Five years ago, on this date, I registered dobberhockey.com, moved the files over from a rather feeble webpage, and launched what would eventually be the site you see before you! Lots of prizes will continue to be won and I will have more announcements as well. I’ll be dragging out the hype on this longer than the WWE drags out the hype of an upcoming headlining PPV match.
Still have room for six more questions – I set up the thread right here.
nebnebneb21 is the winner of the Contest #3!
Ilya Kovalchuk has played 42 games and here is his record with the Devils, along with their record in 42 games prior to his arrival. Interesting stuff.
Martin Biron will get the start for the Rangers today.
Contest closed – Contest #3 – winner will receive this beanie and this jacket from Easton Hockey: What’s the score of the hockey game in the top picture in my funny DobberHockey pics section? Winner must start a new thread entitled “Contest 3” in the Lounge section of the forum.
I’m opening up a section in Dobber’s Take where I’ll be taking questions today – I’ll answer the first 10, so get on it!
Congratz to bazbierk, who wins a copy of the book He Shoots, He Skewers!. More contests to come…
Tim Arnold, a former writer with fantasyhockey.com and who can be followed on Twitter here, has joined the DobberHockey writing team. I’ve been following his Tweets for quite some time and they were not only pretty insightful, but I found them to be both funny and edgy. He reminded me a lot of Chris Burns, so it’s only appropriate that his debut column follow up the Burns guest column. Watch for his debut later today. Yep, that’s just another of many announcements this anniversary weekend. Check back in for more later on.
Pekka Rinne has given up 13 goals in his last three starts, and he got the hook last night after giving up four goals by the midpoint. Anders Lindback came on in relief and stopped all seven shots. Perhaps it’s time to sneak Mr. Lindback into your active roster, as Rinne continues to struggle.
After a rather disappointing AHL season last year, Chet Pickard has managed to do even worse this year. The Nashville goaltending prospect was demoted to the ECHL and is abs