As the 2010-11 NHL Regular Season heads down the home stretch, Columbus Blue Jackets’ captain Rick Nash is eagerly anticipating his favourite time of the year: the NHL Playoffs. “Oh man, I’m absolutely jacked that it’s so close… so close I can taste it!”
Mason the next Brodeur? Columbus the next New Jersey?
The New Jersey Devils of the 90’s and early 2000’s were the epitome of boring hockey. They were the creators of the neutral zone trap, the kings of clutch and grab, and had the best goalie in the world to make it even harder for them to be scored on. The way the New Jersey Devils played was the blueprint for pretty much every team in the league to copy until the game itself became so bad that a complete over-haul of the rules had to take place or else the NHL would have continued in its downward spiral. Continue reading