When Red Wings general manager, Ken Holland signed Mikael Samuelsson to a 2-year, $6 million contract on July 1st, 2012, he thought he was signing the Swedish, right-winger that helped […]
With the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs coming to a close, with two game-7s, the Predators are still left to wonder what could have been different this […]
The 2013 NHL Draft was already set to be an exciting time for both the league and the Buffalo Sabres. A draft this deep could turn around the fortunes of […]
The Phoenix Coyotes season is now officially over and the organization is going to have to decide what to do with impending UFA goaltender Mike Smith. This decision for both sides isn’t as cut […]
With Craig MacTavish installed as the new GM in Edmonton, many are wondering what his first order of business will be, and just how he’ll make his mark. The […]
It hardly seems fair to label the Ottawa Senators as a team that’s out of gas following their 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers Sunday night. After all they did […]
Despite a very important 2-1 win against their division rivals on Saturday at Bell Centre, the Canadiens lost a key element of their defensive brigade when bruising defensemen Alexei Emelin […]
The Toronto Maple Leafs found themselves in an unfamiliar position – a fairly secure playoff spot at the NHL trade deadline, Dave Nonis’ first as the team’s general manager.
As April 3 came to a close the Leafs had made one deal, acquiring Ryan O’Byrne from Colorado. The move to acquire a veteran goalie never materialized, as Miikka Kiprusoff decided against leaving Calgary, and no one was able to pry Roberto Luongo from the Canucks. Now the race is on to qualify for the post-season for the first time since the spring of 2004.
It has not been an easy time for daily fantasy hockey league players with the ever increasing amount of injuries, the trade deadline, and just some skittish overall play. However, […]
As the clock approached 3:00pm on April 3rd, 2013 the Washington Capitals and the Nashville Predators seemed to have put the entire hockey world on hold, while they attempted to […]
The Edmonton Oilers essentially stood pat at the NHL trade deadline, making just one deal, bringing in depth forward Jerred Smithson from the Florida Panthers for a fourth round pick.
Smithson will certainly bring value to the bottom six and brings size, grit and experience. He’s an excellent penalty killer and good in the face-off circle. He will help, but he is not a difference maker.
The question is, did Steve Tambellini and the Oilers do enough at the deadline to make them a serious playoff contender?
The trade deadline has come and gone. After everyone in the hockey world slumped their shoulders and cried “this is boooooring!”, things got crazy. To quote the great Ron Burgandy: […]