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There Will Never Be Another Dominator Like Dominik Hasek

There will never be another goaltender like Dominik Hasek; I’m quite confident. And I was lucky enough to have watched and witnessed “The Dominator” in the prime of his NHL career as a member of the Buffalo Sabres. When the Sabres raised Hasek’s blue and yellow number 39 to the rafters of the First Niagara Center earlier this week, I…

Dominik Hasek

Sabres Retire Hasek’s No. 39

Last year, the Buffalo Sabres announced their plan to retire Dominik Hasek‘s #39 jersey, rendering it unwearable by any current or future player in the organization. To the delight of all in Western New York, and some just over the border in Niagara, “The Dominator” will join six other Sabres legends — Gilbert Perreault (#11), Rick Martin (#7), Rene Robert (#14), Tim Horton (#2), Danny Gare (#18) and…

Zemgus Girgensons

Zemgus Girgensons: All-Star Hockey Player and Latvian Rap Sensation

First there was Johnny Bower with Honky the Christmas Goose, then there was Guy Lafleur’s famous disco album. That was followed by the famous, or infamous Alex Ovechkin rap song. We’ve seen the San Jose Sharks and many other teams do parodies of Christmas albums.  Also who could forget Matt Lashoff’s album? Then there are the hockey tribute songs, 50…

New York Rangers v Tampa Bay Lightning

NHL Report Card, Term 1: Atlantic Division

As the NHL heads into the month of December, it officially marks the time where most every team has played a third of the NHL schedule. With student’s report cards being sent home to the moms and dads of the world, it’s only fitting to give every NHL team a report card of their own. Every day, over the next…

Edmonton Oilers v Arizona Coyotes

The Edmonton Oilers 2014-15 Season Is Over

Unless something of biblical proportions happens, the Edmonton Oilers have been officially eliminated from the NHL playoffs. They are now ten points behind, not from the Western Conference leader, but from the eighth and final playoff position – and it is not even the end of November.  They are not coming back over that mountain. They are now on the…

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