Commissioner Gary Bettman addresses the media at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. (Credit: Alex Busch/Staff)

NHL to Start Using Tracking Chips in Pucks and Jerseys

The tracking of advanced statistics in the NHL might become a lot easier. The league announced Saturday, a partnership with the company Sportvision with the intention to place tracking chips […]

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NHL to Seattle: The NBA Is Blocking the Shot

The simmering topic of NHL expansion to the city of Seattle may have plenty of support, but also its share of detractors. Those in favor of adding an expansion team […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
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Improving the NHL All-Star Game: Ultimate Fantasy Hockey

When the NHL introduced the new All-Star Game format in 2011, fans around the League were abuzz. Nicklas Lidstrom and Eric Staal were the captains, and they were set to […]

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4 Concept Jerseys for NHL Expansion Teams

The All-Star Game is upon us and hockey fans everywhere are going to watch the NHL’s best players put on atrocious uniforms to play a glorified game of shinny. Meanwhile, […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 32 comments · News/Commentary
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Penguins Waddle Into All-Star Break After Two Tough Losses

January has not been kind to the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Neither have the past two days.  Heading into two pivotal games with a January record of 3-3-1 and slowly losing positioning […]

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What-If: A Season-Ending Story

Can Jakub Voracek keep up his 100-point pace and win the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer this season? Time will tell, but next to nobody envisioned his […]

Habs' fans have history of being somewhat irritable when things  are not going well for the team.

When Fans Lose Hold of Reality

If you’ve ever cheered a goal, you’re a fan. If you’ve ever booed the opposition, you’re a fan. If you’ve ever lined up at midnight so you could buy the […]

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Oilers Rebuild Can Still Be Salvaged

The Edmonton Oilers have certainly had their fair share of struggles since selecting Taylor Hall with the first overall pick of the 2010 National Hockey League Entry Draft. While the […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 3 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
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Maple Leafs Fans Charged After Throwing Jerseys on the Ice

It was an all too familiar site at the Air Canada Centre on Monday night as once again Leaf jerseys littered the ice. During the Maple Leafs 4-1 loss to […]

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Sharks Lose Braun, Wingels in Embarrasing Loss

Wingels & Braun Injured Monday night in San Jose may have unofficially marked the end of the San Jose Sharks’ season. Not only did they lose an embarrassing home effort […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 3 comments · Injury Report, San Jose Sharks
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Age of Success: How Old Are the League’s Award Winners?

Midway through the season the NHL has a 22-year-old in Tyler Seguin looking to win the Rocket Richard Trophy, while Pekka Rinne, the frontrunner for the Vezina Trophy is 10 […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
In fantasy hockey circles, Loui Eriksson seems to be the wrong kind of lightning rod. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey 101: Unsportsmanlike Conduct

This post is part of our series – Hockey 101 An Unsportsmanlike Conduct penalty is one of those calls that is vague but precise at the same time. While it is […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 1 comment · News/Commentary