A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the 2014 NHL Draft in Philadelphia. The atmosphere was electric, fans packed every last row in Wells Fargo Center. The […]
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Yes, we are going to discuss this. I want to clarify that I am not trying to defend Gary Bettman against the numerous things that he is criticized for but […]
This off-season thus far has seen a lot of activity in the NHL. New rising stars have been drafted, trades have been made in hopes of improving teams, and free […]
The Stanley Cup is the NHL’s ultimate prize. It’s too bad that, every spring, it gets welcomed by an overwhelming chorus of boos. It’s not the Cup’s fault. Everyone revels in […]
John Tavares, torn MCL and torn meniscus; out for season. Patrice Bergeron, hit in the torso with a puck; left game, but would eventually come back. Henrik Zetterberg, injured back; […]
The 2014 American Hockey League All-Star game is just a few days away– just enough time to clear the air on a common misperception: There is a lazy tendency to call […]
The NHL is well on its way to celebrating 100 years of hockey entertainment. D’arcy Jenish commemorates those 100 years in The NHL A Centennial History.
There have been renewed rumblings about a hockey Champions League tournament in the vein of UEFA’s soccer Champions League. The idea is not new, having been discussed many times in […]
On Saturday morning, the Washington Capitals announced they will host the NHL Winter Classic during the 2014-15 season. Majority Owner Ted Leonsis made the formal announcement, but the Washington Post […]
The game was born outside. When the Buffalo Sabres and Pittsburgh Penguins took to the man-made ice surface that was constructed at Ralph Wilson Stadium, it returned. In 2008, the […]
Expansion. It’s a word that is consistently floated about the NHL community. Just last week, Greg Wyshynski of Puck Daddy reported that Gary Bettman was pushing to expand the NHL […]
Hockey fans love nostalgia. We love the past and all the tradition of the NHL. The retro sweaters and the defunct teams, we all love them. It’s a huge reason […]