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)
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
On Wednesday, August 16th, the Minnesota Wild announced their free agent signing of back-to-back Stanley Cup champion and former Pittsburgh Penguin Matt Cullen. A Minnesota native, the 40-year-old Cullen returns home to the State of Hockey after previously spending three seasons with the Wild from 2010 to 2013. Born in the city of Virginia, Cullen … Continue reading Matt Cullen Returns Home for Final Season?
Sunday morning, 30 NHL teams submitted a list of players that they will protect from the expansion draft that will take place Wednesday, June 21. Most of the lists were predictable and as expected, but here a few that seemed the most puzzling: Arizona Coyotes Arizona's decision to expose Radim Vrbata is baffling. Vrbata led the team … Continue reading The Most Surprising Players Exposed to the Expansion Draft
As the 2016-2017 NHL season comes to a close, here's a list of defining moments (in no particular order): Connor McDavid Connor McDavid won the Art Ross with 100 points in 82 games. This made him the third-youngest player to win the trophy after Sidney Crosby and Wayne Gretzky. His exceptional season also garnered him a … Continue reading Top 10 Moments of the 2016-2017 Regular Season
After just the first round of the NHL playoffs, the NHL has reported that there is no perfect bracket left in their annual Bracket Challenge. Who could have predicted a Predators sweep over Chicago, or St. Louis eliminating Minnesota in just 5 games? How about the 8th seeded Leafs standing their ground and pushing Washington … Continue reading Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1: Hot & Cold
If you ask a hockey fan, or even a non-hockey fan, who the best players in the NHL are, the players usually associated with that title are: Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin, Henrik Lundqvist, Steven Stamkos, Connor McDavid, Carey Price, and there's probably more players you guys can think of that I can't name off the … Continue reading The Most Underrated Players in the NHL