Kukla's Korner

Dropping The Gloves

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

HockeyFights.com has a new and improved look. Take a click over there and check it out. In my opinion, David did a super job. The new logo is great too, looks like Ovechkin against Briere to me! image

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Covering The Sharks- High School Style

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from the San Jose Sharks,

On Nov. 19, during the Sharks vs. Philadelphia game, the team hosted its second consecutive High School Writers Day for aspiring journalists in the Bay Area. Established to provide insight to students interested in a career in sports journalism, High School Writers Day gives participants the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a sports reporter.
continued

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

All Briere

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

David Amber at ESPN does a Q & A with Daniel Briere...

Q: Alexander Ovechkin gave you a shot from behind a few days ago and got kicked out of the game. What happened there? A: We got stuck in our zone chasing the puck for a while. Finally, I got the puck, dumped it out and I skated to our bench, and about 3 or 4 seconds after I dumped the puck, I got hit from behind. I had no clue anyone was coming, so I wasn't protecting myself. It was a very gutless play on his part, I was defenseless, I couldn't protect myself, I couldn't see him because he was coming from behind. At the same time, I have to do a better job protecting myself, so I take some of the blame, too.
read on

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Odds Are Pens Will Stay

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from E.J Hradek of ESPN the Magazine,

Listening to several different sources in Pittsburgh, though, I get the sense the Penguins will remain in Pittsburgh. Contrary to current public perception, however, those same sources agree it probably won't be because of the Pens' deal with the Isle of Capri. No one with knowledge of the situation rates the Isle of Capri as the favorite to get the nod; they believe the Forest City Enterprises/Harrah's Entertainment bid stands the best chance of winning the license. Why? Why else: money.
read on

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

How Much Is A Goal Worth

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from James Mirtle at the Globe and Mail,

The best buys to this point in the season? Ducks rookie Dustin Penner, who has nine goals while making $479,000 — just more than the league minimum — and the Buffalo Sabres Thomas Vanek, who has 17 goals to show for his $942,00 salary.
read on... James breaks this down with some great charts...

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Preparing To Play

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from Bill Meltzer at NHL.com,

It started in 1946 with an eager, inexperienced group of athletes getting together in the frigid Moscow winter to chase a makeshift “puck” around a flooded tennis court for hours on end. Within a couple decades, it grew into a world hockey power. Removed from its political undertones, the story of the Russian hockey program is one of the sporting world’s most dramatic success stories of the last century. On Saturday, a group of legendary Russian hockey players and retired NHL greats from around the world will gather in Moscow’s Red Square's brand new outdoor rink – the largest in Europe – to play an exhibition game with both symbolic and practical meaning.
continued image

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Yzerman Retirement Night

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

Time to take a brief look at the ticket prices for the January 2nd game against the Ducks, which is also the night the Wings hang #19 from the rafters. According to StubHub, the highest ticket price for one ticket is $2650.

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Canes Visit Edmonton

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from the Edmonton Sun,

"It'll be fun going back in there. It seems like an awful long time ago,'' said Laviolette, whose club had a busy summer and difficult fall since hoisting the Cup. We've been through a lot this year ... those are the things that are first and foremost in our minds right now. "But it will be fun to go back.'' Once more for old time's sake. "It won't be the same atmosphere," said Ward. "It would be pretty tough to top that, but it'll be a sold-out building and the crowd will be excited."
more

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Andreychuk Honored- Looks To Father

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

from the St. Petersburg Times,

In his rookie season with the Buffalo Sabres, Dave Andreychuk would anxiously skate through warmups. Then a wide-eyed 19-year-old, Andreychuk would scan the stands for several seconds before finally "getting the signal." It was his father, Julian, waving from behind the glass. The steel mill worker made the 90-minute drive from Hamilton, Ontario, for most of his son's home games. "I'd see him and know everything would be okay," Andreychuk said. "I was inspired by him."
continued

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Vote Here

Blog: KK Hockey By Paul

With a paper ballot no longer an option for All-Star voting, how do teams encourage their fans to vote? The San Jose Sharks are bringing the ballot to the fans...

SAN JOSE – Beginning Dec. 7, 2006, HP Fan Balloting Stations will be installed at HP Pavilion providing access for fans attending Sharks home games to log on to NHL.com and vote for their favorite Sharks players for the “Cold-Fx/NHL All-Star Game, to be held Jan. 24 in Dallas. Hewlett Packard has donated six HP dv6000 laptops that will be placed throughout the HP Pavilion concourse for all Sharks home games for the month of December, in addition to voting stations that will be set up inside the Sharks Store, at Logitech Ice and Sharks Ice at Fremont. Fans who vote could win a trip to the 2006 NHL All-Star Game and a chance to meet NHL legend Mark Messier, courtesy of the NHL. Four Sharks are included in the ballot to determine the starting line-up for the Western Conference squad: Captain Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton, Jonathan Cheechoo and Scott Hannan.
Another example of pro-active thinking by the Sharks!

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

« Previous       ‹ First  < 6543 6544 6545 6546 6547 >  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

 

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