Historical Tough Call: Detroit Off-The-Mesh Goal

On January 18, 2014, the Detroit Red Wings got one of the luckiest home bounces in history. Down 2-1 to the Los Angeles Kings with 30 seconds left in the game, Red Wing defenseman Niklas Kronwall had a shot blocked by King Jared Stoll and the puck deflected way up into the mesh behind the … Continue reading Historical Tough Call: Detroit Off-The-Mesh Goal

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Lucic Strikes Linesman: Opens Discussion On Scrum Prevention

  http://youtu.be/RgoKFAbA4ak Video: SPORTSNETCANADA   In is first game back after a lenient one game suspension for a sucker punch on Kevin Connauton (Lucic Deserved More Than One Game), it took less than a period for Los Angeles King Milan Lucic to throw another huge right punch. This time he missed his intended target (we … Continue reading Lucic Strikes Linesman: Opens Discussion On Scrum Prevention

Lucic Deserved More Than 1 Game

Yesterday, the NHL Department of Player Safety issued a one game suspension to Los Angeles Kings forward Milan Lucic for a sucker punch to the head of Arizona's Pat Connauton. I'm shocked at how many people have jumped to his defence. (See the video of the incident and my original assessment┬áhere). Obviously to some, Connauton … Continue reading Lucic Deserved More Than 1 Game

You Just Don’t Shove An Official

  http://youtu.be/vc_RT8mQLcY Jordan Nolan of the Los Angeles Kings should find himself a little thinner in the wallet in the next day or two. After a brief altercation with Evgeni Malkin, Nolan was steered away by a linesman. This wasn't an overly heated exchange with Malkin and Nolan seemed in pretty good emotional control, yet … Continue reading You Just Don’t Shove An Official

This Could Be The Night We Remember The Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins had a five game win streak earlier this season. They've managed to play .500 hockey before and since that streak to sit 15-10-2. This is despite a noticeable decline in goals per game, power play percentage, and point production from stars such as Crosby, Kessel, and Letang. Many have seen the record … Continue reading This Could Be The Night We Remember The Penguins