Andersson Requests Trade from Rangers

Featured Image: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke Lias Andersson requested a trade from the New York Rangers on December 21st and is no longer a part of the organization. When the New York Rangers traded center Derek Stepan and goalie Antti Raanta to the Arizona Coyotes for Tony DeAngelo and the Coyotes 7th overall pick in the … Continue reading Andersson Requests Trade from Rangers

Will the Blue Jackets Keep Their Cannon Firing?

Going into this season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs, there are many elements to the different teams that fans look forward to watching unfold on the ice. And now, with a win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in game one, the Columbus Blue Jackets are coming into the playoffs with the entire hockey world on notice. The … Continue reading Will the Blue Jackets Keep Their Cannon Firing?

New York Rangers Prospect Update

At the trade deadline, the New York Rangers acquired a few new prospects. While fans have definitely heard a lot about the newer acquisitions, the trades tended to leave players already in the farm system in the dust. Two of the best prospects in the Rangers system right now are Filip Chytil and Lias Andersson. … Continue reading New York Rangers Prospect Update

Under Scrutiny: Hockey Is For Everyone Month 2018

For the month of February 2018, the NHL will be holding their second consecutive "Hockey Is For Everyone" Month! They have partnered with many organizations, most notably the You Can Play Project, to show fans that regardless of race, sexuality, religion, or anything of that nature, they will be accepted in the NHL. Each team … Continue reading Under Scrutiny: Hockey Is For Everyone Month 2018

A Eulogy for the Metropolitan Riveters’ Winning Streak

On the afternoon of Saturday, February 3rd, 2018, the Metropolitan Riveters of the NWHL lost their first game of the 2017-2018 season. This was also their first loss since the season before, a 4-3 final against the Boston Pride on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. If they lose their next game, it will be their first … Continue reading A Eulogy for the Metropolitan Riveters’ Winning Streak

Weekend Update: Catching the Injury Blues

Winter is flu season for us normal folk, but injury is spreading like a nasty virus through the National Hockey League. In this weekend's update, we take a look at the various injuries that have plagued the league, and the impact on their respective teams. Jaden Schwartz (STL) - Following a brutal ankle injury, the … Continue reading Weekend Update: Catching the Injury Blues

Why Your Disappointment in Ryan Strome Isn’t His Fault

One of the biggest trades of the 2017 offseason came just after the expansion draft. On June 22nd, 2017, the Edmonton Oilers sent 27-year-old right wing Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders in exchange for 24-year-old center Ryan Strome. This is obviously a very uneven trade, for many reasons. What We've Seen So Far … Continue reading Why Your Disappointment in Ryan Strome Isn’t His Fault

Here Comes Seattle

With the NHL preseason underway, hockey fans received some exciting news. The city of Seattle and members of the Oak View Group have decided to work together to renovate KeyArena. The renovation is an attempt to lure the NBA and NHL to the area in order to have professional teams. The renovations are going to … Continue reading Here Comes Seattle

PHOTOS: Chicago Hockey Charity Classic

Smiles all around this Saturday at Special Olympics Chicago's Chicago Hockey Charity Classic game. Players from every league - young and old - came together this weekend to play for an amazing cause, and here are our photos from the event! (Photos by Alyssa O'Brenski, Puck It Up) Don't forget to read all about how … Continue reading PHOTOS: Chicago Hockey Charity Classic

NWHL All-Star Weekend

The National Women’s Hockey League was announced in March of 2015 as the first U.S women’s professional hockey league where players would receive income. Commissioner Dani Ryan, a former ice hockey player, started the NWHL in order to provide options for players after their collegiate careers. The league announced their four teams: Boston Pride, Buffalo … Continue reading NWHL All-Star Weekend