April 1st, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

With only a couple of weeks remaining in the 2015-16 NHL regular season, multiple teams have already clinched playoff spots, while others have seen their playoff chances diminish. With that, potential first round match-ups are starting to take shape, and we could be in for some real treats. This season has been one of the most competitive in...

March 23rd, 2016 In Long Read, NHL Expansion, Previews and Predictions, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Talk of NHL expansion is taking the hockey world by storm, and deservedly so. By expanding, not only does the NHL increase its sources of revenue, but more importantly, it helps to further grow the game in additional markets, primarily the United States. NHL Expansion: A Brief History Expansion itself has been a long time coming for the NHL,...

March 21st, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Previews and Predictions, Top Stories 0 comments

The NHL Expansion train is once again picking up speed, as League General Manager's were informed that they could expect a formal decision on the expansion process prior to the coming 2016 NHL Draft, scheduled to be held June 24-25th at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo. The expansion process, and the potential of adding new teams to the...

March 21st, 2016 In Long Read, Previews and Predictions, Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

The Toronto Maple Leafs are not looking towards the playoff race as we stretch through March, but instead to the 2016 NHL Draft Lottery, where they currently own the greatest odds at winning the sweepstakes and the first overall selection. This is a franchise looking ahead to the future for optimism, with only four forwards, three defencemen...

March 3rd, 2016 In Long Read, Previews and Predictions, Trade Deadline, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Trade Deadline Predictions: 40 Potential Deals Trade Deadline Predictions: 10 Deals I Stand By Trade Deadline Predictions: 5 Deals I Take Back Here I am, again — for my annual walk of shame following the NHL trade deadline. To the surprise of nobody, including yours truly, my predictions missed the mark for the most part. In...

March 2nd, 2016 In Previews and Predictions, World Cup 0 comments

General Manager: Tommy Boustedt Head Coach: Rikard Gronberg Committee Members: Daniel Alfredsson, Mats Sundin, Nicklas Lidstrom Sweden named two goaltenders, six defenseman and eight forwards to their preliminary 16-man roster. The usual names are returning in Henrik Lundqvist, Niklas Kronwall, Erik Karlsson, Henrik Zetterberg and the...

February 19th, 2016 In Previews and Predictions, Trade Deadline 0 comments

Trade Deadline Predictions: 40 Potential Deals Trade Deadline Predictions: 5 Deals I Take Back If you can’t handle the heat, stay out of the kitchen. It’s cliché, but it’s true to some extent. So when I cooked up 40 potential deals for my annual trade deadline predictions, I knew full well I’d be getting roasted for most...

February 19th, 2016 In Previews and Predictions, Trade Deadline 0 comments

Trade Deadline Predictions: 40 Potential Deals Trade Deadline Predictions: 10 Deals I Stand By Reality is, I was never going to be right on all 40 of my trade deadline predictions. It’s a real guessing game this time of year, trying to dream up deals that teams may or may not be contemplating based on facts, rumours and hunches....

February 13th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Previews and Predictions, Top Stories, Trade Deadline 0 comments

2015 Trade Deadline Predictions 2015 Trade Deadline Results 2014 Trade Deadline Predictions 2014 Trade Deadline Results It’s that time of the year again — with just over two weeks until the Feb. 29 trade deadline, I’ve compiled my annual predictions. I’ll be the first to admit, my track record isn’t great, but this...

February 8th, 2016 In Blue Jackets Transactions, Columbus Blue Jackets, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

The Columbus Blue Jackets have returned home from their western Canada road trip. After securing a pair of 2-1 victories in Vancouver and Calgary, the Blue Jackets finally get a taste of some extended home cooking. They start a five-game home stand Tuesday night against the New York Islanders. In spite of the winning four of their last five...

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