NHL Rumors: Ehlers, Oilers, Lightning, More

report this ad In today’s rumor rundown, there is more on the Oilers GM interviews, there are questions surrounding a certain member of the Winnipeg Jets forward group, and there are some changes coming in Tampa Bay. Edmonton Oilers GM Search Continues It was reported yesterday that the Oilers were granting a second interview to […]

How These Columbus Blue Jackets Were Built

report this ad At long last, the Columbus Blue Jackets and their fans have something to celebrate that will last a lifetime. The Blue Jackets swept the top-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning out of the first round of the 2019 NHL Playoffs in stunning fashion. The hockey world will remember this for a long time. Hockey […]

Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Out of Playoffs With Broken Clavicle

By The Canadian Press April 21st, 2019 report this ad ARLINGTON, Va. — Washington Capitals winger T.J. Oshie is expected to miss the rest of the playoffs after undergoing surgery to repair a broken right clavicle. The team announced Oshie’s surgery Sunday afternoon. Coach Todd Reirden had already called Oshie out indefinitely earlier in the […]

THW Podcast – Ep. 19 – NHL Playoffs: Leafs & Lightning Down in Four

On this edition of the Hockey Writers Podcast, we’re bringing Euegene Helfrick to talk the shocking Tampa Bay Lightning loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets in four games and Conner McTague to talk the Penguins getting swept by the New York Islanders.  How did two teams manage to perform so badly, especially the Lightning who […]

Columbus Blue Jackets: At Long Last

At long last, the playoff victory drought is over in Columbus, Ohio. The Blue Jackets permanently put a cannon blast to their previous first-round failures in historic fashion. When the dust settled, the Blue Jackets swept the Tampa Bay Lightning out of the playoffs with a stunning 7-3 win at Nationwide Arena. They now await […]

NHL News & Notes: Kadri, Vigneault, Simmonds & More

report this ad In today’s News & Notes, Nazem Kadri has been suspended, the Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as their head coach, the Nashville Predators will be without Wayne Simmonds and Brian Boyle for a while and Joe Thornton will have a hearing for an illegal check to the head. Kadri Suspended for […]

Kadri Suspended for Remainder of First Round

report this ad The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Nazem Kadri for the remainder of the First Round of the postseason following an illegal cross-check to the head of Boston Bruins’ forward Jake DeBrusk. Kadri and DeBrusk have a history together that dates back to the 2018 NHL Postseason. Kadri crosschecked DeBrusk in […]

Avalanche Sign Makar

The Colorado Avalanche have made a significant signing as they inked Cale Makar, their fourth-overall selection from the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract. Makar just closed out his second season with UMass-Amherst in the NCAA and is set to join the Avalanche during their playoff run. Makar finished his NCAA career […]