Found November 27, 2012 on
The 6th Sens:
Having purchased the latest Hockey Prospectus 2012/13 Annual -- which comes highly recommended to anyone who regularly frequents this blog; especially at the ridiculously low price of $9.90 to download the PDF version – I can tell you that one of the key features that I look forward to reading the most is its Core Age analysis.
We see references to a team’s average age thrown around lazily all the time without pause or regard for its limitations.
Don’t get me wrong, there’s value to be had in going young at the NHL level. It’s a young man’s game these days, so at least on the surface, it seems natural to associate or equate an abundance of youth with future success. But just like a 69-year-old Canadian Senator’s marriage to a 23-year-old showed us in the real world, going young isn’t necessarily all it is cracked up to be.
In the NHL, not all players are created equal (which is why "man games lost to injury" can be misleading) and as such, if your roster is rid...
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It's one of those incidents that's almost too good to be true.
Milan Michalek, known for his propensity to live in the crease, ignited quite the line-brawl over in the Czech League in a game between Mountfield Ceske Budejovice and Energie Karlovy Varyon over the weekend.
Michalek's always been a feisty, physical player...
In the midst of a 6-0-0-1 streak, Binghamton Senators head coach Luke Richardson made his weekly Tuesday afternoon on The Drive. Although Richardson hit on some other topics (ie. how seemingly every Swedish hockey product is a complete player who understands the defensive nuances of the game) that I did not bother to include in this post, you can listen to the full interview by clicking here...
I also would’ve accepted, “Milan Michalek Better Chalek Himself Before He Wrecks Himself”. Or, you know, a comedy sports blog headline that doesn’t reference hip-hop from 20 years ago.Regardless, here’s a clip of Milan Michalek — formerly of the Ottawa Senators, currently of the Czech league’s Ceske Budejovice — shoving goalie/extraneous punctuation master Tomáš...