High Times in the Mile High City

.Now that the Stanley Cup has been lifted by the St. Louis Blues, the real off-season has begun. This might be one of the most exciting and active off-seasons we see in a while because of the dynamite that has hit the open market. Featured are the likes of Artemi Panarin (LW, Columbus Blue Jackets) … Continue reading High Times in the Mile High City

Oil Spills Push Edmonton to the Brink

Every year in the NHL, there are some sleeper teams that end up being a pleasant surprise for spectators and some teams with high expectations that fall just short of the hype. The Edmonton Oilers are a team that have been caught in the middle of those classifications. Before they were able to draft the … Continue reading Oil Spills Push Edmonton to the Brink

The NHL Skills Competition, #PayDecker, and More: The Divide Between Men’s and Women’s Hockey

On January 25th, 2019, the Colorado Avalanche realized that they would need a replacement for Nathan MacKinnon in the NHL All-Star Skills Competition since he was forced to pull out due to injury. MacKinnon was slated to participate in the "fastest skater" segment against the likes of Jack Eichel and Mat Barzal. Using a tweet, … Continue reading The NHL Skills Competition, #PayDecker, and More: The Divide Between Men’s and Women’s Hockey

Oh, Brother!: The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part Two: Present)

Click here to read part one of this series first! One of the most enjoyable parts of watching hockey, or even sports in general, is watching relationships develop between players. Whether it's a rivalry that's all in good fun between opponents, or a close bond between long-time teammates, it really helps fans build a connection … Continue reading Oh, Brother!: The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part Two: Present)

Oh, Brother! The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part One: Past)

One of the most fun parts of watching hockey, or even sports in general, is watching relationships develop between players. Whether it's a rivalry that's all in good fun between opponents or a close bond between long-time teammates, it really helps fans build a connection to the game. One of the most unique connections in … Continue reading Oh, Brother! The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part One: Past)

The Unjust Firing of Joel Quenneville: A Casualty of the Management Power Struggle

The Blackhawks haven't been great. We all know this. Their defense is weak, the offense is inconsistent at best, and the off-season acquisitions and trades have been questionable. Who is at fault? One would argue it's Stan Bowman, but who took the fall? After 797 games, 9 playoff appearances, and 3 Stanley Cup Championships, the … Continue reading The Unjust Firing of Joel Quenneville: A Casualty of the Management Power Struggle

Lou Lamoriello and Tradition’s Place in Hockey

Every day, the hockey world changes. Even if it's just a little bit. Between jersey additions, new logos, teams making trades and rules being modified, the NHL is constantly going at a mile a minute. However, even in today's fast-paced hockey world, some traditions are still able to stand the test of time. One of … Continue reading Lou Lamoriello and Tradition’s Place in Hockey