AV is not the second coming of Scotty Bowman, but he's the best head coach we've had since Peter Laviolette. We finally have a qualified NHL head coach. What is going on with the struggling of the team at times, is twofold. For one, some of the veteran players have not produced well enough ...i.e. […]
I was shocked to read the start of Sarah McLellan's article on the Star Tribune ([Hidden Content]): "When Wild players empty into the lobby of a hotel, sometimes in the wee hours of the morning after arriving from the previous stop on a road trip, the group starts to separate itself by the elevators. Veterans […]
Can't believe this thread lated this long, lol. Everybody knows how much Cherry loved dogs - I think shots of his dog "Blue" are in the show opening. So, yeah, he knows a few things about dog whistles.
There aren't too many other players I'd be willing to trade the likes of a Nikita Kucherov for, but Mitch Marner definitely is one of them. Some might think that is crazy, but upon closer inspection, it really wouldn't be. Given Marner's playstyle and ice smarts, I would bet 1, 000 gold Puppas that Mitch […]
While I'm here, although slightly off topic but purely out of curiosity, did Mike Babcock have a defensive system during his time in Detroit, or was his defensive system just: "Play Nicklas Lidstrom"? I'm trying to figure out whether or not the guy can coach or whether the Leafs really have no good defensive players […]
IMO, it's a time to try at least Mat Robson as a goalie for few games in the big club. I like him too. In general, the team is making not a bad road trip - 2 wins out 3 games; by placing 13 goals in 3 games. Staal, Fiala and Zucker gradually improving their […]