San Jose Sharks: Acceptable Losses

San Jose Sharks: Acceptable Losses

Thursday, the San Jose Sharks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1. Based on the Sharks recent performance, that should not have surprised anyone. The Sharks were sure to bring their A game against the top team in the East, after embarrassing themselves in a loss...
San Francisco Has a New Hockey Team

San Francisco Has a New Hockey Team

San Francisco is just coming up hockey these days, with two new teams in two seasons. Last season, the ECHL came to town, and now San Francisco State has a Division 3 club too. On top of that, both teams won their home openers last Friday at the Cow Palace. For the...
Win, Lose, How You Play: It All Matters

Win, Lose, How You Play: It All Matters

Winning is good business for an NHL team, but when it comes to their minor league affiliates, does winning matter, or is the important thing how you play the game?  Both matter, according to Brad Treliving, NHL Coyotes Assistant GM and AHL Portland Pirates GM. Success...
Phoenix Coyotes Still Making A Point

Phoenix Coyotes Still Making A Point

2013 will see a few NHL teams going to the playoffs for the first time in a long time. As the season went along, they talked about the novelty of playing “meaningful games” down the stretch. The Phoenix Coyotes are not playing games like that right now. They haven’t...