Tag: Sidney Crosby

Five Olympic tournament MVP candidates.

Ever since the Winter Olympics featured NHL players for its 1998 edition, four men, including three goaltenders, have taken home the honor as the...

The Secret Season begins.

Part two in a series. Read part 1 here. DATELINE UNKNOWN – It probably wasn't a good idea to house the Montreal Canadiens and Boston...

Predicting the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The puck drops on the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs in a few hours. The cast of characters includes some new faces (Brian Elliott), some...

Book Review: “Fighting the Good Fight”

Eavesdropping on the debate about physicality in the NHL in 2011 is not unlike flipping your TV to an episode of "Divorce Court." It...

The case for Don Cherry as Commissioner (or, how hockey lost its edge)

It's time to channel my inner Martin Luther King. I have a dream. The NHL Board of Governors fires commissioner Gary Bettman and appoints Don Cherry,...

Sid the Kid returns, and small schools rise in college hockey

This hasn’t been a very joyful year in the world of hockey. Three NHL players (Derek Boogaard, Rick Rypien and Wade Belak) died. A...