Found September 06, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
J.A. Doninicis of Too Many Men On The Site lists the Top 25 Swedish Players In The World, 1. Erik Karlsson- He won the Norris Trophy under the age of 23 and put up Bobby Orr-type number in 2011-12. 2. Henrik Lundqvist- The former Vezina winner and 3-time all-star will look to regain his 2006 Olympic magic in Sochi. 3. Nicklas Backstrom- Backstrom is back after being sidelined by injury. He won the 2008-09 Viking Award for best Swedish hockey player in North America. 4. Henrik Zetterberg- Being a captain of an Original Six team is a big responsibility, but Zetterberg is also leading them past the days of Nicklas Lidstrom. read on and 4 more Detroit players are listed...

Musings: Traverse City is here – hockey is back.

A goaltender actually worth his salary: The King Corey Crawford got $6m per year long term? I think it’s clear at this stage that Henrik Lundqvist is going to get a serious pay rise. Some goaltenders are products of great teams (Crawford, a good but not great goalie may be exhibit A here) and some are great goaltenders who make teams better – a la Lundqvist. Unless he signs a...

Zetterberg and Datsyuk together again

Detroits dynamic duo of Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk were back together again on the ice at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday, and if everything goes according to plan, theyll stay on the same line. Earlier this week, Red Wings coach Mike Babcock told reporters that his plan is to have Detroits two best players on the same line. (Stephen) Weiss will play with (Johan) Franzen;...

The rising goaltender costs and where Henrik Lundqvist will fit in

Earlier this week when the Chicago Blackhawks signed Corey Crawford to a six-year $36 million extension people were rightfully taken aback by the deal. Not to say that Crawford isn't a serviceable to good goaltender in this league but $6 million a season? That seems like a stretch. As of now it means that Crawford will have the fifth highest salary cap hit when his new contract...

Vote on the Next Caps Digital Portrait

Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Brooks Laich and John Carlson face off in poll for Queink's next digital portrait.

Your Fantasy Goaltender Rankings

from Justin Goldman at, In this season's top 30 fantasy goalie rankings, we have crowned Henrik Lundqvist over Antti Niemi as the king of the crease. But, don't worry if they slip through your grasp in a draft, because you really can't go wrong with the rest of the top 10. Tuukka Rask is playing behind a team that is just as strong as last season, Jonathan...
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