The 2015-16 NHL season has barely started and Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano has already criticized his team’s effort. The Flames fell in their opener 5-1 against the Vancouver Canucks and Girodano had some blunt comments following the game. Via The Score: “That was probably as bad as we can get out there. We’ve got […]
The Carolina Hurricanes have solidified their goaltending situation for the next few years, announcing they’ve signed Eddie Lack to a two-year extension worth $5.5 million. Lack, who was set to become a free agent at the end of the 2015-16 season, will now be controlled by the Hurricanes until 2018. The Hurricanes scored one of the best deals […]
Celebrate, hockey fans! NHL action returns tonight and the 2015-16 season is finally here. The long summer days discussing off-ice issues (there were far too many) and potential line combinations are over and real, meaningful games have arrived. Too often it’s easy for hockey fans to overlook what makes the NHL and the game of […]
We wrote about David Booth’s comments, who said veterans were being phased out for younger players. With team’s trying to trim down their roster for the start of camp, there’s been some evidence to support this trend. Here are some surprising vets cuts from NHL camps this preseason.
Not all heroes wear capes. The hockey mullet is a long honored tradition that spans decades. The news today should come as no surprise to those that follow the game closely. People have been praying to see Jaromir Jagr’s legendary mullet come out of retirement and alas, the time has finally come. His teammate Roberto Luongo […]
The National Hockey League announced today that San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has been suspended for 41 games due to his preseason match penalty for a hit to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg.
It was initially reported that Zack Kassian suffered minor injuries in an early Sunday morning car accident, but it has been later been updated by GM Marc Bergevin that Kassian has suffered a broken nose and a broken foot. The Montreal Gazette originally came out with the report and had this info about the accident: […]
Stop us if you’ve heard this before. Raffi Torres threw a nasty, illegal hit which will likely earn him another suspension. Last night in a preseason game against Anaheim, Torres was given a match penalty for charging at Jakob Silverberg and hitting him in the side of the head, which knocked the young Swede out of […]
After taking some time and painstakingly making this list, you’ll notice a couple of things. First, that Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel aren’t on this list. I disqualified them out of this discussion since they have yet to play an NHL regular season game, but once they do they will surely be on this last. Second, […]
Slava Voynov didn’t wait long to get back into playing pro hockey, as the former Los Angeles Kings defenseman will reportedly sign with the KHL’s SKA St. Petersburg per Sport-Express’s Igor Eronko.
The Ryan O’Reilly/Colorado Avalanche contract negotiations were a slog. There’s no other way to say it. He was finally traded to the Buffalo Sabres this past off season to end that difficult chapter for the Avalanche. Mike Chambers of the Denver Post talked to O’Reilly’s former teammate Matt Duchene on the matter, and Duchene kept […]
After getting cut from his pro tryout with the Florida Panthers, David Booth had strong comments on how the league is changing and how youth is now being embraced.
How will the Los Angeles Kings attempt to keep Jonathan Quick in top form all season long? The answer, as reported by LA Kings Insider, might be by controlling Quick’s weight. Bill Ranford, the goaltending coach for the LA Kings, was asked about Quick’s weight and how a fluctuation might impact the goaltender’s mechanics. Ranford’s answer […]
As far as the offseason goes, this is one of the oddest in recent memory for the NHL. The amount of off-ice problems this summer isn’t necessarily typical, but the severity has opened the eyes of many around North America. The player that immediately comes to the forefront for his off-ice issues this year is […]
Dylan Strome remains in camp with the Arizona Coyotes, and according to Yotes GM Don Maloney, there’s a good chance he’ll be on the opening day roster. “It’s a daily evaluation, but there’s a very good chance he’s part of the opening night roster,” Maloney