January 12th, 2016 In International Hockey, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

The Champions Hockey League (CHL) is set to kick off the first leg of the semifinals on Tuesday with HC Davos of the NLA facing Frolunda Gothenburg of the SHL, and Lukko Rauma and Karpat Oulu, both of the Finnish Liiga, taking each other on. The winner on aggregate of each two game series heads to the CHL championship. Whether you follow...

January 11th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Rumors, Top 10 Lists, Trade Deadline, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

In response to a few big trades last week, the NHL is once again giddy with trade deadline talk. And with good reason, as the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline has the potential to be one of the most active in recent memory. Last week, we saw two trades. The first featured the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings, with Luke Schenn and Vincent...

January 9th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Edmonton Oilers, Top 10 Lists, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

The Detroit Red Wings surprised some on Saturday when they waived Jakub Kindl. Despite the initial surprise, the move makes sense. The team has committed to Alexey Marchenko as a roster staple and Kyle Quincey is ready to come off injured reserve. More surprising maybe was that the team had been actively trying to trade Kindl, but couldn't...

January 8th, 2016 In College Hockey, Editor's Choice, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

In their inaugural year at the NCAA Division I level, Arizona State has gained a lot of press for being a trailblazer for growing college hockey in the South. But looking into the archives of NCAA Division I Hockey, there are a few colleges that few would guess once fielded a varsity hockey team. Here are the five most obscure teams in the history...

January 5th, 2016 In Columbus Blue Jackets, Tampa Bay Lightning, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

While Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Jonathan Drouin has requested a trade, it's clear that this will be a difficult trade to make. General Manager Steve Yzerman's comments indicate that the Lightning aren't overly eager to make a move and the 2015-16 season hasn't been a booming trade year. Add to this that Drouin is difficult to put a price on....

January 5th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

The 2017 NHL Draft will mark the first year in the past three without a so-called "generational player". The battle to be the first overall pick will be a close one, and one that could change drastically in the next year and a half leading up to the draft. Overall, the draft looks to be a fairly deep one. There lacks a truly special talent at...

January 4th, 2016 In Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

The semifinals are finished and the medal round is set with Russia facing Finland in the gold medal match, and the U.S. playing Sweden for the right to go home with some hardware. Here are nine players who made their mark during the semifinals at the 2016 World Juniors. Mikko Rantanen & Kasperi Kapanen, Team Finland Coming into the tournament...

January 4th, 2016 In Hockey History, Jets History, Top 10 Lists, Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

The Franchise Four. The Mount Rushmore. Four players who tell the story of an organization. In this series, I’ll be taking a look at the history of all 30 NHL squads. For criteria, I’m choosing one forward, defenceman, goaltender and a wild card from any position. Since moving from Atlanta to Winnipeg in 2011, the Winnipeg Jets have reached...

January 4th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

Which Detroit Red Wings New Year's Resolutions Will You Follow? Now that it is officially 2016, New Year’s resolutions are kicking into full gear. Promises to go to the gym more, eat healthier, and actually floss are being (hopefully) fulfilled. For Detroit Red Wings fans, the resolutions are a little different, though. How can someone be a...

January 2nd, 2016 In International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

The quarterfinals are done and there were two absolutely classic World Juniors games, including Denmark giving Russia all they could handle and Canada getting eliminated in the quarterfinals for the first time since 1998. Here are 10 standouts from the quarterfinal round of the 2016 World Juniors. Ivan Provorov, Team Russia The Flyers 1st...

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