Archive for October, 2009

NHLPA out of control Hotstove

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
A special committee created to investigate the firing of NHLPA executive director Paul Kelly has ruffled feathers within the organization and around the league.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/10/31/sp-hotstove-hnic-nhl.html?ref=rss

Osgood Red Wings stifle Flames

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
The Detroit Red Wings handed the Calgary Flames their second straight loss Saturday night with a 3-1 victory at the Pengrowth Saddledome.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/11/01/sp-nhl-flames-redwings.html?ref=rss

Ladd s hit vicious but clean Cherry

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Hockey Night in Canadas Don Cherry says Andrew Ladds hit on Matt DAgostini a day earlier was vicious, but clean.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/10/31/sp-hockey-cherry.html?ref=rss

Canadiens bury Leafs in shootout

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
The Montreal Canadiens saw their rival Toronto Maple Leafs come back from the dead on Saturday but like a plucky teen heroine in a scary movie, the hometown Habs dealt the killing blow in the shootout for a 5-4 victory on Halloween.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/10/31/sp-hockey-leafs-habs.html?ref=rss

Strong starts bode well in NHL

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
The Pittsburgh Penguins obviously are not suffering from the Stanley Cup hangover with their league-leading 10-game start, and some of the surprising teams include Colorado, Buffalo, Ottawa, Phoenix and Edmonton.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/10/31/sp-hockey-wharnsby-10.html?ref=rss

Larmer quits NHLPA board slams Chelios

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Former player Steve Larmer, one of the most respected voices in the NHLPA over the past two decades, resigned from his position on the NHLPA advisory board a day after interim executive director Ian Penny parted ways with the tattered union.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/10/31/spf-nhlpa-larmer-resignation.html?ref=rss

More NHLPA execs bite the dust

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Ron Pink is the latest casualty in what has become a dysfunctional NHL Players Association, stepping down from the unions advisory board Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/10/31/sp-pink-ron-nhlpa.html?ref=rss

More NHLPA executives bite the dust

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Ron Pink is the latest casualty in what has become a dysfunctional NHL Players Association, stepping down from the unions advisory board on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/10/31/sp-pink-ron-nhlpa.html?ref=rss

Thrashers Pavelec stops 50 to beat Senators

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Ondrej Pavelec made 50 saves and Rich Peverley had a goal and an assist to lead the visiting Atlanta Thrashers to a 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday afternoon.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/10/31/sp-nhl-thrashers-senators-recap.html?ref=rss

BLOG REPLAY Cup of China

Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Canadas Joannie Rochette began her Cup of China Grand Prix by finishing a dismal seventh during the ladies short program on Friday in Beijing.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/figureskating/story/2009/10/30/spf-blog-china-cup.html?ref=rss