Found August 06, 2013 on
From a fantasy point of view...
from Pete Jensen of NHL.com,
While everything seemed to come crashing down for Marc-Andre Fleury during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, fantasy owners would be wise not to hold his postseason struggles against him when they're looking for goaltending this season.
Fleury got a vote of confidence from Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma in June, which indicates he'll be in position to reclaim the team's starting job. If that's the case, he certainly deserves top-15 consideration among fantasy goalies heading into 2013-14 -- despite the negative perception surrounding his value these days.
Didn't backup Tomas Vokoun clearly outplay Fleury in the playoffs? Doesn't the fact that Fleury has struggled in each of the past four postseasons hurt his fantasy value?
BEST OF MAXIM
Happy Birthday, Sidney Crosby!
By all accounts, Sidney Crosby has had a life-long love
affair with hockey. Stories abound of Sidney as young as age two being able to
hold a stick properly while hitting a tennis ball. At age ten he scored an
incredible 159 goals in 55 games playing hockey in his hometown of Cole
Harbour, Nova Scotia. He had a season point total...
from Paul Grant of ESPN,
With all these comparisons flying around, this week we're going to cut through the crud and make a call. Given two players, one active and one retired, in their primes, who would be better? And the best part of it is that you, the user, get the final word.
For our second installment, how about: The two best players of their generation, if...
Sidney Crosby's birthday today. Sure hope no one makes any bad jokes. Oh, wait...
Sidney Crosby shed the first of many tears on this date 26 years ago.
— Flyers Nation (@FlyersNation) August 7, 2013
Three Years Ago
Ed Rendell tasted the Consol Energy Center Ice in the best way imaginable:
NHL '14 stuff
Not overly impressed...