Recent deals have already provided a trade deadline preview

Each year the trade deadline in the NHL comes and goes, there aren’t a lot of changes and people are left scratching their heads. Are these general managers so risk averse that they don’t want to make major trades? A few trades involving Patrick Eaves, Tomas Jurco, Martin Hanzal and Ben Bishop have taken place already, […]

Boston Bruins fire Claude Julien. What’s next for the team?

The Boston Bruins have fired their Stanley Cup winning coach Claude Julien in a bit of surprising news. For the past few years the conversations began to grow louder and louder for his removal. The consensus among many in the media was there wasn’t a good replacement for the long time coach. He has long […]

Does the NHL have a standardization problem?

If you’re an NHL fan, chances are you’ll watch the sport no matter what. If they take fighting away, it isn’t as if you’ll walk away from the sport. If they take away the blue line it isn’t going to change your world. So why should you give a crap about what the league is […]

Video: AHL shootout winner goes in off the back of the goalie’s head

Life can be tough sometimes. Linus Ullmark, the goaltender for the Rochester Americans, had himself one heck of a game and had to find out that idiom the hard way. The Rochester Americans and Toronto Marlies played themselves a tight AHL affair. The game ended up going to the shootout. Colin Smith looked to be denied […]

Canucks’ Ryan Miller is ticked off over ice at the United Center

If you have been in the NHL for a long enough period of time, you have seen everything. Bad ice, delays of all kinds, fights that become especially brutal. For veteran goaltender of the Vancouver Canucks Ryan Miller, he is upset about one thing only after their game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The damn ice.

Jack Capuano has been fired, but was he the right person to blame?

In a move that seemed like a long time coming, Jack Capuano was fired as head coach of the New York Islanders. The Islanders have had a rough start to the year and it looked like at some point they were going to need a scapegoat to pin it all on. General Manager Garth Snow […]

Three interesting facts from the Columbus Blue Jackets’ winning streak

While the Columbus Blue Jackets’ winning streak has ended, it doesn’t mean we can’t remember their streak fondly. It was one of the most improbable runs in the salary cap era of the NHL. While in the grand scheme of the season it may not mean much, many are hoping that it can elevate the […]

These 3 NHL teams should start planning for the 2017 Draft

It’s that time of year when the good teams in the NHL start pulling away from the bad ones. With that, it’s starting to become clear which teams need to place their playoff aspirations on hold and look forward to the upcoming 2017 NHL Draft. These three struggling franchises clearly need to start looking to the offseason […]