Tyler Seguin

Are the Dallas Stars as scary as they look?

Heading into last year, it was pretty clear that the Dallas Stars were a team on the upswing. With an overhaul in the front office, as well as a change behind the bench, in addition to an already impressive farm system, they had the ability to make some noise in the Western Conference, though a playoff appearance […]

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For time being, NHL says no to ads on jerseys

Rejoice, NHL fans! Your team’s sweater won’t be carrying an advertisement on it this season. As seen in a report on TSN.ca, the league’s team presidents met and decided to hold off on placing advertisements on uniforms until other major leagues take the initial plunge. The decision is a noteworthy one, as it’s estimated that […]

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USHL rules experiment won’t allow teams on the PK to ice the puck

The United States Hockey League (USHL) recently announced some rule changes for the pre-season and there’s a couple NHL fans should be watching. For starters, the USHL will match the AHL and use 3-on-3 hockey during their overtime periods. It’s believed that the NHL will monitor how the 3-on-3 system works and consider adopting a […]

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More insight on the NHL’s new anti-diving policy

The NHL recently outlined a new anti-diving policy which is designed to punish skaters for embellishing. This new punishment system consists of a warning for the first offense, a $1,000 fine for the second offense, $2,000 for the third offense and so on until the player reaches a cap of $5,000 per dive. The interesting […]

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Flyers made a “horrible mistake” by signing Ilya Bryzgalov

Most fans and hockey experts have acknowledged – perhaps repeatedly – that the Ilya Bryzgalov experiment in Philadelphia was a disaster of epic proportions. In situations like these, one which forces a contract to be bought out, the team responsible rarely acknowledges the mistake and often never speaks of the player in question. That hasn’t […]

Canucks

Report: Sharp drop in interest for Canucks tickets

How are hockey fans in Vancouver responding to the team’s current rebuilding effort? Not positively, according to a report seen on News 1130. In an interview with a major ticket broker from Vancouver Ticket, interest in Canucks tickets has taken a sharp drop. The specific broker cites that drop being as steep as 40%. Here’s […]

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Ovechkin will play both left and right wing

Head coach Barry Trotz is supposed to bring change to the Washington Capitals. That change may be coming sooner than expected as he revealed he plans to have Alex Ovechkin skate on both the left and the right wing as the team prepares to enter training camp. The question is, where will Ovechkin feel the […]

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HBO decides to shutter NHL 24/7

HBO has announced they will not be producing NHL 24/7 for the upcoming 2015 Winter Classic between the Washington Capitals and the Chicago Blackhawks. The news originally leaked out on Twitter and was later confirmed by HBO through various sources such as Puck Daddy. Here’s what Ray Stallone, a spokesman for HBO, told Puck Daddy: “Everybody […]

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Ottawa Senators will test “European style” section for fans

European hockey is well known for their incredibly loud cheering sections and raucous fans. These fans typically stand the entire game and resemble some of the wildest groups you may have seen on a broadcast of European Soccer. This unique experience hasn’t transitioned over to the NHL, but the Ottawa Senators are trying to change […]

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Mark Messier takes on advisory role with the Oilers

Mark Messier has confirmed the reports stating he has taken on a new role with the Edmonton Oilers. Messier now serves as an “advisor or consultant” to the Oilers, according to a recent interview seen on the Oilers’ website. Here’s what Messier had to say about his new role: “I am available for anything that […]

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Saku Koivu announces his retirement

At 39, Saku Koivu has decided to hang up his skates. After spending 18 seasons in the NHL, Koivu ultimately decided that it was in his best interest to call it a career rather than attempting to play in a 19th. Though some expected him to skate in one more season, Koivu now leaves the […]

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P.K. Subban wants an NHL team in Houston because of Beyonce

Here’s a pretty random statement from P.K. Subban which might leave you questioning the defenseman. In regards to the topic of NHL expansion, Subban overlooked the obvious contenders such as Las Vegas and Seattle, Subban mentioned a team in Houston. …Houston? Why? The rationale for a team in Houston is awesome. Well, Beyonce is awesome, […]

Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets are enjoying a season ticket sales boom

Things are moving in the right direction in Columbus. Following up a 2013-14 season which saw the team become a formidable opponent in the East, the Blue Jackets are enjoying a nice season ticket boom heading into 2014-15. According to the Columbus Dispatch, the Blue Jackets have sold over 10,000 season tickets for the first […]

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Brian Gionta is optimistic about the Sabres’ playoff chances

It’s pretty normal to hear a player praising his club and offering up optimistic remarks heading into a new season. Regardless of the team’s previous campaign, you’ll hear proclamations of playoff glory. It doesn’t matter if your team was bad or even beyond bad, the time before training camp suddenly puts every squad on level […]

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Evander Kane takes a stand against the Washington Redskins

A lot of NHL stars were Tweeting about the NFL during the league’s first weekend of games. Evander Kane was one of them as he posted a stirring Tweet about the Washington Redskins. Kane’s Tweet got the Internet buzzing, not because of his slam on Washington’s offense, but because he chose to take a stand […]

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