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What About Them American Boys?

We’ve heard a lot of complaints—the loudest of them from Don Cherry—about Brian Burke’s affinity for drafting players born and raised in the United States. Now, it’s no secret that Burke prefers to build his teams with North American players. Sure, Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski are important cogs in his team, but, even looking…

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The passion of fans will keep the lockout short

I will never quite understand why some people think that the fans are somehow to blame for the latest potential but almost certain lockout. The theory goes that if we had not been so gung-ho on welcoming the NHL back the owners and NHLPA may think twice when it comes to a work stoppage. This…

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The Scriv-interview, Part II: Ben Scrivens on the media

  It’s the offseason, and I was able to get a hold of Ben Scrivens for a lengthy interview, cut into three parts.The first part dealt with Scrivens’ 2012 season, while this second part deals with expectations and the power of media in shaping opinion about a hockey team. One thing I remember you saying…