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 […]

Maple Leafs’ Recent Dealings With the Islanders

The relationship between the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders may be more strained than ever before after the most recent offseason thanks to a number of individual decisions by players and management. Most notably, former Islanders’ captain John Tavares joined the Maple Leafs on a seven-year deal, while former Maple Leafs’ general manager […]

Juggling the Boston Bruins’ Top-6

Widely considered one of the best lines in hockey last season, the Boston Bruins’ leading offensive unit had eyes on them throughout the 2017-18 campaign. Consisting of Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak on Patrice Bergeron’s flanks, the three players tallied a combined total of 228 points. The line was a huge reason why Boston found […]

Syracuse’s Logan Hicks Is a Third Generation Talent

A third generation hockey player is a rarity. For a women’s hockey player, it is perhaps even more so. Standout Syracuse University forward Logan Hicks is one of those very few – in addition to being an up-and-coming talent herself. Hicks’ grandfather Wayne had his name inscribed on the Stanley Cup with the 1960-61 Chicago […]

The NHL’s Olympic Options

After the conflict that came in the 2018 Winter Olympics that made men’s ice hockey fans seething with rage because NHL players were outlawed from participating, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) president has spoken as to whether or not the 2022 Olympics will look any different. Long story short, it’s unclear. Dr. Rene Fasel, […]

Pelkey Returns to Pride With Olympic Gold

Beginning June 1, NWHL teams can re-sign players from their 2017-18 roster and their draft picks. Additionally, for those players who have completed their college eligibility and want to continue their hockey careers, NWHL Free Agency provides the best opportunity to continue playing at the highest level of professional women’s hockey. The fourth season of the […]

Pride Sign 2017 11th Overall Selection McKenna Brand

Beginning June 1, NWHL teams can re-sign players from their 2017-18 roster and their draft picks. Additionally, for those players who have completed their college eligibility and want to continue their hockey careers, NWHL Free Agency provides the best opportunity to continue playing at the highest level of professional women’s hockey. The fourth season of the […]

Hometown Hero Pfalzer Makes a Return to Beauts

Beginning June 1, NWHL teams can re-sign players from their 2017-18 roster and their draft picks. Additionally, for those players who have completed their college eligibility and want to continue their hockey careers, NWHL Free Agency provides the best opportunity to continue playing at the highest level of professional women’s hockey. The fourth season of the […]