Category Archives: XHockey Blog Team

Andrew Rodger

Andrew Rodger is the resident writer for the NHL Alumni Association (www.nhlalumni.net), operates his own website (The Voice of Sport.com) and he is a contributor on CBC News Now.

You can also follow him on Twitter (@ARodgerTVOS). He shares his thoughts from inside the NHL Alumni Association and from around today’s NHL every Wednesday here at blog.xhockeyproducts.com.

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Mike Mouat

blog.XHockeyProducts.com is pleased to announce that Mike Mouat will be writing two weekly segments!

Mike has loved hockey since stepping on to the ice at the age of three. Despite scoring more than 3,000 practice goals (and counting) and being “good in the dressing room” Mike inexplicably spent a lot of time in the middle of the bench where he developed an acute understanding of the game.

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Are Therrien’s Habs on Track or in Trouble?

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Habs fans on Twitter, sports-radio, in blogs and at the water coolers have wondered if Michel Therrien has the Habs on the right track. Has he lost the team and this season is quickly going off the rails? Many seems … Continue reading

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Hopes Were High for Dallas Stars

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Just before the season started, fans of the Dallas Stars saw a glimmer of hope. The team had a new GM, a new coach, and a handful of new players. There was a promise of a better season and a … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends From the Canadiens Corner

When this column last appeared in this space, the Habs were clinging to mediocrity – players like Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais were struggling mightily. At the time, it was suggested that Habs fans keep the faith as the scoring … Continue reading

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Teams and Fans Getting Excited for NHL Stadium Series

With Thanksgiving having come and gone, and the calendar inching closer to Christmas and the New Year, hockey fans and teams alike are counting down the days to the NHL’s new Stadium Series. There is a growing excitement as the … Continue reading

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Glass Half Empty or Half Full in Montreal?

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Twenty-one games into the season and the Montreal Canadiens find themselves in the very familiar territory of clinging to a playoff spot and hovering around the .500 mark. In breaking even to date, the Canadiens have provided fuel to the … Continue reading

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Stars Go “Home” While on the Road

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This offseason, the Dallas Stars acquired a new head coach from Buffalo, two players from Boston, and a general manager from Detroit. Despite being early in the season, the Stars have already traveled to all three of those cities, and … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of the Edmonton Oilers

It wasn’t supposed to be like this…. This season would be different… A new GM in Craig MacTavish, a new head coach in Dallas Eakins, and a new winning attitude were going to help bring this once proud franchise back … Continue reading

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Shark Attack, Koivu Returns and NHL Tweets

Shark Week All Season? Even though the last season NHL season was a shortened one, the Chicago Blackhawks were a notch above the rest of the league from start to finish. When the playoff marathon concluded, they were the last … Continue reading

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Depth Thoughts from the Canadiens Corner

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Two weeks ago I was marvelling at Marc Bergevin’s biggest off-season acquisition: depth. New additions and AHL prospects that made the leap to the NHL  provided the Canadiens’ coaching staff with the luxury of construct lines and a lot of … Continue reading

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Are the Best in the West?

Every season, the Eastern Conference teams must make the dreaded (and lengthy) West Coast trip. Usually in mid-season, they leave behind the winter blues and head for warmer weather and for many, a sub – .500 road trip is the … Continue reading

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