The NWHL had its third annual collegiate draft on August 17th, and this year a goalie was drafted first overall. Katie Burt, a goalie from Boston College, was the first draft pick by the Pride. While not unusual in some leagues, this was the first time it had happened in the NWHL. The Boston Pride … Continue reading Katie Burt Picked First in NWHL Draft
One phrase has been very common for the past few weeks, or even months: “it’s 2017.” It’s not just to alert people of the current year, although that would probably be better than the reason why we use it now. It’s often used as a preface to horrible things happening in the world. It’s 2017, … Continue reading Is Hockey Really For Everyone at the 2018 Draft?
On August 3, defenseman Jakob Chychrun underwent successful knee surgery, leaving the Coyotes blueline without him indefinitely. While Arizona will provide an update on Chychrun's status as training camp gets underway September 14, head coach Rick Tocchet said the 19-year-old will play for the Coyotes in the 2017-18 season. He told SiriusXM NHL Network Radio last … Continue reading Chychrun Likely to Play For Coyotes This Season
Hillsborough County commissioners met Thursday morning to discuss moving a confederate statue that's located outside of the Hillsborough County Courthouse which is walking distance from the Tampa Bay Lightning arena.The statue has been controversial for a while and after changing their minds on the issue three times in the past few months, the commissioners have … Continue reading Tampa Bay Lightning Donate to Help Move Confederate Statue
Few rules have caused as much stress to NHL players and fans alike as Goaltender Interference (GTI). Ask any NHL fan and they will bitterly relive a bad GTI call on or against their team. The rule is written so vaguely in the NHL Rule Book that even refs can’t seem to come to a … Continue reading Can You Define Goaltender Interference? Neither Can the NHL
This past weekend in America was so crazy that even the Detroit Red Wings got involved. Among the Confederate and Nazi flags, was a symbol that looked exactly like the team's logo. https://twitter.com/CNN/status/897075269806288897/photo/1 A group known as "The Detroit Right Wings" used the logo and put their own twist on it by incorporating the Nazi … Continue reading The Red Wings Are Forced To Get Political
It's mid-August and Jaromir Jagr is still a free agent. He's recently said a few NHL teams have contacted him, but nothing serious or concrete has emerged. "The most serious negotiations I have are with Kladno. Because Kladno has a smart owner who knows what he wants," joked Jagr, who owns the team in the … Continue reading End of Jagr’s NHL Career?