Last night, the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues played in a game that mattered to more than just the two teams involved. The win by the Blackhawks ultimately eliminated the Calgary Flames from playoff contention, and puts them potentially out of reach for the Dallas Stars. The Hawks were losing 2-0 to the Blues, when a controversial goal by forward Marian Hossa brought them to within one, and eventually led to them winning in overtime. After the break, I’ll offer my analysis of both the goal and the state of the NHL’s review system in a somewhat unique way for this blog.
Our list of former Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland‘s top free-agent signings continues with number four on our list. For those of you who may have missed it, here’s number five: No. 5 – Luc Robitaille Number four could be considered one of the easiest examples of the cliche phrase, “The rich get richer”. … Read more