Some Reads

Sam Morin Not Yet a Chris Pronger Clone

| David M Singer

Flyers’ draft pick Morin like Pronger? Not yet Moments after the Flyers selected Sam Morin with their 11th-overall pick in last month’s NHL draft, the comparisons began. Morin, a 6-foot-7 defenseman, is reminiscent of Chris… Read more

Georges Laraque Criticizes Canadiens Acquisition of George Parros

| David M Singer

Laraque: Habs’ Parros won’t initmidate division opponents “He’s a good guy, but in the NHL you have to intimidate,” Laraque continued. “He has a good technique, but he’s more like a wrestler than a finisher…Florida… Read more

Matt Cooke Asks Boogaard Family Permission to Wear #24

| David M Singer

Matt Cooke reaches out to Boogaard family; Wild development camp tidbits “The team told me they’re OK with me wearing it because Marty [Havlat] wore it after [Boogaard],” Cooke told me. “I don’t really feel… Read more

Audio: Sean Avery on His Former & Current Career

| David M Singer

LISTEN: Ex-NHL bad boy Sean Avery lives ‘the Don Draper life’ Avery discussed his bad-boy image and says he is enjoying retirement from hockey and claims he no longer owns a pair of skates. He… Read more

George Parros: ‘Sharpshooter’ in Science Test

| David M Singer

Sports Science: A Sumo Goalie Sports Science pits NHL sharpshooter George Parros against a Sumo goalie. Hat tip: Eyes on the Prize  

Harold Ballard on Picking Tie Domi: Tiger was my idol

| David M Singer

Recalling Tie Domi’s draft day At the 1988 draft at the Montreal Forum, Toronto used its second choice, 27th overall, on the squat winger from the Peterboro Petes. Not only could he score, he’d run… Read more

Shawn Thornton on Bruins Stanley Cup Loss

| David M Singer

Thornton: ‘Tough pill to swallow’ In an exclusive interview with Comcast Sportsnet New England, Shawn Thornton attempted to put into words the disappointment of losing a game in the final minute the way the Bruins… Read more

Third Year of Bob Probert Memorial Ride

| David M Singer

Probert Memorial Ride attracts thousands It’s the third year that the late hockey player’s widow Dani Probert, has organized the event. Probert, a past enforcer for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, died in… Read more

Max Domi NHL-Bound Despite Diabetes

| David M Singer

Domi Fought, but His Son Scores The younger Domi also ran into a number of his father’s friends, who are now working for N.H.L. teams, during the interviews. “When you get the feedback on how… Read more

The History of the Playoff Beard

| David M Singer

Playoff beard tradition in NHL continues to grow It’s hard to blame these Bruins for not knowing exactly. One of hockey’s most celebrated — and itchy — traditions has unceremonious roots. “It began in about… Read more