August 22nd, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings History, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

When the Detroit Red Wings take the ice for the 2016-17 campaign, it will be their 90th season in the NHL. Since the Detroit Cougars joined the NHL in 1925, hundreds of hockey players have suited up for Detroit. In the weeks leading up to Detroit’s 2016-17 season opener, we’ll count down the franchise’s top 90 players. These players are...

August 17th, 2016 In International Hockey, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

The Champions Hockey League opened the 48-team group stage Tuesday with a slate of four games. The group stage runs through September 11 with 16 groups of three teams competing to get into the 2016-17 Champions League tournament. There are a lot of reasons to tune into Champions League play even outside of August being a hellish barren wasteland...

August 15th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings History, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

When the Detroit Red Wings take the ice for the 2016-17 campaign, it will be their 90th season in the NHL. In 1925, the Detroit Cougars joined the NHL after most of the team was acquired from the folding Victoria Cougars of the now-defunct Pacific Coast Hockey League. Soon, they would become the Falcons and then, in 1932, the Red Wings. Over...

August 10th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Yesterday marked the 28th anniversary of the trade that sent icon Wayne Gretzky to Los Angeles and sent shockwaves around the hockey world. Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, was shipped to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, three first-round picks, and $15 million. Even more shocking was the fact...

July 20th, 2016 In Penguins History, Pittsburgh Penguins, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

After most emotions have calmed down and championship hangovers have finally passed, how are you dealing with the withdrawal symptoms creeping in? Let me help you — and myself — over the hump. Here are the 10 most memorable games since the day Sidney Crosby first took the ice as a Pittsburgh Penguin. 10. Coors Light Stadium Series, Blackhawks...

July 11th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, NHL Entry Draft, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

We hear the phrases almost every year at the NHL Draft - one player taken has some kind of tie to the NHL already. If it wasn’t a father, it’s an uncle or a grandfather who once suited up for an NHL franchise. Now, the draftees are carrying on the hockey name - the hockey legacy for their family. The 2016 draft was no different. In fact,...

July 10th, 2016 In Nashville Predators, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

The 2016-17 Nashville Predators schedule was released last month, and the team is going to have to come out firing. All eight of Nashville’s games in October will be against playoff teams. One could make a top-five list based on of that first month alone. The Predators get a reprieve in November, with four straight games against non-playoff...

July 6th, 2016 In Free Agents, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

We're about a week into July and there's barely any meat left on the rotting bones of the 2016 free agent class. However, there are still a few deals to be had out there in depth players who play above their pay grade. Here are six hidden gems of the remaining free agent class who could provide high value for a low cap hit. Josh Jooris Jooris...

July 4th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Free Agents, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

Four days into free agency and the shelves are starting to look like your local grocery store three months into the apocalypse. There's nothing but wilted flowers and a rancid smell coming from the deli that makes you put a handkerchief over your nose. Nonetheless, there are plenty of teams still looking to round out their rosters and players...

June 30th, 2016 In Free Agents, Previews and Predictions, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

For me, free agency has always had a holiday-type impact. Every year, my family gathers at our lake house for the Fourth of July holiday. And every year, I’m the one sharing the latest hockey news with a family full of fans. Twitter and internet-connected cell phones have made sharing breaking news so much easier. In 2008, my friend called to...

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