Puck Dumps 2/26/15

What everyone is talking about VENGEANCE. Will the Blackhawks seek revenge against the Panthers? There were a lot of stories vaguely about the trade deadline, but these two articles were specifically about the same emotion and ideology stemming from the same event. That’s really something. Sports Illustrated, TSN  Scoreboard Ottawa 3, Anaheim 0 – The Senators are […]

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks lays on the ice after being cross-checked as members of the Blackhawks and Florida Panthers tussle after the hit at the United Center on February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Puck Dumps 2/15/15

What everyone is talking about Patrick Kane went down with an “upper body injury” and will be out for up to 2 months. This is the Blackhawks’ year to win the Stanley Cup, according to the deal signed with the Kings, but they have a tenuous grasp on playoff position as it is, and now […]

You can now be stung by the Tuukka Rask wasp

Hello, BMR here to enter your nightmares. A scientist working in Kenya discovered a new species of wasp and named it after his favorite goaltender. The official Latin name for this new species is “Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski” and is now the favorite insect of all Bostonians. The Tukka Rask wasp, I guess. In the paper written by […]

Puck Dumps 2/24/15

What everyone is talking about Nothing, really. There were only two games last night, so it didn’t inspire much uniformity among the hockey writing populace. Scoreboard New Jersey 3, Arizona 0 – The Devils got two goals from Mike Cammalleri and another from Scott Gomez. Hey, I just figured out why the Devils aren’t very […]

I am different from you

  I was just recently informed of something. I have, for my entire life, referred to the above piece of equipment as “breezers”. That’s what they called them through youth hockey, and that’s what they were called in high school and that’s what I continue to call them. Apparently, I am part of a significant […]

OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 21: Jared Cowen #2 of the Ottawa Senators prepares for a faceoff against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Canadian Tire Centre on January 21, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Puck Dumps 2/23/15

What everyone is talking about American outlets couldn’t get their act together, so our attention turns to the top headline in Canada. That headline happens to be Jared Cowen’s suspension, which will be 3 games in response to a hit on Jussi Jokinen. CBC, TSN Scoreboard Philadelphia 3, Washington 2 – Wayne Simmonds would be an all star […]

<> at Levi's Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Santa Clara, California.

Puck Dumps 2/22/15

  What everyone is talking about The Sharks did what everyone thought they would: they lost in front of the biggest possible crowd. What nobody is talking about, however, is that the Kings wore some pretty cool jerseys for the event. ESPN, NBC, Yahoo, Sports Illustrated, NHL.com Scoreboard Washington 3, New York Islanders 2 (SO) […]

By golly, you’re right, San Jose Mercury News.

  If you don’t believe that the media is always honest with you, turn to David Pollak. He is the beacon of truth in a murky sea of lies. The Stadium Series game between the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks, played at Levi’s Stadium, is expected to attract 70,000 fans, which is bad news […]

Puck Dumps 2/21/15

What everyone is talking about Sure, it’s the 35th anniversary of the miracle on ice, but by golly it’s also time for an outdoor hockey game! The Sharks host the Kings at Levi Stadium this very evening. Tune in to see Joe Thornton and the Sharks wearing denim breezers! NBC, Yahoo, SportsNet, NHL.com Scoreboard New […]

Puck Dumps 2/20/15

What everyone is talking about People really love their statistics! Numbers are fun! Let’s keep talking about them! Hell, if we’re reading The Sporting News, let’s not even change the headline! Yahoo, Sporting News On the ice last night, The Blue Jackets netted the game winning goal in the final moments in order to trip up […]

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Puck Dumps 2/19/15

What everyone is talking about “Sure, we’ll use your statistics, BUT WE’RE NOT GOING TO USE YOUR STUPID NAMES AHAHAHAHA” Sporting News, SportsNet Scoreboard Ottawa 4, Montreal 2 – Has Ottawa been on a streak, winning or losing, since the season started? Detroit 3, Chicago 2 (SO) – Oh good, this rekindled, historic rivalry ended with […]

DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 13:  Vernon Fiddler #38 of the Dallas Stars and Jamie Benn #14 of the Dallas Stars celebrate after scoring a goal against the Florida Panthers in the first period at American Airlines Center on February 13, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Puck Dumps 2/18/15

What everyone is talking about Jamie Benn does more than just insinuate incest among brothers. Oh no! he also scores goals in bunches. ESPN, Yahoo. Scoreboard New York Islanders 4, Carolina 1 – The Isles won, but the Hurricanes were better at getting the puck on net, which is pretty strange. Columbus 5, Philadelphia 2 – Do these […]

Sabres

Sick burn, Buffalo

Earlier this evening, Fox Sports Radio’s JT the Brick interviewed Lee “Hacksaw” Hamilton, the radio voice of the San Diego Chargers. Much like the NHL, there is word that there may be impending relocation of one or more teams in the league. Among those teams is the Chargers. During the interview, JT asked Hamilton what […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 13:  Patrick Marleau #12 and Matt Tennyson #80 of the San Jose Sharks during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on February 13, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  The Sharks defeated the Coyotes 4-2.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Puck Dumps 2/17/15

What everyone is talking about We have a pair of featured stories buzzing through the hockey media world. First, the Florida Panthers take on the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight, with a playoff spot on the line…. for the Panthers. CBC, TSN In the opposite conference, the San Jose Sharks are stumbling a little bit, and […]

Jokinen Finland

The evolution of Olli Jokinen

Olli Jokinen was part of the deal that sent Mike Santorelli and Cody Fransen to Nashville. Jokinen is no stranger to being traded. His first trade was from Los Angeles to the Islanders for Ziggy Palffy. He was traded with Roberto Luongo to Florida. Then he was sent to Phoenix. Then he was traded to […]

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