2019 NHL Draft: QMJHL Sleeper Picks

report this ad The 2018 NHL Entry Draft was a bounce-back year for the QMJHL. Four players were selected in the first round, double the results of 2016 and 2017. Filip Zadina was the first taken from the league at sixth overall by the Detroit Red Wings. Noah Dobson nearly joined him in the top […]

Origins of Every NHL Team: Eastern Conference

By Kyle Gipe June 7th, 2019 report this ad In the first of a two-part post, learn how the Eastern Conference grew to its current size of 16 teams. Through expansion, league merger, and relocation, the conference increased from five of the Original Six teams in the north to having teams in Florida. Learn the […]

Blues’ O’Reilly and Pietrangelo Peaking at Right Time

report this ad The St. Louis Blues tied their Stanley Cup Final series with the Boston Bruins at two games apiece with a 4-2 win at home on Monday. Two performances rose above the rest, as Ryan O’Reilly and Alex Pietrangelo stole the show and made the difference for their team. The Blues’ biggest offseason […]

4 NHL Backup Goalies Who Should Be Starters

report this ad One can argue that the hardest position to properly fill in hockey is the role of the backup goaltender. Not only do you need an NHL-caliber goalie who is able to perform without having a consistent playing schedule, but he also has to be good enough to step into the starting role […]

Darryl Sittler – Toronto Maple Leafs Legend

report this ad Darryl Sittler, the most popular player in Toronto Maple Leafs history, captured the imagination of hockey fans everywhere. In his 15-year NHL career, he scored 484 goals, 637 assists, and 1,121 points in the regular season. And although he scored another 29 goals in the playoffs, his most famous tally came in overtime against Czechoslovakia […]

The 5 Greatest Goaltenders in NHL History

report this ad Ranking goaltenders throughout the history of the NHL is an arduous task. Multiple factors must be considered: sheer dominance, longevity, impact on the sport, etc. For some, raw win and ring totals are more important than how those totals were achieved. With all of these factors in mind, let’s take a crack at ranking […]

Rangers’ Future Is as Bright as Can Be

The New York Rangers have been on a mission since before the trade deadline last season. For the first time in team history, they are attempting to undergo a full-scale aggressive and quick rebuild. Well, over a year into that mission, the future of the Rangers is starting to look more promising. Piece by piece, […]