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3 Games You Can’t Miss

If you’re going to be in front of your TV watching hockey this weekend (and why wouldn’t you be?), there are three games that Hockeytalk labels as MUST SEE. Set your DVR, cancel dinner with your mother-in-law and do whatever it takes to see these games. Saturday, January 18   #4 San Jose Sharks 30-12-6 66 pts 6-4-0 last ...Full Article

Duck Calls: True/False with JR Reed from Hockeytalk Dec 7 2013

JR Reed’s segment on Duck Calls Dec 7 2013 Listen Online:Full Article

Seguin is Brightest Star in Dallas

OCTOBER 21, 2013 — Center Tyler Seguin is lighting up Texas in his first season as a member of the Dallas Stars.  Segiun, traded from the Boston Bruins over ...Full Article

Campbell Makes NHL Debut for Dallas Stars

OCTOBER 20, 2013 — ANAHEIM — Drafted 11th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, goalie Jack Campbell of the Dallas Stars made his NHL debut Sunday night in ...Full Article

It Sucks to be Marian Gaborik

I’m not going to sugar coat things.  It sucks to be Maran Gaborik right now.  It really does. The 31-year-old Slovakian winger was traded from the New York Rangers ...Full Article

Development Pays Dividends for the Red Wings

  Some teams go out and buy high priced free agents, some teams continue to get, and waste, high draft picks year after year and then there are the ...Full Article

Ducks 4 Blackhawks 2 in Biggest Western Conference Tilt Yet; Holland Emerges for Ducks

People had this one circled on their calendars for a couple weeks and the people in the standing room only crowd at Honda Center were not disappointed to be ...Full Article

Is It Time To Blow Up the Calgary Flames?

Honda Center is a scary place for the Calgary Flames and they returned to Anaheim Friday night looking to metaphorically roast the Ducks.  It’s true that Anaheim was on ...Full Article

ESPN Killed Hockey in America and Ryan Seacrest’s New Job

For years I’ve been saying that TV coverage of hockey in America sucks.  Forget TV coverage, coverage of the NHL in general is a joke in these United States.  ...Full Article

Of X’s, O’s and Three Amigos

Wednesday night’s 2-0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes was special in two ways.  The two points they picked up increased their lead over Montreal for the second best record ...Full Article

Suicide Isn’t Funny

Yesterday I ranted about a goalie who never really had a prime, his backup goalie/GM and a team owner who sounds like a teenage girl.   Today we learned that ...Full Article

Rink Rant–Waive Goodbye to Rick Di Pietro

I’m pretty sure that everyone in the Northern Hemisphere saw this coming.  I know I did. Seven years ago when New York Islanders backup goalie turned GM Garth Snow ...Full Article

J.R.’s Rink Rants

In this edition of Rink Rants: A Fasth Start, Hart Trophy Finalists and a letter to Eugene Melnyk   7-0-0 is a Fasth Start  This is one of those ...Full Article

Video: Ryan Suter of the Minnesota Wild

Ryan Suter of the Minnesota Wild talks about coming to the State of Hockey, what he sees for the future of the Wild, his legendary uncle, Gary Suter and ...Full Article

Video–Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild

Zach Parise talks about his college career, international play, coming to Minnesota, his goals as a member of the Wild and his father who played in the 1972 Summit ...Full Article

Video: Jonathan Blum of the Nashville Predators

New Video! Jonathan Blum sits with Hockeytalk to discuss playing in Southern California, making it to the NHL, moving between the AHL and NHL and what his personal goals ...Full Article

Hockeytalk Audio: Lorne Henning, Asst. GM Vancouver Canucks

Lorne Henning sat down with Hockeytalk to discuss the team’s conditioning, holding onto leads, their second and third line players, their goaltending situation and the return of Ryan Kessler ...Full Article

Hockeytalk Audio: San Jose Scout Dirk Graham

Former NHL captain and current scout for the San Jose Sharks sat down with Hockeytalk to talk about Scott Gomez, Tim Kennedy. Joe Thornton, Antii Niemi and their chances ...Full Article

Return of the Rink Rant

I enjoy looking at how something is written,  listening to what isn’t said, coming to my own conclusions and then sharing them with you… I’m a ponderer.  I also ...Full Article