2010 NHL Entry Draft: 5 Forgotten Picks

The 2010 NHL Entry Draft is notable for producing many of the NHL’s present-day elite, including Tyler Seguin and Taylor Hall, who were selected first and second, respectively. A lot of the NHL’s current brightest, including now-Devil Taylor Hall, came out of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports) It’s also notable for […]

2010 NHL Entry Draft: 5 Forgotten Picks

The 2010 NHL Entry Draft is notable for producing many of the NHL’s present-day elite, including Tyler Seguin and Taylor Hall, who were selected first and second, respectively. A lot of the NHL’s current brightest, including now-Devil Taylor Hall, came out of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports) It’s also notable for […]

The New York Americans: How the NHL Came to MSG

The first National Hockey League team to claim home ice in New York City played at Madison Square Garden and wore red, white, and blue uniforms. This team was not the New York Rangers, but they were responsible for the Rangers coming into existence, and become the Rangers’ first rival during the early years of […]

10 Greatest Pittsburgh Penguins in Franchise History

The Penguins have been supremely fortunate to offer their fans two of the game’s all-time legends in Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby. But it takes more than a single superstar to win Cups, they need other greats to support them. These players as well as some of the legends in the team’s storied past fill […]

Remembering the Los Angeles Kings’ Triple Crown Line

Growing up in the 1970’s as a hockey fan in Los Angeles, I was intimately familiar with three things very few Angelenos had even a remote grasp upon: 1) Los Angeles had an NHL hockey team, 2) said hockey team was named the Kings, and 3) the Triple Crown Line was bitchin’, man. The Triple […]

The Worst Trades in NHL History

Every year in the NHL, trades take place between teams in order to improve their respective squads. On most occasions, trades in the NHL work out well, in which both teams improve following the arrival of a new player(s) or asset which addresses a weakness or need a team may have. On other, less common […]

Martin St. Louis, the Little Big Man

Little Big Men have always been a staple in the NHL.  You know the type: fast as the wind, nimble on their feet, quick with their hands and tough to play against.  Henri Richard, Marcel Dionne, Brian Gionta. In the modern era of hockey, it’s impossible to discuss the phenomenon of the Little Big Men […]

Bringing Back NHL Arena Nicknames

The Forum. The Olympia. The Stadium. The names of the Original Six’s arenas were instantly recognizable to hockey fans around the world, shorthand or not. Well, for fans of the Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, at least. Fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs (the Gardens), New York Rangers (the Garden, singular. One […]