One of the shining moments of every series is when the goalies meet in the line (Scott Stewart-USA TODAY Sports)

The Top Five Preseason Vezina Trophy Candidates

When you think about it, an NHL goaltender is a lot like a Major League Baseball starting pitcher with far bigger canjones. Both are largely dependent upon their defenses, although […]

Fans of the Seattle Thunderbirds need their team to stay. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Five Potential Team Names for a New Seattle NHL Franchise

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration — Thomas Alva Edison Mr. Light Bulb’s insight was certainly valid with respect to most applications, but when it comes to […]

by · September 24, 2013 · 35 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists
Despite having Darnell Nurse as a defensive prospect in their pipeline, the Oilers still have problems with their NHL defensive front. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects: Fall 2013 Edition

With the 2013-14 season coming up, it’s a good time to look at what the Edmonton Oilers have in the pipeline. A lot of things change over the offseason and […]

by · September 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects, Top 10 Lists
(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

Top 10 All-Time Underrated Habs

Some players get all the acclaim. Others go about their business in the shadows, preferring to let the P.K. Subbans of the world grab the spotlight. You know — the […]

Dan Carcillo was a huge force in tonight's game (cr: Dinur@Flickr)

The Five Funniest Nicknames in the NHL Today

Years ago, someone called my office asking for a “Walter McMuffin”. After a hearty laugh, the receptionist informed me of the malaprop and put him directly through. Sensing an opportunity, […]

by · September 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, Player Profiles, Top 10 Lists
Chin up Marian! You are fantasy hockey free in Columbus now. (bridgetds/Flickr).

The Top 10 Most Overpaid Players In the NHL

As September rolls around, we bid farewell to the offseason and celebrate the return of hockey.  Comfortably in the rear-view lies the summer spending spree known as unrestricted free agency.  […]

Yakupov (WIkimedia Commons)

The Five NHL Teams Most Likely to Surprise in 2013-14

There are two kinds of fools: those who can’t change their opinions and those who won’t — Josh Billings For hockey fans, if there’s one thing that can reliably be […]

Top Five Habs Run-Ins With the Law

Top Five Habs Run-Ins With the Law

Lately some Canadiens past and present have been making news but not quite for the right reasons. This got me thinking: what were the all-time Habs run-ins with the law? […]

Mark Scheifele is centering the Jets' second line and is showing just why he was a top-ten pick in 2011. (OHL Images)

Top Ten Rookies to Watch in 2013-14

Each year when the new NHL season kicks off, one of the most interesting elements is which young, up and coming stars will take the league by storm. Inevitably there […]

by · August 22, 2013 · 3 comments · Prospects, Top 10 Lists
The face of the franchise, Rick Nash (Dave Gainer/THW)

Best Blue Jackets Players of All Time

Of all time? Well… okay… the best Blue Jackets of the last 12 years. But for a team and a city, save for a few glimpses of greatness and one […]

While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Fantasy Hockey: Top-10 Overachievers from 2012-13

Last season was a shortened one, and as such, many players likely contributed more to your fantasy team than they would have been able to do over the course of […]

by · August 13, 2013 · 1 comment · Fantasy, Top 10 Lists
Top 10 Montreal Canadiens Goal Celebrations

Top 10 Montreal Canadiens Goal Celebrations

The Montreal Canadiens have scored a lot of goals in its 100+ years. Puckloads — over 20,000 to be precise. Which also means there have been a heckuva lot of […]