Monthly Archives: September 2013

Season Preview: San Jose Sharks, Willing & Able

Since the NHL has decided to start its season as early as October this year (what’s up with that?!), you know what that means: Preview time! Let’s take a look at the San Jose Sharks for the 2013-14 season in … Continue reading

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Isles Preview: Riders on the Strome

This is weird. I remember being at the Coliseum a few months ago for riveting playoff hockey. My ears still hurt. Several storylines emerged from last year’s season. John Tavares, 3rd in Hart Trophy voting, emerged as one of the … Continue reading

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Dear Vladimir

Recently, Russian President Vladimir Putin penned an open letter to the people of the United States, and printed in the New York Times. In it, he took American leaders to task over the issue of ‘American exceptionalism’ among other critiques. … Continue reading

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Welcome to the East!

September is much grander this year than last as there was nothing stopping the NHL getting underway. The season started Monday night for me as my two favorite teams, the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins, meet up for … Continue reading

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Notes (and Pics) on Camp

We love the smell of Kettler in this morning.. It smells like… a day off! We fooled everyone in the office that Yom Kippur started on Thursday so we could play hooky on Friday to attend Day 2 (of 18) … Continue reading

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Big Burkie to CGY

The Calgary Flames announced on Sept 5 that former President and GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs Brian Burke has been named President of Hockey Operations. Burke brings an impressive resume and reputation to Calgary, he started as GM of … Continue reading

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Kristians Pelss’ Death an Accident

A couple months ago, my first Puck Buddys post was a bit of an unexpected one. It was a post announcing the death of a member of the Edmonton Oilers farm team the Oklahoma City Barons, Kristians Pelss, instead of … Continue reading

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