Going into this season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs, there are many elements to the different teams that fans look forward to watching unfold on the ice. And now, with a win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in game one, the Columbus Blue Jackets are coming into the playoffs with the entire hockey world on notice. The … Continue reading Will the Blue Jackets Keep Their Cannon Firing?
At the trade deadline, the New York Rangers acquired a few new prospects. While fans have definitely heard a lot about the newer acquisitions, the trades tended to leave players already in the farm system in the dust. Two of the best prospects in the Rangers system right now are Filip Chytil and Lias Andersson. … Continue reading New York Rangers Prospect Update
For the month of February 2018, the NHL will be holding their second consecutive "Hockey Is For Everyone" Month! They have partnered with many organizations, most notably the You Can Play Project, to show fans that regardless of race, sexuality, religion, or anything of that nature, they will be accepted in the NHL. Each team … Continue reading Under Scrutiny: Hockey Is For Everyone Month 2018
On the afternoon of Saturday, February 3rd, 2018, the Metropolitan Riveters of the NWHL lost their first game of the 2017-2018 season. This was also their first loss since the season before, a 4-3 final against the Boston Pride on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. If they lose their next game, it will be their first … Continue reading A Eulogy for the Metropolitan Riveters’ Winning Streak
Winter is flu season for us normal folk, but injury is spreading like a nasty virus through the National Hockey League. In this weekend's update, we take a look at the various injuries that have plagued the league, and the impact on their respective teams. Jaden Schwartz (STL) - Following a brutal ankle injury, the … Continue reading Weekend Update: Catching the Injury Blues
One of the biggest trades of the 2017 offseason came just after the expansion draft. On June 22nd, 2017, the Edmonton Oilers sent 27-year-old right wing Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders in exchange for 24-year-old center Ryan Strome. This is obviously a very uneven trade, for many reasons. What We've Seen So Far … Continue reading Why Your Disappointment in Ryan Strome Isn’t His Fault
With the NHL preseason underway, hockey fans received some exciting news. The city of Seattle and members of the Oak View Group have decided to work together to renovate KeyArena. The renovation is an attempt to lure the NBA and NHL to the area in order to have professional teams. The renovations are going to … Continue reading Here Comes Seattle