Hornqvist’s Hat-Night Hat Trick Sets Penguins Record

In just two minutes and 47 seconds, Patric Hornqvist wrote his name in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ record books. He scored the fastest hat trick in team history and 21st-quickest trick in League history. Though hat tricks are hard to come by, five Penguins have made it look easy to score three goals in a game, […]

NHL News & Notes: Wideman Trade, Crosby’s Return & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Ottawa Senators and Edmonton Oilers have made a Thanksgiving Day trade, Sidney Crosby shined in his return from injury and the Montreal Canadiens have made a call-up from the AHL. Wideman Traded to Oilers On a day that sees the entirety of the United State celebrating and eating with […]

NHL News & Notes: Crosby, Morrissey, Islanders & More

In today’s News & Notes, Sidney Crosby’s upper-body injury is not a concussion, Josh Morrissey has been fined, the New York Islanders have placed three players on the injured reserve and Marc Methot has been placed on the injured reserve as well. Related: NHL News & Notes: Pearson, Hagelin, Rutherford & More Crosby Does Not […]

Kessel Is the Catalyst to the Penguins’ Offense

The Pittsburgh Penguins came out sluggish during their Thursday night tilt against the Vegas Golden Knights and found themselves down 1-0 after a Tomas Nosek backhander trickled by Casey DeSmith. The Penguins were being outplayed and heavily outshot, and looked like they were on the verge of being blown out in their own barn and […]

NHL Elite: Consistent Point-Per-Game Players

This season, Russian superstars Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin joined a rare group of players who have averaged a point-per-game played (P/GP) or better for at least 10 seasons. They join Jaromir Jagr and Sidney Crosby as the only active players to do so. Jagr has 13 such seasons while Crosby has 11. I chose […]

The Strangest Superstitions in NHL History

As professional athletes, NHL hockey players will do whatever it takes to be successful on the ice. On top of their on and off ice training and preparation, many players throughout NHL history have adopted strange, often disturbing superstitions in order to ensure their on-ice success. Oddly enough, some of the best players to have played […]