Can the Canadiens trade Gomez?

Can the Canadiens trade Gomez?

by Adam Proteau - December 10, 2010 12:20 PM EST

In the week-ending mailbag: Is Gomez really tradeable?; how to get rid of Sean Avery?; and Don Cherry.
This is the second-to-last mailbag I’ll be doing for a few weeks. After next Friday’s entry, I’m off until the week of Jan.


Is Chara really elite?

Is Chara really elite?

by Adam Proteau - December 3, 2010 10:55 AM EST

In the week-ending mailbag, Adam Proteau answers on Zdeno Chara, a Martin Brodeur trade, Jim Balsillie and more.
It’s mailbag time once again. Thanks for all the mail you’ve put in my virtual bag – and thanks for not cracking any jokes about that last sentence.


Time to trade Iginla

Time to trade Iginla

by Adam Proteau - November 26, 2010 2:10 PM EST

Adam tackles your question on: a Jarome Iginla trade; becoming a journalist; award criteria; and more.
Vancouver’s Rick Rypien was granted an indefinite leave of absence by the Canucks Thursday. Let’s hope he can take on his problem (or problems) and return as a productive athlete.


Where does Malkin fit in?

Where does Malkin fit in?

by Adam Proteau - November 19, 2010 1:50 PM EST

Does Evgeni Malkin belong in the best player debate?; who should the Bruins trade?; and a new idea to spice up the regular season.
I’m going to set this week’s AA file up as if I were lame-o rapper will.i.am: This is a mailbag column. You should read it. It has words in it.


How to fix the Maple Leafs

How to fix the Maple Leafs

by Adam Proteau - November 12, 2010 3:50 PM EST

In the week-ending mailbag Adam answers on the Leafs and shares a story about Cammi Granato as a minor hockey player.
Belated best wishes to all military personnel who serve and reflect the best qualities of their citizenry. Let’s move right to your questions: Happy Movember, Adam.


When to stop a fight

When to stop a fight

by Adam Proteau - November 5, 2010 1:30 PM EDT

Adam ends the week answering your questions on fighting, airfare and why there are no European GMs in the NHL.
It has to be more than a little jarring for fans of the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils - people used to rooting for consistently competitive teams year in and year out - to see their clubs flopping around like Mike Ribeiro or Maxim Lapierre this season.


Will the Penguins win the Cup?

Will the Penguins win the Cup?

by Adam Proteau - October 29, 2010 11:00 AM EDT

In the week-ending mailbag: How good is Pittsburgh?; chances of a 2012 lockout; and much more.
Hey journalism school kids: ever wanted to see what an opening paragraph for a reader mailbag looks like? Trick question – you’re already looking at one! (Okay, you try and come up with new and exciting opening paragraphs for a reader mailbag.


Should Avery be banned?

Should Avery be banned?

by Adam Proteau - October 22, 2010 2:45 PM EDT

In the Friday mailbag: Should the NHL suspend Avery for good?; more referee conspiracies; Capitals salary cap; and more.
Another Friday means another THN mailbag. As always, thanks to all who submitted questions – and don’t forget to check out the Ask Adam features in our magazine and on The Hockey News Radio Show every Friday.


Referees playing favorites?

Referees playing favorites?

by Adam Proteau - October 15, 2010 3:15 PM EDT

It wouldn't be a Friday without reader questions and this week we address referees, European games, Brian Burke and more.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before – the Phoenix Coyotes have a new owner lined up! My favorite part of Darren Dreger’s report was the use of the word “conceptually.


Rangers-Leafs outdoor game?

Rangers-Leafs outdoor game?

by Adam Proteau - October 8, 2010 1:35 PM EDT

We get to readers' questions about Marc-Andre Bergeron, big issues in hockey and the chances of a Toronto outdoor game.
Well, that was a pretty impressive first night of NHL action, no? As I mentioned on my Twitter feed, this is the part of the calendar where you realize why summer is seriously overrated.


Interview with Dustin Brown

Interview with Dustin Brown

by Adam Proteau - October 1, 2010 2:05 PM EDT

In the mailbag, Adam tackles questions on: the league's best hitter, why Niemi didn't become an Oiler and more.
We’re a week away from genuine NHL hockey and you’re all ramping up your question-submitting efforts accordingly. Perpetual thanks to everyone who takes a moment to write – and to folks who understand why I can’t get to all of them.


Picking a favorite team

Picking a favorite team

by Adam Proteau - September 24, 2010 3:40 PM EDT

Adam Proteau answers on which team is good to run with; the impact of Dion Phaneuf; and where the NHL will go next.
Hey all. Hope you’re unlike me and enjoying the nutrition-free sporting Slurpee that is pre-season hockey. Meanwhile, you should prepare for some structural changes at THN.


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