by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine From one halfway house to another… The NHL will, it’s expected, switch their overtime to some sort of 3-on-3 format by 2016. Whether that means it’ll be for the season the ends in 2016 or the season that starts in 2016, we’re not sure. Whether that means it’ll be 4-on-4 for […]Read more "NHL: Isn’t 3-on-3 Overtime Just Another Kind of Shootout?"
———————————————————— by Puck Hockey Correspondent and Occasional Shakespeare Character, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Admit it. Kaspars Daugavins. Nail Yakupov. This Ilya Kovalchuk thing from 2001. You love all of it. You love Don Cherry, too, even if Cherry (definitely) hates all this stuff. Why? Well, because Cherry is as bombastic and outspoken and flair-driven as the Russian […]Read more "Admit It. You Love Kaspars Daugavins, Don’t You?"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— The minute that five-minute overtime ended, the game was over. The minute you realized the Sedin Twins had made their last appearance, that Roberto Luongo was valiant in defeat but not in shootout defeat, that Dale Weise had played almost the entire third period on the Canucks’ […]Read more "Vancouver Goes Up 2-0, Then Plays for the Shootout, and Loses to Edmonton"
———————————————————— by Jakob Smirnoff Kontinental Hockey Korrespondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— This move was invented by Steven Stamkos. It was perfected by Robbie Schremp. And, one day ago it was made famous by one Pavel Datsyuk. He’s the greatest puck wizard in the world — like Gandalf with a Reebok blade — and he’s on his […]Read more "WATCH: Pavel Datsyuk Leaves the KHL in Serious Shootout Style"
The One With the Tuesday — Has the shootout jumped the shark? — What’s the deal with Seattle’s uniforms? — Can Rory McIlroy overcome Implosion 2010? — Can you predict a winner at the Masters? — Should Mike Milbury take English classes? —————————— Host: Kolby Solinsky April 3, 2012Read more "Podcast: Around the Seawall (April 3, 2012)"
Mike Richards winner. Whatever. (Photo “courtesy” of Getty Images and RinkRoyalty.com) Last night’s shootout loss by the Vancouver Canucks (also known as, “last night’s shootout win by the Los Angeles Kings”) was the last straw. Are the Canucks bad at shootouts? Yea, no sh*t. Are the Kings good at shootouts? No idea. Is any team […]Read more "The Unbearable Agony of the Shootout and Why We’re Over It"