Fans Turning on Therrien

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When Michel Therrien was first hired to coach the Montreal Canadiens there was public outcry. The majority of this displeasure stemmed from wounds of the past, which still hadn’t healed since his failed debut behind the Habs bench during the early 2000s. After one of the worst seasons in modern Canadiens history, the fanbase was […] READ MORE


What Damien Brunner's Hot Start Means for the Devils

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Three games into the season for the New Jersey Devils and Swiss forward Damien Brunner is already red hot. Brunner has three goals and an assist so far, including a superb power play goal against Edmonton. Damien was brought on with a Professional Tryout in the preseason which led to the two year, $5 mil contract […] READ MORE


Devils sign Damien Brunner to a PTO

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The New Jersey Devils continue their search to find replacements for the offence that left when Ilya Kovalchuk shockingly “retired” on the team this summer.  They have invited Swiss winger and former Detroit Red Wing Damien Brunner to training camp on a Professional Try Out (PTO) contract basis. The 27-year-old Brunner joined the Red Wings […] READ MORE




NHL Free Agent Frenzy Preview: The Forwards

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Earlier in the week, I started my look into the NHL’s free agent market with a look at the top goaltenders available.  Yesterday I took a look at the top defencemen available.  Today I move on and look at the forwards.   Its quite clear when looking at the three groups that the most desirable […] READ MORE


Nieuwendyk Firing: the Right Move for the Dallas Stars

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Last night, Joe Nieuwendyk was fired from his position as General Manager of the Dallas Stars and replaced by Wings assistant GM Jim Nill. He is just the latest example of a star player that failed to effectively translate into the general manager’s role and he will most certainly not be the last. But there […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Announce Contract Extension for David Desharnais

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Early this morning reports surfaced that the Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a contract extension with centre David Desharnais.  Desharnais was scheduled to become a Restricted Free Agent on July 5th. The contract is for 4 years, with an AAV (or cap hit) of 3.5 million per season. The contract does not contain any form […] READ MORE