The NHL weekend in review, Corey Perry’s trade status, a rising tide of fan and media discontent against Oilers management, Absurd Goalie Monday and more.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne reviews the notable NHL news of the past weekend.
ANAHEIM CALLING: The Curious Case of Corey Perry and The Cup Window.
CANES COUNTRY: Is the Hurricanes first line of Eric Staal, Alexander Semin and Jiri Tlusty the best in the league right now?
THE CANNON: Matt Wagner introduces Blue Jackets fans to their new neighbors under next season’s divisional realignment plan.
THE SPORTS BANK: Ed Cmar believes the Blue Jackets could be “heavy sellers” leading up to this year’s trade deadline.
THE COPPER & BLUE: Alan Hull stokes the rising chorus of discontent from fans, bloggers and pundits aimed at Oilers GM Steve Tambellini.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Ed Miller explains why coach Peter Laviolette isn’t to blame for the Flyers struggles this season.
3RD MAN IN: Eric Schmitz explains why the Buffalo Sabres won’t replace Darcy Regier as their general manager…yet.
THOUGHTS FROM THE MAN CAVE: Jeremy Lambert wonders if the Colorado Avalanche ending the Blackhawks points streak is a sign of good things to come.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Terry Campkin considers Marek Zidlicky fantasy hockey’s “Geek of the Week”.
THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz looks at the career of Tim Bernhardt in this week’s “Absurd Goalie Monday”.