CALGARY, AB - OCTOBER 7: Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames gets checked by Derek Dorsett #15 of the Vancouver Canucks in the NHL season opener at Scotiabank Saddledome on October 7, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Mark Giordano says Flames’ effort in opener was “unacceptable”

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 […]

GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 04:  Goaltender Eddie Lack #31 of the Vancouver Canucks in action during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Arena on March 4, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hurricanes continue transition between the pipes

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 […]


NHL hockey is back and that’s awesome

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 […]

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 26:  Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks awaits a face off against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on November 26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Blackhawks defeated the Avalanche 3-2.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Some surprising NHL veterans cut from rosters

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.


Jaromir Jagr is bringing back his legendary mullet

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 […]

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Zack Kassian suffered injuries in an early morning car accident

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: […]

NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 02:  Raffi Torres #13 of the San Jose Sharks in action against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 2, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. The Sharks defeated the Devils 4-2.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

NHL needs to send message after another illegal hit by Raffi Torres

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 […]

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 29:  Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues skates the puck against Tyler Seguin #91 of the Dallas Stars during a preseason game at American Airlines Center on September 29, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The top 25 NHL players under the age of 25

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, […]

DENVER, CO - MARCH 08:  Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks with Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche to give the Avalanche a 4-1 lead in the second period at the Pepsi Center on March 8, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Matt Duchene throws Ryan O’Reilly a backhanded compliment

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 […]

DENVER, CO - MARCH 10:  Goalie Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings defends the net against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on March 10, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. Quick earned a win as he made 21 saves in the Kings 5-2 win over the Avalanche.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Kings are looking to “control” Jonathan Quick’s weight this season

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 […]