March 29th, 2016 In Commentary, Long Read, Nashville Predators, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

It was revealed Monday night that Nasvhille Predators draft pick and NCAA star Jimmy Vesey would not be signing with the Predators. He will instead exercise his right to test free agency after finishing his fourth season for Harvard. It's a big blow to the Predators, who clearly thought he was going to sign and were counting on him joining the...

March 10th, 2016 In Hockey History, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

Since 1982, the Philadelphia Flyers and New Jersey Devils have been Turnpike rivals. The two have met during the Stanley Cup Playoffs on five occasions, including twice in the Eastern Conference Finals, with the Devils holding the series edge on the Flyers, 3-2. During the 1990s, the road to an Eastern Conference title, if not an old Atlantic...

March 2nd, 2016 In Atlanta Thrashers, Hockey History, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

The Franchise Four. The Mount Rushmore. Four players who tell the story of an organization. For criteria, I’m choosing one forward, defenceman, goaltender and a wild card from any position. Entering the NHL in 1999, the Atlanta Thrashers reached the postseason one time, across eleven seasons. During said time frame, the Thrashers iced the...

February 23rd, 2016 In New York Rangers, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

One of the great side stories of a Stanley Cup championship is seeing the guy who has had a championship elude him for far too long finally hoist the Cup. Sometimes it's a legend like Ray Bourque or Dave Andreychuk finally hoisting it at age 40; sometimes it's a very good player who has just come close so many times you're glad it finally clicked,...

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