When the season started, most hockey commentators had the Ottawa Senators pegged as an NHL bottom-feeder. That it hasn’t happened yet is a testament to the organization. Related: Senators’ Jean-Gabriel Pageau: Will He Stay in Ottawa? Head coach D.J. Smith is doing a good job of motivating his players and making solid decisions. Many Senators […]
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The New Jersey Devils shook up their goaltending situation yesterday morning, calling up the recently acquired Louis Domingue from the AHL. But that wasn’t the only moved they made, as they placed veteran netminder Cory Schneider on waivers to send him to the AHL. Schneider, 33 years old, has struggled mightily this season, as he has a […]
TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs say they are aware of a complaint of disturbing the peace against star forward Auston Matthews.
In a statement, the Leafs say "Auston is co-operating fully with the relevant authorities but neither he nor the Club will...
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When Jake McCabe fell to the ice and grabbed his right leg, he may have also been letting go of his time with the Buffalo Sabres. The alternate captain clutched ...
NHL teams typically improve in two ways: through the draft and development of young players or trading for or acquiring through free agency experienced players who fill specific needs. The Columbus Blue Jackets are in a good position to promote from within and perhaps trade for scoring. The team’s depth in goal and on defense […]
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Although the 2019-20 Ottawa Senators were a team in the middle of the rebuild, you might not have known that the way the team played during the first half of the season. Certainly, the team played much better than I expected — the record was actually 13-12-4 during November and December. However, after the new […]
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The 2020 NHL season has been one to remember (or forget) for obvious reasons. Every season has its storylines that make them unique from the others. But it’s hard to compete with a season that was postponed mid-March, and didn’t resume until August with a brand new playoff format that included an extra round. Top […]
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