GM of the Year candidates announced

MAY 16, 2017 — HT’s pick is Peter Chiarelli.  It’s not hard to select Connor McDavid first overall, but pulling in Milan Lucic and Cam Talbot, plus the trade of Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson, sparked the NHL’s most dramatic improvement (33 points from the prior campaign). That the Oilers very nearly made the conference… Continue reading GM of the Year candidates announced

Welcome back, tough guy

Chris Neil welcomed back by Sens mates He only played 2:26 in Game 5, and was given a misconduct penalty, but 37-year-old Chris Neil was welcomed with open arms by his Senators teammates in their overtime victory. He looks forward to another opportunity tonight in Game 6 at Madison Square Garden. Rangers tough guy Tanner… Continue reading Welcome back, tough guy

Send in the ghosts

The Anaheim Ducks failed so miserably to close out their series against the Edmonton Oilers that no one on the roster evaded responsibility for the 7-1 loss Sunday in Game 6. “I’m not going to sit here and say that our goaltending was where it needed to be but our other side of our game… Continue reading Send in the ghosts

Getzlaf more valuable than ever, & proving it on the ice

WEDNESDAY: ANAHEIM 4 EDMONTON 3 (OT) SERIES: ANAHEIM 2 EDMONTON 2 (GAME 5 AT HONDA CENTER FRIDAY) Randy Carlyle is an old school kind of coach. He wants a deep commitment from each player, quick shots and a hard forecheck that goes directly to the slot in the offensive zone. Star players should be leaned… Continue reading Getzlaf more valuable than ever, & proving it on the ice

Monday 5/1: JB is the guest on Rick Ralph’s show: 1290 Winnipeg – Listen Online at HockeytalkRadio.com

Here’s today’s appearance with Rick Ralph on 1290 Winnipeg, spotlighting the Ducks/Oilers series. Rick’s got a great show…listen online at HockeytalkRadio: http://www.hockeytalkradio.com Rick Ralph, host, TSN 1290  

New Duck Calls Radio Shows Posted at HockeytalkRadio.com w/Guests EJ Hradek, Ken Daneyko

Hi there – big weekend in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Very happy to announce that I’ve got the two latest Duck Calls shows posted with EJ HRADEK (Game 2) and KEN DANEYKO (Game 3). Edmonton jumped to 2-0 series lead but the Ducks battled back in Game 3.  Check the shows out at http://www.hockeytalkradio.com HOCKEYTALKRADIO.COM… Continue reading New Duck Calls Radio Shows Posted at HockeytalkRadio.com w/Guests EJ Hradek, Ken Daneyko

Oilers Stifle Ducks: Down 2-0, Anaheim Seeks Turnaround

Down 2-0 in their series against the Edmonton Oilers, the Anaheim Ducks head to Alberta for Game 3 Sunday and Game 4 Wednesday. The club will spend Monday and Tuesday in Kelowna. Coach Randy Carlyle will have more than enough time to devise a plan to turn the series. But can they? There are two… Continue reading Oilers Stifle Ducks: Down 2-0, Anaheim Seeks Turnaround