2011-12 NHL Preview: Northwest Division

After a disappointing Game 7 loss to the Boston Bruins in last year’s cup final, the organization went in to the off-season with the ‘if it ain’t broke, why fix it’ mentality. They lost Ehrhoff to the Buffalo Sabres via free agency, but look to youngster Chris Tanev to step in on the blue line. Vancouver will need to overcome injuries to forwards Ryan Kesler (hip), Mason Raymond (back) and Mikael Samuelsson (abdominals) to start the season, but with their depth they should be able to cope.

Crosby comes through, leads Canada to victory over the Swiss

Sidney Crosby may not have put up any points during regulation, but he scored the most important goal in the shootout to lead Canada to a 3-2 win against Switzerland. After being denied on his first shootout attempt Crosby was given a second opportunity.  In international rules after the initial three shooters have shot, both […]

Canadian men’s hockey team open up Olympic campaign with 8-0 win over Norway

  Dany Heatley and Jarome Iginla each had two goals to lead Canada to a 8-0 win over Norway on Tuesday night. Heatley tipped a Chris Pronger point shot past Norway goaltender Pal Grotnes at 4:27 of the second period to put Canada up 2-0 and became the second best point producer all-time for Canada […]