Oshie and the Blues' PK unit has been a point of concern as of late (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues May not get Stadium Series, but Should get Winter Classic

The St. Louis Blues are currently in the middle of the longest NHL All-Star break out of any team (over 9 days), and while fans reflect on how well the […]

The outdoor game has been a staple in the NHL schedule since 2008 (Credit: Krm500, Via Wikipedia Commons.)

NHL Continues Efforts to Lower Its Environmental Impact

Earlier this week, the NHL announced that they have named Constellation its official preferred energy provider. Together, the NHL and Constellation will conduct energy efficiency analyses and recommend energy management […]

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Dear Daryl Katz: Time To Clean House

Dear Mr. Katz, I hope this letter finds you well and I write with all due respect. It’s been almost seven seasons since you took over as the owner of […]

Hockey is doing pretty well in Nashville (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Expanding the Beautiful Game: Hockey’s Southern Shift

Pay respect to your elders, they always say. Hockey’s history is as rich and respected as any major North American league. Its ultimate prize, Lord Stanley’s Cup, is covered with […]

It's time for Dave Nonis to pull the trigger on his coaching staff (Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports)

The Toronto Maple Leafs Salary Cap Loophole

In the cap world of the NHL every team should be looking at every market inefficiency possible to try and maximize the advantage for their team. Being able to exploit […]

Can the Penguins fit Jagr under the salary cap? (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Why Changing the NHL Point System is Pointless

Three Point System (3-2-1-0) It is no secret that fans and media alike do not enjoy the current NHL point system. Many argue that a three-point system would increase a […]

Toronto skyline at night (John Vetteri/cc 2.0)

NHL Expansion Roundtable: Toronto

NHL expansion was discussed in exhaustion this summer when it broke that the league was considering adding four franchises. The NHL has flirted with Las Vegas for quite some time, […]

With mountains, lakes, forests and money, about the only thing Seattle doesn't have is the NHL and NBA - yet. Credit: Spmenic, at Wikimedia Commons.

NHL Expansion Roundtable: Seattle

The Seattle Mariners recently saw their season come to an end. The Seahawks have already played the first three games of the season and are entering a bye week. Imagine […]

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NHL Expansion Roundtable: Las Vegas

Wayne Newton, the guys from The Hangover series and… the NHL? It’s been a long-debated topic since the NHL moved its annual awards show to Las Vegas in 2010 – […]

Nordiques fans have shown up at NHL rinks asking for a team to return to Quebec (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

NHL Expansion Roundtable: Quebec City

Expansion was the talk of the summer when news broke that the NHL was planning to move into four cities. For every reason you can possibly think of, this gripped […]

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Staying in the NHL: A Constant Struggle

Reality After years of training, practicing and playing hockey you finally made it into the NHL. Something that you believed may never come true finally has and now things can […]

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NHL Fights Do More Harm than Good

Debating about fighting in hockey is nothing new. There are those who believe it is an integral part of the game, that it helps protect players. This thought process is […]