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2010 NHL Free Agency: Oh Man, Not More Ilya Kovalchuk Updates

July 16th, 2010
I hate this, I really do. This saga has more chapters than Star Wars. I just want to see the guy signed, and honestly I do not really enjoy writing so many articles about one topic, but I think that people would like to know some updates because of course the ...

LeBron James in 2006: “I Don’t Want to Go Ring Chasing”

July 12th, 2010
I couldn't help but get caught up in this "Miami Thrice" talk. After "The Decision," it seems some with really good memories remembered a piece ESPN's Chris Broussard did with LeBron James back in 2006. Here are some of the highlights of the piece: "I just hope that one day ...

2010 NHL Free Agency: The Ilya Kovalchuk Saga Continues

July 11th, 2010
The World Cup is over, and I'm not that big into baseball, so the only thing I can cling to sports wise right now is the Kovalchuk saga—but it's safe to say most want this story to end (the New York Post even reported a Canadian national TV outlet has ...

2010 NHL Free Agency: Ilya Kovalchuk, Who Wants Him?

July 6th, 2010
Sometimes the big fish free agent takes his time to decide where to sign. In the NHL, we haven't really seen this in the past few years, as Daniel Briere, Scott Gomez, Chris Drury, Brian Campbell, Marian Gaborik, Marian Hossa, etc. all wrapped up their deals in the first couple ...

Olli Jokinen Free Agent Signing: A Flames Fan Perspective

July 4th, 2010
Bringing back Olli Jokinen is a huge gamble to say the least. The TSN panel covering free agent frenzy on July 1 was speechless when word broke Darryl Sutter was working on signing Jokinen. Calgary was speechless too. Tanguay back at $1.7 million wasn't a bad deal, only one year ...

Analyzing the July 1st NHL Free Agent Signings: As the Dust Settles

July 1st, 2010
July 1st was quite tame this year in terms of contract lengths and money being dished out in the NHL. We didn't get the "Hossa" 12 year deal, or the "Brian Campbell" 57 million dollar deal. But, there were still some big deals handed out, majority of them being smart. ...

NHL Free Agents 2010: Predicting Who Goes Where

June 30th, 2010
We are hours away from July 1st, and in Canada this day is one of the biggest of the year. It's Canada Day, but it's also on July 1st that the window opens for NHL teams to sign free agents. Of course we could just wait and see where each ...

2010 NHL Entry Draft: Winners and Losers

June 26th, 2010
After the second day in the NHL Entry Draft, there are pretty clear pictures of who did well, and who didn't. Of course, we really won't know who really won and lost for about four years. But this doesn't mean we can't try.Begin Slideshow

2010 NHL Draft: Five Things to Know About Tyler Seguin

June 25th, 2010
Very close to the 2010 NHL Draft, everyone should know by now that the top two picks are going to be Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin. Taylor Hall has been touted as going first overall, but don't count out Seguin. He could very well go No. 1 overall tonight, and ...

NHL Rumors: A Look at Who Will Be Staying or Leaving?

June 21st, 2010
There is a Strong chance Tomas Kaberle will be dealt at the draft. Some rumors have Kaberle going to the Blackhawks with the Leafs GM Brian Burke wanting to take advantage of a tight cap situation there. Patrick Sharp, Dustin Byfuglien, and Brian Campbell have been mentioned as Leaf targets. Tampa ...