December 3rd, 2015 In Jets Prospects, Player Profiles, Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

It was quite surprising when the Winnipeg Jets had 20-year-old Nic Petan on their opening night roster. The first year pro, himself, was even unsure a spot in Winnipeg's lineup would be available for him. Nevertheless, Petan worked hard and did all the right things in training camp, which gained the trust of Jets head coach Paul...

November 30th, 2015 In International Hockey, Iowa Wild, Minnesota Wild, Player Profiles 0 comments

Ruslan Fedotenko may not be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, but he is one of the more notable players to have ever played in the NHL. Fedotenko has won two Stanley Cups -- Tampa Bay Lightning in 2003-4 and Pittsburgh Penguins in 2008-9 -- in 863 career NHL games and recorded 366 points (172 goals, 194 assists), despite being...

November 30th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Player Profiles 0 comments

David Rundblad is, by all means, a good hockey player. The Chicago Blackhawks defenseman is comfortable carrying the puck and is more than capable of making a good first pass out of the defensive zone. He's a decent skater, and at a height of 6'2" he has enough size to not be overly disadvantaged by the physical rigors of the NHL game. Sure,...

November 25th, 2015 In Player Profiles, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

With the 2015-16 NHL season through its first quarter, or roughly the 20 game mark, the League has already seen its fair share of surprises, as well as disappointments. In terms of surprises, the NHL has been fortunate to display one of the strongest, and arguably most exciting rookie classes in recent history. The likes of Connor McDavid,...

November 17th, 2015 In Commentary, International Hockey, KHL, Player Profiles 0 comments

Ilya Kovalchuk is into his third season in Russia since retiring from the NHL and leaving North America in 2013. At the age of 30, Kovalchuk decided to return to the KHL, where he had a brief stint during the 2012 NHL lockout. He fell in love with playing in front of family and friends each night, which ultimately led to the final decision to...

November 16th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Player Profiles 0 comments

#4 Niklas Hjalmarsson Height: 6'3" Birthdate: June 6, 1987 (Age 28) Hometown: Eksjo, Sweden Position: Defense Shoots: Left Nickname: Hjammer Underrated But Not Under-Appreciated Often, in our Blackhawks player spotlight, we focus on new players or prospects getting their first shot at the prime time. Today, we're going to break from the...

November 14th, 2015 In Ottawa Senators, Player Profiles 0 comments

With Nicklas Lidström being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015, there are now four Swedish players in the Hall. However, come 2017 that number should rise to five as long-time Ottawa Senators' captain Daniel Alfredsson becomes eligible. If selected, Alfredsson would also become the first Ottawa Senators player...

November 12th, 2015 In Buffalo Sabres, Commentary, Hockey History, Player Profiles, Top Stories 0 comments

This week we're debating the merits of players who may have been overlooked for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Using the Hall's criteria of judging a player based on their "playing ability, sportsmanship, character and contributions to his or her team or teams and to the game of hockey in general" we will debate who should be up next for...

November 11th, 2015 In Editor's Choice, Hockey History, International Hockey, Player Profiles 0 comments

This week we’re debating the merits of players who may have been overlooked for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Using the Hall’s criteria of judging a player based on their “playing ability, sportsmanship, character and contributions to his or her team or teams and to the game of hockey in general” we will debate who should be up...

November 11th, 2015 In Commentary, Hockey History, Philadelphia Flyers, Player Profiles 0 comments

This week we're debating the merits of players who may have been overlooked for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Using the Hall's criteria of judging a player based on their "playing ability, sportsmanship, character and contributions to his or her team or teams and to the game of hockey in general" we will debate who should be up next for...

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