Girgensons out for at least two weeks, Ennis day-to-day

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Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons left the team’s last game against the Columbus Blue Jackets with an injury, after he took the puck to his ankle. He did not return. After the game Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan stated that the injury looks bad and could be season ending for the Latvian who was […] READ MORE


A Rant On NHL All-Star Game Voting

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For the first time since 2012, the NHL will be hosting an All-Star game in the city of Columbus, Ohio. Just like in the past, the selection process for those who get a spot in the game is determined by the votes of the fans. In theory, this sounds like a great idea. The fans […] READ MORE


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

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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 […] READ MORE


Latvia: A Hockey Country

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Today, on November 18th, 2014, one of our most beloved hockey nations has reached a new level, not only in hockey, but in world history. The small European country is turning 96 years old, a great achievement, boasting a rich history and a bright future. Latvia is my country – my home, which is why we […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2014-15 Buffalo Sabres

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2014-15, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Latvians Nothing to Laugh At

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“Canada must overcome Achilles heel to reach Olympic quarterfinals” – or so many journalists were prepared to write if the results of today’s game went as predicted. Instead, it will be Latvia, a perennial also-ran in the international hockey world, that Canada will meet tomorrow in Sochi. But even if the Canadian team is as […] READ MORE


Top Shelf Prospects: Buffalo Sabres

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Welcome to Today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2013 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. I will be following the order of […] READ MORE


Early Look: World Juniors, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Latvia

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Welcome to today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”. If you missed any of my previous articles you can find a complete listing of them here. With the CHL seasons now well over a month old, I thought now would be a good time to look at the potential line-ups for the World Junior Championships. Last […] READ MORE


Top Shelf Prospects: Buffalo Sabres

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Earlier this week I launched “Top Shelf Prospects” a look at the top prospects for all teams in the NHL. Monday we started with the Anaheim Ducks. And Tuesday we  moved on to the Boston Bruins. Today’s team is of course the Buffalo Sabres.  Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, I will not […] READ MORE


NHL Draft Headquarters Directory

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NHL Draft Headquarters Directory Official NHL Combine Heights and Weights Preview The Year of the Injury Review: NHL Draft Weekend Winners and Losers Mock Draft Part 1 – Picks 1-14 Mock Draft Part 2 – Picks 15 – 30 Mock Draft Part 3: Picks 31-48 Mock Draft Part 4: Picks 49-65 Rankings #1- Nail Yakupov […] READ MORE