Andrew Shaw is Chicago Blackhawks’ Only Hope in 2013 Stanley Cup Finals

Andrew Shaw skates on the ice

Do yourself a favor when watching the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals: take a minute or a period to admire the play of Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw. As an undersized, gritty and advantageous player, Shaw has managed to find the […]

Bryan Bickell Will Help Chicago Blackhawks for Now, Get Paid Later

Bryan Bickell huddles up his Chicago Blackhawks teammates

Without the exceptional play of Bryan Bickell, the Chicago Blackhawks would likely be watching the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals from their couch. Sure, the leaders that be on the Blackhawks’ roster are phenomenal, but the eight playoff goals from Bickell […]

2013 NHL Playoffs: High-Priced Mike Richards Sidelined For Los Angeles Kings in Game 3 of Western Conference Finals

Mike Richards fights with Jonathan Toews

When first signed, Mike Richards was seen as an absolute play-maker who was supposed to be in a Philadelphia Flyers uniform for years to come. Well, Richards was sent from Philly to the Los Angeles Kings in 2011, and now […]

Yankee Stadium Is Ideal Spot For NHL Winter Classic

Boston Strong

In 2014 Yankee Stadium will have two extra games for spectators to enjoy, but the fans in the stands will not cheering for Derek Jeter nor Robinson Cano. The NHL and MLB have decided to pair together and play two […]

Justin Abdelkader’s Hit Could Cost Anaheim Ducks The Series

Toni Lydman lays on the ice

Any time that suspensions are levied in the NHL regular season the impact is usually suspect, but when players in the playoffs begin missing games it’s a totally different story. For example, the hit that Justin Abdelkader put on Toni […]

Chicago Blackhawks Need Ray Emery To Win Stanely Cup

Ray Emery goaltender

Many NHL teams have trouble winning with one goalie, but the Chicago Blackhawks have a luxury that no other team in the Stanley Cup Playoffs maintain. Corey Crawford was the Hawks’ starting goalie for the most of the regular season […]

Boston Bruins Game Cancelled Due to Boston Marathon Explosions

Boston Bruins face Ottawa Senators

Sports often bring a release to society when the everyday world gets chaotic, but the Boston Bruins have decided not to play their scheduled game against the Ottawa Senators on April 15th due to multiple explosions at the Boston Marathon. […]

Chicago Blackhawks Must Adapt Without Patrick Sharp

Patrick Sharp

For the first time in their 23-game point streak, the Chicago Blackhawks have received news that they will be without one of their biggest stars. Those who simply focus on the statistics would call the loss of Patrick Sharp a […]

Dallas Stars Give Jamie Benn a 5-Year Extension

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Jamie Benn has done nothing but make the Dallas Stars better since stepping foot on the ice for the organization in 2007, when he was taken with the 129th overall pick. I have no doubt that Benn will honor the […]

How Much Faith do Phoenix Coyotes Have in Mike Smith?

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Mike Smith was revered as one of the NHL‘s most dominant goalies in 2012 however, he has gotten off to an awful start in what will be a crucial season for the Phoenix Coyotes. 1-3 in 2013, the club is […]

Ottawa Senators Will Remain Undefeated On Friday Night

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The Ottawa Senators look like a definite contender in the NHL‘s Eastern Conference in 2013. Although Ottawa has not seen a divisional winner since 2005-06 this team has what it takes to beat teams both at home and on the […]

New York Islanders Must Continue to Attack the Net

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The last time the New York Islanders laced up the skates they poured in seven goals versus the Toronto Maple Leafs. Shortened season or not seven goals for any team is impressive–especially from an Islander team that won just 34 games in the […]