Stoney Point - Nov. 26, 2014: In a classy move, the Toronto Maple Leafs will honour former Head Coach Pat Quinn this evening with a jersey patch as they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh. Quinn died on Monday after a lengthy illness. The Toronto Maple Leafs were saddened to learn of the passing of one of the NHL’s all-time great coaches, Pat Quinn. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 26, 2014: The Edmonton Oilers managed to extended their latest losing skid to seven straight on Tuesday night in Dallas, falling 3-2 to the Stars on the strength of a pair of goals from Tyler Seguin. While the losses keep mounting for Dallas Eakins' side,rumour is general manager Craig MacTavish is in serious trade talks with the Columbus Blue Jackets in a possible deal that could land the Oilers centre Artem Anisimov in exchange for forward David Perron. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 25, 2014: With their fans still reeling from watching the Edmonton Oilers get destroyed on national television by the Chicago Blackhawks, expecting Craig MacTavish to come out and address what appears to be yet another wasted season in the Alberta capital did not seem to be asking too much. While many would have loved for the GM to come out and announce the firing of Dallas Eakins or some sort of massive trade, neither was ever going to happen. Instead they were handed the firing of goaltending coach Frederic Chabot. Come again? FULL STORY
New York - Nov. 24, 2014: Pat Quinn, the former NHL coach, died Sunday after a lengthy illness. He was 71.
Quinn coached for several NHL teams, reaching the Stanley Cup Finals with the Philadelphia Flyers in 1980 and with the Vancouver Canucks in 1994. He lost each time. Quinn also coached the Edmonton Oilers, the Los Angeles Kings and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Stoney Point - Nov. 24, 2014: There has been plenty of speculation that Right Winger Daniel Alfredsson may announce his retirement tonight in Detroit as the Red Wings play host to the Ottawa Senators. There is no question that Alfie is the best ever to wear a Senators jersey and I believe that the team needs to step up and allow him to retire as a Sen.
Vancouver - Nov. 23, 2014: The Edmonton Oilers need to make changes as they once again find themselves in last place in the NHL standings before Christmas, but trading David Perron is not the correct solution.
Edmonton - Nov. 23, 2014: After watching the Edmonton Oilers fall by a score of 7-1 to the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night, the question on whether or not Dallas Eakins has seen his last game from behind the Oilers bench. While the chances of Craig MacTavish firing his head coach remain slim, at some point he is going to have to do something because his time is in desperate need of a lifeline and that is on no one but the Oilers GM.