vancouver Canucks are an interesting squad.   It seems like they’ve played a lighter game since forever, but the Sedin twins are gone and the team is facing a new era and has yet to truly define itself. This year the squad made some bewildering veteran signings.  In the cap age that’s not so bad… Continue reading How Did Canadian NHL Teams Do This Off Season by Jamie Gilcig VANCOUVER CANUCKS 090118

Canada Gets to Host and Play at a World Cup in 2026

  The news was perhaps not unexpected, but it was certainly met with joy when it was announced that Canada, USA and Mexico would be hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Montreal, Toronto and Edmonton look to be the three host cities in Canada, so there should be an opportunity to catch a big game… Continue reading Canada Gets to Host and Play at a World Cup in 2026

4 Canadian Teams Left in Stanley Cup Hunt – by Jamie Gilcig 122817

Cornwall Ontario – As the pucks dropped after the Christmas break it’s becoming clearer which teams have a shot at going deep into the playoffs, which are simply bubble teams and which should be focusing on rebuilding or reloading. Rebuild – I’m not sure why Arizona is in the NHL any longer.   The league forcing… Continue reading 4 Canadian Teams Left in Stanley Cup Hunt – by Jamie Gilcig 122817

Which Canadian NHL Team Will Have the Most Wins in 2017/18 by Jamie Gilcig 100417

Cornwall Ontario – First day of the NHL season and hope is eternal for all 31 clubs. Capwise here are how the teams rank from top to bottom: Toronto Vancouver Calgary Ottawa Winnipeg Montreal Edmonton Which just goes to show you that cash doesn’t fix all ills in the cap age. And here are my… Continue reading Which Canadian NHL Team Will Have the Most Wins in 2017/18 by Jamie Gilcig 100417

Top 3 Improved NHL Teams for 2017/18. by Jamie Gilcig 100417

Cornwall Ontario –  As the puck is about to drop to kick off another NHL season it’s time to look at which teams have improved and which haven’t. Of course when you’re at the bottom there’s generally only one way to go,and of same for when you’re at the top, but in today’s cap age… Continue reading Top 3 Improved NHL Teams for 2017/18. by Jamie Gilcig 100417

Babcock BOYS WILL BE BOYS as Leafs Learn to Win in Fight Filled 6-3 Win NOV 6, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – The post game interviews said it all.  Toronto hosted the Vancouver Canucks who dropped their 8th straight loss. The Leafs have a modest 3 game win streak after the scrappy win.   Coach Babcock could barely hide his smile as he talked about the chippy affair that had some strong hits on… Continue reading Babcock BOYS WILL BE BOYS as Leafs Learn to Win in Fight Filled 6-3 Win NOV 6, 2016

Which Canadian NHL Teams Make the Play Offs This Season by Jamie Gilcig OCT 7, 2015

Ah the dawn of another season of NHL hockey.    A day when every franchise has hope.   By Spring we’ll see which team gets to sip from Lord Stanley’s Cup, but for today the playing field is even. Hockey is Canada’s game and I generally tend to cover our Canadian clubs.     So… Continue reading Which Canadian NHL Teams Make the Play Offs This Season by Jamie Gilcig OCT 7, 2015

Free Agent Fizzle & Selling Kessel Cheap by Jamie Gilcig – JULY 2, 2015 #NHL #leafs

This seems to be the season the NHL cap really kicks in.   In a normal world trading Phil Kessel for a bag of pucks wouldn’t make any sense.  In the cap age….well. Brendan Shanahan and his team wanted to make a point and they traded away the team’s best player.  Nobody is irreplaceable, but… Continue reading Free Agent Fizzle & Selling Kessel Cheap by Jamie Gilcig – JULY 2, 2015 #NHL #leafs

Which Canadian NHL Teams Will Improve in 2014/15? by Jamie Gilcig Habs Leafs Sens

CFN-   The Habs ended the pre-season with a trade.   Gone are Carey Price’s best bud Peter Budaj and Patrick Holland for Erik Tangradi.  It’s an interesting move.  With Tangradi already clearing waivers it gives Montreal some back up beef and helps their cap space as Tokarski’s salary was nearly 2/3 less than Budaj.… Continue reading Which Canadian NHL Teams Will Improve in 2014/15? by Jamie Gilcig Habs Leafs Sens

How Did Canadian NHL GM’s Do in the Off Season by Jamie Gilcig – Aug 25, 2014

CFN – As the long hot Summer comes to an end changes have occurred across the NHL.   Some more drastic than others.    Some teams have new coaches and GM’s.   We’re going to look at Canada’s six teams and rate their performances in their attempt to bring Lord Stanley’s Cup back to Canada.… Continue reading How Did Canadian NHL GM’s Do in the Off Season by Jamie Gilcig – Aug 25, 2014

Would You Pick Up David Booth on Waivers for Your NHL Team? By Jamie Gilcig

CFN – The Vancouver Canucks have placed David Booth on Unconditional waivers for the purpose of using one of the get out of jail no penalty compliance buy outs.   I can’t blame them as he’s disappointed, especially at his cap hit vs expectations. But David Booth has size and some grit notching over 100… Continue reading Would You Pick Up David Booth on Waivers for Your NHL Team? By Jamie Gilcig

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