Kukla's Korner

USA Hockey Fans

Blog: KK Hockey By Alanah McGinley

Hockey Weekend Across America begins tomorrow.  Information can be found at the following links:

 

Filed in: Hockey Related Stories, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: hockey+weekend+across+america, usa+hockey

Coming- An Unprecedented Level Of Hockey

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Harrison Antognioni at the Bennington Banner,

For those whose hockey senses need a little polishing, let me fill you in.

Hockey is an extremely fast sport that displays an equal balance of speed, physicality and finesse. It’s like football without the endless delays, it’s like basketball without the constant touch fouls and it’s like soccer with a lot more speed in a much smaller arena.

Hockey has the best characteristics of just about every sport; it’s amazing to me why the game’s not as mainstream as football, basketball and baseball.

continued & fyi, Harrison is a senior in high school…

Filed in: NHL Talk, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Far Flung Voices With Venom

Blog: Abel to Yzerman By IwoCPO

You know what?  I think it’s time we took a little spin, a gander if you will.  A spin around the hockey world formerly known as the blogosphere.  Let’s make a few stops at some places we don’t typically take you to.

Ready?  Great.  And here’s a warning for all you elitists who get offended every time I pick on defenseless Dwayne Klessel, you might want to stop reading now.

Continue Reading »

Filed in: | Abel to Yzerman | Permalink
 

GMs In A Tough Spot

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Jim Kelley at Sportsnet,

Today is Valentine’s Day, anybody in the National Hockey League feeling the love?

Certainly not NHL general managers, who going into their upcoming meetings this weekend are pretty much obsessed with how best to handle relationships that are on the verge of falling apart.

continued

Filed in: NHL Teams, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Top 10 Most Minor Hockey Injuries

Blog: KK Hockey By Alanah McGinley

Charlie Teljeur in The Hockey News,

If there’s ever any mention of the most severe injury in NHL history, it revolves around the triumvirate of Clint Malarchuk, Bill Masterton and now, Richard Zednik. Really no arguing here – literally.

But what about the opposite end of the spectrum? What about the most minor injuries in professional hockey history? Sounds like a Top 10 list to me…

1. Broken Neck - Tyrus The Water Bottle. The main casualty of Jeremy Roenick’s water bottle flinging tirade of 2004 was, frankly, one of the innocent water bottles. Specifically the one he threw – that went by the name Tyrus - who bounced twice on the ice, severing his spine and splitting his neck wide open. Tyrus never regained his professional form and is now employed as a Sippy Cup somewhere in southern Idaho.

2. Ink Stain - Alexei Yashin. After signing his $87.5 million deal, the ballpoint pen Yashin was using to sign the massive contract exploded in his lapel pocket, causing unsightly chest stains. Even after it was explained to him “blood isn’t blue” Yashin opted for three months of R & R, just to be safe.

continued…

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: hockey+injuries, humor

Ted Leonsis on the NHL Hour Today

Blog: KK Hockey By Alanah McGinley

Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Capitals, will be Gary Bettman’s guest on the NHL Hour today.

The NHL Hour broadcasts live Thursdays from 4-5 pm ET on NHL Home Ice, (XM channel 204) and NHL.com. The show will re-run on XM Satellite Radio and NHL.com, with archived shows available for download via a podcast on NHL.com.

*At showtime, listen live at this link.  While on the air, listeners can call into the show at 1-877-645-6696, or send questions/comments via this email address: nhlhour@nhl.com.

Filed in: NHL Talk, NHL Media, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: gary+bettman, media, ted+leonsis, washington+capitals, xm+radio

Start Selling

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Edward Fraser of the Hockey News,

Trading for prospects and draft picks can drastically improve your chances of making a Cup run in the future, so why settle for two or three playoff home games now when you could have upwards of 16 in the not-too-distant future?

So, to the teams that are likely thinking of buying in an effort to make the post-season (that’s you, Capitals, Sabres, Bruins, Rangers, Thrashers, Panthers, Islanders, Flames, Predators, Avalanche, Canucks, Blue Jackets, Coyotes and Blues):

Don’t do it. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is your year. Build for the future and, on Feb. 26, sell, sell, sell.

more

Filed in: NHL Teams, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Time To Talk Money

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

fromm Puck-rakers,

Howson confirmed Thursday morning he will be talking to Rick Curran either today or Friday about whether the Blue Jackets can afford to re-sign the team captain. Foote, 36, is an unrestricted free agent and is believed to be seeking a two- or three-year deal.

The general manager said he won’t need to talk to Foote again before discussing money with his agent. The Jackets have seven unrestricted free agents and Foote is the only one management is negotiating with, Howson said.

more on Columbus…

Filed in: NHL Teams, Columbus Blue Jackets, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: adam+foote

Rafalski Out With Groin Injury

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

via the Detroit Free Press,

Quick update from practice: Wings coach Mike Babcock said defenseman Brian Rafalski would miss Friday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets with a groin injury.

Babcock said he thought Kyle Quincey would be called up to replace Rafalski in the lineup.

Filed in: NHL Teams, Detroit Red Wings, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: brian+rafalski

NHL Goes To Congress

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Darren Dreger of TSN,

While the search for truth continues into whether or not Roger Clemens took steroids, the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players Association are preparing for their date with U.S congress on February 27th.

Congress has invited NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA executive director Paul Kelly, along with the main league and union heads from the three other major sports, to address the issues involved in the drug testing programs in professional and amateur sports.

continued

Filed in: NHL Talk, NHLPA, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

« Previous       ‹ First  < 6123 6124 6125 6126 6127 >  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

 

Most Recent Posts

Feed

KK Hockey

Feed

The Malik Report

Feed

Abel to Yzerman

Feed

The Puck Stops Here

Feed

The Sabres Observer

Feed

The Upper Canadien

Feed

F Street Faithful

Feed

Above the Glass

Feed

Oil Patch

Feed

Hockey News Wire

Feed

KK Members Blog

Most Recent Comments