DOMINIK HASEK NEWS

The Star Player And Barry Trotz

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, We’re still in the honeymoon of this relationship, with the Capitals unbeaten at 3-0-2 as they open their three-game Western Canadian swing against the Edmonton Oilers tonight. Yet it seemed fitting to ask Trotz, Washington’s fifth head coach since Ovechkin entered the league in 2005, how he plans to get the 51 goals out of his superstar winger...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Daily (10/21/14): Montreal, Hasek Jersey Retirement, Around the NHL

Red Wings Updates Red Wings in Montreal to take on red-hot Canadiens The Red Wings (3-1-1) travel to Montreal tonight to take on Original Six division rivals, the Canadiens (5-1-0). The Canadiens have won their last 2 games, and currently sit atop the Atlantic Division with 10 points. The Wings get their star forward Pavel Datsyuk back in the lineup tonight, which should help boost...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres to retire Hasek's jersey

The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the best goaltenders in NHL history. The ceremony will take place on Jan. 13, 2015 prior to the team's home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center. Hasek, who was the fifth and final Sabres player to wear No. 39, will be the seventh player in franchise history to receive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominik Hasek’s #39 Will Go To The Rafters In Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 20, 2014) --- The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, in a ceremony scheduled to take place Jan. 13, 2015, prior to the team’s home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center. Hasek, who was the fifth and final Sabres player...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Miller On Goaltending Pressure

from Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province, ... how Miller plays in this marketplace as the starter and another key face of the franchise will become a daily obsession. However, strong beliefs in how he should attack the position and the attention that’s going to afford are nothing new. “That’s anywhere, honestly,” Miller said Monday. “A lot has been made of...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominik Hasek’s Hall Of Fame Case

I am continuing making the Hall of Fame cases for the 2014 player inductees.  So far I have written the cases for Rob Blake and Peter Forsberg.  Today I am writing Dominik Hasek`s case and in the future I will do Mike Modano`s case.  In order to make their case, I will use the Keltner List which is borrowed from baseball.  This is a list of questions that are designed to get...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Memorable Moments: Dominik Hasek almost steals Game Four, Penguins win the Stanley Cup (1992 Finals)

Game Four of the 1992 Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks was one of the most memorable games in National Hockey League history. Although the Penguins - led by some of the league's most powerful forces - may have won their second Stanley Cup in two years, what many remember this game for is freshfaced Dominik Hasek's incredible individual...
Via Hockey Fan Land
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Memorable Moments: Dominik Hasek almost steals Game Four, Penguins win the Stanley Cup (1992 Finals)

Game Four of the 1992 Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks was one of the most memorable games in National Hockey League history. Although the Penguins - led by some of the league's most powerful forces - may have won their second Stanley Cup in two years, what many remember this game for is freshfaced Dominik Hasek's incredible individual...
Via Talk Hockey
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Legendary Sabres announcer Rick Jeanneret diagnosed with throat cancer

Though you’ve rarely, if ever, seen his work on national television, Buffalo Sabres’ voice Rick Jeanneret remains the owner of one of hockey’s most indelible tones. There are very few that match his passion for the sport with his skill as a broadcaster. You could argue his “May Day” call is one of the most famous in any sport. Though he had slowed down in recent years...
Via Awful Announcing
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Blake’s Hall Of Fame Case

A little over a week ago the 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame inductions were announced.  Four players got the nod this year in Rob Blake, Peter Forsberg, Dominik Hasek and Mike Modano.  Over the next few days I will make their individual Hall of Fame cases using the Keltner List, which is borrowed from baseball but can be used by hockey with only minor changes. Here was my post when...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Not Like The Old Days

from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of Yahoo, Free agency ain’t what it used to be. There was a time when it was known for big teams and big dollars and big names – like that summer when the Detroit Red Wings traded for Dominik Hasek, signed Luc Robitaille and later signed Brett Hull, too, bloating their payroll to around $65 million. That was 13 years ago. Today there is...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Andreychuk's HOF exclusion a shameful snub

Pardon me for making you expel your drink through your nose, but Dave Andreychuk was not selected for the Hockey Hall of Fame. Again. Wipe dry and take a moment to say hooray for "The Dominator," goaltender Dominik Hasek, named to the Hall. For America's standard bearer, Mike Modano, a phenomenal playmaker and scorer. For gifted centerman Peter Forsberg, superb defenseman...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Methods of Hasekian madness

InGoal Magazine's Kevin Woodley spoke with Dominik Hasek's long-time goalie coach, Mitch Korn, about reining in Hasek's wild ways to translate to NHL play and "The Dominator's" strengths in the net, and the most fascinating part of the article for me confirms a "myth." So very regularly during his tenure(s) with Detroit, my friends and I would...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Yzerman, Babcock reflect upon Hockey Canada’s progress, Hasek’s HOF-er status and Olympic experience

