Jets' Tucker Poolman Ready for Deep End
It was a busy year for defenseman Tucker Poolman. His rookie professions season included his first NHL game, getting into some playoff action, his first NHL goal, and far too many stints in the press box for a young player. Next year, the expectations will be higher now that Poolman has his feet...
Devils Need a Healthy Palmieri in 2018-19
Despite missing twenty games during this past season with various ailments New Jersey Devils winger Kyle Palmieri still managed to put up a third consecutive twenty goal season and finished with 44 points. That total was thirteen points off of his career-high of 57, set during his first season...
The Chicago Blackhawks’ 2017-18 season took a turn for the worse following their Dec. 23 loss to the New Jersey Devils. That was the final time All-Star goaltender Corey Crawford manned the blue paint for the Blackhawks, and that was the biggest reason they failed to qualify for the...
Blackhawks & Penguins: Who'll Get the Next First
For the last decade, two teams have dominated the NHL, winning a combined six Stanley Cups between them since 2009. The Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins are the closest the NHL has to modern-day dynasties. The Blackhawks won their three Cups in 2010, 2013 and 2015 while the Penguins...
Golden Knights Robbed of Tying Goal, Lose Physical Game 2
Any NHL team would tell you that it is incredibly difficult to make it all the way to the Stanley Cup Final without acquiring a hint of luck. The Golden Knights of Vegas, settled in a city where luck can build fortunes or bust dreams in a heartbeat, have relished in the narrative that destiny is...
A Look Back: Spitfires 2017 Memorial Cup
There will be partying in the streets of Bathurst, NB this week as fans celebrate the first Memorial Cup championship for their Acadie-Bathurst Titan. The Titan beat the Regina Pats on Sunday evening to win the 100th Mastercard Memorial Cup. It wasn’t long ago, though, that the last champion, t...