Tyler Ennis

Sabres Buffaloed by Lack of Results

You would really think, looking at the Buffalo Sabres roster, that the average age was about 34. Why’s that? Because the names have been so familiar for so long. Try Gionta, Gorges, Moulson, Meszaros,...
Defenseman Cam Fowler (#4) of the Anaheim Ducks and Right Wing Matt Read (#24) of the Philadelphia Flyers use their feet to gain possession of the puck

Balance, Speed, and Two Goals

Generally speaking, you don’t go to an Anaheim Ducks game to admire the defensive corps. Not that they’re not good. But the team has, for as long as they’ve been successful (say since about 2003) been...
Jonathan Quick

How (Not) to Win a Hockey Game

The Minnesota Wild are frustrated. They have to be. They went to Anaheim Friday night having had a five-day layoff and lost a close 2-1 game, a game in which only a turnover in the late going gave the Ducks,...
Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Kesler directs teammates during a

Who Are These Ducks?

You look at the Ducks lineup, and the first thing you notice is who’s not there. That’s obvious. Selanne. Koivu. No, Finland isn’t on the naughty list. These guys just got old, and they faded into a...
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Bigger, Better, But Blue(s)

So the Ryan Miller thing didn’t work out for them. The St. Louis Blues aren’t looking back. They’ve played three games this year, letting in just four goals in regulation and OT. On Thursday night...
NHL 2013 - Nov 29 - WPG vs PHI - Left Winger Evander Kane (#9) of the Winnipeg Jets

Jets Not Yet Good Enough

At what point is it not enough simply to have a hockey team in your town? That’s a question that many in Winnipeg might be asking right about now. This is the fourth season since the team’s move, and man,...