Referred to as Mr. Goalie, Glenn Hall changed the way that goalies played their position.

Hockey By the Numbers #1

The number on the back of your hockey sweater is the one thing that sets you apart from other players. Players numbers are what young players notice, and why so […]

Ben Bishop was solid in his first season in a Lightning uniform and Evgeni Nabokov's veteran presence should only help Tampa Bay. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

The Weight on the Shoulders of Ben Bishop

A look back for Big Ben The 2013-2014 season was a turning point in the career of goalie, Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning.  For the first time in […]

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Don’t Count Out Scott Darling Just Yet

  Earlier this week it was revealed that Corey Crawford will start in net for the Chicago Blackhawks when they open up their second round playoff series with the Minnesota […]

Brian Elliott

Possible Blues Goaltending Targets

Although mismanaged and unfair to the point that the situation makes Mike Keenan look like a goaltending savant, the Brian Elliott situation at long last has come to loggerheads. Lou […]

The Other Goalie: A Caps Fan Scouting Report Of Henrik Lundqvist

The Other Goalie: A Caps Fan Scouting Report Of Henrik Lundqvist

In relationships, you never want to meet the ‘other woman’ face-to-face; it’s awkward, potentially dangerous, and there’s too many unknowns involved.  Thankfully, in this hockey relationship, I’ve got you covered […]

Craig Anderson [photo: Amy Irvin]

The Ottawa Senators and Their Crowded Crease

    I firmly believe that the most important position in hockey is the goaltender. Anyone who had watched the Ottawa Senators vs. Montreal Canadiens first round series will have an […]

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Corey Crawford Gets Another Chance To Prove Himself

  Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville says that Corey Crawford will be the starting goalie when the Hawks open up their second round playoff series with the Minnesota Wild […]

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Two of the Three Vezina Candidates Move On

All three 2015 Vezina Trophy candidates made it to the first round of the playoffs, but only two of those three goaltenders have made it past the first round. With […]

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Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Ray Bishop: Mask Painter to the Stars

Renowned artist and painter Ray Bishop is known for creating some of the NHL’s best-known masks. Dominik Hasek, Ryan Miller, Jimmy Howard, Al Montoya, Devan Dubnyk and a host of […]

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Scott Darling Sets the Tone For NHL Goalies

  The Chicago Blackhawks late Tuesday night, or early Wednesday morning if you prefer, once again worked their postseason magic by taking down the Nashville Predators 3-2. Their triple overtime […]

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Dubnyk Helped Wild Turn Their Season Around

On January 13, 2015, the Minnesota Wild were going through a rough stretch. The Wild had lost 11-of-13 games (2-7-4) and were going nowhere fast. The Wild were (18-18-5) and […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Jake Allen: Is The Future Now?

Jake Allen has been called the goalie of the future for the St. Louis Blues, but with shaky goaltending from Brian Elliott over the last two weeks Allen has emerged as […]