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Bruce Peter

  • joined Mar 01, 2010
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
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To put it simply, Bruce Peter is a hockey fan from Sasaktoon, Saskatchewan who has an interest in the game beyond the NHL. Since 2010, he's been covering issues surrounding the international game, European professional leagues and junior hockey for SB Nation at Puck Worlds. In early 2010, he covered IIHF World Junior Championships in Saskatoon for Puck Daddy, which gave him an added desire to cover the global outreachs of the game. In late 2012, he moved to Melbourne, Australia and continues to follow the game from one of hockey's lesser developed nations.

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The problem with Emelin

Alexei Emelin has his backers and his detractors, but as we move further along in his career certain patterns are emerging about how the team plays with him on the ice, and they aren't exactly...

Babcock Good, Therrien Bad

Montreal returns to action against Detroit, honour Canadian sports stars that could actually complete passes through the neutral zone, and then make us wonder why we're still watching them. Then...

Under Pressure: Russia hosts hockey's best

Led by their elite forwards, Russia will look to win gold at Sochi in 2014, avenging an embarrassing quarterfinal exit in the 2010 Olympics in the process. Can Datsyuk, Malkin, Ovechkin and...

Mid-Term Top 25 Under 25: #15-11

There's a couple of notable risers, and a couple of notable fallers in the middle section of our rankings, as the prospect pool starts to get a bit stronger with likely NHLers entering the...

2013 Habs Top 25 Under 25 Individual Lists

How each of us voted to arrive at our final rankings. Feel free to judge us! Also, do we even agree with our own ranking?

2013 Habs Top 25 Under 25: #3 Max Pacioretty

On the verge of his 25th birthday, Max Pacioretty has proven himself amongst the game's elite goal scoring wingers. He comes in third on our ranking of the Canadiens Top 25 Under 25.

2013 Habs Top 25 Under 25: #7 Jarred Tinordi

Jarred Tinordi is almost there. After a successful rookie season as a professional, a long NHL career seems more and more likely for the giant blueliner. Just how good can he be, and what might...

2013 Habs Top 25 Under 25: #17 Jacob De La Rose

Big, fast, and strong describes new Habs prospect Jacob De La Rose quite nicely. While there are questions about his offensive upside, there's a lot to like about the rest of the young Swedish...

2013 Habs Top 25 Under 25: #22 Zachary Fucale

And with their third selection in the 2013 NHL Draft, the Montreal Canadiens gave us a top young goalie to argue about for the next several years.

What is a Quality Start? How is it Measured?

Goaltending has yet to undergo the massive microanalysis that has occurred to skaters, but there are a few new statistics that have emerged for the position. Here we look at Quality Starts (QS),...

Kristo, Weber, White Highlight Changes to U25 List

Since we unveiled the 2012 Top 25 Under 25 for the Montreal Canadiens, fourteen players have moved on, either due to age or as part of organizational decisions. Here we briefly review these young...

The Top 25 Under 25 Returns

Our panel of twelve Eyes on the Prize contributors weighs in on the top Montreal Canadiens players and prospects under the age of 25 heading into the 2013-14 hockey season. Here's a preview of what...

Who Could Be on Timmins' Radar?

With three draft picks in the first 36 of the NHL Entry Draft, Canadiens scouting guru Trevor Timmins has a lot of options when targeting players to add to the Canadiens' prospect pool. Here's a...

Is the Best Really Yet to Come?

In modern day professional sports, there are no guarantees. The Canadiens future looks pretty bright, but even if the team makes all the right moves, that Cup may not arrive.

Habs Win, Devils Suck

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Montreal wins a hard fought road game 2-1 in New Jersey. You should expect this kind of result by now.

Canadiens at Devils - Third Period Thread

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Peter Harrold, who apparently is a real player, tied it up for New Jersey in a 2013 Montreal typical second period. Tie game heading into period three.

Canadiens at Devils - Second Period Thread

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OMG COLBY ARMSTRONG SCORED A GOAL WHILE A GUY FROM SASKATOON RUNS EOTP. IT'S LIKE MAGIC.

Game Thread - Habs at Devils

The Habs are in Newark to take on the Devils, and so am I. Hopefully they can pull off a win for me.

Let's pick USA hockey's 2014 Olympic team

One year out from puck drop at the 2014 Sochi Games, SB Nation's American hockey writers gathered to select Team USA's roster.

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Doing Stevie Y's job, picking Team Canada

With one year until puck drop on the Olympic men's ice hockey tournament in Sochi, Russia, we take a look at what Canada's roster might look like. Canada has never medalled with NHL players outside...

P.K. Subban: Elite Defender

P.K. Subban has a lot of critics, people who don't realize just how good he really is. Here's an outline of just where he sits compared to the rest of the league.

Luongo, Lundqvist Top Goalies Between 2005-12

Using a stat called Saves Above Replacement, we've accumulated who the top 30 goaltenders between the NHL lockouts were. While most of the best have the hardware to prove it, a couple of very...

Wake Up: The NHL Lockout is Over

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It's done. Over. A marathon negotiating session led to a 5 AM EST agreement that will end the NHL lockout.

IIHF dropping ball with lazy web promotion

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By not making full highlights available to their fans, the IIHF is not generating the kind of interest that the tournament demands. Fans are left to pick through the crumbs that are made available,...

Granlund, Teravainen keep Finland alive in WJC

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Finland survived a big scare against Switzerland, twice coming back from two goals down to beat them 5-4 in a shootout. Markus Granlund and Teuvo Teravainen scored twice in the win, which leaves...

Finland, Canada win big to open WJC

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The first day of the World Juniors lived up to expectations with big wins for medal contenders Finland and Canada. But how they played in those wins showed two completely different teams.

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Czechs turn to stars, hope for improvement

The Czechs made the quarterfinals last year for the first time in 3 years at the World Juniors, and this year's team looks stronger up front than a year ago thanks to a talented group of forwards....

Don't call it a comeback: USA seeks gold, revenge

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The Americans were embarrassed at the 2012 World Juniors, finishing a shocking seventh place. The country looks to rebound this year, and aren't going to be happy with a result that is more...

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Underdog Latvia looks to surprise

Latvia's a small country that is higher on the international hockey ladder than they frankly should be, and look to continue hanging with the big boys at this year's World Juniors in Russia. Can...

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