Trade deadline preview/rumors

By Phelim McAleer The purpose of this article is to aggregate some of the trade rumours and block in order to prepare everyone for the deadline and to facilitate more trades. Trades that happened:Erik Ersberg left Madrid to Berlin for top Dman Brian Campbell and a pick. In a huge trade, Alex Ovechkin and Dave…

Zurich most improved so far

The moral of this story is “don’t even try to make sense of it.” The Zurich Lions, under GM Dennis Sullo, have moved up in the overall standings more than any other team has since the end of the first season.  They finished 22nd overall in 2012-13 and are currently sixth overall, a jump of…

For any non-English speaking GMs ….

Может быть, мы могли бы использовать Google Translate лучше общаться.   Maybe we could use this space to communicate better. You paste something in a response, and I will go to Google Translate and use it to continue the talk. The WSH website doesn’t recognize Russian letters.

Brodeur, Alfie and Whitney dip the most

The big 4-0 is a slippery, slippery slope if the WSH attributes can be believed. Three 40-year-olds saw their PO/OV ratings drop 3 points this weekend.  Martin Brodeur, goalie for Gothenburg, went down from 85 to 82; Daniel Alfredsson of Milan went from 80 to 77; and Berlin’s Ray Whitney went from 80 to 77.…

New attributes change landscape a little

The attributes have evolved for every player in the EURO League. Below is a listed that shows how each player’s PO and OV ratings changed. A full spreadsheet showing every attribute was too difficult to read, so it has been reduced to two ratings. The old numbers are on top and the new ones are…

Staal-Star game: North wins again

Eric Staal scored two goals and added two assists Sunday to be named the MVP of the All-Star game. The Northern Conference beat the South, 8-4, a more dominant performance than the North’s one-goal win last season. The MVP honor brought Staal a new Porsche 911 Carrera, but it also brought a healthy dose of…