July 18th, 2016 In Column, Elsewhere on the Web, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

‘The Nuck Stops Here’ is a Vancouver Canucks news, opinion and analysis column that runs every Sunday through the regular season, and will continue to run periodically throughout the summer. NEWS Canucks sign goaltender Jacob Markstrom to extension The following is a press release from the organization: Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver...

July 14th, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

Subban Speaks P.K Subban had a lengthy interview with Sportsnet discussing his trade out of Montreal. He did well to dodge questions that the organization and/or his teammates didn't care for his personality, all the while not refuting such claims. One thing is abundantly clear: P.K loves Montreal. And for a city that hockey-crazy, with that much...

July 3rd, 2016 In Column, Elsewhere on the Web, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

After a brief hiatus, 'The Nuck Stops Here' is back! 'The Nuck Stops Here' is a Vancouver Canucks news, opinion and analysis column that runs every Sunday through the regular season, and will continue to run periodically throughout the summer. NEWS Ohlund to Be Inducted into Ring of Honour The following is a press release from the...

June 28th, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

Oilers Trade Talk Why would the Edmonton Oilers consider trading a player of Taylor Hall's caliber, you ask? 1. He will fetch the best return, mainly the top-pairing defenceman they desperately need. 2. They just drafted a skilled winger in Jesse Puljujarvi, who is ready to step in right away. 3. If they are intent on signing Milan Lucic, they...

June 23rd, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

The NHL News of the Day Las Vegas will have an NHL franchise. . Who is going to be their General Manager? Does the Frederik Andersen acquisition speed up the Leafs rebuild plan? , Milan Lucic is officially a free agent. . Are the Oilers a choice destination? Zack Kassian is in some hot water. Is Nail Yakupov the most likely Oiler...

June 21st, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

The Leafs Trade for a Goalie You have to feel for Jonathan Bernier. The much-maligned Leafs netminder has lost the crease before training camp even starts. Toronto had an extra first round pick thanks to the Kessel trade (number 30 overall), and the Ducks wanted a first rounder for Frederik Andersen, so it was a match made it heaven. The trade...

June 18th, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Where will the Oilers find defencemen? The put out a great piece today detailing the Championship defence corp of the Penguins and how the Oilers can look to them for inspiration. With the exception of Kris Letang (third round) and the undrafted Ben Lovejoy, the blueliners used by Pittsburgh during their playoff run were either first or second...

June 16th, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, Top Stories, Video Games 0 comments

The tragic passing of NHL legend Gordie Howe has been met with roars of support from a vast number of sports communities, including the NHL gaming community. A petition started by Brandon Dalton on change.org has started to gain a lot of warranted attention. The petition calls for EA Sports to put Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe, on the cover of NHL...

June 14th, 2016 In Elsewhere on the Web, News 0 comments

All Hail the Pens The Pittsburgh Penguins are your 2016 Stanley Cup Champions, as they should be, considering the way they performed since turning things around mid-season. It was a complete team victory, all the way from the General Manager to the third-string goaltender. The series somehow went six games, though that can easily be attributed to...

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