Some Reads

Shawn Thornton Natural Fit for TV

| David M Singer

Bruins’ Thornton talks good game on TV Thornton signed on for the CSNNE gig. He’s been a regular ever since on what’s now called “Cross Checks,” a weekly TV program that includes a segment called… Read more

Zenon Konopka Bearer of Trade News

| David M Singer

News of departures is hard to take “I had a scooter with a horn on it, so I was flying around the resort,” said Konopka, still hampered by a season-ending broken foot at the time.… Read more

Ben Smith and Duncan Keith Fight in Camp

| David M Singer

Smith, Keith downplay training camp fight Neither player explained what triggered the fight, but they didn’t think it was a big deal. “Nothing [got into me,]” Keith said. “I’m just a competitive person. That’s how… Read more

Patrick Kane Can Stick Handle

| David M Singer

Patrick Kane Stickhandling — VAPOR APX2 Stick Hidden camera footage of Patrick Kane stickhandling with the VAPOR APX2 stick. #settlethescore Sure, there's nothing really “hidden” about it, but unless there's a lot of CGI going… Read more

Brandon Prust Welcomes Addition of George Parros

| David M Singer

Prust happy for help from heavyweight Parros as Canadiens add size and grit Life should be a little easier for Brandon Prust this season with enforcer George Parros in the Montreal Canadiens lineup. The stocky… Read more

Bruins Fourth Line May Stay Together

| David M Singer

Merlot may still be on the table The Bruins fourth line, aka the Merlot Line, remained intact today with Daniel Paille manning the left wing along with center Gregory Campbell and right wing Shawn Thornton… Read more

Daniel Briere Says Canadiens Need to Be More Focused on Speed Than Size

| David M Singer

Newcomer Briere says size is nice, but Canadiens best weapon is their speed Briere lauded the summer acquisitions of enforcer George Parros and big defenceman Douglas Murray, but he takes issue with the notion that… Read more

George Parros Gives PK Subban Video Game Fighting Advice

| David M Singer

Parros Fight-Club advice for PK Having assumed the “NHL 14” fighting identity of Zdeno Chara and thrashing PK Subban in a gaming fight on video, George Parros has some advice for PK Subban. Keep your… Read more

Wisconsin Native J.J. Watt Still Connected to Hockey

| David M Singer

NFL star J.J. Watt maintains love for hockey Watt, who begins another NFL season Monday, grew up playing hockey, attending University of Wisconsin games, and competing on local travel teams that ventured as far as… Read more

Petr Nedved: It will be definitely my last season

| David M Singer

Půjde o mou definitivně poslední sezonu, prohlásil Nedvěd On the threshold of his 24th season, he feels good as a veteran. “But after the summer we’re all full of energy. We’re all like that now.… Read more