Kukla's Korner

Guerin Out

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from On the Islanders Beat at Newsday,

Captain Bill Guerin did not accompany the Islanders to Philadelphia for their game against the Atlantic Division-leading Flyers tonight at Wachovia Center. Guerin was hit in the eye by a puck in Saturday’s home win over the Devils and is suffering from a condition known as hyphema, which is bleeding in the anterior chamber of the eye.

When Guerin was hit by the puck, it caused a blood vessel to burst and essentially turned the eye red and made it difficult to see when he took two brief shifts at the start of the third period. The Islanders described Guerin’s condition as day-to-day while he waits for the swelling around the eye to subside and for his vision to clear.

continued

Filed in: NHL Teams, New York Islanders, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: bill+guerin, new+york+islanders

Have We Seen The Last Of the “Old” Elias?

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Stan Fischler at Game On,

Can Elias recover the skills that once elevated him to the upper echelon of forwards? One would like to think so; for his and the Devils’ sake. However, if he doesn’t emerge from his slough of scoring despond, Sutter’s fail-safe hope has to be Langenbrunner, champing at the bit to return.

Now wouldn’t it be something if Elias and Langenbrunner simultaneously began flashing the red light, along with Gionta, Zubrus, et. al.

Or is that as dreamy as a white Christmas?

more

Filed in: NHL Teams, New Jersey Devils, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: jamie+langenbrunner.+new+jersey+devils, patrik+elias

Stars Of The Week

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Vincent Lecavalier, Phoenix Coyotes forward Steven Reinprecht and San Jose Sharks forward Jeremy Roenick have been named the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending November 11.

Continue Reading »

Filed in: NHL Talk, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: jeremy+roenick, steven+reinprecht, vincent+lecavalier

Floundering Flames

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun,

As much as the lazy Sunday away from the horror house known as the Saddledome was a chance for the beleaguered players to clear their minds, rest assured there was plenty of introspection going on.

Certainly, there are plenty of reasons for the Flames, with their under-achieving 6-8-3 record, to consider.

They’ve frittered away a home-heavy schedule that had 11 of those 17 games at the ‘Dome, in which they’ve won only four times. They’ve frittered away half of an eight-game intra-division run.

They’re floundering like Brittany Spears’ career.

read on

Filed in: NHL Teams, Calgary Flames, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: calgary+flames

Into The Hall Tonight

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

Numerous stories on all of the HHOF inductees are on the web today.

I will point to a few and as always, feel free to link to a story in the comments that you feel would be of interest to KK readers

The Hockey Hall of Fame has the complete story on all of the inductees.

NHL.com has more, plus a look at the recent classes of the past…

The New York Times has a look at Mark Messier.

Filed in: Hockey Related Stories, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: hhof, hockey+hall+of+fame

The Commish On The Air

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

The National Hockey League (NHL) and XM Satellite Radio today announced a new weekly live satellite radio show titled NHL Hour which will be hosted by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and a rotation of League executives. The show will debut Tuesday, November 27 at 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST on NHL Home Ice (XM Channel 204) and NHL.com. On December 6, NHL Hour will begin airing every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST.

Continue Reading »

Filed in: NHL Media, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: gary+bettman, media, xm+radio

Hockey Bloggers Remember

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Joe Pelletier’s Greatest Hockey Legends,

Meanwhile, last week I issued a Greatest Hockey Legends.com Challenge around the blogosphere. In an attempt to spread hockey history around the blogs, I challenged hockey bloggers to post memories of their favorite retired NHLers…

read on plus all the information you need to know about the HHOF inductions…

Filed in: Hockey Related Stories, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Hawks Telecast A Success

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from the Chicago Tribune,

Comcast SportsNet analyst Ed Olczyk repeatedly called the game “a three-hour commercial.” From the top, with the crowd cheering during the singing of the national anthem, the Hawks could showcase the scene inside the United Center.

The vibe was completely different from a CSN telecast of a Hawks road game. A home game telecast carries a much higher energy level, especially one against their biggest rival.

The CSN crew definitely was pumped up. Play-by-play man Dan Kelly kept setting up Olczyk. The former Hawk was in top form, not only with his analysis but in capturing the significance of the evening.

more

Filed in: NHL Teams, Chicago Blackhawks, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: chicago+blackhawks, media

The Fans Ask The Questions

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun,

It goes back to the year Wayne Gretzky went into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He suggested they add an event where the players could connect with the fans.

Thus the ‘Fan Forum’ was born. And, to me, it’s become the best part of the entire induction weekend.

It’s not a media event. Only one or two members of the media attend and there’s no special seating or access for them. But to me it beats the beejeebers out of the Legends game which follows over at Air Canada Centre, where the new Hall of Famers are presented with their blazers and play a couple of periods of oldtimers hockey.

continued

Filed in: Hockey Related Stories, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Richards Has Signs Of Leadership

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from PhillyBurbs,

Of course it’s way too early to start drawing comparisons and it wouldn’t be fair.

But this is how it started nearly 40 years ago when a gap-toothed kid from a small town in Canada got a bunch of grizzled vets to follow his lead.

Namely, play each game as if it were going to be his last.

Only time will tell if Mike Richards someday is mentioned in the same sentence with Flyers legend Bobby Clarke.

continued

Filed in: NHL Teams, Philadelphia Flyers, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: mike+richards, philadelphia+flyers

« Previous       ‹ First  < 5878 5879 5880 5881 5882 >  Last ›      Next »

About Kukla’s Korner

Kukla’s Korner is updated around the clock with the work of our own talented bloggers, plus links to the best hockey writing around the internet.  We strive to bring you all the breaking hockey news as it happens.

The home page allows you to see the latest postings from every blog on the site. Subscribe here.  For general inquiries and more, please contact us anytime.

image

 

image


Go Ad Free On KK

Kukla’s Korner is always a free service for readers, but it costs some money to maintain. If you’re ever in a position to donate a few dollars to help out, we’d be very appreciative.

 




Most Recent Posts

Feed

KK Hockey

Feed

Abel to Yzerman

Feed

The Malik Report

Feed

The Puck Stops Here

Feed

Tasca's Take

Feed

The Confluence

Feed

The Sabres Observer

Feed

Goal Line Report

Feed

Petshark: Talking Stick

Feed

The Goods on Fantasy Hockey

Feed

F Street Faithful

Feed

Devils Advocate

Feed

Above the Glass

Feed

The Upper Canadien

Feed

Oil Patch

Feed

23 Intently Staring Goalies

Feed

Iced Coffey

Feed

Hockey News Wire

Feed

KK Members Blog

Most Recent Comments