The NHL Sad Fan Index – Volume 1

In October, the hopes and dreams of every NHL team is high. By November, for some, reality has set in. For others, they just happen to witness some really bad hockey. Without further ado, here is the NHL Sad Fan Index through the middle of November.

5 breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

The NHL playoffs can bring players that are on the fringe of stardom right to center stage. Here are some names to watch up for as the league prepares to drop the puck on its season season.

The NHL Lottery is today

Before we get to bask in the glow of the NHL’s best 16 teams, we have to watch the worst. The NHL Lottery is today, and here are the odds on who will get the first pick in this upcoming draft via TSN: According to Central Scouting, the top pick this year could be Samuel Bennett. […]

8 reasons why the Eastern Conference won’t win the Stanley Cup

You read why the West won’t win the Stanley Cup, but we’re here to tell you they’ve got it all wrong. We probably could just point out that the Metropolitian Division is in the Eastern Conference and that would be enough. Here are our 8 reasons why the East won’t win the Stanley Cup this […]

Video: The Redemption of Harvey the Hound

In less than a week another dog story? Yes and no. Harvey the Hound is the Flames mascot. In typical Flames fashion, Harvey and the Flames screwed up by not showing up for a Black Diamond tigermites charity game in late 2013. Kids were crying and overall it was a major PR flub. But, the […]

Amazing story of how a 14/15-year-old championship game ended

This was posted on Reddit hockey and it’s a fantastic documentation of a 14/15-year-old championship game in Uxbridge, Ontario. Per user meandyouandx, these are rules: After 1-1 score at end of regulation. O/T format was 1 min periods starting 4 on 4, then 3 on 3, 2 on 2 and it went to 1-1.  In the fourth […]

Stunned GIF: Paul MacLean can’t believe what he is seeing

As the playoffs get closer, the pressure gets bigger, and stunned GIFs get brigther. We will be capturing the best of stunned GIFs as the NHL wraps up. If you see any, shoot us an email. Tuesday’s poor soul: Paul MacLean. MacLean’s Senators got pounded by the Rangers 8-4. The game was only 3-2 Rangers […]

NHL INDEX: 12/23 – A look at Rookies

  This week we’re going to take a look at some of the best rookies in the NHL this season and the usual assortment of other stuff.   Tomas Hertl, San Jose Sharks Hertl is the front-runner for rookie of the year but his chances took a major blow after he was injured in a […]

NHL INDEX: 12/16

  Biggest Story Calgary GM Jay Feaster didn’t have much time left when the Flames brought in Brian Burke this summer as President of Hockey Ops.  The move to bring in Burke signaled that the Flames were soon about to go in a new direction.  Feaster was fired this week and Burke was named interim […]


  Biggest Story The Bruins/Penguins game on Saturday night had the makings of being an excellent hockey game.  Instead, the game was marred by vicious and suspendable plays by James Neal and Shawn Thornton.  The whole thing got started when Brooks Orpik delivered a clean hit on Loui Eriksson.  The Bruins were enraged with the […]

NHL INDEX: 12 Stats of November

12 Stats for November — Evgeni Malkin led all scorers with 25 points in November, Including 21 assists, which are the most assists in one month since some guy named Wayne Gretzky did it in 1996. — Chicago scored 55 goals in 15 games in November, the most in the NHL. They average 3.67 goals […]


This post will also be featured in our newsletter, which you can sign up for here:       Subscribe to our mailing list   Biggest story of the week Not a lot of big headlines this week, so I figured we’d look at one of the biggest stories through the first two months of […]

The weekly NHL Index

Welcome back to another edition of the NHL Index. Below you'll find some of the biggest stories, hottest teams and best goals from the past week.  Biggest story of the week Semyon Varlamov was the talk of the NHL this week and not for his solid play so far this season.  The Colorado Avalanche goaltender […]

Five questions going into the final weekend of October

  We're approaching the last weekend of October. Here are some notable games, players, and other things to watch this weekend before we close the book on the first month of 2013-14.   Who is going to beat San Jose?   San Jose is still the talk of the NHL. But they have a tough […]