December 07 2011 01:17PM
Immediately after Carl Gunnarsson whiffed on a point shot early in overtime against the Devils, I got that feeling. You know the one I’m talking about; that sensation of feeling your stomach plummet into your feet. My palms got a little clammier, my heart began beating a little faster. Before I could verbalize anything the puck was behind Reimer and the remote was across the room.
If you watch enough hockey you will experience this phenomena at least a few times each game, more so if you happen to be a Flames fan. How exactly does your body know something bad is about to happen before your brain does?
December 06 2011 08:55AM
Kevin McGran, in his story about James Reimer getting Saturday's start in Boston, wrote that head coach Ron Wilson had been only "indicating that Reimer would only back up in Boston." At Friday's practice, the Leafs coach said that "more than likely [the starter] is going to be [Jonas] Gustavsson".
Later in the same scrum, Wilson replied to a question whether he was "being definitive" in the selection of the starting goalie with "I'm not being definitive on anything."
December 05 2011 10:02PM
The NHL announced last night that its Board of Governors were able to come to an agreement on a realignment of the league, one that will abolish the current East/West system and instead create four different conferences.
December 05 2011 03:59PM
Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul currently sit at one and three in the NHL in scoring with a very successful first quarter to the season. Offensively, that is. On defense, there is still a lot of work to be done.
December 05 2011 12:04PM
Various members of the Toronto media have been in a frenzy since Saturday, when Jonas Gustavsson, the goaltender the coach indicated would start the game against Boston, sat. Instead, James Reimer made his return from injury.
Did Ron Wilson lie to the Toronto media? If he did lie, is it something that matters?