May 2nd, 2016 In Canucks Prospects, Canucks Transactions, NHL Entry Draft, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

Saturday night was slated to be an important one for the future of the Vancouver Canucks franchise. The fan base endured months of tough-watching hockey this season, and anticipation for the draft lottery was more prevalent with each game down the stretch. In 2015-16, the Canucks lost 51 total games; that's their most total losses in a full...

May 1st, 2016 In Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

5-7-3-4. These are the numbers that will go down in Columbus Blue Jackets history. After the Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets won the first two drawings, the combination 5-7-3-4 came from the machine and gave the Blue Jackets something to celebrate. For the first time in club history, the Blue Jackets move up in the draft thanks to the...

April 30th, 2016 In Commentary, NHL Entry Draft, Top Stories 0 comments

Through the first round of the playoffs, fans have seen a little bit of everything, most of all some great hockey. However, it seems that most of a country is missing all the action. Ratings in Canada have been widely discussed the last couple weeks and much has been written and said on the topic: NHL Playoff ratings drop 61% in...

April 30th, 2016 In NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Déjà Vu for Leafs Nation? For the first time since the 1984 to 1985 National Hockey League (NHL) season when the Maple Leafs finished in last place, which gave them the right to select future Leaf captain Wendel Clark first overall, Toronto managed to finish in the basement of the NHL standing in the 2015 to 2016 NHL...

April 30th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

Welcome to Draft Lottery Day, hopeful Habs fans! This season wasn't fun for the team in red, white and blue, but the annual draft lottery can make up for some of the emotional damage that all Habs fans had to endure through it. The chances may be small, but the hope is high. The most disappointing season in the last few years can almost be...

April 30th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

It is that time of year again. While it may be little later than normal, today is the day we find out who will have the honour of making the first overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Much to the chagrin of the other 29 clubs across the league and their collective fan bases, watching the Edmonton Oilers continued good fortune at the annual...

April 29th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

So here we are again. On the eve of yet another NHL Draft Lottery and wondering out loud if the Edmonton Oilers can have lady luck on their side one more time. While they may not be the favourite to come away from tomorrow evening's extravaganza as a back-to-back winner, hello Connor McDavid, history tends to suggest the Orange and Blue won't be...

April 29th, 2016 In NHL Entry Draft, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

The Toronto Maple Leafs dedicated their 2015-16 season to put in place a long-term rebuilding plan. They knew they were going to be a basement team. Winning this year wasn't the goal and everyone was informed of that very early on. The true intentions of this season had three different objectives. The first was to bottom out and get the best odds...

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