Despite the strange world we live in today, and the uncertainty of the future of sports, the landscape of college hockey has grown. From Long Island University’s announcement of the creation of a men’s hockey program to the outpouring support of fans and alumni to save the Alabama-Huntsville team, Division I Hockey in the NCAA […]
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The second game between Slovakia and the Czech Republic sees a goalie prospect have a great game. A Carolina Hurricanes prospect is heading overseas to play next season and we look at an under the radar goalie who could finally hear his name called for our Prospect of the Day. Czech Prospect Malik Shuts the […]
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The Stanley Cup Playoffs are now set to begin on Aug. 1, and as a result, the NHL has decided to set a tentative date of Oct. 9 for the 2020 Draft. This adds in the wrinkle of some of the eligible prospects being in-season when the draft actually occurs. Up to this point we […]
The Vancouver Canucks have wrapped up their training camp in Vancouver and are now beginning bubble life in Edmonton. Earlier on Sunday, they whittled down their roster by cutting forward Kole Lind, goaltender Mike DiPietro and finally defencemen Ashton Sautner and Guillaume Brisebois to bring it to the required amount of players for the hub […]
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In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Tampa Bay Lightning will have to do without their star defenseman for a few days, while the Edmonton Oilers will get one of their key defensemen back. The Arizona Coyotes have a new GM, but he may have to deal with the rumored fallout of a low ball offer […]
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John Chayka has quit as the general manager and president of hockey operations of the Arizona Coyotes, the team would announce Sunday. Steve Sullivan has also been named the interim general manager for the time being, though he could receive a long look in the role, per Elliotte Friedman. The timing of this decision is […]
The New York Islanders’ third line has been a black hole, a revolving door, a who’s who of skaters since the beginning of the 2018-19 season. In the summer of 2018, general manager Lou Lamoriello signed center, Valtteri Filppula, to a one-year contract to fill the hole that was created when former captain, John Tavares, […]
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For a young coach, Travis Green’s camps are what many would consider a retro throwback. On July 15 — and multiple times after that — the Canucks’ social media team released a video showing a punishment for the losing team of the scrimmage (seen below). The grueling and mildly humiliating punishment, had the players (literally) […]
Don’t look now but the Vancouver Canucks are only one week away from opening their play-in series against the Minnesota Wild. Playoff hockey is just around the corner and the players are chomping at the bit to get going, as the last couple of scrimmages have shown an extra level of competitiveness and intensity. It’s […]
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The NHL’s play-in round is a little over a week away and the Pittsburgh Penguins will play the Montreal Canadiens in a best-of-five series. Although the Penguins have been in the league since 1967 and the Canadiens are an original six team, this will be just the third time the two teams will face each […]
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