Using the phrase "The house always wins" when referring to the Vegas Golden Knights, has become a tired expression. Gone are the days of October when the hockey world was waiting for Vegas to come back down to earth. The Vegas Golden Knights are three wins away from a Stanley Cup. Three wins away from … Continue reading The Golden Knights: Can They Do It?
The battle out west couldn't be closer as the final stretch of the regular season is upon the league. With just over 10 games give or take left in the regular season, anything can still happen. However, the eastern conference is significantly more set in stone than what the west is dealing with. Out east there's … Continue reading Western Conference Playoff Race: Who’s Going to Make It?
The trade deadline has come and gone and all teams rosters are locked in for the remainder of the season. There were a number of significant and interesting moves at this years deadline: Brassard being the one that seemed kicked off the big deals, the McDonagh trade being the most intricate, and Tatar being the … Continue reading What’s Next for the Big Names that didn’t Move
Why do I say "NEW" in the title? It's known that Canada's Women's team remains largely intact from one Olympics to the next, based on the good old "if it ain't broke don't fix it" mentality. However, although most of the roster remained the same from 2014 to 2018, the pieces that did change were … Continue reading How the NEW Canadian Women’s Team Still Owned the 2018 Olympics
I realize "nobodies" is a fairly negative word, it implies irrelevancy and a sense that those categorized under this word are lesser than. Objectively though, that is the case when you look at Team Canada's Olympic Men's Hockey roster compared to the talent of the current NHL superstars. However even though it's obvious that if NHL … Continue reading Team Canada’s Biggest Nobodies
All-Star weekend, does it matter? No, not really, but if you decide to buy into it a little, and not get bogged down in the cynicism, then the All-Star spectacle can actually be fun to watch. Sure it means more to some players than others, but when you have guys like Alex Ovechkin blocking shots … Continue reading What I Want to See out of Brock Boeser over All-Star Weekend
Edit (1/19/18): The Gulutzan info-graphic previously stated that the Flames' combined goal differential, for their 5 games before the stick throw was "-7". However, it was actually "-1" and the info-graphic has been adjusted accordingly, apologies for the error. Sometimes a little motivation goes a long way, whether that's figurative, regarding the emotional impact of … Continue reading The Effectiveness of Gulutzan’s Stick Throw
Being a dedicated hockey fan to a struggling team can test anyone's patience, there are few things harder in a hockey fans world than waiting for his/her team to turn it around. Although while the fans wait and watch their current team, prospects in leagues below are proving their worth, and await the chance to … Continue reading 8 Elite 2018 WJC Players Owned By The Worst NHL Teams
So far this season has been all about subverting expectations. Whether it's positively, with the Vegas Golden Knights performing above expectations, or negatively with last years Norris Trophy contenders underperforming. Needless to say, no one was expecting this season to go the way it has so far, and surely among that group are some of the … Continue reading 5 First Line Defencemen That Need To Step It Up
Chances are if you've been a sports fan for more than 15 minutes, than this recent buzz about Seattle's NHL future may not seem like anything new. However, if you've been following the ups and downs of Seattle trying to manufacture an NHL team, then you know that this most recent news, means they're closer … Continue reading It’s Amazing Seattle Doesn’t Already Have an NHL Team