(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Year in Review: Top 10 Canucks Moments from 2014

Though not the Canucks most successful calender year, 2014 was certainly one of their most progressive. After enduring through the most disappointing season in recent memory, the Canucks underwent a […]

by · December 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists, Vancouver Canucks
(Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

The NHL’s Top 5 Defensive Teams in 2014-15

The only defensive war is a war of defense — Gilbert K. Chesterton Gil’s circular logic notwithstanding, there is clearly a correlation between defensive success and winning in the NHL. […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
Demitra ranks 5th all time in points for the Blues franchise.

The Top-5 European Blues of All-Time

The St. Louis Blues have built a top-six forward unit the past few seasons that is mostly comprised of Americans and Canadians. David Backes, Brad Boyes, Paul Kariya and T.J. […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 2 comments · St Louis Blues, Top 10 Lists
8 Team Russia Players to Watch For at 2015 World Junior Championships

8 Team Russia Players to Watch For at 2015 World Junior Championships

After two straight Bronze Medals, Team Russia parted ways with coach Mikhail Varnakov to bring back Valeri Bragin, who led the Mother Land to the 2011 Gold Medal and the […]

[photo: madlyinlovewithlife CC]

10 Names for a New Las Vegas NHL Franchise

While Las Vegas is surprisingly no stranger to hockey teams, an NHL one has eluded the city up to now. That might change very soon, with a season-ticket drive to […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 12 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
(Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

By The Numbers: Best Top Line in the NHL

I started this exercise by looking to see where the Sabres top line measures up around the league.  After pulling a few teams statistics, I realized not very well.  I […]

The Seattle Totems logo

10 Potential Names for a New Seattle NHL Franchise

Sports back in Grandpa’s heyday were so much easier than they are today. Case in point: team monikers. Back then, franchise names were so simple, so logical that they rolled […]

Mark Giordano (Greg Thompson/Hammersmith Studios)

Goal Prevention = Stanley Cup Champions

Keep the puck out of the net. Stop the biscuit from going in the basket. Shoot it around and chip it off the glass and out of the zone. Sounds […]

Zemgus Girgensons has been playing very well with Matt Moulson and Tyler Ennis - and fantasy managers will likely capitalize on the situation if the sophomore can keep up his current level of play. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

The NHL’s Ugly Sweater Christmas Party

A few weeks ago, I put together a list of my 10 favorite NHL sweaters. Those are the best of the best but what about the worst of the worst? […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 23 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists
A mustachioed walking cannon with superfluous wheels? Hockey fans enjoy funny mascots and clever tweets.  Credit: By Michael Miller (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons

5 of the Best NHL-Related Tweets You’ve Ever Seen

For a game replete with big, fast, tough players with questionable dental plans, hockey is a pretty funny sport in many ways. After all, not only are there goofy mascots, […]

by · November 30, 2014 · 4 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists
(Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Calder Trophy Race 2014-15:

Well we’re just about 20% into the 2014-15 season and candidates for the Calder Trophy are beginning to show their faces. Some expected guys have fallen behind and will need […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 3 comments · Prospects, Top 10 Lists
The Top 40-year-old Goaltenders In NHL History

The Top 40-year-old Goaltenders In NHL History

More than the 12 victories he needs for 700 and the fourth Stanley Cup he so desires, Martin Brodeur is hoping to continue his career because he is a competitor. […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists