Popblerd’s hockey column returns as Jay Kumar looks at the resolution of the NHL lockout and preparations for a shortened season.
As if often the case, the first two weeks of the NHL season have been rife with some early surprises. Several stalwarts from last year have shown some early signs of trouble, while a few of last year’s whipping posts have been flashing some signs of hope for their fan bases. For anyone who loves good hockey, these are things to be excited about, even if you know deep down in side they probably aren’t going to last. Fans of [...]
Editor’s note: Popblerd is happy to present its initial foray into hockey coverage with this weekly column, authored by Jay Kumar and Stephen Mapes. In the second of a two-part series, Stephen previews the Western Conference. Check out Part One here . A team-by-team look at the West: Vancouver Canucks Perhaps no other team in the league has something to prove as much as the Canucks this year, if only to shake the stigma of the riots that followed their game [...]