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
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
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
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?
After just the first round of the NHL playoffs, the NHL has reported that there is no perfect bracket left in their annual Bracket Challenge. Who could have predicted a Predators sweep over Chicago, or St. Louis eliminating Minnesota in just 5 games? How about the 8th seeded Leafs standing their ground and pushing Washington … Continue reading Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1: Hot & Cold
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