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

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

A Vegas Sweep? You Bet!

The team from the city of luck proves it's more than that. The Vegas Golden Knights swept the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. They won the series 4-0 and only allowed three goals in all of the games combined. As an expansion team making it into the playoffs in the first year, many don't … Continue reading A Vegas Sweep? You Bet!

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

Weekend Update: A Hat Trick of Hat Tricks

Week 7: November 13 - 19, 2017 Transaction historyAt the beginning of this week, the Montreal Canadiens claimed Antti Niemi off waivers from the Panthers. With Price and Montoya still out, goaltender Charlie Lindgren surely needs a back-up, but there is much speculation on whether or not Montreal will be able to find that in … Continue reading Weekend Update: A Hat Trick of Hat Tricks

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

The Good, the Bad, the Surprising Starts Around the League

As we're a few weeks into the season, many teams are off to starts that no one could have predicted. There was a general consensus that some teams would still be in the rebuilding phase, others were no longer contenders, and that some would be at the top of the standings. But nine or so … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, the Surprising Starts Around the League