Colorado Avalanche Forward Mikhail Grigorenko reflects on his first full year in the NHL

Monday, June 13th, 2016

via Author: Clarence Paller, for Date: Jun 7, 2016 Recently, I had the chance to speak with Colorado Avalanche forward, Mikhail Grigorenko. I had interviewed him last season (CLICK HERE to read the interview feature) while he was a member of the Buffalo Sabres organization, splitting time between the Sabres and the Rochester […]


The Wild’s Erik Haula: Speedy and Needed

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

By Kent Youngblood , Star Tribune April 13, 2016 – 6:44 AM Wes Walz calls it the “goofy gear.” Walz, the former Wild center whose job included playing against the other team’s most explosive lines, had that high-end, top-speed ability. “I don’t mention the goofy gear very often,” Walz said while watching a Wild practice. […]


Haula goes five-hole to pad lead

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016


Niklas Backstrom – Back in Business

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Monahan scores twice, Flames top Canadiens Forward has five goals, nine points in past six games; Backstrom wins first start this season by Sean Farrell / Correspondent RECAP MONTREAL — Sean Monahan and the Calgary Flames were determined to celebrate a victory after goalie Niklas Backstrom‘s first NHL game in 14 months. Monahan had two goals and an […]


Haula’s Sweet Tally

Monday, March 21st, 2016


Fletcher hopes Monday’s trade helps Wild, Backstrom; lays groundwork for future trades

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

by Michael Russo February 29, 2016 — 6:48pm Wild fans who spent their day incessantly refreshing their Twitter accounts and favorite blogs had to wait until three hours past Monday’s 2 p.m. trade deadline to learn the breaking news: Niklas Backstrom has finally been traded. After not being able to be bought out the last […]


Erik Haula Named NHL’s 2nd Star of the Week

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Jagr, Haula and Anderson named ‘Stars’ of week Panthers forward takes top honor for week ending Feb. 21 by NHL Public Relations @nhl /  1:02 PM  SHARE NEW YORK – Florida Panthers right wing Jaromir Jagr, Minnesota Wild center Erik Haula and Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Feb. 21. FIRST STAR […]


Pekka Rinne’s All-Star guide to Nashville

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Thursday, 01.28.2016 / 3:00 AM / 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend By Pekka Rinne – Special to Comment Print E-mail Nashville has grown so much, even since I came to the city in 2008. It’s not just the amount of people but the buildings; there is something coming up all the time either downtown or new neighborhoods […]