Trade Patterns of Every NHL Team

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

Puck It Up’s Norris Trophy Picks

The Norris trophy goes to the best defensemen in the NHL this season. We often see it go to the best "defensive forward," a defensemen who happens to score a lot of goals. This doesn't necessarily make them the best defensemen, but the definition of the trophy and who deserves it is up to interpretation. … Continue reading Puck It Up’s Norris Trophy Picks

Lead by Example: Reaching Out to the Hispanic Community

In 2015, the Florida Panthers announced a partnership with ESPN Deportes that would broadcast all 41 home games of the 2015-2016 season in Spanish and thus include the radio broadcast into the Florida Panthers Radio Network. In 2016, the Chicago Blackhawks announced their partnership with Univison Chicago that would broadcast 14 games in Spanish via Univision … Continue reading Lead by Example: Reaching Out to the Hispanic Community

Is Hockey Really For Everyone at the 2018 Draft?

One phrase has been very common for the past few weeks, or even months: “it’s 2017.” It’s not just to alert people of the current year, although that would probably be better than the reason why we use it now. It’s often used as a preface to horrible things happening in the world. It’s 2017, … Continue reading Is Hockey Really For Everyone at the 2018 Draft?

It’s Time For Dallas

The time has come for the Dallas Stars to host the 2018 NHL Draft. In a press release on Saturday, July 29th, it was officially announced that the city of Dallas (along with the Dallas Stars) will be holding the 2018 Draft at American Airlines Center. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said the following about hosting … Continue reading It’s Time For Dallas

Hockey Down Under: An Interview with Brandon Bollig, Adam Cracknell

The 2017 Ice Hockey Classic was held in Sydney on June 17th at Qudos Bank Arena, sponsored by burger chain Hungry Jack’s. This year’s roster brought back newly signed San Jose Shark, Brandon Bollig, Adam Cracknell (now of the Dallas Stars), and included TJ Brennan, Mike Commodore, Ben Harpur, NHL legends Tiger Williams and Darryl Sittler … Continue reading Hockey Down Under: An Interview with Brandon Bollig, Adam Cracknell