I leave for vacation tonight. While I’m gone, the Detroit Red Wings will likely be mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. The Wings face the Tampa Bay Lightning twice (who they’ve yet to beat this season) as well as the Minnesota Wild and the Carolina Hurricanes twice to make up for the cancelled game on December […]
After meeting in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for two straight years, it looks like both the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning will miss the playoffs this season.
Trying to be inconspicuous, a patron at the Montreal Forum carefully pulls out his pocket watch. As his eyes spot the time, he gasps, and thinks to himself, my wife must be worried sick. “How much longer do you think this will last?” he asks his companion. “I don’t know, but I’ve got to be at […]
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I skipped over last month, what with the NHL trade deadline and all, but we are now just three months away from the NHL Entry Draft, and plenty of services have dropped new rankings on us, so it’s a fine time to take a look at how the first round is shaping up. Of course […]
The NHL All-Star game is usually awful. It’s a game of slow-paced, low effort hockey, where fans mostly long for the NHL regular season to come back. It’s kind of fun to see everyone on one rink, but remembering international hockey sort of pushes that idea out of your brain. What the All-Star game is good for […]
The hype train may have already left the station. The Czech defenseman was named the Saginaw Spirit’s MVP. He was fourth in the OHL for defensemen scoring. He was also named the team’s best defensemen after finishing the season with the best plus-minus on the team. It’s an absolutely astounding season and one that should […]
After a tough loss to the Sabres Monday night, the Wings were to La Belle Province to face the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday for the second half of their back-to-back. Going into the game, The Habs were leading the Atlantic Division having just defeated Ottawa two games in a row over the weekend, improving their […]
If you had dreams of NHL players going to the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Gary Bettman likely just tinkled in your Corn Flakes.
Another day, another loss for the Detroit Red Wings. They have now lost seven of their last 10 games and are second-last in the Eastern Conference with a 28-32-11 record. Don’t worry, it’s almost over.
AHL journeyman Ben Street has been recalled by the Grand Rapids Griffins in a surprising move. Each team has been given four call ups and this is the team using one of them. Street is having himself a nice year, nearly hitting a point per game with the team. This can likely be seen as […]
Michael Del Zotto? In New York, he was known as DelZaster. After last season, his second year in Philadelphia, it seemed he had resurrected his career and was going to be a key piece of the Flyers blue line moving forward. But thanks to a poor season that began with a long term injured reserve […]