Chicago Steel Weekend Round-Up: Steel Outlast Lancers

After eight straight victories, the Chicago Steel's win streak came to an end this past Friday, falling 3-1 to the Des Moines Buccaneers. The Steel are without one of their top goal scorers, Robert Mastrosimone, as he was invited to the USA Hockey World Junior A Challenge in Bonnyville, Alberta. The Steel will be without … Continue reading Chicago Steel Weekend Round-Up: Steel Outlast Lancers

Roadrunners sweep homestand, move into first place

The Tucson Roadrunners returned home after a four game road trip to take on the San Diego Gulls and San Jose Barracuda. With goaltender Hunter Miska being recalled by the Coyotes and Adin Hill still out with injury, Merrick Madsen got the start in net Wednesday night against the Gulls. After a scoreless first, Tucson … Continue reading Roadrunners sweep homestand, move into first place

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

12 NHL Records and Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

The NHL was formed in November of 1917, over a hundred years ago. Since that time, a lot of players and teams have come and gone, a lot of odd records set, and fascinating history made.  We've compiled a list of these "fun facts" that aren't very well known. In 1950, Stan Mikita and Bobby … Continue reading 12 NHL Records and Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

IceHogs 5, Roadrunners 3: Tucson’s first regulation loss

After Friday night's overtime win over Rockford, the Roadrunners looked to carry that momentum and stay unbeaten in regulation. Things picked up where they left off for Tucson as a little over five minutes into the first period, Jens Looke gave the Roadrunners a 1-0 lead on the power play with his third goal of … Continue reading IceHogs 5, Roadrunners 3: Tucson’s first regulation loss

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

NHL Does the Bare Minimum

Nashville Predators player, Austin Watson, is suspended for 27 games for domestic violence. He was arrested on June 16th at a gas station in Tennessee and pleaded no contest on July 24th. Watson had allegedly pushed his girlfriend during an argument and caused red marks on her neck. The league did not make a decision … Continue reading NHL Does the Bare Minimum