NHL Awards Voting (and Voters) Needs Reevaluation

report this ad The NHL Awards were last night, and while most of the awards handed out were well-deserved and, for some, long overdue, there were a shocking number of voting results that were either questionable, irrational, or downright wrong. Let’s look at some of the peculiarities in the voting results. Ryan O’Reilly of the […]

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 […]

2019 NHL Draft: Projecting First Round Based On Mock Feedback

report this ad Trying to get the lay of the land for the first round of this year’s NHL draft is daunting, deceiving and, frankly, fool’s gold. Everybody lies around draft time, as Elliotte Friedman likes to remind us. Trust nobody and take everything with a grain of salt. Nothing can be taken to the […]

Senators 2019 NHL Draft Guide

report this ad The 2019 NHL Entry Draft is fast approaching and the Ottawa Senators need a big win. The club is entering the second year of their rebuild after finishing arguably the worst season in their history. A solid draft would be exactly what the organization needs as they keep moving forward towards their […]

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 […]

Top 5 Greatest Stanley Cup Playoff Upsets

report this ad If history has shown hockey fans anything, then it has illustrated that there are no guarantees when the Stanley Cup playoffs begin. Here are the top five Stanley Cup upsets in hockey history. Greatest Stanley Cup Upsets #5: 1945 Semifinals Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens After the end of the 1944-1945 […]

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 […]