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

NHL’s Top 10 Current Rivalries Ranked

As the NHL season approaches, so does the hostility and one-upmanship among fans of various teams. Rivalries in the league tend to be based geographically and divisionally. There are many that have come and gone, and many that have only just begun. For fans new and old, here's a ranking of current rivalries in the … Continue reading NHL’s Top 10 Current Rivalries Ranked

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

Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1: Hot & Cold

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