by John Grigg - March 18, 2009 2:26 PM EDT
From the Little White Russian to the Pizza Line, we count down the NHL's best trios.
This week the THN Top 10 counts down the NHL’s 10 best lines. Now before everyone gets all in a tizzy over the combinations listed below, let it be known we worked off the depth charts sent to us last week by our 30 NHL correspondents – all of whom cover their respective teams for major dailies in those cities.
by John Grigg - March 11, 2009 3:02 PM EDT
We counted down the best active Czechs and Swedes, now it's time to look at the Finns.
In our ongoing quest to name the top-10 current NHL players from each European hockey power – we began with the Czechs and the Swedes – this week we’re running down the best Finns still active.
by John Grigg - March 4, 2009 7:05 PM EST
With 22 deals made Wednesday, we have more than a few to pick from for our best of the day.
The 25-trade record wasn’t broken, but 22 were made with 47 players and 21 picks moving. Not bad after a slow start. Unfortunately, the biggest name to switch teams was Olli Jokinen, not exactly in the Marian Hossa or Brian Campbell category from last season.
by John Grigg - February 25, 2009 3:11 PM EST
With March 4 fast approaching, we countdown the biggest deals of all-time.
With the trade deadline fast approaching, NHL fans are excited about their teams’ chances at improving for the stretch run or peddling their moveable assets into futures.
by John Grigg - February 18, 2009 4:55 PM EST
Who amongst the NHL's plus-minus leaders tops their team by the widest margin? We countdown the top 10.
This week’s THN.com Top 10 takes a look at plus-minus. Not the top-10 plus-minus leaders (40 percent of whom are Bruins), but rather we looked at the NHL’s plus-minus leaders (through to No.
by The Hockey News - February 11, 2009 3:35 PM EST
There's plenty of top-end talent from the tre kroner nation; we count them down.
For this week’s Top 10 we’re continuing our semi-regular look at the NHL’s best players by country. A couple of weeks ago we began with the Top 10 Czechs, and this week we count down the best Swedes currently in the NHL.
by John Grigg - February 4, 2009 3:05 PM EST
We countdown the NHLers who show they've got game despite their diminutive stature.
This week we’re paying homage to those players who were repeatedly told they were too small to play big-time hockey. The one’s who were passed over and pushed aside (figuratively) before making it to the best league in the world.
by John Grigg - January 28, 2009 3:08 PM EST
The Russians may have two of the top three players in the world, but the Czechs have plenty of top-class NHLers, too.
In this week’s THN.com Top 10 we’re adding some international flavor by counting down the Czech Republic NHLers we’d most like to have on our roster right now.
by John Grigg - January 21, 2009 2:30 PM EST
The Wings Winter Classics? Montreal's retro duds? The Blues new creation? We countdown our favorites.
Every year now, a slew of NHL teams introduce alternate jerseys. It all began in 1992 on the occasion of the NHL’s 75th anniversary. That year, the Original Six squads all sported throwback jerseys.
by John Grigg - January 14, 2009 2:32 PM EST
In this week's countdown we look at the top bodycheckers in the NHL and rank who we'd want on our team the most.
Tampa Bay right winger Evgeny Artyukhin has been in the news recently. The 6-foot-5, 254-pound Russian bear has been throwing bodychecks like it’s nobody’s business, moving into the league’s top-10 hit-dishers with 114 and making life a little more painful for opponents such as Alex Tanguay and, more recently, rookie blueliner Drew Doughty.
by John Grigg - January 7, 2009 4:05 PM EST
After looking at the pure goal-guys last week, we turn our attention to those who prefer the assist.
In what is fast becoming a trend, this week’s THN.com Top 10 works in conjunction with last week’s list. This week we look at the players leading the league in assists as a percentage of total points.
by John Grigg - December 31, 2008 12:03 PM EST
These guys simply don't have the Christmas spirit within them - they figure it's better to receive than to give.
This week THN takes a look at the NHL’s Cy Young candidates; the players leading the way when it comes to goals scored as a percentage of points totalled.
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