Category: Today’s 5

Today’s 5: Suspension count, Team Canada’s forwards, USA’s defence, THN says trade Weber, and more.

Evander Kane representing Canada at the World Championships. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. 2013-14 NHL suspension count. The season isn’t even a month old and already there have been seven suspensions in the NHL. That is one suspension every three days, on average. Sabres’ forward John Scott will likely join the list…

Today’s 5: Clark & Clarkson, Alfie & Ottawa, Ovechkin, Iginla, & classy Martin Brodeur.

Devils legend Martin Brodeur. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. David Clarkson returns to Leafs lineup Friday against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Toronto Maple Leafs signed unrestricted free agent David Clarkson last July to improve forward depth and bolster team toughness. He’s a Toronto boy. Clarkson grew up…

Today’s 5: Crosby’s scoring pace, Sabres losing pace, Tim Thomas’ positive influence, and more.

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins.

1. Crosby is a beast. The NHL season is only three weeks old, and already Sidney Crosby is running away with the scoring lead, again. The Kid has 17 points in 8 games, as I’m sure you already know. Pretty…

Today’s 5: Sabres trade talk, Bolland returns home, 5 for Lapierre, and more.

Thomas Vanek, New York Islanders.

1. Miller and Vanek trade rumours I just came across an interesting article by The Hockey News‘ Lyle Richardson. The read suggests the Buffalo Sabres may be looking to move Ryan Miller to the Edmonton Oilers, or Thomas Vanek to…

Today’s 5: Berube vs Pens, Thomas vs Bruins, Yakupov, and more.

Flyers head coach and captain Claude Giroux from 2012.  Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Berube’s 1st Battle With The Pittsburgh Penguins It could be argued, you’re not truly the coach of the Philadelphia Flyers until you’ve gone head-to-head with bitter rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins. Tonight, newly appointed head coach Craig Berube will get…

Today’s 5: Crosby, Devils keep losing, Kaleta appeals 10 game suspension, and more.

Sidney Crosby, Penguins

1. A healthy Crosby is a productive Crosby Call it bad luck, or call it fragility, for whatever reason, Sidney Crosby has failed to play more than 41 games in an NHL season since 2009-10. In his last full go-round,…

Today’s 5: Halak is back, Reimer could be back, Pronger will not be back, and more.

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Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League. 1. Jaroslav Halak revitalizes career for the St. Louis Blues Jaroslav Halak was awful last season – there is no other way to say it. By the second half…

Today’s 5: Mighty Ducks, Bruins fail at comeback, Sharks/Blues epic showdown

Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League and around the world of hockey. 1. Ducks fire away at Sens goaltenders The ice must have literally been tilted when the Anaheim Ducks blasted 56 shots on goal…

Today’s 5: Lombardi Missing Bernier, Bruins Toughness Backfires, 3 Straight Rangers Blowouts? and more.

Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins.

Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League. 1. Bernier Is Living Up To The Hype When the Leafs acquired Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 offseason, it was assumed him and incumbent…

Today’s 5: Good Monahan? Bad Hertl? Avs/Bruins forever linked by Ray Bourque, and more.

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Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League. 1. Monahan Earns Points In Every Game This Season Would the Calgary Flames be 2-0-2 right now if Sean Monahan didn’t produce a point in every single game so…