Some Reads

Danny Briere Apologizes After Hitting Krys Barch

| David M Singer

Devils’ Krys Barch says Danny Briere apologized after hit from behind Devils winger Krys Barch said he wasn’t hurt when he was checked from behind into the boards by Danny Briere with 2:46 left in… Read more

Manny Pacquiao’s Trainer Freddie Roach Analyzes Colton Orr vs Deryk Engelland

| David M Singer

Freddie Roach Breaks Down The Season’s Best Hockey Fight Everyone knows that hockey players like to make with the punching. But are they actually good at it? We asked Freddie Roach — Manny Pacquiao’s trainer,… Read more

Where George Parros Took the Stanley Cup

| David M Singer

Where are they now? How George Parros spent his day with the cup After spending hours on end debating what he would do when it was his turn to spend a day with hockey’s most… Read more

The NHL and NHLPA Study Ambien Use by Players

| David M Singer

Ambien use for insomnia is prevalent among NHL players When it came to problems associated with sleep, the NHL has had its wake-up call. The league, in accord with the NHL Players’ Association, instituted rules… Read more

Zenon Konopka’s Heart Recognized

| David M Singer

Minnesota Wild’s Zenon Konopka worthy of NHL respect He is a combination of the Energizer Bunny and a teddy bear on skates. “Great team guy. Love him in the locker room,” said Avalanche right winger… Read more

Fighting’s Skill Increase

| David M Singer

Willes: NHL hockey fights are on the rise in this post-lockout world Things, however, get a lot more interesting when you look behind the numbers at who’s doing the fighting. The three-minutes-a-game fighting specialist is… Read more

Rick Tocchet Talks Philadelphia & Pittsburgh

| David M Singer

Tocchet: “I Didn’t Like Cooke For A Lot Of Years” The Cooke and Karlsson incident is just an unfortunate circumstance that is part of the game. Cheap shots without fights to remedy the situation frustrate… Read more

Brandon Prust Returns to New York

| David M Singer

Canadiens’ Brandon Prust was a special player for Rangers But for this generation of Rangers and their fans, Brandon Prust was a special heart-and-soul player during his 2 1/2 seasons with the Blueshirts, an undersized… Read more

Connor McDavid Profiled by The NY Times

| David M Singer

A Prodigy on the Way to Stardom “Oh my God,” Orr thought, and then said aloud, “Who’s that?” “How old do you think he is?” an assistant replied. McDavid was 13, at least two years… Read more

Jim Matheson: Oilers Need Zenon Konopka

| David M Singer

Oilers should have signed Zenon Konopka Time to beat a dead horse. The Oilers should have signed free-agent centre Zenon Konopka this summer. He would have killed two birds with one stone. He’s a career… Read more