2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Preview

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Better than Opening Day and Super Bowl Sunday… combined. Okay…maybe not that drastic. Nonetheless, it’s time for 16 of the National Hockey League’s best teams to square off against one another in the battle for Lord Stanley’s Cup. For some teams, the next couple of  months are an experience with which they are

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The Calder Trophy race (without Connor McDavid)

Earlier this month, Edmonton Oilers’ rookie Forward Connor McDavid crashed into the end boards during a game against the Philadelphia Flyers. That night the city of Edmonton, along with the entire NHL, held their breath. McDavid arose and skated off under his own power, but not without nursing a hurt shoulder. Later X-rays confirmed the last thing McDavid and the

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The NHL did it right with 3-on-3 overtime

The 2015-2016 NHL season has been full of ups and downs. So far, we have seen a rape investigation on Chicago Blackhawks’ star Patrick Kane come and go, a record almost broken by the Montreal Canadiens, who fell one win shy of a 10-0 start and an injury to the of Edmonton Oilers’ forward and Calder Trophy favorite Connor McDavid, which will

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Rookies take over

We are one month into this NHL season and it is clear that the young guns in the league are starting to take over. From Edmonton to Arizona, rookies have been adding a new sense of excitement that the NHL has not seen since Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin came into the league. The obvious blow to this rookie filled

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NHL Bets: Becker vs. Fiorentino

Score: It’s all tied up at 1-1.  Bet: Who scores more points by the midpoint of the season, McDavid or Eichel? Prize: Loser must speak in a southern accent for an entire staff meeting. Peter: Connor McDavid. The dude had 120 points in 47 games for the Erie Otters, and clearly the Oilers saw something in him to take him

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The Blackhawks Dynasty Has Only Just Begun

The answer to the two questions you are asking yourself are yes, Chicago finally has a team with a dynasty with no signs of slowing down anytime soon, and it’s a hockey team. Last season, one of the teams from the famous Original Six, the Chicago Blackhawks, won their third Stanley Cup in six years, bringing their tally of Lord

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McDavid and Eichel: The Future of Hockey

And that’s a wrap. What was obvious is now official: Connor McDavid number 1 overall to the Edmonton Oilers and Jack Eichel number 2 overall to the Buffalo Sabres. And so begins a new generation in hockey. 1 vs. 2; Canada vs. USA; OHL vs. College; and these are only just some of the taglines I’m sure we will be

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The Future of the Arizona Coyotes

Well folks there you have it: in a special meeting this previous Wednesday, the Glendale City Council terminated the contract between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Glendale owned Gila River Arena. In other words, as of the writing of this article, the Coyotes have no arena to play in for the 2015-2016 NHL season. With the schedule release less than

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NHL Western Conference Final Preview

Well uh, that was fast. With the Chicago Blackhawks bringing out the brooms and the Anaheim Ducks taking care of business in 5, we are set up for an awesome matchup in the Western Conference Final. Will the Ducks be able to get over the hump and reach their first Stanley Cup since 2007? And what about the Hawks? Can

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