It’s safe to say this recent five-game road trip was pretty important for the Chicago Blackhawks. They were already on the outside looking in, but were still on the cusp of a wildcard spot if they went on a roll. Well, they didn’t. They only secured one win and earned a mere two out of […]
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news that Connor McDavid might be back sooner than expected. In New Jersey, after making two big trades, is the market now set and will the Devils make more trades? Are the San Jose Sharks targeting cap-strapped teams? Finally, where are the New York Rangers and Chris Kreider […]
The NHL trade deadline is almost upon us and contending teams are in search of ways to get their organization over the hump and bring home a Stanley Cup. Those hitting the market as “buyers” are in search of one thing and one thing only. NHL players with the ability to increase the overall skill […]
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Well, it didn’t take long before Jack Campbell endeared himself to other Toronto Maple Leafs players. All game long against the Ottawa Senators on Feb. 15, when play stopped in front of his net, he was tapping away on his teammates – thanking them for this play or that as they helped him keep shots […]
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While this hockey enthusiast originally proposed that the New Jersey Devils were better off trading forward Kyle Palmieri this season, times have changed at the Prudential Center for Jersey’s team. There’s no doubt that the newly appointed interim general manager Tom Fitzgerald executes a trade by the NHL’s 2020 Trade Deadline on Feb. 24. It’s […]
In this second installment of a four-part series comparing Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin to his four immediate predecessors, we take a look at Bob Gainey. It’s been 25 years since the Habs last won the Stanley Cup. In that time, players have come and gone, but so have GMs. Five in fact have […]
Your junior hockey round-up is back and full of news, notes and opinions for those of you that love to delve into the world of junior hockey. In this week’s edition, we take a look at the latest NHL emergency call-up, a coaching milestone and the lack of talk surrounding draft-eligible prospect – James Hardie. […]
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The New York Islanders are a storied franchise, even if most the significant parts of their story are in the late 1970s and early ’80s. Their 19-straight playoff series wins will likely never be surpassed and the cast of players from that era remains at the center of the Islanders’ universe and the record books. […]
The Boston Bruins have signed defender Jeremy Lauzon to a two-year contract extension worth $1.7 million. This deal carries an annual cap hit of $850,000 and will keep him with the team through the 2022-23 season. For the Bruins, this deal makes a lot of sense. On the surface, it makes sense to lock up […]
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Shea Weber brought so much joy to Nashville Predators fans over many seasons, but now he might bring so much pain. The long-time captain was one of Nashville’s first legit superstars and he will always have a special place in the hearts of the Smashville faithful, which is why the recent news of his injury […]