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The Canucks’ Clean Slate

We Are All Freaking Out That’s the unofficial tagline that Canuck fans have been declaring after witnessing a short season & summer break of underachievement (second straight first round exit), […]

by · September 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Vancouver Canucks
MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

A Look at the NHL Head Coaching Changes

Another NHL season is around the corner and, for many teams, hope springs eternal. Teams start with a clean slate and anyone is a contender early in the season. For […]

Playing in a win-now mentality is one thing, patiently building a product that could sustain continued success is another. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Things to Look Forward to in 43 Days

As the NHL season creeps closer at what seems like a snail’s pace, there are exactly 43 days left to wait. The comfort in knowing the NHL season begins in […]

by · August 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Kris Versteeg (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Best Thing About Detroit Heading East Is…

  Revenge for 2009. Detroit’s oriental life will reignite the dwindling but constant fire between the Red Wings and Penguins. Rivalries are born in the playoffs, and they transform into […]

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Top 5 Must-See New Jersey Devils Games in 2013-14

Fans of the NHL waited for what to them seemed like eons and finally on July 19 the league released its 2013-14 schedule for all 30 teams. Some of the […]

by · July 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
The Canucks traded to get Bo Horva but he still needs some AHL time.t (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

The Canucks Soap Opera Continues

As the World turns, it seems that the Vancouver Canucks Organization isn’t turning with them. Instead, the situation has become somewhat stagnant for the last few weeks that the Canucks […]

by · July 14, 2013 · 13 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Will John Tortorella get to do this in Vancouver? (AP photo/Chris O'Meara)

Will Tortorella Change the Canucks or Will They Change Him?

The Vancouver Canucks made it official Tuesday afternoon as they introduced new head coach John Tortorella to the media and their fans. In a strange turn of events Tortorella takes […]

by · June 26, 2013 · 1 comment · Vancouver Canucks
Will John Tortorella get to do this in Vancouver? (AP photo/Chris O'Meara)

Canucks Hire John Tortorella

It’s only been one day since the end of the shortened 2012-13 season in which the Vancouver Canucks’ Western Conference nemesis, the Chicago Blackhawks, defeated the Canucks’ much hated 2011 […]

by · June 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Vancouver Canucks
Jonathan Bernier Toronto bound.... (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Hockey Links: Bergeron/Toews Update; Leafs Big Trade

The Toronto Maple Leafs weren’t comfortable going into the season with a tandem of young, fairly unproven goaltenders. So they traded for… a young unproven goaltender. [Toronto Star] Don’t worry, […]

by · June 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Elsewhere on the Web
John Tortorella (James Guillory-US PRESSWIRE)

Should the Dallas Stars hire John Tortorella?

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Following the New York Rangers’ quick ouster in the divisional round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, fiery head coach John Tortorella was quickly […]

by · June 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars
Tumultuous Summer Awaits Penguins’ GM Ray Shero

Tumultuous Summer Awaits Penguins’ GM Ray Shero

A season many thought would culminate with Gary Bettman handing the most coveted trophy in all of sports to Pens’ captain Sidney Crosby for the second time in five years […]

by · June 9, 2013 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Henrik Lundqvist (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

The Story of the New York Rangers & the ‘Missing Piece’

  It has been 19 years since the New York Rangers ended their ‘curse’ (if you believe in those kind of things) and won the Stanley Cup in 1994 after […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers