May 14 has been a very busy day in the history of the National Hockey League. Between historic comebacks, series-clinching wins, broken records and awards being handed out, this date has seen a little bit of everything. 3-0? No Problem The 2010 Philadelphia Flyers were a team many had written before we hit May 14 […]
Brad Treliving has done many things right since becoming the Calgary Flames’ general manager in April 2014, but goaltending is one area where he would surely appreciate a do-over. The Flames have dressed 11 different netminders during Treliving’s tenure, most of whom were his own acquisitions that lasted two seasons or less. The team has […]
Before I write too much, I have to admit that I am a huge fan of Mike Hoffman. He can score at an elite level, posting 20-plus goals for six straight seasons. Need him to pass the puck? No problem. He has racked up 30-plus assists for five consecutive seasons as well. His superior scoring […]
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With Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen out with a neck injury that he suffered against the Florida Panthers, there were two crucial loses that impacted the teams position in the standings. The goaltending situation is getting bleaker by the minute where important points are being lost. In addition, they’re starting to lose momentum. General […]
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are comments from Joe Thornton after not getting traded by the San Jose Sharks. What does that mean for his future with that organization? So too, what did Zach Parise say when it came to the trade rumors of him going to the Islanders? Finally, there’s buzz out of […]
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Welcome to part three of our preseason Erie Otters Q & A series. In case you missed our first two entries, you can read our chat with head coach Chris Hartsburg here and draft eligible Hayden Fowler here. It’s been a long two years in Erie since they won the OHL championship. Roster turnover coupled […]
The Tampa Bay Lightning had another four games in seven days this week, three of which came against teams that many believe will make the playoffs. They went 2-2 in those four games, picking up wins against the Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins, while getting beat handily by the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals. […]
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The NHL trade deadline has come and gone, which means rosters are becoming finalized. Give or take some call ups from the minors, rosters aren’t changing much as we pull into the final leg of the regular season. Related: Pennsylvania Hockey – A Long, Proud History For the Philadelphia Flyers, the deadline was a quiet […]
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In year number two of head coach Barry Trotz on Long Island, the New York Islanders have high expectations after reaching the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs a season ago. They have completely moved on from the loss of their captain, John Tavares, and surprised the NHL with their sweep over the Pittsburgh […]
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OTTAWA — Anthony Duclair had two goals and an assist as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 Monday night. It was the Senators’ (13-17-1) first win over the Bruins (20-5-6) since April 6, 2017. Chris Tierney, Artem Anisimov and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also scored for the Senators, who were playing their first home game […]
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