June 10th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, NHL Entry Draft, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

The NHL draft rarely plays out as anticipated. The actual order often varies greatly from the so-called consensus rankings. Most of the mock drafts that you’ll see over the next couple weeks will be fairly similar, fairly in line with the consensus. Even my own, as hard as I tried to be different here or there, wound up being a bit lame....

June 8th, 2016 In Previews and Predictions, St Louis Blues 0 comments

Though the St. Louis Blues had the most injuries to key players out of any team in the NHL this season it didn't stop them from having their best year since 2001 (technically since 1993 if you count the number of wins in the Conference Final). Here's a look at what created success for the Blues this season, and how they can build on it moving...

June 2nd, 2016 In Editor's Choice, NHL Entry Draft, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

From now until the NHL Entry Draft, we will have a series of articles helping you get ready for both the draft and the combine. Today, we focus on the NHL Combine. Who has the most to gain this week in Buffalo? I give you three names to consider. It is officially NHL Combine week. Once again, HarborCenter in Buffalo plays host to this...

May 25th, 2016 In Previews and Predictions, St Louis Blues 0 comments

The St. Louis Blues are on the brink of elimination. However, as the captain David Backes so eloquently put it after Game 5's heartbreak, "(They're) also just 60 minutes away from a Game 7." This isn't the first time the Note have been in a do-or-die situation this season, or this playoffs, however it is the first time it's not in a Game 7....

May 14th, 2016 In Previews and Predictions, St Louis Blues 0 comments

The St. Louis Blues are truly a sight to behold in this year's Stanley Cup playoffs. A team that has had the most injuries to key players throughout the regular season has now managed to win two straight Game 7s against the defending Cup champions (Chicago Blackhawks), and the best team in the Western Conference this year (Dallas Stars). Though...

May 12th, 2016 In NHL Entry Draft, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

From now until the NHL Entry Draft, we will have a series of articles helping you get ready for both the draft and the combine. Today, we focus on sleepers. Think you can find them? I give you five to consider. We started our road to the NHL Draft series by giving you who I think the steal of this draft is. If you missed it, you can check that...

May 8th, 2016 In NHL Entry Draft, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

From now until the NHL Entry Draft, we will have a series of articles helping you get ready for both the draft and the combine. Today, we focus on our steal of the 2016 NHL Draft. Everyone loves a good bargain. Who wouldn't? Pay the least amount of currency for the most return for your buck. NHL teams always look for bargains at the draft...

May 3rd, 2016 In Previews and Predictions, St Louis Blues 0 comments

The St. Louis Blues have left something to be desired through their first two games of the second round of this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, they followed their trend of resilient play to find a way to beat the Dallas Stars in overtime and tie the series at one game a piece as it shifts to St. Louis this week. Because of that effort the...

April 26th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Long Read, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

At the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline, Edmonton was supposed to be a seller, yet with a number of high value players reportedly available in trade, namely Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov, the Oilers failed, or more likely decided, not to pull off the big trade which many in the hockey world were expecting. In fact, they made just...

April 21st, 2016 In OHL, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

The London Knights showed the hockey world on Wednesday night why they think this is their year. They jumped on the Erie Otters and didn't let up. Helped by uncharacteristic penalties by the Otters, the Knights power play flexed their muscles and steamrolled to a 7-4 victory in Game 1 of the OHL Western Conference Finals. The game was never...

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