Some Reads

Fighting With an Impact

| David M Singer

NHL fights packing extra punch Notice how opponents aren’t taking many runs, cheap shots or even post-whistle pokes at Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin? The captain’s noticed. And he doesn’t see a coincidence. “Yeah, I… Read more

Shawn Thornton Can Fight for Himself

| David M Singer

Shawn Thornton doesn’t want Zdeno Chara to fight his battles vs. John Scott Thornton emphasized that he didn’t think there is anything for the B’s to avenge, as it was simply a fight that didn’t… Read more

Sean Avery Reached His Limit

| David M Singer

Former NHLer Sean Avery: ‘I said some of the worst things that you could ever possibly imagine’ “Over the 12 years that I played I said some of the worst things that you could ever… Read more

Shawn Thornton Feels Good, Ready to Play Again

| David M Singer

Shawn Thornton raring to go “The noggin feels pretty good,” Thornton said at a Gillette promotion outside the Prudential Center. “I skated the last three days. I rode the bike on Sunday and I’m symptom-free… Read more

Shawn Thornton Skating

| David M Singer

Daniel Paille back, Shawn Thornton improving Shawn Thornton took a solo skate before practice this morning. It was the first time Thornton was on the ice since suffering a concussion during his fight with John… Read more

Brandon Prust Doing Anything He Can for Habs

| David M Singer

Brandon Prust Fan Club keeps on growing “I use him as a speech to my young guys all the time,” added Hunter, who is back coaching the Knights after finishing last season behind the Washington… Read more

Brandon Prust Would Fight Some More

| David M Singer

Prust longs for longer scrap The 28-year-old Canadiens winger scored the free-swinging decision, coming on just his second shift with the Habs, when he yanked the jersey over Brown’s head and the officials jumped in.… Read more

Zenon Konopka’s Nose Is Broken Already

| David M Singer

Minnesota Wild’s Zenon Konopka battered, ready again “It’s part of the game,” he said after a morning team meeting. “That’s what we’ve been waiting eight months for, to get back to old-time hockey.” Konopka grinned… Read more

Adam Oates Makes His Coaching Debut in DC

| David M Singer

Adam Oates to make Capitals debut where his coaching career began It’s coincidental that Adam Oates’s first game as an NHL head coach will take place against the team with which he started his coaching… Read more

Despite No Brian Burke, Colton Orr Back With Leafs

| David M Singer

Colton Orr is happy to be back on the Leafs “We want our players to be comfortable when going out on the ice, and Colton Orr brings protection,” Leafs coach Randy Carlyle said. “He brings… Read more