How Emotion Unified the Hockey Community

Featured Image: Getty Images Some believe emotion has no place in sports. Some believe it is a distraction and will result in failure and mistake. But emotion is perhaps the greatest aspect of an athlete and a sports fan. It gives people the negative ability to bicker with complete strangers over a team, but it … Continue reading How Emotion Unified the Hockey Community

Three Wins From the Clark Cup: Chicago Steel Advance to Finals

The Chicago Steel sealed their fate with an overtime goal last Saturday night, defeating the Muskegon Lumberjacks in four games to claim the Eastern Conference Championship title and secure a spot in the Clark Cup Final. Tomorrow night they will take on the Sioux Falls Stampede, who earned their Western Conference Championship title with a … Continue reading Three Wins From the Clark Cup: Chicago Steel Advance to Finals

Roadrunners sweep homestand, move into first place

The Tucson Roadrunners returned home after a four game road trip to take on the San Diego Gulls and San Jose Barracuda. With goaltender Hunter Miska being recalled by the Coyotes and Adin Hill still out with injury, Merrick Madsen got the start in net Wednesday night against the Gulls. After a scoreless first, Tucson … Continue reading Roadrunners sweep homestand, move into first place

IceHogs 5, Roadrunners 3: Tucson’s first regulation loss

After Friday night's overtime win over Rockford, the Roadrunners looked to carry that momentum and stay unbeaten in regulation. Things picked up where they left off for Tucson as a little over five minutes into the first period, Jens Looke gave the Roadrunners a 1-0 lead on the power play with his third goal of … Continue reading IceHogs 5, Roadrunners 3: Tucson’s first regulation loss

Lou Lamoriello and Tradition’s Place in Hockey

Every day, the hockey world changes. Even if it's just a little bit. Between jersey additions, new logos, teams making trades and rules being modified, the NHL is constantly going at a mile a minute. However, even in today's fast-paced hockey world, some traditions are still able to stand the test of time. One of … Continue reading Lou Lamoriello and Tradition’s Place in Hockey

What Does a Salary Cap Increase Mean for the NHL?

This year's NHL free agent class is filled with talent. Among the bigger names are John Tavares, James van Riemsdyk, James Neal, Rick Nash, and Joe Thornton. However, there's more to the group besides the talent on the surface. Players like Ilya Kovalchuk, Mike Green, Patrick Maroon, Michael Grabner, and Thomas Vanek are also up … Continue reading What Does a Salary Cap Increase Mean for the NHL?

Trade Impact: Coyotes Acquire Galchenyuk

The Arizona Coyotes acquired forward Alex Galchenyuk from the Montreal Canadiens Friday afternoon in exchange for Max Domi. With trade rumours swirling for the past few seasons, it appeared it was only a matter of time before the Canadiens moved Galchenyuk. A change of scenery is likely to benefit both players involved. Galchenyuk, the 2012 third … Continue reading Trade Impact: Coyotes Acquire Galchenyuk

Metropolitan Riveters News Round-Up

Over the past few days, the women's hockey world has been filled with news. A new team has been added to the NWHL, and the league's free agency period opened up on June 1st. So far, the Buffalo Beauts have brought back Hayley Scamurra, Maddie Elia, Lisa Chesson, and Corinne Buie. In the realm of … Continue reading Metropolitan Riveters News Round-Up

The Stanley Cup is the Capitals’ to Lose

It's safe to say not many people predicted the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights to be in the Stanley Cup Final, but here we are. Four games in and the Capitals lead the series 3-1. Vegas won the first game at home and then dropped three straight games. The Capitals have been playing … Continue reading The Stanley Cup is the Capitals’ to Lose

Will Jeff Skinner Stay?

Since the 2017-2018 NHL season has ended, trade rumors have begun to surround a few players. One of those players has been Jeff Skinner. Skinner's Carolina Hurricanes failed to make the playoffs again, making this the ninth consecutive season without qualifying. Since he has only been playing for the team (and in the NHL) for … Continue reading Will Jeff Skinner Stay?