NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Jack Capuano of the New York Islanders leaves the ice following a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Barclays Center on April 24, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Islanders won the game 2-1 to win the series four games to two. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jack Capuano has been fired, but was he the right person to blame?

In a move that seemed like a long time coming, Jack Capuano was fired as head coach of the New York Islanders. The Islanders have had a rough start to the year and it looked like at some point they were going to need a scapegoat to pin it all on. General Manager Garth Snow […]

COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 3:  David Savard #58 of the Columbus Blue Jackets congratulates Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets after defeating the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 and extended the teams winning streak to 16 games on January 3, 2017 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Three interesting facts from the Columbus Blue Jackets’ winning streak

While the Columbus Blue Jackets’ winning streak has ended, it doesn’t mean we can’t remember their streak fondly. It was one of the most improbable runs in the salary cap era of the NHL. While in the grand scheme of the season it may not mean much, many are hoping that it can elevate the […]

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Dennis Seidenberg #4 and Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders celebrate a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers at the Barclays Center on December 6, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

These 3 NHL teams should start planning for the 2017 Draft

It’s that time of year when the good teams in the NHL start pulling away from the bad ones. With that, it’s starting to become clear which teams need to place their playoff aspirations on hold and look forward to the upcoming 2017 NHL Draft. These three struggling franchises clearly need to start looking to the offseason […]

EDMONTON, AB - FEBRUARY 23:  Jordan Oesterle #82 of the Edmonton Oilers trips up Nick Paul #13 of the Ottawa Senators on February 23, 2016 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images)

AHL forward posts graphic photo of arm after it was sliced open by a skate

Playing in the NHL has its many benefits, but it is also one of most violent sports out there. You’ll get some nasty scrapes and cuts which is the nature of a sport where players skate around on razor-sharp blades. Nick Paul, a forward for the Binghamton Senators in the AHL, found out the dangers of the […]