March 22, 2010 | PIERRE MCGUIRE
To measure the play of checking forwards, coaches use the plus-minus rating. In second-year wing Wayne Simmonds
(below), a powerful skater who was +20 at week's end, and heady veteran center Michal...
July 16, 2007 | Pierre McGuire
While big-name free agents were being scooped up to much fanfare, the Kings quietly, and wisely, signed a pair of steady scorers in center Michal Handzus and left wing Ladislav Nagy (right). The veteran duo played...
October 02, 2006 | E. M. Swift
February 03, 2003 | Pierre McGuire
There are only six German players in the NHL, but expect an increase soon, thanks in part to the Sharks. Director of scouting Tim Burke and consultant John Ferguson have spent a lot of time in Germany, and in June...
October 14, 2002 | Daniel G. Habib
A change behind the bench provides the jolt these underachievers need