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BTN Dynamic Dozen: Hitmen push into thick of WHL rat race; Cats-’Dogs clash a No. 1 vs. No. 2 battle

by Yahoo! Sports - January 31, 2012 6:05 PM EST

BTN Dynamic Dozen: Hitmen push into thick of WHL rat race; Cats-’Dogs clash a No. 1 vs. No. 2 battle
By Neate Sager The West's best have company. This week, the Western Hockey League has its best, balanced showing during the 37 years 15 months the Dynamic Dozen has been kept, with three teams from each conference cracking the top 12.


BTN Dynamic Dozen: Hitmen push into thick of WHL rat race; Cats-’Dogs clash a No. 1 vs. No. 2 battle

by Yahoo! Sports - January 31, 2012 6:05 PM EST

By Neate Sager The West's best have company. This week, the Western Hockey League has its best, balanced showing during the 37 years 15 months the Dynamic Dozen has been kept, with three teams from each conference cracking the top 12.


Without Crosby, Malkin takes over for Penguins

Without Crosby, Malkin takes over for Penguins

by Yahoo! Sports - January 29, 2012 10:09 PM EST

Evgeni Malkin has kept Pittsburgh in the playoff race in the absence of another Penguins superstar, Sidney Crosby.
By Nicholas J. CotsonikaOTTAWA — The only appearance Sidney Crosby made at the NHL All-Star Game was on the scoreboard screens. During a break Sunday at Scotiabank Place, there he was in a Gatorade commercial.


Team Alfredsson: Hometown cheers for career all-star

Team Alfredsson: Hometown cheers for career all-star

by Yahoo! Sports - January 29, 2012 12:48 PM EST

The understated Senators captain was welcomed onto the ice before the All-Star Skills Competition with chants of "Al-fie! Al-fie!"
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika OTTAWA – They stood in the tunnel together Saturday night at Scotiabank Place, the 21-year-old phenom, the 39-year-old captain.


Trending Topics: Stop pretending you don’t care about the All-Star Game

by Yahoo! Sports - January 27, 2012 6:08 PM EST

By Ryan Lambert Trending Topics is a column that looks at the week in hockey, occasionally according to Twitter. If you're only going to comment to say how stupid Twitter is, why not just go have a good cry for the slow, sad death of your dear internet instead? Frequently, when something distasteful about the NHL All-Star Game is brought into a conversation, the whole subject is dismissed with a single sentence.


Don Fehr's union sounds ready to take on NHL

Don Fehr's union sounds ready to take on NHL

by Yahoo! Sports - January 26, 2012 12:30 AM EST

When union boss Don Fehr speaks, the players listen.
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika Topics: First Period Second Period Third Period Power Rankings Plus/Minus @Cotsonika Tweet Talk to members of the NHL Players' Association, and you hear the same anecdote over and over: The players gather for a union meeting.


What We Learned: Start feeling bad for anyone trying to win the Eastern Conference

by Yahoo! Sports - January 23, 2012 9:49 AM EST

By Ryan Lambert 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.


Toronto's Joffrey Lupul: A lot more than a comeback

Toronto's Joffrey Lupul: A lot more than a comeback

by Yahoo! Sports - January 20, 2012 12:14 PM EST

Joffrey Lupul has broken out this season, rebounding from back surgery to challenge for the NHL scoring lead.
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika TORONTO – On the hard wooden bench in the Toronto Maple Leafs' dressing room, there rests the only evidence that Joffrey Lupul ever had a back problem.


Trending Topics: Why has Terry Pegula escaped blame for Buffalo Sabres’ disastrous season?

by Yahoo! Sports - January 20, 2012 9:24 AM EST

By Ryan LambertTrending Topics is a column that looks at the week in hockey, occasionally according to Twitter. If you're only going to comment to say how stupid Twitter is, why not just go have a good cry for the slow, sad death of your dear internet instead? Buffalo Sabres fans aren't happy, and understandably so.


Goalies face unique obstacles in concussion recovery

Goalies face unique obstacles in concussion recovery

by Yahoo! Sports - January 19, 2012 6:05 PM EST

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller has sustained two concussions in less than a year.
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika Topics: First Period Second Period Third Period Power Rankings Plus/Minus @Cotsonika Tweet For NHL goaltenders, the mind-body connection is uniquely critical.


What We Learned: Why the West should start being very afraid of the Los Angeles Kings

by Yahoo! Sports - January 16, 2012 9:58 AM EST

By Ryan LambertHello, 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.


Shane Doan, Monty Python & the Phoenix Coyotes

Shane Doan, Monty Python & the Phoenix Coyotes

by Yahoo! Sports - January 12, 2012 5:30 PM EST

Coyotes captain Shane Doan compared the team's plight in Phoenix to a scene in a Monty Python movie.
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika Topics: First Period Second Period Third Period Power Rankings Plus/Minus @Cotsonika Tweet The Phoenix Coyotes feel like they're in a Monty Python movie.


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