Week 1: October 2 - 5, 2019 Featured Image Source: TSN.ca A Captain Unveiled For the first time in over three years, a Toronto Maple Leafs player skated out onto the ice bearing a C on their sweater, when John Tavares was announced the 25th captain of the Leafs ahead of their home opener last … Continue reading Weekend Update: Captains, Contracts, and a World Cup Comeback?
The NHL trade deadline looms near and it's always fun to see what the return for certain players ends up being at this time of the season. It's even more fun to see which teams are desperate enough to risk it all. We went back to the start of the 2013-2014 season (when the divisions … Continue reading Trade Patterns of Every NHL Team
With the NHL playoffs coming to close soon and the offseason fastly approaching, we all need something fun to get through the summer with. So, I’m introducing Top Shelf Pours, a series that pairs hockey teams with a beer, a mixed drink, and a wine. Now I know not every hockey fan drinks, and there … Continue reading Top Shelf Pours for the Buffalo Sabres
With the NHL season winding down, teams have to decide whether to keep on fighting or to tank and try to get a decent draft pick. But, as either a player or a fan, is tanking really worth it? Is tanking something that we, as fans, should actually root for? I think it’s safe to … Continue reading Is Tanking Really Worth It?
Week 8: November 20 - 26, 2017 Injury report Kyle Palmieri (NJD) - The Devils right winger suffered what was eventually evaluated to be a broken foot during a game against Minnesota on Monday night. The injury could have Palmieri sidelined for up to six weeks, an unsavory outcome to his return after already missing … Continue reading Weekend Update: Happy Birthday, NHL!
As the 2017-18 season rolls in, there are plenty of NHL teams who currently lack that officially-appointed leadership roll. Let's take a look at the teams who have a captaincy roll to fill and what their options are heading into October. Arizona Coyotes After the departure and retirement of Shane Doan, it seems Oliver Ekman-Larsson … Continue reading A Look at the Captain Vacancies
Rookies are one of the most cherished parts of any sport, especially hockey. The unique thing about hockey is that many first-year players are as young as 18 or 19, as opposed to baseball, for example, with the MLB’s rookies’ average age being 24 ½. So, who will step up to the NHL this year? … Continue reading Who Will This Year’s “New Kids” Be?: Rookie Predictions