Ty Smith (D) from Spokane Chiefs to New Jersey Devils

Drafted 2015, 1 #1 overall by Spokane Chiefs in the WHL Bantam Draft 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #17 by HOCKEYPROSPECT.COM 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #9 by FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #19 by ISS HOCKEY 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #15 by MCKEEN’S HOCKEY 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #14 by […]

Pillar responds with impact performance in Blue Jays’ win over Orioles

TORONTO – Kevin Pillar’s performance Sunday afternoon led to criticism from his manager and an uncomfortable storyline for a struggling team. Just as quickly, his play the next day pushed many of those questions aside. Pillar, whose unnecessarily aggressive baserunning earned him a dugout scolding from John Gibbons at Yankee Stadium Sunday, doubled in his […]

Canadiens Need Shinkaruk Slightly More than Rychel

It’s admittedly the smallest of trades that will almost certainly have zero impact on the Montreal Canadiens roster this upcoming season. Still, the trade that saw the Habs acquire Hunter Shinkaruk for Kerby Rychel could represent more of a far-reaching shift in philosophy for the better within the organization. Emphasis on the “could.” Shinkaruk vs. […]

Original Riveters Dosdall and Packer Return for 4th Season

Beginning June 1, NWHL teams can start signing players for the 2018-19 season. For players who have completed their college eligibility and want to continue their hockey careers, the free agency period provides them an opportunity to continue playing at the highest level of professional women’s hockey. The fourth season of the NWHL will begin […]

Canadiens Trade Rychel to Flames for Shinkaruk

The Montreal Canadiens have traded left-winger Kerby Rychel to the Calgary Flames in exchange for fellow left-winger Hunter Shinkaruk, the Canadiens announced Monday. This deal is a minor one that will see Shinkaruk and Rychel sent to their third and fourth NHL teams respectively since being drafted in 2013. The Canadiens have acquired forward Hunter […]

Three Legendary Olympic Hockey Players You’ve Never Heard Of

  When Alan Eagleson brought the 1972 Summit Series to fruition, North American hockey fans quickly learned that the rest of the world had some serious talent.  The Canadians severely underestimated the quality of the Soviet Union.  Fans were exposed to Soviet legends Valeri Kharlamov, Vladislav Tretiak, Boris Mikhailov, and others. From that point on, […]

Blue Jays-Orioles rivalry cools down as teams struggle

Ah, the hate. The loathing. The bean-brawls. The stares. Buck vs. Gibby. Jose Bautista vs. Darren O’Day. And Adam Jones. And Dan Duquette. Stroman vs. Everybody. Clinching the pennant in 2015. Before that? Gaston and Mussina: Cito getting booed by dough-head Baltimore fans for leaving Mike Mussina in the bullpen in the 1993 all-star game […]