Category: Central Division

Colorado Avalanche: Patrick Roy puts Giguere in his place

After the best start in franchise history – the Avalanche went (14-2) in their first 16 games – reality has caught up to Patrick Roy’s club. The St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks have blown by the Avs in the…

Minnesota Wild: Mikko Koivu to miss 1-month with ankle injury

The Minnesota Wild will be without captain and number one centre Mikko Koivu for at least a month. The Finnish forward underwent successful ankle surgery to mend an injury sustained Saturday night against the Washington Capitals, courtesy of a hard…

NHL Trends: Winnipeg Jets almost fight at practice

As tweeted by Rick Ralph of TSN, two Winnipeg Jets almost went toe-to-toe fists a blazing at practice today. #NHLJets Mark Stuart and Anthony Peluso drop the gloves at practice. Coaches and players intervene. No punches. — Rick Ralph (@RickRalphTSN)…

Colorado Avalanche: Bob Hartley responds to Scott Parker’s comments

Former NHL enforcer Scott Parker made news yesterday when he told of unfavourable treatment he received from head coach Bob Hartley back in the early 2000’s when the two were members of the Colorado Avalanche organization. In an article by…

Colorado Avalanche: former enforcer Scott Parker is having a terrible time with post-concussion syndrome

Post-concussion syndrome has become a reoccurring theme in recent weeks. Only days after ten named former NHL players filed a class-action lawsuit against the league, and 200 more unnamed at this time are said to be on board with the…

Dallas Stars: Tyler Seguin suffering from concussion-like symptoms

Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars announced yesterday that star player and offseason acquisition Tyler Seguin was forced to miss the club’s Sunday game against the Edmonton Oilers with concussion-like symptoms. According to this update by NHL.com, Seguin suffered an injury Friday night…

St. Louis Blues: Max Lapierre says he’s “ready to face the music” tonight against the San Jose Sharks

Max Lapierre, St. Louis Blues

October 15, 2013, saw a defining moment in the rivalry between Western Conference powerhouses the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues. With the ice still fresh, only five bucks into the first frame, Blues agitator Max Lapierre railed superstar…

St. Louis Blues’ Hitchcock to Roy: “Tell Patrick To Shut The (bleep) Up”

Ken Hitchcock, St. Louis Blues

It’s true. St. Louis Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock dropped the F-bomb, or some other unpleasant four-letter word on Patrick Roy following last night’s showdown between the two Central Division rivals. But why? Here is how the quarrel first came…