Chicago Blackhawks Face Tricky Situation With Nikolai Khabibulin

Nikolai Khabibulin

The Chicago Blackhawks haven’t had the greatest of starts, but they haven’t had a poor start in any sense of the word either. It almost varies from period to period, as they’ve had some trouble closing out hockey games. On any given […]

Minnesota Wild: Decision Time Approaches Regarding Mathew Dumba

Mathew Dumba

We’ve reached that point in the season where players must be sent back to junior, or risk burning a year off of their entry-level contract, for most teams. We haven’t quite reached that point in regard to the Minnesota Wild and their […]

Milan Lucic Becoming An Unstoppable Force For Boston Bruins

Milan Lucic

It wasn’t even a year ago that Milan Lucic was deep in the doghouse owned by the coaching staff of this Boston Bruins club. He served as a healthy scratch on multiple occasions early on in 2013 and struggled mightily, before finally putting it […]

Chicago Blackhawks: Patrick Sharp Having A Hard Time Finding Back Of The Net

Patrick Sharp

The Chicago Blackhawks are a team with no shortage of offensive talent. That’s part of the reason they’ve been able to take home two Stanley Cup titles in the last four seasons. Through the first few weeks of the 2013-14 regular season, […]

Minnesota Wild: Is Zach Parise Starting To Round Into Form?

Zach Parise

Heading into the 2013-14 season, it was no secret that something was different about this Minnesota Wild club. A team that made significant changes in the summer of 2012, the Wild spent the last calendar year adding multiple marquee players, none coming […]

NHL Rumors: Have Edmonton Oilers Explored A Blockbuster Trade?

Nail Yakupov

If there’s one team that you could look at as a club that will make a major trade at some point during the season, whether early on or when the trade deadline rolls around, it’s the Edmonton Oilers. Already in the […]

Phoenix Coyotes: Mike Smith Needs To Get Back To Elite Level

Mike Smith

The last time the Phoenix Coyotes made the playoffs was 2011-12. It seems like a long time ago for an organization that has been through a great deal in the past calendar year. The prime reason they were able to reach the […]

Trading Brian Elliott In The Best Interest Of The St. Louis Blues

Brian Elliott

The St. Louis Blues have started off the 2013-14 season as most had expected them to. Their off to a strong start and look like legitimate Stanley Cup contenders out of the Western Conference. There’s still a long way to go, though, […]

San Jose Sharks: Should Patrick Marleau’s Hot Start Be Taken Seriously?

Patrick Marleau

The San Jose Sharks are off to a terrific start once again this season, something that’s become something of a theme for them over the course of the past several years. The larger task for them is seeing it carry over into […]

Los Angeles Kings: Has Jonathan Quick Already Peaked?

Jonathan Quick

The Los Angeles Kings aren’t off to the kind of start they were hoping for when the season got underway, but this team has become notorious in the last couple of years for its slow starts, and its ability to […]

Toronto Maple Leafs Get More Dangerous With David Clarkson Returning

David Clarkson

The Toronto Maple Leafs received a pretty decent amount of negative attention surrounding their offseason moves over the course of the summer. Many questioned the acquisition of Jonathan Bernier, while just as many questioned throwing a ton of money, and […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Marc-Andre Fleury Off To Fantastic Start In Potential Rebound Year

Marc-Andre Fleury

The Pittsburgh Penguins are off to an absolutely fantastic start this season. At this point, although it’s early, it looks as though they could run away with the no. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, while Sidney Crosby runs away […]