Gleeful Avs Announcer Basically Says Injured Kronwall Deserved It

The Avalanche have been so bad for so long, we almost forgot what brutal homers their broadcasters are. Play-by-play man Mike Haynes was there to remind us last night, taking an uncomfortable amount of joy from an ugly injury to Detroit's Niklas Kronwall. » 10/18/13 12:17pm 10/18/13 12:17pm

Jakub Voracek Used To Have Cognitive Abilities, Until Niklas Kronwall…

Philadelphia's Jakub Voracek skated directly into a Kronwall, which, from the point of view of physics, isn't much different from skating into a brick wall. Voracek was clearly out for a few seconds, going directly into the always-terrifying the fencing response. No penalty was called on the play, and it's unlikely… » 3/07/12 10:15am 3/07/12 10:15am

Legal Or Not, Havlat Gets Jacked Up (!)

The refs slapped Niklas Kronwall with a 5-minute major and game misconduct, but lordy, lordy did Martin Havlat skate into a wall. The CBC crew called it a "great, great hit," and Havlat "looked better" after the game. Of relative pertinence: Chicago won 4-3 in overtime. [Detroit Free Press] » 5/23/09 10:30am 5/23/09 10:30am