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)
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
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
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
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
The hockey-verse never disappoints when it comes to dropping big trade news. In this case, it was a peculiar wee hour of the morning bombshell that left NHL fans flabbergasted. Max Pacioretty has been the subject of trade rumors for months now. Many fans and journalists alike have been speculating that Pacioretty would likely be … Continue reading Knights Cover a Void With a “Patch”: Trade Evaluation
Are you wondering where your favorite fourth liner - who probably spent last season alternating between getting scratched and getting sent down to the AHL - has signed for this upcoming season? You probably heard a little buzz that he might sign back if the team was desperate enough. If anything, you think he'll take … Continue reading Why Do NHL Players Leave for the KHL?