The Toronto Maple Leafs: Better, Worse, or The Same?

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The Toronto Maple Leafs: Better, Worse, Or The Same? The Toronto Maple Leafs have made the playoffs two straight years. However some big pieces have moved in the offseason including the acquisition of John Tavares and dropping the likes of JVR and Bozak amongst others. In this article over a quarter of the

Calm Down Jersey, It’s Only November

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The New Jersey Devils are 9-10-4. They sit 5 points out of the wild card spot with 59 games left. 59 games! It’s not like it is the dead heat of a playoff race with 10 games left on the season. There is still time to right the ship and

Stopping the Bleeding in New Jersey

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Well... The second end of that back-to-back didn’t go as planned for the Devils from New Jersey. The team showed up for about 2 minutes and gave fans flashbacks to the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning a week prior. But this time, it wasn’t one of the best teams in

Ilya Kovalchuk Returns to the NHL with the Kings

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One of Ilya Kovalchuk’s last NHL memories is a tough defeat in the 2012 Stanley Cup Final, when his team, the New Jersey Devils, lost to the Los Angeles Kings in-game six. Now, after five long years spent in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in Russia, Kovalchuk has finally returned-and he’s

NHL Quarter Recap: Teams Chances of Playoffs

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With roughly a quarter of the season done it is time to look at the odds of each team making the playoffs. It is still pretty early and a lot could and probably will change throughout the season, but it is definitely interesting to see where the league stands after each

Three Storylines for the 2017-2018 NHL Season

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After the conclusion of the NHL’s centennial season, which resulted in the Pittsburgh Penguins becoming the first repeat champions of this millennium, an fascinating off-season took place which ushered in the next hundred years in the NHL’s storied history. With notable free agents signings like Kevin Shattenkirk, Joe Thornton, Alex Radulov,

Trade Alert: Blackhawks Repeating Problems

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The NHL Draft is tonight, but the Chicago Blackhawks didn't wait to make some blockbuster trades today. The Chicago Blackhawks traded two core pieces today in Niklas Hjalmarsson and Artemi Panarin. It seems like every year the Blackhawks run into cap problems. Having Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane combining for $21

NHL Awards Plus Expansion Revealed!

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It is the night hockey fans have been waiting for, the NHL Awards. This year not only will players be nominated for rewards from their stellar play this past season, but also the Las Vegas Golden Knights will announce their new team. As the awards are handed out and players are

NHL Expansion Draft Protected List Revealed

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The NHL released the list of players that are being protected and exposed for the upcoming expansion draft held June 21st. Anaheim Ducks Protected players Andrew Cogliano (F) Ryan Getzlaf (F) Ryan Kesler (F) Corey Perry (F) Rickard Rakell (F) Jakob Silfverberg (F) Antoine Vermette (F) Kevin Bieksa (D) Cam Fowler (D) Hampus Lindholm (D) John Gibson (G) Available players Spencer Abbott (F) Jared Boll (F) Sam

All Trades On Expansion Deadline Day

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Expansion Deadline Normally on June 17th not too much happens, but this year has been completely different. With the expansion draft coming up, NHL teams had until 3 p.m ET today to make trades before a mandatory roster freeze goes into effect. Many teams scrambled to get things done, while some managed