NHL Olympic Blog Beat – February 19, 2014

Ongoing analysis of the Sochi Olympic men’s hockey tournament and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.

Why did Russia's vaunted offense struggle to score in Sochi?

Why did Russia’s vaunted offense struggle to score in Sochi?

SPORTSNET: Justin Bourne on five ways hockey at the 2014 Olympics is different from NHL play, and why Russia was struggling to score in the tournament.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier believes Canadian hockey fans are over-reacting to the lack of scoring from the Canadian men’s team.

UNDISCLOSED INJURY: Eric Morris with a detailed explanation on Henrik Zetterberg’s herniated disc.

BROAD STREET HOCKEY: Kevin Christmann explains how the salary cap-recapture rule would work if Shea Weber were traded.

DEFENDING BIG D: Taylor Baird on why the Dallas Stars have decisions to make with pending UFAs Ray Whitney and Vernon Fiddler.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: The NHL needs to change its draft rules.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Dave Romaine lists the 10 top plus-minus players to own in fantasy hockey.

HOCKEY-GRAPHS: A history of NHL defensemen and shooting contributions going back to 1967-68.

1 Comment

  1. funny how the vaunted offenses of both canada and russia have struggled while the americans -who everyone questioned where their scoring would come from, lead the tournament in goals.