New lines

This will scare Nicklas Lidstrom.

In the wake of Pittsburgh’s 4-0 loss in the opening game of the Stanley Cup final, Penguins coach Michel Therrien has juggled his lines for Game 2.

Ryan Malone moves up to Pittsburgh’s to

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40 minutes of domination

Detroit started slowly, but when they hit their stride, in the second period, Game 1 turned into a laugher.

The Penguins had 12 shots in the first period, four

Penguins – Red Wings I

Just to refresh your memory, hockey is a game played on ice, six to a side. The object is to propel a small disc of vulcanized rubber, called

Draft oddity

How do you build a great hockey team?

Pittsburgh has six players the Penguins have drafted in the first round: Brooks Orpik (18th overall in 2000), Ryan Whitney (5th

Where’s Markie?

From Dave Sidhu, biggest Habs fan in Arizona:

Russians celebrate their gold at the Worlds.

Gotta love Ovechkin talking to his mother/agent on his cellphone.

(Gotta love Ovechkin on

Old Cole still King

Bob Cole and Greg Millen will be the voices of the Stanley Cup final on Hockey Night in Canada.

Cole and Millen called the Pittsburgh-Philadelphia series and were, to

Are we there yet?

Three more sleeps until the Stanley Cup final begins.

Ridiculous, as Cam Cole writes. The most eagerly anticipated final in years, matching the two best teams in the

Gainey honoured

The Sporting News has named Bob Gainey National Hockey League Executive of the Year.

Gainey received 12 of 28 votes cast by league executives. Detroit vice-president/GM Ken

Red Wings – Stars VI

Victoria/Patriotes Day is overcast, chilly and damp in  Montreal.

Hockey weather.

Alas, no hockey .... except on TV tonight.

Hands up everyone who thought this series would go to a sixth

Sunday Doubleheader

Canada vs. Russia for the International Ice Hockey Federation Championship.

Flyers – Penguins V. 

Does it get any better than this?

Two great games are in prospect, and I'm not even