2019 World Juniors: Urgency Key for Canada in Quarterfinal

VANCOUVER — It wasn’t a must-win game. The next one is. They all are from here on out. The medal round is upon us at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship — beginning with Wednesday’s quarterfinals — and Canada’s road to defending gold on home ice became that much more challenging after suffering a 2-1 […]

2019 World Juniors: Russia Spoils Party for Canada on NYE

VANCOUVER — It was New Year’s Eve and somewhere Mr. Worldwide was ready to party. Cody Glass didn’t keep Pitbull waiting long, snapping a shot home just two minutes 20 seconds into the first period to spin Canada’s goal song — Don’t Stop The Party — as the hosts opened the scoring for the fourth […]

Ducks’ Injuries May Have Long-Lasting Effects

The Anaheim Ducks early-season injury bug is partially to blame for the team’s mixed results so far. However, the effects of these injuries influence more than just wins and losses; they might have changed the futures of Max Comtois, Isac Lundestrom and the Ducks. Injuries and Rookie Rules So far this season, Ryan Getzlaf and […]

Ducks Defense Causing Offense to Struggle

To start the 2018-19 NHL season, the Anaheim Ducks have accumulated nine points in six games. It’s their best start since the 2014-15 season and they lead the Pacific Division. One major problem persists, though — the Ducks are winning games in an unsustainable way. Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle has seen his team struggle to […]

Don’t Let the Ducks Fool You

At first glance, things are looking up for the Anaheim Ducks. Despite once again facing a number of injuries, the club has won its first two games and seen a nice infusion of youth. Leading the way in that regard has been Max Comtois, a 19-year-old winger who was a second-round draft pick (50th overall) […]