The official list for which players will be either protected or unprotected has been released and everyone is on the edges of their seats. Some of the unprotected players left a bad taste in some people's mouths, thinking that certain players should have been protected over others. Only one unprotected player from each team will … Continue reading Which New York Ranger Will Go?
Sunday morning, 30 NHL teams submitted a list of players that they will protect from the expansion draft that will take place Wednesday, June 21. Most of the lists were predictable and as expected, but here a few that seemed the most puzzling: Arizona Coyotes Arizona's decision to expose Radim Vrbata is baffling. Vrbata led the team … Continue reading The Most Surprising Players Exposed to the Expansion Draft
The Arizona Coyotes have their first pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft at 7. Arizona found themselves in the same position last season when they drafted Clayton Keller. Keller only played three games with Arizona this season, tallying two assists, but looked as though he will be fun to watch in the coming years. … Continue reading Who Should The Coyotes Draft 7th Overall?
As the 2016-2017 NHL season comes to a close, here's a list of defining moments (in no particular order): Connor McDavid Connor McDavid won the Art Ross with 100 points in 82 games. This made him the third-youngest player to win the trophy after Sidney Crosby and Wayne Gretzky. His exceptional season also garnered him a … Continue reading Top 10 Moments of the 2016-2017 Regular Season
On Tuesday, Arizona Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith submitted a list of eight teams he doesn't want to be traded to. Smith, 35, has two years remaining on his contract at $5.6 million. The list submitted consists of teams Smith is against being traded to in agreement with his modified no-trade clause. This doesn't mean that … Continue reading Is Mike Smith On The Move?
The Las Vegas Golden Knights have officially been named as the first new team for the NHL’s expansion. Choosing Las Vegas has been a subject that a lot in the hockey community have questioned. The city isn’t known for sports, but this could be a way of expanding the sport to the southwest that actually … Continue reading Is Las Vegas The Right Choice?
Mika Zibanejad is doing more than training in his offseason. The New York Rangers center released his first single titled Forever on Friday. It's an EDM song with vocals provided by Sara Milligan. The track has a catchy chorus and beat, one you can definitely see being played on the radio throughout the summer. Zibanejad made … Continue reading New York Rangers Forward Releases First Single
The word ‘cocky’ gets thrown around a lot in the sports world. Cocky is defined as “having and showing confidence in a way that is annoying to other people”, and this definition is very broad. In the NHL along with many other leagues, there is a celebration whenever a goal is made (such as an … Continue reading The Importance Of P.K. Subban
The New Jersey Devils haven't had a playoff appearance since their unfortunate loss in the 2011-2012 Stanley Cup Finals to the Los Angeles Kings. For years, the Devils have been stuck in a mediocre limbo. They haven't been quite good enough to make the playoffs, but not bad enough to get high draft picks. Thanks … Continue reading The Devils Future Looks as Bright as Ever
This year is a big one for the National Women’s Hockey League. Officially going into their third season, plenty of players are up for free agency. It’s sure to be an exciting postseason up until the start of the new season in October. So far, The Riveters have acquired seven free agents; including their captain Ashley … Continue reading Free Agency Is In Full Swing For The NWHL
On Friday night, during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Ducks center, Ryan Getzlaf, was caught on camera yelling an anti-gay and sexist slur. His punishment for saying the phrase? A $10,000 fine. That's all. Last year, when Montreal Canadien's Andrew Shaw was on the Chicago Blackhawks, he too shouted an anti-gay slur at the … Continue reading Why Does the NHL Even Bother?
Harry How/Getty Images Since Nashville Predator Ryan Johansen answered a question about Western Conference foe and Anaheim Duck Ryan Kesler in his post-game media scrum, hockey fans across social media had an opinion. But would you rather he not have said anything? After a 5-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 of the … Continue reading Was Ryan Johansen Wrong in Voicing His Opinion?
As sports fans, we recognize that there is something bigger than all of us. Something bigger than the Commissioner's Trophy, bigger than a Super Bowl ring, and bigger than the Stanley Cup. Ultimately, it's bigger than the Olympic games themselves, because the opportunity to play for and represent your country is larger than life to … Continue reading Hockey Deserves Better
With the 2016-2017 hockey season winding down, there isn’t much to look forward to in the summer. So, let’s jump ahead in time and talk about the outdoor games for the 2017-2018 season. This year, there are three outdoor games scheduled, a cutback from last year's four games. Let’s start with some history. In 2003, … Continue reading The Elephant in the League: Outdoor Games