Oh, Brother! The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part One: Past)

One of the most fun parts of watching hockey, or even sports in general, is watching relationships develop between players. Whether it's a rivalry that's all in good fun between opponents or a close bond between long-time teammates, it really helps fans build a connection to the game. One of the most unique connections in … Continue reading Oh, Brother! The NHL’s Siblings From the Past, Present, and Future (Part One: Past)

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

The Unjust Firing of Joel Quenneville: A Casualty of the Management Power Struggle

The Blackhawks haven't been great. We all know this. Their defense is weak, the offense is inconsistent at best, and the off-season acquisitions and trades have been questionable. Who is at fault? One would argue it's Stan Bowman, but who took the fall? After 797 games, 9 playoff appearances, and 3 Stanley Cup Championships, the … Continue reading The Unjust Firing of Joel Quenneville: A Casualty of the Management Power Struggle

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

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

Top Shelf Pours for the Arizona Coyotes

Welcome back, hockey fans! This week we’re focusing on the Arizona Coyotes. For the 2017-18 season, the Coyotes finished in 29th place with 70 points. As someone who was rooting for the Coyotes to be the underdog this season, it’s sad to see them finish so low. But hey, there’s always next year, right? This … Continue reading Top Shelf Pours for the Arizona Coyotes

Top Shelf Pours for the Buffalo Sabres

With the NHL playoffs coming to close soon and the offseason fastly approaching, we all need something fun to get through the summer with. So, I’m introducing Top Shelf Pours, a series that pairs hockey teams with a beer, a mixed drink, and a wine. Now I know not every hockey fan drinks, and there … Continue reading Top Shelf Pours for the Buffalo Sabres

A Brief Intro about Emergency Goalies

There are few things more exciting than watching an emergency goalie be called into the net during an NHL game. This season alone, we got to see the Blackhawks put Scott Foster between the pipes and the accountant pulled out the saves. But for people who are new to the sport, and even people who … Continue reading A Brief Intro about Emergency Goalies

Is Tanking Really Worth It?

With the NHL season winding down, teams have to decide whether to keep on fighting or to tank and try to get a decent draft pick. But, as either a player or a fan, is tanking really worth it? Is tanking something that we, as fans, should actually root for? I think it’s safe to … Continue reading Is Tanking Really Worth It?

NWHL Playoffs 2018: Catching up With the Riveters After the Isobel Cup

On Sunday, March 25th, 2018, the Metropolitan Riveters won their first Isobel Cup in NWHL history. After the game, we caught up with some of the team’s key players to see how they felt after winning the championship. Here’s what they had to say! First, we spoke to Harrison Browne. He became the second player … Continue reading NWHL Playoffs 2018: Catching up With the Riveters After the Isobel Cup