KHL Western Conference Finals Preview: CSKA vs. SKA

KHL Western Conference Finals Preview: CSKA vs. SKA

The two top teams in the Kontinental Hockey League Western Conference take to the ice in its finals starting this week, as historical powers CSKA Moscow and SKA St. Petersburg face off […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · KHL, Uncategorized
North Dakota loses to Minnesota in the semifinals of the Frozen Four. [photo: Josh Smith]

St. Louis Flavor in the 2015 Frozen Four

The 2015 NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, known as The Frozen Four, begins Friday, March 27, features a bit of St. Louis flavor. Two St. Louis Blues defensive prospects, Jordan Schmaltz of North Dakota […]

(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

No Goalie Controversy For St. Louis Blues

There is no goalie controversy in St. Louis. With back-to-back shutout wins in the team’s last two games, the Blues tandem of Jake Allen and Brian Elliott have amassed 42 […]

Dylan Strome of the Erie Otters [photo: OHL Images]

Leafs Fans Bitter, Angry & Disillusioned. Me? I’m Excited

The Leafs lost their 43rd game of the year this past Saturday (27-37-6) and when you consider that they added pieces in the summer to try to contend, that they started […]

Erik Karlsson [photo: Amy Irvin]

Recent Hot Play Has Senators Playoff Worthy

As each game goes by, the Ottawa Senators are looking more and more deserving of a playoff spot as they are playing some pretty good hockey as of late.  The […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Uncategorized
Will Clarence Campbell soon be announcing expansion of the NHL?

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Campbell Talks Expansion

National Hockey League Clarence Campbell, thought to be the main architect of the future of the league, talked at length yesterday about the question that seems to be on the […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Uncategorized
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NHL Top 10: The Rich Get Richer, Fowl Play and Hot-Hot Hossa

As the 2014-2015 NHL season gets closer to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the NHL Top 10 will measure the 10  best teams around the league on a weekly basis. The […]

Oilers In Their Sights: Leafs Must Get Worse Today

Oilers In Their Sights: Leafs Must Get Worse Today

The Leafs have 26 games to play in this season and they need to take a page out of the Sabres playbook in order to secure a competitive future for […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Leafs GM Dave Nonis retained half of Daniel Winnik's salary in this week's trade with Pittsburgh (Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs to Fire Nonis, Hire Rob Blake???

According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the first choice of the Leafs’ President Brendan Shanahan to be the next GM is Rob Blake. Yesterday, while talking on TSN radio, McKenzie suggested […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 2 comments · Uncategorized
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Tanner Answers the Toronto Star’s Leafs Mailbag: Vol 2

After the overwhelming popularity of my hijacking of the Star’s Maple Leaf Mailbag last week, how could I resist going back for more?  Once again, I feel the need to […]

Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Tanner Answers the Star’s Maple Leafs Mailbag

One of my favorite sports writers is Andre Stoeten of (formerly of Drunk Jays Fan) and he does this thing where he answers the Mailbag of Jays Beat writer Richard Griffen. […]

(Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Coyotes’ Special Teams Catalyst To Victory Over Jets

Some may think the Jekyll and Hyde syndrome is solely reserved for the pen of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson. In the course of two consecutive games, the Arizona Coyotes […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Arizona Coyotes, Uncategorized