Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


DERIAN HATCHER RUMORS

American captains lead Kings, Devils

Fact No. 1: Derian Hatcher is the only American-born captain to win the Stanley Cup. He led Dallas to its only Cup in 1998-99. Fact No. 2: Either the New Jersey Devils' Zach Parise or the Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown will be the second American-born captain to win the Stanley Cup. Parise and Brown will face off Wednesday night at the Prudential Center in Game 1 of the...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

10 Stanley Cup Final Facts

from ESPN Stats and Information, 1. This is the first time in NHL history that two American-born captains will square off in the Stanley Cup finals. Either Dustin Brown (Kings, Ithaca, N.Y.) or Zach Parise (Devils, Minneapolis) will join Derian Hatcher as the only U.S.-born captains of a Stanley Cup-winning team. Hatcher was the Dallas Stars’ captain when they won the Cup in 1999...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings -- Young D, Pelle's 53rd

Several weeks ago, while the Flyers' contingent of playoff Black Aces were working out at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, player development coach Derian Hatcher said via text that he's seen marked improvement in many of the young defensemen in the system from the start of training camp to the end of the season. At the head of the class this year were Marc-Andre Bourdon...
Via HockeyBuzz
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

It’s Not Easly For Some Players To Change Their Game

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, When they remade the game coming out the 2004-05 lockout, there were slower, old school players like Richard Matvichuk or Derian Hatcher who lacked the mobility for the new game. The new rules eliminated their strong points (obstruction), and exacerbated their weaknesses (speed). Now without all that hooking and holding, yesterday’s valuable hitter...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>
Flyers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

25 most memorable plays in NFL history

10 NHL players looking to bounce back in 2014-15

Most confrontational sports interviews

12 managers who are on the hot seat

MLB trade deadline tracker and analysis

The biggest busts in WWE history

Introducing the scale of NFL sadness

College football's most improved teams

Best MLB prospects by projected WAR

Gallery: Wrestlers dressed like dorks

Five QBs who Miami let leave Florida

NBA free agency and trade tracker

BARKER BEAUTIES
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.