In 1999, the Atlanta Thrashers began play as the NHL’s newest expansion team. After years of Ilya Kovalchuk scoring highlight-reel goals, the team relocated to Winnipeg in 2011 where the Winnipeg Jets 2.0 have played ever since. Related: Top 3 All-Time Jets Goalies Only being in the league for 20 years, players drafted in Winnipeg […]
Ruben Rafkin 2019-20 Team: Windsor Spitfires (#88)Date of Birth: Jan. 8, 2002Place of Birth: Turku, FinlandHt: 6-foot Wt: 190-pounds Position: DShoots: RNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible. Rankings: Future Considerations: 52nd NHL Central Scouting: 72nd (mid-term rankings) Craig Button: 83rd (January) Andrew Forbes: 93rd (March) Larry Fisher: 94th (March) The Spitfires drafted Rafkin in the […]
Unless the NHL changes the draft lottery rules in the face of the ongoing season suspension, the Detroit Red Wings will pick in the top four of the NHL entry draft. By now, names like Alexis Lafrenière and Quinton Byfield are very familiar to Red Wings fans. However, the organization’s success in the 2020 draft […]
The Ontario Hockey League is one of the premier leagues where players have tons of talent and skill. It gives them a great opportunity to pave their way toward the National Hockey League. Names like John Tavares, Steven Stamkos, Patrick Kane, Connor McDavid and Mitch Marner have all built themselves up in the OHL to […]
The Boston Bruins have had numerous prolific goalscorers in the team’s storied history, which dates back to 1924. Here are the best of the best: the top 20 Bruins’ scorers of all-time. 1. Johnny Bucyk, 545 Goals Nicknamed “Chief,” Bucyk scored a single-season high 51 goals in the 1970-71 campaign, the only year he’d hit […]
With the NHL play suspended for the foreseeable future, it seemed as if it might be time to look at some of the news that’s emerging from the Vancouver Canucks organization and review where the season stands just in case it will be officially over sometime in the near future. Related: Vancouver Canucks News & […]
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Now that we’re all confined to our homes with little to do, our thoughts tend to wander. Without the Anaheim Ducks to watch, some of you may have found yourselves thinking about the one that got away. Just like you with your ex, the Ducks have had their fair share of beauties get away. Here’s […]
Because the 2019-20 NHL regular season was suspended on March 12 due to health concerns in the wake of the coronavirus, I thought it might be a good time to review the Toronto Maple Leafs season. Here goes. Maple Leafs’ Down & Up Season In Review If the regular season ends where the team currently […]
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While the NHL, the players, and the fans await the fate of the 2019-20 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, here’s a look at the best moments from the season for the Montreal Canadiens. With their team sitting 24th in the overall standings when play was paused, the loyal Habs’ faithful probably aren’t in the mood […]
It’s never easy to analyze a trade, especially when players involved in the deal are still building their career resumes. A lot of things factor into a move like the one that saw the Brayden Schenn trade to the St. Louis Blues on NHL Draft Day 2017. What many seem to forget is that this […]