Found April 25, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
Don Cherry says just drop the puck.  Also discusses Mike Smith, Daniel Alfredsson and the Rangers among other topics.

Rangers fans taunt Daniel Alfredsson with "Alfie Sucks" chant (Video)

During the first period of Thursday night's deciding NHL playoff game in Madison Square Garden, New York Rangers fans taunted Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson with "Alfie Sucks!" chants. Alfredsson responded by scoring a power play goal in the second period for the Senators. However, the Rangers won the game 2-1 to win the series. H/T Puck Daddy...

Alfredsson A Finalist For The Masterton

Today the NHL announced Daniel Alfredsson, Max Pacioretty and Joffrey Lupul as the three finalists for its Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey. The winner is determined by the balloting of the Professional...

Erik Karlsson A Finalist For the Norris Trophy

Although the NHL has not officially released the finalists for the league's Norris Trophy, TSN's Brent Wallace has sources that have told him that Erik Karlsson is indeed one of the three finalists. Erik Karlsson, Shea Weber and Zdeno Chara are the Norris Trophy Finalists. #NHLAwards #Sens — Brent Wallace (@tsn_wally) April 26, 2012 Having led NHL defencemen in points...

Goaltender Interference Should Have Negated Spezza Goal

In his weekly article at TSN, former referee Kerry Fraser weighs in on the controversial Jason Spezza goal from Monday night in which the NHL review booth confirmed that Chris Neil did not kick the puck in..."Henrik Lundqvist and Chris Neil both knew that the Rangers goalie was pushed off the puck by Neil's stick. The entire hockey world watching on television saw that Lundqvist...

Don Cherry’s Jacket Last Night Was Straight Panty Dropping Material

What did we learn last night in the NHL? Don Cherry always has one more ridiculous suit jacket after the one you thought was the most ridiculous. Oh, and that the Boston Bruins couldn’t get out of the first round of the playoffs. Tough break, Boston fan. Moving on, it’s NFL Draft Day! You’re able to watch the draft live on so don’t bother with Chris Berman &...

Milan Michalek Potentially Facing Discipline

Per TSN's Darren Dreger, Milan Michalek could be facing supplementary disciple for allegedly using his skate to kick Rangers defenceman Dan Girardi in the groin. The action itself supposedly occurred during the third period's last minute goal mouth scramble in which Jason Spezza scored. Below is the broadcast footage from NBC Sports: If you pay attention near the 16 second...

More Video Footage of Milan Michalek's Kick

As I mentioned in an earlier post, the broadcast feed from last night's game didn't really provide any conclusive evidence to substantiate Dan Girardi's claims that Milan Michalek had kicked him with his skate. Well, the New York Daily News has published a video featuring some of the isolated camera feeds to show some lengthier footage of the incident. (h/t to The New...

New study: Hockey teams in black jerseys draw more penalties

The New York Rangers beat the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of their series to move into the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Both teams are among the most penalized in the entire league. But according to the latest research, they’d be spending much more time in the penalty box if they wore black jerseys. According to a new study that’ll be published next month in the...

Video- Don Cherry Talks Caps/Bruins Game 7 And Roberto Luongo

Those two topics are the highlights of Coach’s Corner tonight.

Michalek kicks Girardi

This is the kick that everyone has been discussion on line today. If you watch the video you will see that Ottawa Senators forward Milan Michalek actually kicked NY Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi during the closing minute of the third period of game six. This Michalek kick happened during the scrum on the controversial Jason Spezza goal. The Senators were unable to get the...

Michalek May Be Suspended for Game 7 for Kick on Girardi

Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that Senators' high scoring winger Milan Michalek may be facing a suspension for Game 7 as a result of kicking Dan Girardi twice in the midsection with his skate blade.Brooks adds that the play was part of the scrum in front of Lundqvist that resulted in the second goal.Here's video. At the 14 second mark you can see Michalek and...

Game 7 Preview: New York Rangers vs Ottawa Senators

TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators tonight at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. The series is tied at three games apiece, following a 3-2 win in Game 6 on Monday at Scotiabank Place. The Rangers [...]

Travis Yost: Gameday: Do or Die at Madison Square Garden

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- Game seven. Madison Square Garden. One team advances into the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs; the other watches their season come to an abrupt close. In the end, it's the one shot the Ottawa Senators could've asked for. Sixty minutes to fell the top-seed in the Eastern Conference, putting a giant exclamation point on...

Masterton Tropy Finalists

NEW YORK (April 24, 2012)—Right wing Daniel Alfredsson of the Ottawa Senators, left wing Joffrey Lupul of the Toronto Maple Leafs and left wing Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens are the three finalists for the 2011-12 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is awarded “to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey...
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