———————————————————— by Puck Hockey Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— “I don’t go out there looking to hurt guys.” Perry told that to the Orange County Register. in 2009, after his elbow to the head of Philly’s now-stratospheric Claude Giroux cost him four games and almost $200,000. “That’s not the way I am. That’s not me as a […]Read more "The Problem With Being Corey Perry… and Jason Zucker"
———————————————————— by Puck Hockey Correspondent and Occasional Shakespeare Character, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— So, on Tuesday night, San Jose’s Andrew Desjardins received a Match Penalty — that means he was kicked out of the game — for what seems to be a completely clean hit on Chicago’s Jamal Mayers.Read more "Sorry, Andrew Desjardins. That Wasn’t a Match Penalty."
Bieksa lost two teeth last night, by the by. (Photo “courtesy” of GreenwichTime) When you lose a guy you’ve just traded for, it always hurts. When that guy is just starting to come into form with a second line that combined for nine points two nights before, it hurts even more. And, when that […]Read more "Canucks: Game 27: Oh no, Booth! NO!"
“I’m confused. A lot of players are.” (Photo “courtesy” of TSN) The title on TSN’s video reads, “I’m confused.” To be honest, we’re all confused. Not just the man who said it, Max Pacioretty. Apparently, Patch told reporters (you know, the ones that get out of their seats and go to arenas, not just bloggers […]Read more "Intolerable Cruelty: The Comparison of Pacioretty and Cooke"
This is a small one compared to what you’re about to see. (“Courtesy” of the Edmonton Journal) Listen, hockey is a tough game. And, even though much has been made lately about the career of a fighter – no easy task, I assure you – one of the toughest jobs in hockey is to be […]Read more "The Mistakes of Youth, by Taylor Hall"
Okay, come on… this is ridiculous, isn’t it? “Alex Edler hits Taylor Hall” They called it “picking the head,” but the issue isn’t where Hall is hit. The issue here is that Edler’s butt – his ASS – hits Hall in the head. The elbow is down low, it makes contact, but it’s the last […]Read more "Taylor Hall Should Go Back To The OHL"