Tag: Jaroslav Halak

Do the Washington Capitals have another late season run in them?

Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

It took a miraculous stretch of wins for the Washington Capitals to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs last season, after beginning the 2012-13 short campaign sluggishly, and under the guidance of first time head coach Adam Oates. But the…

Blues better off with Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller, Buffalo Sabres.

After months of fan speculation, including a prophetic, albeit obvious prediction by Grantland’s Sean McIndoe, the St. Louis Blues have finally acquired goaltender Ryan Miller from the bottom dwelling Buffalo Sabres. The official deal looks as follows: To St. Louis: G…

St. Louis Blues goaltending good enough to win Stanley Cup?

The St. Louis Blues are an obvious Stanley Cup contender with an obvious problem: between the pipes, there are questions. Goaltenders Jaroslav Halak and Brian Elliott have been good for the Blues, but they haven’t been great, and given their status as…

St. Louis Blues goaltending may require upgrade

Jaroslav Halak, St. Louis Blues

This is supposed to be the year for the St. Louis Blues. Missouri’s NHL club has never won a Stanley Cup since its establishment prior to the 1967-68 season, despite possessing a lengthy playoff streak of twenty-five seasons spanning 1980-2004.…

Wikipedia trades Ryan Miller to St. Louis Blues for Jaroslav Halak

Fantasy hockey general managers, St. Louis Blues fans, and Buffalo Sabres supporters were in disarray last night when Wikipedia posted that Ryan Miller had been traded for Jaroslav Halak and a 2nd round pick. The trade, of course, is not…

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

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

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…