Ciccarelli. Ysebaert. Lidstrom. Primeau. Cheveldae. Growing up in northwest Ohio and well within the night-time range of Detroit’s WJR-AM, these Detroit Red Wings players were my earliest hockey heroes. The opportunity to see some of them skate again no doubt drives the NHL’s Alumni series, which thrives in an age…
It took all of one game for newly installed Avalanche coach Patrick Roy to lose his mind and physically destroy arena equipment. We missed you, Patrick. The NHL was just a little too sane without you.
Patrice Cormier, Canada's world junior team captain, was ejected from a minor league game yesterday after sending another player into convulsions with a nasty hit to the head. Let me emphasize the "convulsions" part before you click on the video.