The Boston Bruins have played good hockey so far in 2016-17, yet the club’s results haven’t been where they should be. Following Friday’s 1-0 defeat to the Chicago Blackhawks, the B’s record dropped to 23-20-6, tumbling almost out of playoff position after three straight losses. Claude Julien admitted despite recent turbulence he’s not worried about […]
This is vintage Pavel Datsyuk. He might not be in the NHL anymore, but Datsyuk’s still got sick moves. Check out this beautiful goal from KHL action. In Datsyukian-fashion, the 38-year-old scored by sticking his stick behind his legs and beating the netminder under his arm. I miss these type of goals from Datsyuk in […]
Lawson Crouse probably regrets his decision to throw hands with Chris Stewart. The Arizona Coyotes rookie faced off against the Minnesota Wild forward on Thursday night, getting his ass handed to him in a quick tilt.
John Tortorella is poking fun at fellow Ohio sports star LeBron James.
The NHL has already cut the breakaway challenge from the All-Star Skills Competition, but a new entertaining replacement might’ve been found. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca reports the All-Star game will feature a new competition titled “The Four Line Challenge.” The new event will see players try to hit targets from particular spots on the ice. Think […]
Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 by the league after hitting Cody Eakin with his own helmet during a fight during last night’s New York Rangers-Dallas Stars game. Kreider grabbed Eakins’ helmet and proceeded to hit him with it during the fight, before dropping it and continuing to swing at the Stars forward. It’s a […]
If it was up to him, Gabriel Landeskog would remain captain of the Colorado Avalanche for the foreseeable future. With the Avalanche season already lost, Landeskog’s become the subject of trade rumors. Landeskog is taking the speculation in stride, admitting to Mike Chambers of the Denver Post he’s not letting them affect his game. “Whether […]
Ken Hitchcock is being 100% honest about his coaching mindset entering the final five minutes of a tied game: Don’t go all out for the win and try to get the extra point first. The St. Louis Blues coach spoke to the Boston Globe’s Kevin Paul Dupont, admitting he doesn’t think about winning during a […]
Craig Cunningham is back in Roadrunners colors nearly two months after suffering a career-ending injury which nearly killed him. Back in November, the former Roadrunners captain nearly died after collapsing on the ice pre-game. After not hearing much regarding his condition, in December his near-death experience was detailed. Cunningham had part of his leg amputated […]
The Vancouver Canucks are basically the kings of dealing assets for vets who are supposed to help a playoff push, when in reality, the team is far from competitive. We saw this flawed team-building strategy when GM Jim Benning dealt former first-round pick Jared McCann and multiple draft picks for the steady, but unspectacular Erik Gudbranson. […]
The IIHF is looking for ways to avoid having a shootout decide a medal-winning game. Darren Dreger of TSN.ca reported on Insider Trading officials are looking at different scenarios instead of the shootout. “They’d look at that 20-minute overtime period,” Dreger said on Insider Trading.”Is it better to start five-on-five, play for 10 minutes, shift […]
Did hockey fans and the NHL’s Hockey Operations staff get the picks right for the 2017 All-Star Game? The NHL All-Star rosters were announced on Tuesday and per usual, there are some players on the list that are genuinely surprising and some names left off that are hard to understand why. After taking a look at […]
Jaromir Jagr is just like the Energizer Bunny, his career keeps going and going and going. The 44-year-old doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon, as Jagr admitted he wants to play until he’s 55. Back in December, Jagr said he would work everyday to play until he’s 50. Now he has raised the bar. “I go […]
The Boston Bruins aren’t willing to include promising young defender Brandon Carlo in trade talks, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca. Speaking during Saturday’s Headlines segment on Hockey Night in Canada, Friedman said the Bruins whiffed at the idea of trading Carlo, even in the rumored package for Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog. “There was talk […]
An interesting quirk in an obscure California law may be all it takes for NHL stars in the state to opt out of signed contracts. FanGraphs found a provision in California Labor Code Section 2855, which allows people under contract for more than seven years, to have the right to opt out of their contract. “A […]