The Columbus Blue Jackets held a moment of silence for late Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch. Instead of standing in silence, one dumbass fan decided to make the sign of respect about him. During the moment of silence, someone, assumedly drunk, yelled about pizza as the arena was silent in remembrance of Ilitch. I can’t fathom […]
The Dallas Stars haven’t had a very good season. On Thursday, things got a bit worse. Jiri Hudler accidentally scored on his own net after attempting a drop-pass during a delayed penalty. It’s a hockey player’s nightmare.
Tim Murray isn’t actively pursuing a trade of Evander Kane. The Buffalo Sabres GM made a radio appearance where he said he’s not looking to deal the enigmatic 25-year-old. “I wouldn’t rule it out, (but) I’m not pursuing a trade with him,” the Buffalo Sabres general manager told WGR 550’s Mike Schopp. Murray further elaborated […]
Dr. Bennet Omalu is lending his support to former NHL players suing the league in the ongoing concussion lawsuit. Omalu, a neuropathologist who discovered and published findings on CTE in football players (which was later made into the film Concussion starring Will Smith), drafted a letter to the lawyers of former players in the lawsuit defending it from the NHL’s […]
Tyler Seguin is tired of losing. On the heels of losing to the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Tuesday night, Tyler Seguin expressed frustration about where the Dallas Stars sit in the standings. With only 21 wins in the organizations first 54 games, Seguin admitted he was sick of talking about losing. “I’m just so […]
Bryan Bickell is getting close to returning to NHL action. Bickell announced he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis back in November. Acquired from the Blackhawks in the trade which brought Teuvo Teräväinen to the Carolina Hurricanes, Bickell’s appeared in just seven games in 2016-17. His last game came in late October. The diagnosis didn’t stop […]
The Boston Bruins made the curious decision to fire head coach Claude Julien on Tuesday morning. While the subject is noteworthy enough, during the Bruins press conference discussing the move, general manager Don Sweeney was destroyed by the Boston media for calling it during the middle of the New England Patriots Super Bowl parade. Reporters […]
The NHL and NHLPA are looking for feedback on arena ice conditions. According to Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet.ca, the NHL is forming a new subcommittee titled the NHLPA/NHL Playing Environment subcommittee. After games, players will be able to provide ratings on ice conditions through each period. The subcommittee will give players a platform to air grievances […]
Patrik Elias has missed the entire 2016-17 recovering from knee surgery, throwing his NHL career in doubt. Now, it appears Elias is leaning towards retirement. Elias, who’s not under contract with the Devils and an unrestricted free agent, spoke with NHL.com. He revealed while he might be physically ready to come back, he isn’t quite […]
What’s not to love about Phil Kessel? When he’s not an elite goal scorer on the ice with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Kessel’s now using his platform to inspire. He reached out to a Pens fan who tweeted their nerves about going to hockey practice. His advice? “Don’t give up, chasing your dream is never easy.” […]
Lawson Crouse got in a fight with Brendan Dillon with his dad in attendance, and his pop’s reaction was even better than the tilt itself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNzj5_oDqiw Crouse’s dad waved his son’s jersey with pride following the bout. It’s safe to assume where Crouse’s dad stands on fighting in the league. [theScore]
During Saturday’s Maple Leafs-Bruins matchup, Adam McQuaid and Matt Martin got in a spirited tilt. Despite max effort from both fighters, Martin got hit hard by McQuaid towards the end of the bout. Martin left the game after refs intervened.
Originally Posted by Sam Blazer on Jan 31, 2017 11:33 When you think of the elite goalies in the league, a few names constantly pop up: Henrik Lundqvist, Tuukka Rask, Carey Price. Surprisingly amongst others, Thomas Greiss may end up being a name that deserves his name on those types of lists. While Greiss has mostly […]
All-Star Mike Smith hasn’t considered waiving his no-trade clause as the Arizona Coyotes sink lower and lower in the Western Conference playoff race. With just 16 wins and 38 points in 48 games, Arizona is expectedly not ready to contend. With a young roster that includes a promising core of Dylan Strome, Max Domi, and […]
The St. Louis Blues have fired longtime coach Ken Hitchcock and replaced him with former Minnesota Wild bench boss Mike Yeo. The team announced the stunning move this morning. Hitchcock has been the coach of the Blues since the 2011-12 season, compiling five straight winning seasons entering 2016-17. After St. Louis made it all the […]