Monthly Archives: June 2011

HIRED: Lane Lambert steps in as the new assistant coach in Nashville

Change is underway behind the bench in Nashville, a first in nearly 8 years. Lane Lambert, formerly the head coach of Nashville’s AHL affiliate the Milwaukee Admirals, has been hired as the new assistant coach for the Predators, which the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported a bit earlier. Under Lambert’s lead during his four year tenure, […]

The consistency of Tim Thomas, plus updated C.A.S.E. ratings

When the Vezina finalists were announced a few weeks back, the candidates were Boston’s Tim Thomas, Vancouver’s Roberto Luongo, and Nashville’s Pekka Rinne. At that time, most people believed it was a two-horse race between Rinne and Thomas, however throughout the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs, Luongo showed the league, its voters, and the rest of […]

The July 1st Deadline: Why it means more than we think it does

The Nashville Predators have a ton of players that need offers tendered to them by July 1st, which makes people more pre-occupied with the fact of re-signing players now…but what about the ramifications? Among all of the unrestricted and restricted free agents that general manager David Poile and his group have on their plate, their […]

The C.A.S.E. Rating – Stanley Cup Finals Game 1

I am a man of numbers, always have been. Numbers revolve around everything in the world (math is the universal language) and the same can be said for hockey. Lately, I’ve been trying to determine a new way to find out a proven statistical method to determine just WHO is the most effective player on […]