In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is a team that has shown interest in defenseman Justin Faulk, but that there are complications with any potential trade. So too, Carolina wasn’t the only team to pitch to Jake Gardiner. Finally, what amount of wins or losses to start the season would be the line in the […]
What does it take to be a good agitator in today’s NHL? Obviously, you must have the ability to get under the opponent’s skin, but you don’t want to be consistently putting your team at a disadvantage by taking silly penalties. You have to be able to annoy your opponent on the scoresheet as well […]
Since the fall of the Iron Curtain, the NHL has found player representation from many countries that were once part of the Soviet Union. 1994 saw the first Russian-born players win the Stanley Cup with the New York Rangers, and they have won Cups ever since. Additionally, Latvians, Lithuanians, and Belorussians have found names for […]
The State of Hockey… What does it mean? Where does it come from? It’s hardly a secret that Minnesota has long been a hockey Mecca. The first hockey teams in Minnesota were formed a couple of decades before Henry Ford’s Model-T changed the world. The University of Minnesota first organized a hockey team in 1895 and […]
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there seems to be a reason the Nashville Predators haven’t locked up defenseman Roman Josi yet, NHL insiders note why other teams are upset with the Toronto Maple Leafs and there is an update on Connor McDavid with video as to how he’s progressing. Predators Waiting for the RFA Market […]
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BELLEVILLE, Ont. — After being traded twice in two different leagues, Nick Suzuki is determined to crack the Montreal Canadiens roster.
The 20-year-old forward is competing in a rookie showcase at the CAA Arena in Belleville, Ont., home of th...
With less than one month before the launch of the new NHL season, let’s put the Washington Capitals’ early schedule under the microscope. Beyond the much-anticipated Sidney Crosby verses Alex Ovechkin games that everyone circles on their calendars, the start of the 2019-20 schedule has plenty of interesting matchups. The Capitals’ launch to this season […]
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With the final installment of our Fantasy Fresh Starts, we turn to the Atlantic Division, home of the Stanley Cup runner up Boston Bruins and NHL President’s trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning. While the Lightning and the Bruins left much of their locker room makeup status quo, the rest of the division was hard at work […]
As has been recent tradition, the Columbus Blue Jackets are racking up wins in the Traverse City prospect’s tournament. With two wins in two showings this weekend, that makes six consecutive wins for the Blue Jackets at Centre Ice Arena. Coming into this version of the tournament, all eyes from a Blue Jackets’ perspective were […]
In today’s NHL rumor rundown there is news the Carolina Hurricanes might look to trade a defenseman after signing one on Friday, Vancouver’s starting goaltender is being patient, the Boston Bruins aren’t ready to dump a quality player to make salary cap room and the Montreal Canadiens will not be considering a return for a […]
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