Voynov

Slava Voynov arrested on domestic abuse charges, victim reportedly hospitalized

Slava Voynov has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL after details surfaced regarding his arrest on charges of domestic abuse. TMZ reports that Voynov accompanied the woman to the hospital where staffers then reported him to the authorities. Details regarding the severity of the woman’s injuries haven’t been released, but they were apparently bad enough […]

HockeyFights

Hockey Fights of the Week: 10/8 – 10/19

Welcome back to Hockey Fights of the Week! In our third year of Hockey Fights of the Week, we will once again highlight the best scraps and bouts from the week that was. We’ll rank our five favorite fights and, like always, we’ll encourage you to offer your feedback in the comments.

Bryzgalov

Report: Avalanche pass on Ilya Bryzgalov

The Colorado Avalanche had a rough day in Ottawa earlier this week. On the same day, the Avalanche lost both goaltender Semyon Varlamov and goaltender Reto Berra to injuries. Varlamov suffered a groin injury during the morning skate and Berra suffered a head/neck injury after a collision. With both goalies on the shelf for an undetermined amount […]

Hertl

Tomas Hertl models his game after Jaromir Jagr for an unlikely reason

Tomas Hertl’s idol Jaromir Jagr has a ton of qualities hockey players try to mimic. From his heavy shot to his work ethic which never seems to quit regardless of his age, Jagr’s skills have produced a career which can be labeled as one of the best in the NHL. Many players have tried to […]

Canucks

Canucks sellout streak to end at 474 games

The home sellout streak for the Vancouver Canucks is about to end. The Canucks anticipate their streak will officially end when the club hosts the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, October 18th. The streak, which began in 2002, will conclude after an incredible 474 games. Recognizing the streak’s days were numbered, the Canucks Tweeted out […]

Babcock

Mike Babcock is not answering questions about his future

Where will Mike Babcock coach beyond 2014-15? That’s the question everyone has been asking and Babcock is tired of talking about the matter. Following his team’s morning skate, the Red Wings announced he will not be answering any questions regarding his coaching plans for the future. Don’t the Red Wings know that by restricting the […]

Lucic

Video: Milan Lucic makes an obscene gesture after boarding call

Milan Lucic wasn’t too happy when he was called for boarding. He was even less happy with the Canadiens fans who were celebrating as he was stepping into the penalty box. Given the recent playoff history between the two clubs, emotions were running high and Lucic deemed it appropriate to give the crowd a … […]

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Young talent key in another LA Kings title run

The Los Angeles Kings came into the season as one of the few very elite teams throughout the league, and a favorite to capture a third Stanley Cup title in a span of just four seasons. Not bad for a team that didn’t even have one just a few years ago. Nonetheless, the Kings have discovered the […]

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It’s early, but the New York Islanders are absolutely for real

Sweeping declarations are fun. On Thursday night, the New York Islanders will square off against the San Jose Sharks in a matchup of teams off to hot starts. While it’d be extremely far-fetched to say that this is a potential Stanley Cup Finals preview, there’s no doubt that both of these teams have the ability to make some noise […]

Ovechkin

Barry Trotz praises Alex Ovechkin, disputes previous claims

When Barry Trotz accepted the job in Washington, fans and analysts wondered how his style would be received by the Capitals. Specifically, what would the relationship be between Trotz and Alex Ovechkin? So far, it sounds like things are going very well. Trotz told USA Today that coaching Ovechkin has been far more pleasurable than […]

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The NHL All-Star Game is coming to Nashville in 2016

The NHL All-Star Game is often maligned for its lack of competitive nature and how its almost transparently only held so the NHL can have another big event for its corporate partners nowadays. However, there are a few reasons to justify holding the game, even in 2014. One such motivation is the ability to showcase […]

Gagne

Boston Bruins sign Simon Gagne to one-year deal

The Boston Bruins have just one win through their first four games and the team has already made some changes. The Bruins waived Bobby Robins and sent Jordan Caron down to the AHL. The news which generated the most buzz was that the Bruins signed Simon Gagne to a one-year, $600,000 contract. What will Gagne’s […]

Stamkos

Here’s a fun comparison between Steven Stamkos and the Buffalo Sabres

Earlier we discussed the Buffalo Sabres and their poor effort (to say the least) against the Anaheim Ducks which resulted in only 12 total shots. You don’t really need to juxtapose their laughable performance with anything to understand just how bad it was, but we were provided with a comparison too good to pass up. […]

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