by John Grigg - May 19, 2010 4:00 PM EDT
We look back at the all-time leaders in scoring at the annual international tournament.
With the World Championship into the quarterfinal in Germany, we thought it’d be neat to look back at the tournament’s all-time leading scorers.
by John Grigg - May 12, 2010 2:21 PM EDT
We rank the best statistical performances for Montreal goalies since WWII.
In anticipation of Wednesday’s Montreal-Pittsburgh Game 7 and in honor of Jaroslav Halak’s eye-popping performance this spring (win or lose), we thought we’d take a look back in time and compare some of the great Canadiens netminders.
by John Grigg - May 5, 2010 3:23 PM EDT
Sidney Crosby jumped out in front this season, but who has scored the most post-season points since 2000?
We always like to wax poetic around the THN campus, bringing up names from the past and comparing players of different eras. That’s what we’re doing with the Top 10 today, just taking a shorter view of things.
by John Grigg - April 28, 2010 2:07 PM EDT
We're just about ready to move on to Round 2, but before we do, here's a look back at the best from a phenomenal first round.
The hockey gods aren’t doing our Top 10 many favors by having a Game 7 tonight, but unless something crazy happens Wednesday in the Canadiens-Capitals finale – like Alex Ovechkin or Mike Cammalleri netting three or four points – we can already take a gander back at Round 1 and rank individual performances.
by The Hockey News - April 22, 2010 12:15 PM EDT
There was a lot of uproar after the Canucks fell behind the Kings 2-1 in their series Monday night, so why did the league let them back in it Wednesday?
What the H-E-double-hockey-sticks, Gary; how’d you let the Canucks win Wednesday night? And to come-from-behind? We had them right where we wanted them.
by The Hockey News - April 21, 2010 12:05 PM EDT
As overtime plays a big role night-in, night-out this post-season, we look back at the biggest OT moments in history.
There have been an astounding eight overtime games in the early-going of the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs, providing some of the best first round theatre we have seen in a long time.
by John Grigg - April 14, 2010 1:50 PM EDT
Which under the radar player will breakout this year as guys like Chris Kontos and Fernando Pisani have done in the past?
It’s playoff time! Starting Wednesday night, we have the possibility of four games a day involving the best 16 teams in the NHL for the next 14 days.
by John Grigg - April 7, 2010 3:45 PM EDT
Which teams were hurt the most by injuries this season and did it keep them out of the playoffs?
Injuries are a bummer. There’s no two ways about it. And every season injuries hit a few teams hard – real hard. Some squads, the deeper or more talented ones, muddle through and come out the other side with a modicum of success.
by John Grigg - March 31, 2010 2:33 PM EDT
We count down the best youngsters making their presence felt in the NHL.
A few weeks back, we took a look at some of the relative greybeards plying their trade on NHL ice pads. Today we’re going to look at some kids who might not even be able to grow beards yet.
by The Hockey News - March 24, 2010 10:35 AM EDT
They're the beasts that keep us entertained between whistles with their antics and acrobatics. Here are our favorites.
It’s the most famous tongue snatching of all-time. In an incident that belies the much-celebrated relationship between man and dog, Edmonton Oilers coach Craig MacTavish once ripped the tongue of Flames mascot Harvey the Hound right out of the Calgary canine’s furry mouth.
by John Grigg - March 17, 2010 10:50 AM EDT
As the world celebrates all that is green, we pay homage to the best NHLers who sport Gaelic-derived monikers.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, hockey fans. The Irish have a long history of producing excellent hockey players west of the Atlantic. Kennedys, Fitz-somethings, O’Reillys, O’Donnells, O’Connells, O’-everythings.
by John Grigg - March 10, 2010 4:05 PM EST
The game has certainly skewed young, but there's still plenty of experienced skill to go around. Here's the best of the lot.
The NHL is a young man’s league. Unrestricted free agency at 27, the salary cap and the sheer speed of the game under post-lockout rules have conspired to change the league’s demographics.
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