Kukla's Korner

Best Line Of The Day…

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

...comes from Evan Grossman at NHL.com,

Four town employees were recently fired from their jobs for gossiping and spreading false rumors around their New Hampshire office. It’s unknown if the four plan to take up careers in the rumor-mongering hockey media now that they need new jobs.

Filed in: NHL Media, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

2-3-2 For SCF

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,

Has the time come for the National Hockey League to revert to the 2-3-2 playoff format for the Stanley Cup final?
For the fourth year in a row, the NHL has ended up with a final that is a geographic nightmare, pitting a team (Ottawa) from about as far north and east as it can get, against a team (Anaheim) about as far south and west as it can get.

continued...

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

Before You All Go Away

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

•With the Memorial Weekend right around the corner and only two teams left to fight for the Stanley Cup, many of you will probably not be visiting KK on a regular basis.
The whole crew appreciates your patronage throughout the year and we look forward to seeing your from time to time during the next three months or so.
We will posting on a regular basis, so make sure to keep us in mind.

•The two, open KK Challenge winners will be announced in the next 24 hours and another Challenge will be announced soon for the SCF.

•KK will be going through a transformation during the summer months which will enhance your visits.  Look for those to begin in early to mid-July and be completed by the end of July.
I won’t let the cat out of the bag, but will say it is something that we are all excited about.

•Please remember, KK survives because of you- Using the affiliate and ad links you see helps us out and allows us to improve KK.  If you have a need for the service or products offered, please feel free to use them.

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

No Excitement In SCF

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Chris Stevens of the Midland Daily News,

Fans in Canada, knock yourselves out. You’ll be right there, watching every second of the Senators’ games. Hockey is in your blood.
For 99.8 percent of Americans, the season ended last night when the Red Wings were eliminated.
Maybe the Red Wings should play the Buffalo Sabres in an alternate Cup series. That actually has some intrigue.
But the Ducks vs. the Senators?
Yuck.

more...
Another writer and probably not the last who cannot appreciate the game itself.  I have a feeling many more MSM types will take the easy road and blast the finals too.

Filed in: NHL Playoff Talk, Anaheim Ducks, Ottawa Senators, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

The Maturing Of Pronger

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Pierre McGuire at NBC Sports,

The Ducks and Pronger are going to be in for a tough series against the Ottawa Senators. If the Ducks do win the Cup, you can bet that Pronger will have played a major role. With Chris, nothing is ever boring, and this Final will be no exception.
No matter what happens it is amazing to see how a young boy has grown over the many years since he turned pro in 1993. That boy is now the man many people hoped and wanted him to be. What a ride it has been. He is now a proud husband and a father. Number two in 1993 is clearly more important than No. 1, and Pronger is just scratching the surface.

more

Filed in: NHL Playoff Talk, Anaheim Ducks, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Manitoba Dumps Hockey Game

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from the Winnipeg Sun,

Hockey fans were hot under the collar last night about CBC TV airing provincial election coverage instead of an NHL playoff game.
With Anaheim and Detroit squaring off in Game 6 of the Western Conference final, many shinny fans in Manitoba were shocked to learn they were unable to watch the game on the boob tube.

continued

Filed in: NHL Playoff Talk, Hockey Broadcasting, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Sens Take On The Best

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Chris Stevenson of the Ottawa Sun,

If the Senators are going to win a Stanley Cup, they are going to have to step over the body of a Norris Trophy winner to do it.
Not that that should intimidate them.
So far, the Senators have beaten arguably the best player in hockey (Sidney Crosby of the Penguins), arguably the best goaltender (Martin Brodeur of the Devils) and the best team in the regular season, the Sabres.
So, why not the game’s best defenceman, too?

continued

Filed in: NHL Playoff Talk, Anaheim Ducks, Ottawa Senators, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Edmonton Wins Too

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from the Edmonton Journal,

The Oilers general manager was pulling for the Ducks to hold on against the rallying Detroit Red Wings. When the Ducks prevailed 4-3, the last piece of the Chris Pronger trade puzzle was completed and the Oilers secured a first-round draft pick in 2008 because Anaheim won the Western Conference title.
Lowe held out for an extra first-rounder last July after Ducks GM Brian Burke agreed to give up a first-round choice in this June’s draft in Columbus. If Anaheim won the West in 2007, the Oilers would get a first-rounder next June. If they won in 2008, it was a first-round pick that year. If not, the same scenario held for 2009.

more

Filed in: NHL Playoff Talk, Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Highlights Of Game 6- Wings/Ducks

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

One guy who has to be happy with the break before the SCF starts is Doc Emrick, his voice could use a little down time.  Doc was on top his game last night!

Continue Reading »

Filed in: NHL Playoff Talk, Hockey Broadcasting, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Mrs. Murray Watches

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from the Ottawa Citizen,

“I’ll read the paper when the game is too stressful,” she says, “Especially when the other team gets the goals first. Some nights, the paper is well-read.”
For Rhoda, watching a game involving either of her sons now coaching in the NHL—Terry, the seventh of her 10 children, is an assistant coach, pacing behind the Philadelphia Flyers’ bench—is an exercise in high anxiety. But when the Senators win, as they’ve been doing lately, she can get pretty excited.
“I phoned Bryan on Sunday and told him, ‘I jumped right to the ceiling after you got the goal.’

read on

Filed in: NHL Playoff Talk, Ottawa Senators, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

« Previous       ‹ First  < 6296 6297 6298 6299 6300 >  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