I hadn't seen a North American write-up of yesterday's Hockey Canada fundraiser and awards gala in Vancouver, but IIHF.com's Lukas Aykroyd penned an article about Team Canada's reflections upon its Gold Medal-winning performances in Men's and Women's ice hockey, including comments from Steve Yzerman (who's stepping down as Team Canada's Olympic GM...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg, Modano, Hasek and Pat Burns headline 2014 Hall of Fame inductees

The 2014 Hall of Fame induction class is not too shabby.Peter Forsberg, Mike Modano, Dominik Hasek, and Rob Blake were inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame for their legendary playing careers in the past two decades. Former Bruins coach Pat Burns, who passed away in 2010, was posthumously inducted to the Hall as a builder. Dominik "The Dominator" Hasek (via goaliesarchive...
Via BruinsLife
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hasek, Modano among six to enter Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed two former Red Wings on Monday. Goaltender Dominik Hasek, who won the Stanley Cup with the Wings in 2002 and 2008, and Livonia, Mich. native Mike Modano got the call that they were among the 2014 inductees. "What a great honor for me to be inducted," Hasek said on a conference call. "I'm very thankful today. I am very proud I played...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hasek, Forsberg, Modano head 2014 Hall of Fame class

With the 2013-14 NHL season behind us, it’s once again that time of year when the Hockey Hall of Fame announces the players and other supporting members of the game to be enshrined and receive the greatest honor in the sport of hockey. This year, the Hall of Fame committee decided on four players, one coach, and one referee to bestow the highest respect in hockey. The Hockey Hall...
Via Around The Rink
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Red Wings Dominik Hasek, Mike Modano will join the Hockey Hall of Fame in November

It's official: Blake, Forsberg, Hasek, Modano, Burns & McCreary elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. http://t.co/fLoPmeu2RP pic.twitter.com/Ky1nteCyD5 — Hockey Hall of Fame (@HockeyHallFame) June 23, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Regner: Dominik Hasek one Hall-uva goalie

When Dominik Hasek arrived for his first Red Wings training camp in September 2001, his reputation preceded him. He was already a legendary goalie. Every media member in Traverse City, Mich., that day was eager to meet him. We knew he was a fascinating character and wanted to try to figure out what made him tick. We didn't have to wait long to witness it. Practice had long been...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyshynski wonders whether Chris Osgood is an (eventual) Hall-of-Famer

Presented with a, "This is actually well thought-out" comment, from Yahoo Sports' Greg Wyshynski: Unfortunately for Chris Osgood, his first year of Hall of Fame eligibility comes in the same season as Dominik Hasek’s. It’s pretty much the starkest comparison that can be drawn between two winning goalies from the same era: One was a steady success with little...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: on Hasek, questions and answers, free agents and ‘thoughts’

Amongst this morning's Red Wings-related stories: Dominik Hasek is certain to receive a call from the Hockey Hall of Fame's selection committee today, and the Windsor Star's Bob Duff spoke with Jiri Fischer and Kris Draper about Hasek's legacy... Jiri Fischer doesn’t mince words when he discusses Dominik Hasek’s presence in their homeland of the Czech Republic...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: preparing for ‘induction announcement day’ and draft talk

So the ten-to-sixteen-day period of super super busy-ness begins. The Red Wings released their 2014-2015 regular season schedule on Sunday afternoon, and this week... Today, it is incredibly likely that former Red Wings Dominik Hasek and Mike Modano will be part of the Hockey Hall of Fame's 2014 induction class. The Hockey Hall of Fame's Selection Committee will announce...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Red Wings Dominik Hasek and Mike Modano likely to receive Hockey Hall’s call on Monday

The Hockey Hall of Fame will make its decisions as to who will make the cut for its 2014 Induction Class on Monday at 3 PM EDT (on TSN2), and there's no doubt that one former Red Wings goalie will receive a call from the Hall's Selection Committee--Dominik Hasek's a shoo-in, and the only reason he'll be inducted this November involves the fact that Hasek un-retired...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues complete staff with hiring of goalie coach Jim Corsi

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues have named Jim Corsi as their goaltending coach, filling the last remaining spot on the coaching staff, the team announced Tuesday morning. Corsi, who spent the past 16 seasons as the goaltending coach for the Buffalo Sabres, follows the announcement two weeks ago that Kirk Muller would be joining the Blues' coaching staff as an assistant. Corsi and Muller...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Corsi Named Blues Goaltending Coach

St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has named Jim Corsi as Goaltending Coach. Corsi, 59, has spent the past 16 seasons as the goaltending coach for the Buffalo Sabres, working with the club’s NHL goalies, as well as their prospects throughout the system. During his time with the Sabres, Corsi produced multiple...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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