Monthly Archives: November 2014

EIHL: Roster Updates, Comings and Goings (and Coming Again)

The hockey world is never static, be it injuries, trades or the odd firing of an under-performing head coach.  The biggest casualty of the new EIHL season is Coventry Blaze parting company with head coach Marc LeFebvre.

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Canucks News Catchup – Daniel Sedin, Good Hockey and Injury Replacements

By Pete Edney

The Canucks are coming off the back of a nine-game stretch which gives us a pretty decent idea of how good this team is. Before I get into that though it’d be remiss of me to be writing this week and not to mention Daniel Sedin.

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The Brain, Hockey and Concussions

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By Alex Briggs.

The Brain. Arguably the most delicate and Important organ in the Human body. Encased within (on average for a male) a 6.5mm thick skull, it is hardly a tough nut to crack.  From Sid the Kid to Pascal Morency. It happens to the biggest stars in the game as well as those less known, but this doesn’t make concussions less of a concern depending on how well known the player is.

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Is the Curtain Closing on the NHL Shootout?

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by Josh Birkhead

With the addition of the Shootout after the 05/06 lockout, it appeared Hockey had finally come up with an intuitive way to prevent games ending as a draw.

This was an extended attempt of the NHL to reach out and turn casual fans into diehards. There is something strangely appealing watching insanely skilful players against, let’s face it, a keeper who has to commit and hope.

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Blackhawks Superstars Come At A Cost

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by Josh Birkhead

When the news was released that the Chicago Blackhawks had resigned Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, the fans couldn’t be more excited or expectant. The 2006 and 2007 1st round picks are here to stay, but at a cost: 8 years at $10.5 million each per season.

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