NHL – LOOSE PUCKS – FRIDAY JANUARY 30th 2015 About last night…… Despite suffering the shootout loss, the Predators (31-10-6, 68 points) have picked up points in 13 of their past 14 games dating to Dec. 27 (9-1-4). They trail the Ducks (32-11-6, 70 points) by two points for the top
Tim Rappleye – @teeraps NCAA HOCKEY Before getting swept away by rapidly developing hockey events of 2015, a quick review of the 2014 portion of the season. Leading off is the return of Harvard to the upper echelon of college hockey. I spent a portion of the 1970’s hero-worshipping the
Robert Kretzmer - @kret21 ISLANDERS THIS WEEK Coming in after the All-Star game where John Tavares tied a NHL record with a 4 goal performance and Jaroslav Halak made six saves on ten shots in a period of action of a record breaking final score, the New York Islanders, 31-14-1,
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 Let’s serve up a few New Jersey Devils that may be useful for your fantasy hockey teams after the All Star Break. Keep in mind that realistically you should not expect the moon from any of them. Do not go into this with grandiose expectations
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
Pete Judge – @PeteJudgeJH USA HOCKEY Forwards (17) No. Name Ht (cm) Wt (kg) Birthdate S/C Hometown Most Recent Team NHL Draft Rights 7 J.T. Compher 5-11 (180) 185 (84) 4/8/95 R Northbrook, Ill. University of Michigan (Big Ten) BUF (’13, 2nd rd., 35th overall) 8 Nick Schmaltz 6-0 (183)
Pete Judge – @PeteJudgeJH JUNIOR HOCKEY Following a successful event in December in which the USPHL sent representatives to the Tier 1 Elite Hockey League midget showcase in Chicago, that same group of Tier 1 teams will be on display for fans and scouts in the New England area this weekend.