The Quiet Room HHOF Edition: Pavel Bure

Pavel Bure’s knees didn’t get the memo that he was supposed to have a long, successful career. He settled for a short, successful career instead, which both sucks and doesn’t suck (but leans more towards sucking than not sucking).

Holy Crap, Volchenkov.

While he’s adept at stopping pucks with his face, Volchenkov finally proved that he is, indeed, human.

Nobody Told Derek Boogaard No

Derek Boogaard’s father did some digging into the medical care he’d received, and found out just how screwed the NHL’s medical culture really is.

The Sauers

A look at the Sauer brothers (Michael – NYR, Kurt – PHO) and their injuries.

No Injuries? There’s Always Kesler.

When there’s nothing else going on, Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler somehow always has a new injury to write about.

The Inevitable All-Groin Post

As usual I’ve waited forever before updating my Backhand Shelf posts here. And so here we go…

We’ll start off with an all-groin post, something I finally had to stop avoiding. Hockey is very, very groiny.

Better Supplemental Discipline Through Medicine


Today I solved the NHL’s problem with inconsistent supplemental discipline. You’re welcome, Shanny.

What the Heck Happened to Darren Helm?

Red Wings’ Darren Helm came back from a sprained knee just in time to lacerate some tendons in his hand in the first playoff game. Not a great day to be Darren Helm.

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Update: Los Angeles and San Jose

Westsiiiiiide! Los Angeles and San Jose take their turn having their pre-playoff injuries explained.

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Update: Florida and Phoenix


A look at the teams from the two yuckiest divisions in the playoffs: Phoenix and Florida.