USA Routes Slovakia, But Are They Ready to Take on Russia?
The US Men’s Hockey team has been out for redemption ever since they lost the gold medal to Canada at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics in heartbreaking fashion. They’ve claimed to be out for revenge the past four years, and yesterday they [...]
Naming Steven Stamkos as Captain a Solid Move by Tampa Bay Lightning
For the Tampa Bay Lightning, the past few weeks have been pretty stormy. The team watched as their captain and leading scorer, Martin St. Louis, demanded a trade in temper-tantrum form after GM Steve Yzerman didn’t give him an [...]
Martin St. Louis Trade Sours What Should’ve Been a Great Day for Tampa Bay Lightning
If you’re a Tampa Bay Lightning fan, you’re more than likely feeling a little bipolar today. The day started with the exciting news that Steven Stamkos, who suffered a gruesome broken leg less than four months ago, was given the [...]
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Resigning Ben Scrivens a Solid Move For Edmonton Oilers’ Future
For the Edmonton Oilers, this current NHL season has been over for a while. Despite being loaded with young talent like Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the team struggled under first year coach Dallas Eakins right out of the gate. [...]
New York Rangers Wise to Resign Dan Girardi Before Trade Deadline
It seems like the New York Rangers are nothing but bogged in contract talks these days. In terms of captain Ryan Callahan, things have gone from “trying to resign” to “as good as gone” in a matter of weeks. However, [...]
Is Martin St. Louis Really Demanding a Trade from Tampa Bay Lightning Because of Olympic Snub?
Earlier this week we touched on the idea of a potential trade between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning. Stuck amidst unsuccessful contract talks, the Rangers would send captain Ryan Callahan to Tampa for longtime forward Martin St. [...]
Trading Martin St. Louis for Ryan Callahan Would be Foolish for Tampa Bay Lightning
Well, the Sochi Olympics are officially behind us, and players are returning to their respective clubs to prepare for the NHL season to resume. But before anyone can focus on a playoff push, we have to get through the craziness [...]
Don’t Expect Russia’s Olympic Failure to Negatively Impact Colorado Avalanche Goalie Semyon Varlamov
Will Alexander Ovechkin’s Olympic struggles carry over to Washington Capitals?
The Russian Men’s Hockey team came into the 2014 Sochi Olympics as contenders for a gold medal. They were loaded with talent, with the likes of Ilya Kovalchuk, Evgeni Malkin and Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin. On top of that, [...]
Will Patrick Kane’s Praise of Phil Kessel Bother His Chicago Blackhawks Teammates?
Phil Kessel has been on an absolute tear for Team USA in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, helping his team eliminate the Czech Republic this morning. He currently has five goals and three assists through the tournament, including a hat trick [...]
USA Dominates Qualifying Round, Fast Becoming Gold Medal Favorites
Coming into the 2014 Sochi Games, a few skeptics were critical about how Brian Burke and David Poile assembled the US Men’s Hockey team. There were some notable snubs, including Ottawa Senators superstar Bobby Ryan, and it appeared the team [...]