Archive for August, 2009



04
Aug
09

Patrick Eaves to the Detroit Red Wings

Patrick Eaves

Hockeybuzz.com is reporting that Patrick Eaves has signed with the Detroit Red Wings. Two weeks after being traded from Carolina to Boston, put on waivers by Boston, and clearing waivers, Eaves will be playing with Detroit this season. More details to follow regarding his contract.

Detroit… The Detroit Red Wings announced today that the club has signed free agent forward Patrick Eaves to a one-year contract. In accordance with team policy, additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Update: Eaves has signed a one-year contract worth $500,000.

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04
Aug
09

Evgeni Malkin (That’s Not My Name)

So has everyone heard that Ting Tings song, “That’s Not My Name“? It made it big because of the Victoria Secret Fashion Show over the winter. Anyway, someone did a remix to it for Evegen Malkin and I thought it was pretty funny. It starts off slow, but worth the time, especially if you’re looking to zone out for a few minutes at work. This is compliments of our friends over at Chics Hockey, check it out, they also have some Stanley Cup partying photos.

03
Aug
09

Alex Burrows and His Lucky Stick?

Like most hockey players, Alex Burrows is very particular about his equipment and superstitions. Much like Mike Green not wanting to give up his record breaking stick to the Hall of Fame, Burrows likes to play with the same stick he started a scoring streak with. In this case, Darcy Hordichuck thought he may have some luck with Burrow’s stick, so he cut it down to his size.

The story goes on, but it seems as though Burrows has found a new use for his sticks, and it’s not for scoring goals. TSN.cais reporting that earlier this summer Alex Burrows, of the Vancouver Canucks, was involved in an altercation during a summer league game in Montreal. At some point during the game Burrows struck a 19 year old goaltender in the face, with his stick. The PHL, or Pond Hockey League, is a summer league utilized by college, amateur, and pro players looking to get some ice in the off-season. The goaltender who was struck has declined to comment, on advice from his lawyers. Currently there are no charges pending against burrows. TSN has the entire story:

Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows could be facing charges stemming from an on-ice incident in a Montreal summer hockey league game.

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