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Entries from April 2008

New York Rangers playoff lineup

April 26th, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

click here for full Rangers line-up, in Word, for nice print-outs New York Rangers Line-up Coach:  Tom Renney GM:   Glen Sather                          Sunday, April 27, 2008 . 82   Martin Straka *  ‘A’ 35/1972;  5’9″;  Czech;  free agent 8/’05, from Kings, Pens 17  Brandon Dubinsky * 21/1986;   6’1″;  Anchorage; drafted, 2nd round ‘04 68   Jaromir Jagr […]

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A Night in The Rangers’ Blue Heaven

April 13th, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

Rob Salmon’s Rangers Story My good friend Teresa is a season ticket holder, up in the blues, in section 418. She’s a great Rangers fan, a great New Yorker, and a great buddy… she hooks me up with Rangers tickets! Most of my greatest all time Rangers memories are thanks to her, especially in the […]

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Ovechkin’s # 1s this season

April 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments · The Hockey Hippie

The most points in the league (112) — and winner of the Art Ross Trophy. Most goals in the league (65) — winner of the Rocket Richard Trophy. Most goals in a season by a Left-Winger in NHL history — 65. The first player in 12 years to score over 60 goals. He led his […]

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DING! “Rrrrrround One!”

April 7th, 2008 · 3 Comments · The Hockey Hippie

I’m stickin with the Eastern winners being the Habs, Pittsburgh, Washington and the Rangers. And in the West: Detroit, San Jose, Minnesota, and hopefully the Dullass Steers knock out the Brutuzzi Phucks (the 3rd fewest goals scored in the league, and they’re proudly #1 in getting penalties — again). Every one of the goalie match-ups […]

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NHL Playoffs 2008

April 6th, 2008 · 3 Comments · The Hockey Hippie

This is shaping up to be the best hockey in a playoffs maybe ever — seeing how the quality of NHL has gone up so much in the last few years.  Especially the top 4 teams in each conference.  This year’s second round will likely see a lot 6 and 7 game series.  The reason […]

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the McCabe spear

April 6th, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

This happens in the last second of the season, when it’s all over. This is the alternate captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs intentionally spearing a first-game rookie in the nuts at the last second of the season.  You can see the spear at the 4, 13, very clearly at 22, a second one at […]

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