Let’s split the difference. 20%. That means Dubnyk gives up 29 soft goals last season. Assume he only gives up one soft goal per game. That would mean in 29 out of 82 games (35%) he gives up a soft goal. But that also means the Wild defense was busy doing something else (crocheting, baking […]
The Disney fairytale is Koivu makes any difference at all to this team as captain. He's a gutless pansie. I'd think as a Finn you'd have a difficult time respecting that given your nation's history of perseverance.
I would agree, we've valued puck moving over playing strong game in their own zone. Hopefully Fenton can change that; if anything he has good eye for talent and the Predators were a factory at drafting and developing quality defenseman. Not all of the Predators defenseman have been timid, puck moving defensemen.
I've been travelling for work so sadly missed all 4 games even with the expanded TV coverage. Even more sad was that I was in Toronto but spent time up north for the long weekend so again missed the chance to watch first hand. Anyway, I agree with much of what has been previously mentioned. […]
After taking a bit of time to digest what happened to the Bolts in the Eastern Finals, I think I can now put together some reasonable thoughts on what they accomplished this past season and what they still need to do to finish the job in their quest for a Stanley Cup. Amazing season really. […]
The thing with the Wild remaining a contender is that EVERY single decision they make is critical. They reside in, top to bottom, the toughest division in hockey and have absolutely no margin for error. One quick look at the Central, and I believe one can easily see how any of the teams can be […]
I don't like this deal for the Sharks, because I don't trust Kane. I'm also not sold on his production - sure, he put up good numbers over a small sample size, but he's still never cracked 60 points or 30 goals in a season, and his possession metrics are bottom half. Given that he'll […]