SKA Saint Petersburg have a dominant team on paper heading into the new KHL season, deploying the likes of Ilya Kovalchuk, Pavel Datsyuk and a host of other talented skaters. As if fans weren’t excited enough after acquiring Datsyuk over the summer, the team made sure their fans were amped by creating this incredible hype […]
It has always been the desire of the Las Vegas NHL team to somehow have the word “Knights” somewhere in their name. The owner, Bill Foley, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, and he wanted to name his team after his alma mater. After some hemming and hawing, he […]
As far as internet memes go, “Harambe” the dead ape from the Cincinnati Zoo has some legs. The poor animal was shot back in May, but the internet has refused to let it go. It has even gone as far as the Cincinnati Zoo deleting their presence from all of social media. Calgary Flames draft […]
After a surprising exit by Patrick Roy, the Colorado Avalanche were up against the clock to hire a coach before the season starts. It looks as though they have found their man. First reported by Darren Dreger, Jared Bednar is now the head coach of the Avalanche. Bednar beat out other names like Lane Lambert […]
The Florida Panthers have traded prospect Lawson Crouse and Dave Bolland to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a 2017 third-round pick and a 2018 second-round pick, reports Elliotte Friedman and Chris Johnston of Sportsnet.ca.
We now know who will be replacing Duncan Keith on Canada’s 2016 World Cup roster and it’s a puzzling decision. Hockey Canada announced on Wednesday that St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester will replace Keith on the roster. In a press release, team Canada GM Doug Armstrong said Bouwmeester was added to ensure roster continuity […]
Tomas Jurco is one of the most intriguing players on the roster for the Detroit Red Wings, but the 23-year-old will get off to a slow start in 2016-17. Jurco recently had back surgery for a back injury he suffered while working out in Slovakia. The Red Wings brought Jurco back to the United States […]
The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as the organization’s skating coach which marks the first time in league history a woman has held a full-time coaching position in the NHL.
When Lil B “The Based God” talks, you better listen. The rapper is known for cursing multiple sports stars such as Kevin Durant and LeBron James. While curses are just silly voodoo, it is scary how accurate his curses have been. He hasn’t gotten involved in hockey curses quite yet, but he did just gave his blessing to […]
The Columbus Blue Jackets could have had Anze Kopitar and passed on the talented Slovenian partly due to his training regimen. Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch revisited the 2005 NHL Draft, writing that the Blue Jackets had a real chance at landing Kopitar. He was ranked 3rd on the team draft board, compared to […]
The Champions Hockey League is a fun tournament involving the best in European hockey. They can produce great hockey and at times some memorable moments. HC Davos of the NLA in Switzerland took on Rouen of France in their first Champions Hockey League group match. Olivier-Dame Malka of Rouen set the tone in a big […]
The Minnesota Wild sent out a survey a couple of months back asking fans if they should have a new goal song. The answers to the survey have been overwhelming. Today, the Wild debuted their new goal song and it has a distinctive Minnesotan taste.
George Parros and Jason Zucker are very happy about the NHL coming to Las Vegas. The NHL announced it’s expanding into Sin City for the 2017/18 season and the news has players with connections to Vegas excited. Parros, a former Anaheim Ducks tough guy who’s now retired and living in Las Vegas, told NHL.com’s Pat […]
Entering his second season in the NHL, Connor McDavid is once again facing enormous expectations which may even dwarf the ones he experienced last year. McDavid will turn 20 in January and is looking to prove himself after a 2015-16 season which saw him suffer a serious injury while still posting over a point-per-game pace with 47 […]
The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to upgrade between the pipes. Toronto announced the signing of goaltender Jhonas Enroth on Monday to a one-year, $750K deal.