Kukla's Korner

Home At Last

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Pierre LeBrun of the CP via Yahoo,

Cory Murphy muttered two words.

“Lyndon Slewidge,” said the Florida Panthers defenceman.

Murphy’s long hockey odyssey, which began two minutes from where Scotiabank Place was built and included six years in Europe, finally comes full circle Saturday night when the Ottawa native stands for the national anthem before a game against the Senators - performed as usual by the Ontario Provincial Police constable Lyndon Slewidge.

continued

Filed in: NHL Teams, Florida Panthers, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: cory+murphy, florida+panthers

Pronger Talks Hockey With Jim Rome

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

Chris Pronger appeared on “Rome is Burning” yesterday.

Check out the video…

Continue Reading »

Filed in: NHL Teams, Anaheim Ducks, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: anaheim+ducks, chris+pronger

Back To Juniors Or Not

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Allan Muir of Sports Illustrated,

Heading into the weekend, just six junior-eligible players remained on NHL rosters: Boston’s Milan Lucic, Chicago’s Patrick Kane, Edmonton’s Sam Gagner, Minnesota’s James Sheppard, Phoenix’s Peter Mueller, and David Perron of the Blues.

Every one of them thinks he belongs in the NHL. None would have lasted this long without that belief. But players don’t always know what’s best for them. To be honest, neither do the teams who employ them. And that’s why the decisions regarding their fates are so open to second-guessing.

more

Filed in: NHL Talk, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Could Richard Be The “Rocket” Today

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Allan Maki of the Globe and Mail,

The question has been asked before and today, on the 50th anniversary of the Rocket’s 500th goal, it bears asking again: could Maurice Richard have been successful in today’s NHL?

Was he a good enough skater? Would he have been big enough to ward off defencemen? Would his legendary temper have bubbled over and gotten the better of him in an 82-game schedule?

continued

Filed in: NHL Talk, Old School, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: maurice+richard

Technical Difficulties

Blog: KK Hockey By Alanah McGinley

The “Home” page of Kukla’s Korner—that scrolls news from all the areas of the website—is temporarily offline.  The “Hockey” page is working fine, however.

We promise to have it fixed as soon as possible. Sorry for the difficulties.

Update 1:00pm ET:
Problems solved. Thanks for your patience.

Filed in: KK Website Business, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Maintenance

Blog: Abel to Yzerman By IwoCPO

Hey if you’re sad because the KK home page is down, don’t fret.  Smart people are working on it and it should be back up soon.  In the meantime, try this for fun.

Filed in: | Abel to Yzerman | Permalink
 

Addressing The Issues

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Jim Kelley at Sportsnet,

...Still, we cling to a phrase from that legendary American and abuse victim Rodney King: “People, can’t we all just get along.”

Apparently not.

Look, I’d love to delve into hockey issues like why Sid ‘The Kid’ Crosby is being matched in the goals-scored department by Jeremy ‘The Old Man’ Roenick, why the Montreal Canadiens can’t score or even what a phenomenal yet still overlooked talent Paul Stastny has become.

The problem is: issues keep getting in the way, so let’s deal with them….

Gary Bettman’s tenure: Make your own decisions regards whether or not NHL hockey is better now than the day he took over some 14 years ago, but I can guarantee you there are many inside the business of hockey who feel the Commissioner has made their business much more difficult to operate profitably.

many more issues…

Filed in: NHL Talk, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

The Captain’s 500th

Blog: Abel to Yzerman By IwoCPO

As the NHL celebrates the 50th anniversary of Rocket Richard’s 500th goal, we will do what we always do here.  Turn it into a Red Wing issue.  Because everything revolves around the Wings, etc, etc. 

My gift to you on this balmy Friday?  Steve Yzerman’s 500th.

Continue Reading »

Filed in: | Abel to Yzerman | Permalink
 

Coming Soon To A Website Near You

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Loose Change at the Hockey News,

Basically, enough is enough. There’s a critical mass in most everything in life and the innate ability to recognize when you’ve indeed reached that point is as important as knowing the precise time to let go of a hand grenade.

NHLPA IV is set to open soon and frankly, I think the franchise is already dead….

You probably remember the original NHLPA I: The Evil Empire versus The Embezzler. In that classic (filming started in 1967), the National Hockey League battled the original version of the PA in a timeless David versus Goliath tale.

read on

Filed in: NHLPA, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: nhlpa

Caps Plan A “White-Out”

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Empty Netters,

We’re going to jump the gun a bit here and briefly preview the Penguins-Capitals game in Washington Saturday.

Many EN readers have told us of the Capitals’ attempts to minimize the healthy contingent of Penguins fans that usually show up at Verizion Center anytime the Penguins are in town. We went to both Penguins games in Washington last season and there were at least 5,000 Penguins fans in the house each game.

The Capitals are attempting to stage a “white-out” night and are encouraging their fans to wear white to the game. They are also handing out white towels to the first 15,000 that show up.

read on for more and numerous NHL bits…

Filed in: NHL Teams, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: fans, pittsburgh+penguins, washington+capitals

« Previous       ‹ First  < 5987 5988 5989 5990 5991 >  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