Can Alex Ovechkin add to your DraftStreet winnings? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Are The NHL Awards Too Diluted?

The NHL regular season is coming to a close and, naturally, that means the discussion surrounding the league’s individual player awards is starting to heat up. Who’s in for the […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Hockey 101: Defining the Different Types of Penalties

*This is part of our Hockey 101 series geared towards the newer fan that needs a primer on the game. During the course of play, it is not uncommon for […]

by · April 5, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
The Maple Leafs are happy to have Joffrey Lupul back in the lineup (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Fantasy Hockey Quick Hits: Injurious Basterds!

The bodies just keep piling up for fantasy hockey rosters. On the bright side for Pittsburgh Penguins fans is that Paul Martin is returning after missing 18 more games. For some reason, you get […]

by · April 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Injury Report
Puck Yeah! Another Great Hockey Song

Puck Yeah! Another Great Hockey Song

Whether it be Stompin Tom or Nickleback’s cover of Elton John’s Saturday Night’s Alright – we all love our hockey songs. Take a moment and enjoy Puck Yeah! (hint – don’t miss the ending).

by · April 3, 2014 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
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California Kids Quietly Invading the NHL

A quarter-century ago, hockey minds knew exactly where NHL talent would be found. Canada, Europe and, perhaps, the northeastern United States were the main proving grounds for talented players following […]

by · April 1, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Eliminating Shots as a Formula for Success, as Told by Wayne Gretzky

For a group of athletes often characterized for clichés and boring interviews, perhaps the greatest player of all time may have actually had a deeper point than he initially intended. […]

P.A. Parenteau (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Exactly is PA Parenteau?

Currently sidelined with a knee injury (torn right MCL), Colorado Avalanche right winger Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau is certainly an interesting case compared to other NHL players. A true journeyman After a […]

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Will the Hawks Crash and Burn Without Patrick Kane?

Last week’s news of the loss of Patrick Kane was certainly not welcome for Chicago Blackhawks fans. The Hawks had just squeaked through the Olympic break, bringing home 3 gold and […]

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Twitter: A Hockey Troll’s Heaven

For the past few years, the mutual respect between hockey players has been questioned and criticized. Debatable hits from behind and to the head have led to injuries, concussions, and […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 6 comments · News/Commentary
Lubomir Visnovsky (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Life After Lubo: A Fast Approaching and Scary Reality

When the New York Islanders traded for Lubomir Visnovsky on draft day in 2012, there were many confused fans wondering why the team needed another Mark Streit. When he refused […]

Hockey 101: Minor Infractions with No Penalty

Hockey 101: Minor Infractions with No Penalty

A minor infraction is classified as any action that is not legal but not deserving of a trip to the penalty box.

by · March 26, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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The Decline of the NHL Product

Sunday night was a disturbingly stark representation of all that is wrong with hockey in 2014. The scene was Chicago’s United Center, a building that has achieved nearly iconic status not […]