Monthly Archives: May 2007

Calder Cup Bracket Update — 28 May 2007

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DJ Gallo and the Stanley Cup

DJ Gallo,†writer†at†ESPN, The Sports Pickle, and others, posted a fun Stanley Cup Finals Q & A on ESPN’s Page 2 I thought you’d enjoy. Here’s an excerpt: If during this series anyone says “Getting Jiggy with it” in relation to … Continue reading


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Hamilton’s Hot Man in Net

Yes Hershey is white hot, but I’m not sure they’re the favorite in the Calder Cup Finals. A big reason they may be underdogs against Hamilton is netminder Carey Price, drafted 5th overall by Montreal in 2005. The same Carey … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Calder Cup, Hershey Bears, Olaf Kolzig | 3 Comments

Calder Cup Finals Schedule Set

2007 Calder Cup Final Series (best-of-7) Hershey Bears vs. Hamilton Bulldogs Game 1 — Fri., June 1 — Hamilton at Hershey, 7:00 Game 2 — Sat., June 2 — Hamilton at Hershey, 7:00 Game 3 — Mon., June 4 — … Continue reading

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Back to the Calder Cup Future: Bears 3, Monarchs 1

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My Man Marleau

On the intrigue front: San Jose Sharks’ management, we learned from TSN this week, is looking for a playoff failure scapegoat. According to the Associated Press account, Sharks’ GM Doug Wilson needed “two weeks to calm down” after his team’s … Continue reading

Posted in National Hockey League, NHL Trades | 9 Comments

Server Swap

Thanks to you, the reader, our daily traffic has steadily increased since starting On Frozen Blog. Also, you may recall we had some server disruptions last month. These were two factors in the decision to move to a new hosting … Continue reading

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When a Writer Covers Hockey

One of my biggest gripes with contemporary hockey journalism is the vanilla prose the mainstream press characteristically deploys to convey hockey’s most exciting moments — its goals. This is hardly unique to our big papers in town — it’s an … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Hershey Bears, Mike Vogel, Print | 1 Comment

A Fresh Beat for 15th Street

Craving, like I am, nuggets of news related to women’s fast-pitch pro softball? Today’s WaPost has got you covered. Check out these can’t-miss quotes from Washington’s new sports drama protagonists, the Washington Glory: “We have a he/she mascot; it’s a … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend and the DraftGeek

Ah, Memorial Day weekend — sun, surf, libations, and the official unofficial start of DraftGeek season. As the tropical gateway to June, Memorial weekend is an excellent opportunity to delve into the sixth month’s true splendor: the NHL Draft. A … Continue reading

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