Tony Stabile – @tonystabile ISLANDERS THIS WEEK Islander fans have been on Jack Capuano’s case for a long time. Not giving the beloved coach any credit for the players that have flourished under his helm, calling him out for sticking with players too long, not changing up the lines, his
Pete Judge – @PeteJudgeJH RANGERS THIS WEEK Richard Nejezchleb was traded from the Brandon Wheat Kings to the Tri-City Americans yesterday afternoon, in a move that may seem troubling to some Rangers fans following the prospect’s career. Nejezchleb,a fifth round pick by the Rangers just this past June, is a
Chris Wassel – @ChrisWasselTHW DEVILS THIS WEEK To Line, Jason, and the rest of the family of Pat Burns, simply thank you. When the New Jersey Devils needed a no-nonsense coach, Lou Lamoriello called none other than Burns. The result of bringing the coach who was a multiple Jack Adams award winner, was this…..(special thanks to Martin Brodeur).
Ian McLaren – @iancmclaren SABRES THIS WEEK The Buffalo Sabres gave the Boston Bruins a major scare Thursday, but, in the end, proved to be exactly what most people believe them to be: a “bad team”, in the very words of goaltender Jhonas Enroth. The Sabres actually held a 2-1
NHL THIS WEEK EPIX Teams with National Hockey League for Two-Part, Eight-Episode Series EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Winter Classic & EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Stadium Series Road to the NHL Winter Classic Premieres on Dec. 16 at 10pm ET/PT, 9pm CT Road to the NHL Stadium
Tim Rappleye – @teeraps NCAA HOCKEY Alexander the Great leads Yale over Harvard It was exactly 5pm on Saturday evening in frigid Cambridge as Yale’s hockey bus pulled up to the Bright Center. Yale was coming off their first win in two weeks the night before at Dartmouth, yet the
Pete Judge – @PeteJudgeJH USA HOCKEY Team USA clinched Group B at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge last night with a 7-3 victory over Canada Red. Clayton Keller led the way once again with his second 4-point game in a row, giving the Illinois-native 9 points through the three-game group stage
Pete Judge – @PeteJudgeJH JUNIOR HOCKEY Joe Duszak of Franklin Square, Long Island, called his future coaches at Mercyhurst University after a big USPHL win on Sunday afternoon to let them know that he’d made his decision to play college hockey there. Mercyhurst University’s Division I NCAA hockey program plays