NHL Blog Beat – Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Losing patience with the Oilers rebuild, Kerry Fraser admits referees make up penalties after questionable calls, what’s eating Tom Gilbert, looking back on the Miracle on Manchester and more.

MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow has run out of patience with the Edmonton Oilers rebuild. He’s probably not the only Oilers fan who feels that way.

Fraser admits NHL refs make up calls following questionable ones.

Fraser admits NHL refs make up calls following questionable ones.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski comments on former NHL referee Kerry Fraser admitting what many hockey fans suspected for years: NHL refs make up calls after questionable ones.

THE LEAFS NATION: Steve Dangle explains how TV hockey highlights are done.

THOUGHTS FROM THE MAN CAVE: Jeremy Lambert supports JS Giguere’s criticism of his Avalanche teammates.

WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: What wrong with the Wings? Put simply, it’s a team in transition.

FIRST ROUND BUST: Dan Shrader wonders what’s going on with Minnesota Wild defenseman Tom Gilbert this season.

BROAD STREET HOCKEY/FLYERS FAITHFUL: The 2013 BSH-Flyers Faithful Roller Hockey Tournament for charity takes place on May 11, 2013. Check out the site for details.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier reminds us today is the 31st anniversary of “The Miracle on Manchester”, in which an underdog LA Kings teams rallied from a 5-0 deficit for a 6-5 overtime victory in a game which turned the tide in that opening round series.

BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne presents “Don Cherry, Twitter, raccoons, and fame”. Sometimes, the humor just writes itself.

1 Comment

  1. Wish I could get my Dragons Roller Hockey team down to Philly for that tournament. Unfortunately several of us won’t be able to make it, and the team’s Flyers fans are both on the IR besides.