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Seguin Out

Posted in Boston Bruins with tags , , , , , , , on April 14, 2011 by davepoleck

Tyler Seguin is a healthy scratch tonight for the Bruins. Hey and Phil Kessel isn’t playing either! What a deal for the Leafs!!

That is all.

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Thank You, Kessel!….and Burke

Posted in Hockey Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , on October 29, 2010 by davepoleck

A “Thank You, Kessel” chant broke out last night after 2nd overall pick, Tyler Seguin, scored against the team he could have been drafted by. The fans really should have been chanting “Thank You, Burke”; it’s not like Kessel did the trade right?

Holy Tim Thomas

Posted in Hockey Thoughts with tags , , , , , on October 22, 2010 by davepoleck

Tim Thomas was awesome last night against the Capitals. He stopped 38 of 39 shots, 13 in each period including multiple cross crease saves (as seen above). He is now 4-0, with a 0.978 save percentage and 0.75 GAA!! And that is against some the League’s elite; Phoenix, New Jersey and Washington twice.

I think it’s safe to say that he has stolen the starting job back from Tuukka Rask.

Northeast Division Breakout Candidates

Posted in Hockey Blogs with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 14, 2010 by davepoleck


Here they are for the dreaded Northeast Division, home of the 3-0 Toronto Maple Leafs:

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Savard-Kessel Reunion?

Posted in Hockey Blogs with tags , , , , , , , on June 23, 2010 by davepoleck

With the recent departure of Dennis Wideman, Boston has a big hole on their back end: powerplay quarterback. Their top four next year are currently look like this: Continue reading

NHL Goalie Landscape: Part 1-Trades

Posted in Hockey Blogs with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 18, 2010 by davepoleck

As if the fact that the two goalies in the Cup Final made a combined $1.4 million last year didn’t worry GMs enough about their money allocation in goal, over half of the teams in the League have some big time decisions to make about who will be guarding the crease for their team in 2010-11. Continue reading

The Favorite Underdog?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on April 12, 2010 by davepoleck

I just did a quick look of all the big media outlet’s predictions for Round 1 and it seems that the team most of them think have a chance to make an upset is the Boston Bruins. Not only did the Bruins go 5-2-1 down the stretch, but they led the season series against Buffalo 4-2. Check back in two weeks for my thoughts on this one; Should be the boringest (sp?) of the series.