Waiting For September?


You know things are bad when something like the preseason schedule being released excites you.

Friday, Sept. 18, Toronto @ Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.    
Monday, Sept. 21, Pittsburgh @ Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 22, Pittsburgh @ Toronto, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 24, Pittsburgh @ Columbus, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 25, Columbus @ Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 27, Pittsburgh @ Detroit, 5:00 p.m.

A game against Detroit?
When is the last time a Stanley Cup Final rematch took place in the preseason?
A quick, lazy Google search couldn't tell us.

There's also two games against Columbus.

Three of the six games are against the Western Conference.

We're analyzing the preseason schedule.
This is hockey withdrawl at it's finest.


We should have posted this earlier, but didn't.
In case you need your Alyonka fix:


Our favorite vegetable makes an appearance in the recap of the Washington series.


Michael Farber of Sports Illustrated ranks the most exciting players in NHL history.
Ovechkin ranks higher than Pavel Bure, Bobby Hull, Guy Lafleur and Buries It?

Ales Kotalik is a New York Ranger.

The Leafs signed Rickard Wallin from Sweden.

Joe Sakic officially retired.

Rumor has it the D was too cold.


Claude Lemieux retired again.

A gallery of Stanley Cup Championship rings from the 80s, and the 90s.

Yes, we're heading to c-blog for like 80% of our content right now.