Blake Wheeler was left questioning the decision making of the Department of Player’s Safety’s and their inconsistency following a string of similar hits with different penalties. Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba earned a two-game suspension for a check to the head of Senators forward Mark Stone. On the flip side, Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin wasn’t […]
Drew Miller would be more than happy to leave the Detroit Red Wings. The 33-year-old veteran was demoted to the AHL this month following ongoing struggles. Miller has scored just five goals and one assist in 35 games. Miller outright admitted to Peter J Wallner of MLive.com that he’s hoping to get dealt during the upcoming […]
An interesting new hitch not discussed after the NHL decided to make goalie pants smaller was the potential risk of injury. Smaller equipment created newly exposed areas without padding. Montreal Canadiens goaltenders Carey Price and Al Montoya both know the emerging issue a bit too well. Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports Price and Montoya chatted […]
Toronto is paying homage to their pre-Maple Leafs roots. The team announced they’ll wear Toronto St. Pats jerseys on March. 18th. Before becoming the Maple Leafs, the organization was known as the St. Pats from 1919-1927, winning a Stanley Cup in 1927. The look is a throwback design on their old shirts. What do you […]
The Vegas Golden Knights are getting ready to assemble a roster. Golden Knights general manager George McPhee talked with Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. He said he’d like to a build a team similar to the high-flying mid-2000’s Washington Capitals. “I’ve built high-flying teams in the past, offensive, entertaining teams and would like to […]
Roberto Luongo has had a rough go of things in net for the Florida Panthers as of late. Head coach Tom Rowe believes his struggles have amounted to one thing: Being unlucky. Luongo has allowed 32 goals in his last nine games, including 11 in his last three. On Wednesday night in San Jose, Luongo […]
It took about 13 minutes for the Vancouver Canucks to find their first shot on goal against the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. That shot came from Alexander Edler from center ice and it somehow managed to beat Calgary goaltender Brian Elliott. Knuckle puck!
If you’re wondering whether or not Jaromir Jagr still has what it takes to hold his own in the NHL, watch the goal he scored on John Gibson on Friday night. After scooping up a loose puck the Ducks gifted to the veteran in their own zone, Jagr found himself standing all alone in front of […]
Toronto Maple Leafs fans probably shouldn’t expect too much from the team during the trade deadline. Mike Babcock personally warned fans that the team isn’t planning on being active and even mentioned that Leafs fans should find other things to do during the festivities of the deadline instead of waiting for the club to make a […]
Welcome once again to “This Week in NHL Stupid”. As you know, we track the silly, ugly and just plain stupid in the world of hockey. Now this week, we have to return to basics, because some players have forgotten the proper way to use a stick. Sticks, in hockey, are used to handle, pass, and […]
Mike Comrie is reportedly being investigated by police over a rape allegation, according to TMZ.com. According to reports, Comrie met with the unnamed accuser at a Los Angeles bar on Saturday, where they went back to his apartment. She claims that while there Comrie raped her multiple times. TMZ reports sources close to Comrie allege […]
The Colorado Avalanche are a popular team as the trade deadline approaches as they’re one of just a few clear sellers this season. Many teams have reached out to inquire about several players on the Avs’ roster, but to date no deals have come to fruition. The Ottawa Senators were one of those teams, but […]
What was Antoine Vermette thinking? The Anaheim Ducks forward slashed an official during tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild. What provoked him? It appeared Vermette didn’t like the way the official dropped the puck, so he gave him a whack with his stick – a big no, no.
Jack Edwards has got jokes. The Boston Bruins play-by-play announcer was calling the B’s matchup against the San Jose Sharks, when he noted Ryan Carpenter went to Bowling Green University. Referencing recent comments made from Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway, Edwards commented that Carpenter somehow survived the non-existent Bowling Green Massacre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZusaswEBH4 “Three years at […]
The NHL trade deadline is just over two weeks away and the hot stove is starting to warm up. Which contenders will bolster their rosters for a Stanley Cup run? Which disappointments will look to unload veterans and big contracts in an attempt to reshuffle? And how many of those deals will make sense? Most […]