Why the Sharks Shouldn’t Name a Captain

During his team’s tumultuous offseason, San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan has suggested numerous times that there would still be a leadership group with or without anointed captains. Furthermore, […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
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Traverse City: Minnesota Wild Review

The Minnesota Wild took to the 2014 Traverse City Prospect Tournament with a roster that looked to be extremely solid on the back end, but lacking star power up front. […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
Josh Harding has been a warrior for the Minnesota Wild, and when healthy he and Niklas Backstrom are one of the best goalie tandems in the NHL. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Josh Harding Injures Ankle

It was announced today that Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has suffered an ankle injury in an off-ice incident. While it is unknown how long Harding will be forced to […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
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Breaking Down the NHL’s 2014-2015 Rule Changes

The Trapezoid “Rule 1.8 – Rink – Goalkeeper’s Restricted Area The trapezoid will be expanded by two feet from the goal post on both sides of the net.” This a […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Referees have seen better days. (Flickr/Dan4th)

Enforcing the NHL’s New Diving Rule

This past week, the NHL introduced its new changes for the 2014-15 season. One of the new rules changes that caught my eye was Rule 64.1 Diving/Embellishment. Under the new […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Sneaky Seguin, the Future Face of the NHL?

The never ending debate over who the best player in the league is, if one can definitively be declared, is as diluted as it is tiring. After all, who can […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Tape2Tape: Is Sidney Crosby the Best Franchise Player?

He won the Rocket Richard Trophy in 2010. In 2007 and 2014, he took home the Art Ross as the NHL’s leading scorer. But is Penguins captain Sidney Crosby still […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
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The ‘New-Look’ Blues Look Past Jerseys to Focus on Playing Style

The 2014-15 St. Louis Blues will be sporting a fresh take on a classic jersey look (from the early 2000s) when they hit the ice in just over a month, […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
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NHL Rule Changes Solve Nothing

Today the NHL announced various rule changes that will be implemented during the 2015 NHL season. Many of these changes were proposed by the Competition Committee during the Stanley Cup […]

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What If Ray Rice Played in the NHL?

The NFL screwed up its discipline of Ray Rice. Badly. Now, the story isn’t even about Ray Rice anymore; it’s about the NFL’s incompetent handling of the whole situation. In […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken large steps towards taking head shots out of football despite complaint from fans and players (photo courtesy of

What the NHL Can Learn From Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell is the least popular man in the sporting world right now. The details of the Ray Rice scandal are unnecessary at this point, but the backlash will be […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Here’s to a Great Season

Here’s to a Great Season

  We’re getting close to hockey season and as the Dean from the Blackademy says – time to kick up your hosting skills a notch. Break out the fancy bowls […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary