Have something you'd like to know about the NHL or have something to say about what The Hockey News has written? Every Friday, columnist Adam Proteau will respond to your emails in The Hockey News.com's mailbag feature.
by Adam Proteau - March 12, 2010 12:36 PM EST
Has the NHL become too politically correct? Is there a suspension conspiracy? Should the NHL contract? What's up with Ovie?
I’m off for two of the next three weeks, but the THN mailbag, much like mail deliverers, never stops for anyone. So keep sending your questions and my cohorts will endeavor to answer them.
by Adam Proteau - March 5, 2010 10:20 AM EST
In the mailbag: Too harsh on the Kings? Why no Bruins analysis? Are we headed for another lockout?
Nobody said all NHL trade deadline days would be a thrill a minute, did they? There were times Wednesday I thought GMs were making deals just to meet some contractually-obligated number chosen beforehand by the TV networks.
by Adam Proteau - February 26, 2010 1:15 PM EST
Proteau answers reader queries on the future of hockey; pronunciation; the NHL Awards; Dallas' goalies; and shootout helmets.
Hearty congratulations to the Canadian women’s hockey team on their Olympic gold medal win Thursday night – and additional kudos to the U.
by The Hockey News - February 19, 2010 11:25 AM EST
Fill-ins for Olympic NHLers? Whitney's worth? Keeping rentals? Canada's logo? Cole's voice? Caps' Cup hopes? Keeping Kaberle?
Adam is away on this grey Friday in Toronto, but the Olympic spirit is peaking after a couple exciting games Thursday night. This week, THN staffers fill in to answer your questions as the second-last weekend of the Vancouver Games is on the horizon.
by Adam Proteau - February 12, 2010 1:05 PM EST
In the mailbag: why do the world championships suck? Smelling salts? Leafs' future? And Lindros or Crosby?
Happy Friday and happy Olympics to everybody. And remember – by this time next week, we could have massive upsets, crushing injuries and wanton destruction of furniture to worry about, so let’s cherish this innocent era while it lasts.
by Adam Proteau - February 5, 2010 2:50 PM EST
Proteau opens the mailbag and finds questions about: the week's big deals; why players turn down Edmonton; and more.
Well, well, well – looks like the NHL’s craftiest, most unpredictable GM is at it again. More on that in the first of the great questions from this week’s mailbag.
by Adam Proteau - January 29, 2010 9:40 AM EST
Proteau answers questions about Detroit's playoff hopes; Willie Mitchell; fighting in the Olympics; and Calgary trades.
Happy Friday, y’all/you all. We’re back to our multiple-question mailbag format – and as per usual, we’ve been inundated with a variety of inquiries on a slew of topics, so let’s get right to it.
by Adam Proteau - January 22, 2010 1:05 PM EST
Proteau answers the one question he's received a lot over the past week.
The THN mailbag received a good number of queries on the same subject this week. And since the answer to that topic is going to need some extended elaboration, it will be our lone subject until next Friday.
by Adam Proteau - January 15, 2010 12:50 PM EST
In the mailbag: Lasergate; best hockey city; Canada's woes; the Oiler doldrums; healthy scratches; and more.
At a time when “teabaggers” are giving a bad name to a noble historical movement, it takes a few vacation weeks away from you “mailbaggers” to make me appreciate your continued contributions.
by The Hockey News - January 8, 2010 11:34 AM EST
With Adam off, THN staffers answer your questions on the SPHL, Steve Mason's struggles, Gilbert Brule, and more.
Adam's away this week, but never fear, the THN staffers are here to tackle your questions. Check back next week for Adam's triumphant return.
by Adam Proteau - December 18, 2009 1:55 PM EST
In the mailbag: Tavares for Team Canada? Where's Satan? Front-loaded deals? And the best Christmas movies?
As I mentioned last week, I’ll be self-sidelined after today and will continue in that state until the week of Jan. 11. (Sticklers for detail may insist on labeling my absence a “vacation,” but I’m going with “conditioning-optional conditioning stint.
by Adam Proteau - December 11, 2009 1:35 PM EST
Proteau digs through the mailbag to find questions on front-loaded contracts... ugly jerseys... wood sticks... Euro NHLers... and more.
Long story short: seeing as I’ve been woefully under-vacationed this year, I’ll be taking an extended break after next week’s mailbag.
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