PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 26:  Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in action against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on May 26, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Sidney Crosby’s long road back to the Cup

The NHL Marketing Department finally had its wish fulfilled as Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are back in the Stanley Cup Final. In the days leading up to Game 1, there is no shortage of storylines. You have the “Can the Sharks finally do it?” angle, the Thornton vs. Kessel angle (commonly referred to […]

in Game Six of the Western Conference Final during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on May 25, 2016 in San Jose, California.

3 reasons why the San Jose Sharks will win the Stanley Cup

Recently we took a look at the Pittsburgh Penguins and outlined three reasons why they will win the Stanley Cup. Considering we have no idea which team will hoist the best trophy in sports, here are three reasons why the San Jose Sharks will take home the Cup. 1. Lethal offense The Sharks have had […]

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Report: Avalanche could move Tyson Barrie

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie is set to get paid and it appears the Avs are getting ready to shop the talented rearguard. Despite being handcuffed playing with Nick Holden as his defensive partner throughout the season, the 24-year-old still had an impressive year with 13 goals, 36 assists, and 49 points in 78 games, […]

ST LOUIS, MO - MAY 15:  Marc-Edouard Vlasic #44 of the San Jose Sharks reacts after the third period against the St. Louis Blues in Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center on May 15, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Marc-Edouard Vlasic donates $2,500 to David Backes’ charity

The third-round series between the San Jose Sharks and the St. Louis Blues wasn’t exactly a friendly one. Physical, grueling action reigned supreme and there were plenty of questionable/cheap shots after the whistle. Even though the two clubs visibly had a lot of hate, that didn’t stop Marc-Edouard Vlasic from donating to David Backes’ charity after […]

PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 26:  Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in action against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on May 26, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

3 reasons why the Pittsburgh Penguins will win the Stanley Cup

The San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins will face off in this year’s Stanley Cup Final. The two teams enter the Final with very different stories and backgrounds, but both are more than capable of claiming the title. As a result, this two-part series will look at why each team could win the Cup, […]

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The Canucks move McCann for Gudbranson in a shockingly bad trade

Jim Benning strikes again. Sit down Canucks fans, I’ve got some bad news for you. The Vancouver Canucks have reportedly traded forward Jared McCann, a 2016 second-round draft pick and a 2016 fourth-round draft pick to the Florida Panthers for defenseman Erik Gudbranson and a fourth-round pick, reports Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca. The move is […]

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Report: Pavel Datsyuk will join SKA of the KHL

Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk is close to signing a two-year deal with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL according to Slava Malamud. Malamud reports the head of the KHL’s board of directors Gennady Timchenko said Datsyuk will join the team. Datsyuk has been rumored to join the KHL since the Red Wings season […]

BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 10: Kevan Miller #86 of the Boston Bruins makes a pass during the third period against the Dallas Stars at TD Garden on February 10, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Stars defeat the Bruins 5-3. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

The Boston Bruins shot themselves in the foot with Kevan Miller deal

Kevan Miller has gotten paid. The Boston Bruins announced on Tuesday that they’ve signed the defenseman to a four-year contract extension worth $10 million. Miller appeared in a career-high 71 games for the Bruins in 2015-16, scoring five goals, 13 assists, and 18 points with a +15 rating. The contract is a tough one for a variety […]

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MAY 22:  Atte Ohtamaa #55 of Finland exchange the words with Matt Duchene #9 of Canada during the 2016 IIHF World Championship gold medal game at the Ice Palace on May 22, 2016 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Anna Sergeeva/Getty Images)

Over half of Finland watched the World Championship gold medal game

When you are a hockey obsessed country it is tough to really shock anyone with anything. Some people will argue that player selection on the national team is a pretty big deal, while others will say attendance figures warrant some discussion. How about record breaking television numbers? That would seem like a pretty newsworthy accomplishment. […]

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 16:  Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers skates in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on April 16, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Three possible destinations for Rick Nash

The New York Rangers may be willing to move star forward Rick Nash reports Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca. The 31-year-old had a down season with the Rangers, battling injuries and slumps, scoring just 15 goals in 60 games which was the lowest single-season total of his career. Despite the struggles, Nash is still a dominant goal-scorer […]

DALLAS, TX - APRIL 29:  Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars clears the puck against the St. Louis Blues in the second period in Game One of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at American Airlines Center on April 29, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

How can the Dallas Stars fix their dreadful goaltending?

The Dallas Stars took a step forward this year in many aspects. They won the Central Division with 109 points (their most since 2006-2007) a year after falling short of a postseason berth in 2014-2015. The faces of the franchise – Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn –  and the rest of the Stars’ electric offense was […]

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