Leafs celebrate the 1964 Cup win.

Thankful For Hockey

Think back to where you were exactly two years ago. If you’re from the United States, you were most likely celebrating Thanksgiving in some capacity. If you’re reading this, you […]

by · November 27, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
The Motive to Fire Todd McLellan

The Motive to Fire Todd McLellan

By no means am I trying to offer my opinion on this topic but instead giving some insight on what could be both beneficial for the Sharks and McLellan if […]

by · November 27, 2014 · 16 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Leaning on Leon: Did the Oilers Make the Right Decision Keeping Draisaitl?

Was the Oilers’ decision to keep Leon Draisaitl in the NHL for the entire season a good choice? This is certainly a tough question to answer, especially so given the […]

by · November 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
Anze Kopitar

The Kings’ Anze Kopitar and the $10 Million Extra Gear

True number one centers don’t just drop out of the Canadian wilderness. Or in the case of the Kings’ Anze Kopitar, the rolling hills of Jesenice, Slovenia. Selected #11 overall […]

(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

No More Excuses: Sink or Swim Time for Sharks

No More Road Excuse The San Jose Sharks are already nine points behind the first place Anaheim Ducks in the Pacific division. San Jose has simply not been playing up […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

Part 2 of 3: The Fan’s Guide to the Blues’ Impressive Depth Chart- Defense

The St. Louis Blues have quickly made a name for themselves this year, being considered among the top NHL teams before the season even started, then stalling out of the […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
Fleury (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Fleury Wins 300th

Pens Beat Bruins in Overtime, 3-2 It is amazing how fast time actually does go by.  When I noticed that Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury won his 300th game I thought […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Boyle was carted off on a stretcher in Tuesday's win (Photo by Vu Ching).

The Best Undrafted Players in NHL History

Throughout NHL history, the league’s most elite players have typically been those selected in the annual NHL Entry Draft. The position and round in which these players are drafted is […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 3 comments · Hockey History, News/Commentary
Connor McDavid: Exceptionally talented prospect eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

McDavid Speaks: Does He Think He Should Have Fought?

Erie Otters star Connor McDavid surprisingly made an appearance at his team’s practice on Monday.  Surprisingly, because not even coach Kris Knobloch knew McDavid was there.  He came in like […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, OHL
Pat Quinn: A Legacy of Hockey Greatness

Pat Quinn: A Legacy of Hockey Greatness

Pat Quinn is dead at age 71. Hockey has lost one of its greats. The legacy that Pat Quinn leaves behind is one of greatness as a player, as a […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Henrik Lundqvist (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Hansen’s Hatty; Rangers Cruise

Jannik Hansen’s Hat Trick Lifts Canucks The Vancouver Canucks were not gracious hosts Sunday night to the Chicago Blackhawks.  Jannik Hansen recorded a hat trick on an empty-net goal :43 […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Travis Zajac battles Mike Richards (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

The Kings Face Future Salary Cap Purgatory

You do not play hockey for good seasons. You play to win the Stanley Cup. It has to be the objective — Guy Lafleur We all love hockey, and by […]