Welcome to Crash The Crease, I'm Michael Gwizdala. I hope to bring you the most comprehensive, passionate and knowledgeable hockey coverage as one man possibly can. I've spent many a night watching today's stars come up through the ranks in the AHL with the Albany River Rats as well as other clubs from about 1993 on. Bare with me as I touch up the site design. In the meantime I hope you enjoy the content along with the 2009-10 hockey season!