It’s a weekend full of fun, showcasing the best talent in the league, and unique challenges for skilled hockey players...or at least that’s what it’s supposed to be. Over the past few years, the NHL All-Star Weekend has changed a lot. What's one of the things that has changed the most, and not for the … Continue reading Do we Really Need the NHL All-Star Weekend?
As all New Jersey Devils fans know, Patrik Elias is going to be the fifth New Jersey Devil to have his number retired, which will occur on February 24th against the New York Islanders. There’s no question this is an extremely well-deserved honor, considering how Elias is widely considered the greatest forward in franchise history. … Continue reading Will Sergei Brylin Join the Devils’ Rafters?
It seems like hockey in Seattle is finally in the works. Last week it was announced by Gary Bettman that the NHL has allowed the city of Seattle to submit an application for an expansion team. But, what does that mean? For those who don’t know, that just means that the governorof Seattle can now … Continue reading Hockey In Seattle: An Update
When you're a professional athlete, being criticized by the media unfortunately comes with the job. Recently, hockey media in a few cities have taken their role to another level and many fans question if it's warranted. In Canada particularly, sports media can be a bit overwhelming for athletes. Edmonton, Toronto, and Montreal cover hockey like … Continue reading Canadian Hockey Media is Like No Other
As the quarter point of the season hits, a surprise team is coming out of the Western Conference. The Winnipeg Jets are currently second in the Central Division with a 15-6-4 record. What is going right so far? One big standout of the team is their offense. Mark Scheifele leads the team in points and … Continue reading Winnipeg Jets: The Team No One is Talking About
The National Hockey League celebrated its 100th birthday this past weekend and we couldn’t be more excited! All of us have special moments when it comes to the league. Whether your favorite moment includes getting your favorite player’s jersey, meeting some players after a game, or even just watching a game with your friends, hockey … Continue reading It’s More Than Just a Game
Before the beginning of the 2017-2018 NHL season, many people (including myself) considered the Edmonton Oilers to be serious Stanley Cup contenders. After all, they finally broke into the playoffs in 2017, led by captain Connor McDavid, though they were eliminated in the second round by the Anaheim Ducks. Over the summer, they lost Jordan … Continue reading Where Will Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Land?