June 24th, 2016 In Minnesota Wild, News, NHL Entry Draft, Uncategorized 0 comments

Chuck Fletcher and the Minnesota selected Luke Kunin with the 15th pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. About Luke Kunin The 5-foot-11 center for the University of Wisconsin Badgers is almost universally praised for his character and intelligence. He's on the small side, but he's shown that he can overcome that, scoring and pushing the pace of a...

June 5th, 2016 In Injury Report, News, San Jose Sharks, Uncategorized 0 comments

22-year-old Tomas Hertl remains day-to-day with an unspecified injury, according to San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer on Sunday. Hertl missed Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final -- a 3-2 overtime win for San Jose -- with what is suspected to be a lower-body injury that may have occurred late in Game 2. DeBoer wouldn't tip his hand with...

May 31st, 2016 In News, Pittsburgh Penguins, Uncategorized 0 comments

Hockey Night Punjabi's play-by-play voice Harnarayan Singh has regularly been making fantastic goal calls, and may be second only to Doc Emrick in terms of exciting calls this postseason. One of his best to date might was a Nick Bonino goal from earlier in the playoffs when the Penguins faced the Washington Capitals. The energetic call had...

May 19th, 2016 In Pittsburgh Penguins, Uncategorized 0 comments

The huge smile on his face during the awkward post-game interview with Pierre McGuire said it all. Phil Kessel is having fun. This exciting playoff run in Pittsburgh, of which Kessel has been an integral part, is a far cry from his days with the Maple Leafs; days where he was frustrated with reporters in the dressing room, or implicated in the...

April 14th, 2016 In Avalanche Prospects, Colorado Avalanche, Uncategorized 0 comments

With the Colorado Avalanche out of the playoffs for the second consecutive year, it's always nice to take a look at the prospects coming through the pipeline. In the Avalanche's case, it's a tad bittersweet: while the top five stack up well in comparison to the rest of the league, things get murky beyond that. A handful of top-20 guys not likely...

March 20th, 2016 In Injury Report, Minnesota Wild, News, Uncategorized 0 comments

Minnesota Wild defensive prospect Gustav Olofsson will have his season ended by shoulder surgery for the second straight season, reports Michael Russo of the Star Tribune. The 21-year-old was injured in his first game with the Iowa Wild of the AHL last season and that derailed his entire 20-year-old season. This year, he made it most of the...

February 25th, 2016 In Blackhawks Transactions, Chicago Blackhawks, Trade Deadline, Uncategorized 0 comments

The last time Andrew Ladd suited up for the Blackhawks they won the Stanley Cup at the end of the 2009-10 season. Since then, the imposing power-forward and team leader has gone on to record four 20-goal seasons and score more than 300 points as a member of the Thrashers/Jets franchise. Now, after nearly six seasons, it is time to bring Ladd...

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