Corey Crawford Starts the Season Out Hot

Corey Crawford is off to an impressive start this season. In six games, he's allowed eleven goals. He's second among starting goaltenders with a .947 save percentage. If he keeps this pace up, he'll definitely be a Vezina Trophy nominee by the end of the season. Crawford's goal-tending stole many games for the Blackhawks last … Continue reading Corey Crawford Starts the Season Out Hot

The Curious Case of Dylan Strome

At the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, the Arizona Coyotes selected Dylan Strome with the third overall pick. He was one of the most highly touted prospects throughout the league, and many teams were sorry that they missed out on him. He debuted in professional hockey in the 2012-2013 season with the Toronto Marlboros Minor Midget … Continue reading The Curious Case of Dylan Strome

J.T. Brown Takes a Stand

J.T. Brown of the Tampa Bay Lightning has become the first NHL player to join NFL players in protest by raising a fist during the national anthem. It happened during the Lightning’s game on Saturday, October 9th against the Florida Panthers. Brown was interviewed after the game saying, "I know there's going to be negative … Continue reading J.T. Brown Takes a Stand

What to Expect From Owen Tippett

On October 1st, 2017, the Florida Panthers announced a few changes to their roster. They released forwards Brandon Pirri and Harry Zolnierczyk from their professional tryouts (PTOs), meaning that forward Owen Tippett is still on the roster. This could mean a variety of things, but there’s a huge chance that he will be in the … Continue reading What to Expect From Owen Tippett

Blackhawks Logo Isn’t Racist, But Does Invite Racism

The Chicago Blackhawks logo and name has been controversial for years. As the team gained popularity after winning the Stanley Cup in 2010, not only in Chicago, but all around the country, their logo started to come under scrutiny. Last week, a popular rapper from Chicago, Vic Mensa, called attention to the "racist" logo on … Continue reading Blackhawks Logo Isn’t Racist, But Does Invite Racism

The Nashville Predators and the Leadership Situation

A week ago, the Nashville Predators of the NHL named Roman Josi as their new captain. But, how did they get there? Let’s run down the events leading up to this controversial decision: July 8th, 2010; Shea Weber is named the fifth captain of the Nashville Predators. He takes over the job from veteran Jason … Continue reading The Nashville Predators and the Leadership Situation

Pittsburgh Penguins Fail to Take a Stand

The Pittsburgh Penguins recently announced their decision to accept the invitation to visit the White House with the Stanley Cup. The team issued a statement defending their decision: “The Pittsburgh Penguins respect the institution of the Office of the President, and the long tradition of championship teams visiting the White House. We attended White House … Continue reading Pittsburgh Penguins Fail to Take a Stand