• HTM Diary for week of October 20-24, 2014

    This week, Mike Ross and Mick Kern spoke to NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly about the season so far, the league’s postponement of the Maple Leafs-Senators game after the tragedy in Ottawa as well as the Slava Voynov situation.  He was asked by the Voynov case was reacted to with what seemed to be more [...]

  • A Team’s Season Done After Just 10 Games? Craig Button Says It’s Possible

    Could your favourite team’s playoffs hopes be a pipe dream after just 10 regular season games? NHL Network/TSN analyst Craig Button thinks it’s possible.

  • HOCKEY GLOSSARY 101

    Are you feeling out of step with the game you love? Confused by Corsi? Frustrated by Fenwick?  Tired of being left out of the advanced stats party? Relax, my friends, for The War Room is only too happy to shed a much needed light on the blue line lingo that has been keeping you from [...]

  • Hockey This Morning Diary – Week of Oct. 12-17, 2014

    Welcome to another look and listen back at the week that was on “Hockey This Morning” with Mike Ross and Mick Kern.  We call it the HTM Diary. On Wednesday, we spoke to Red Wings Exec. VP & GM Ken Holland.  We asked him about the dynamics involved in his day-to-day working relationship with head [...]

  • REQUIEM FOR A MASCOT

    It was short yet eventful life for Scorch, a native of Glens Falls, New York. The mascot of the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League has been stamped out, extinguished, doused, choose your favourite adjective. Scorch ran afoul of the Sensitive Police last week during an introductory video skit involving the young whippersnapper mascot [...]

  • Why the Fuss in Florida?

    So, the Florida Panthers had an announced crowd of 7311 on Monday night when they faced the Ottawa Senators.  So what?  Should we be hitting a panic button for the franchise? Nope.  It’s already been done.  Attendance issues and lousy teams have dogged this team for years and that won’t change until they start to [...]

  • HTM Diary – Week of October 6, 2014

    Guests this week included Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno who commented on Ryan Johansen signing a new 3-year deal with the Jackets: We also spoke to newly named Buffalo Sabres captain Brian Gionta on Wednesday and he spoke about his previous captaincy of the Montreal Canadiens and just how unique an opportunity that was: [...]

  • 6th ANNUAL WAR ROOM NON-PREDICTION PREDICTION SHOW RESULTS

    6th ANNUAL WAR ROOM NON-PREDICTION PREDICTION SHOW for 2014-15 NHL SEASON It’s time once again to drop the puck on another National Hockey League season, which means it’s time once again to drop the hammer on another War Room Non-Prediction Prediction Show. Who, in their right mind, seriously makes predictions in October about the Stanley [...]

  • WAR ROOM – NON-PREDICTION PREDICTION SHOW LOOK BACK AT 2013-14

    As we get ready to open the phones (1-877-645-6696) and Twitter (@expomick) for the 6th Annual Edition of the War Room Non-Prediction Prediction Show, let’s journey back to last year, and see what all you fine fans predicted would happen in the 2013-14 NHL Season…   5th Annual War Room Non-Prediction Prediction Show Once again, The War [...]

  • Where in the World are our NHLers?

    For years we’ve been told that hockey is more of a world game than it’s ever been.  More and more European players are drafted.  Heck, the game has even spread in the U.S.  Kids born and raised in California are making the league.  Names like Brown, Noesen and Jones are proof of it. And with [...]