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2015-2016 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers came out of the 2014-2015 season with a 24-44-14 record, putting them sixth in the Pacific Division with 62 points. The Arizona Coyotes finished with 56 points and the Buffalo Sabres had 54, so it could’ve been worse for the Oilers. Edmonton scored a disappointing 193 goals, the second worst offensive totals […]

Daniel Briere Announces Retirement

Centre Daniel Briere is calling it a career. After 17 years in the National Hockey League with five teams, the 37-year-old has announced his retirement. Briere suited up for the Phoenix Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens, and Colorado Avalanche. He was drafted in 1996 by the Coyotes, selected in the first round and […]

Is it Time for Detroit’s Johan Franzen to Retire?

The story of one Johan Franzen continues to play out in the Detroit area media and beyond and it seems like only a matter of time before it reaches its proverbial conclusion. Franzen, once charted for greatness in the National Hockey League, has suffered anywhere from four to 10 concussions throughout his hockey-playing career. Back […]

2015-2016 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

Despite finishing the regular season with a 43-25-14 record and landing third in the Atlantic Division, the Detroit Red Wings knew something had to change. Sure, they had 100 points and scored 231 goals. And they only lost 10 games at home. In the post-season, they lost a close one to the Tampa Bay Lightning. […]

Sami Salo Announces Retirement

Defenceman Sami Salo has officially announced his retirement. The 40-year-old defenceman hasn’t played since the 2013-2014 season and had been suffering from a wrist injury, so he decided it was time to call it quits for good. The Finnish publication Ilta-Sanomat covered his retirement announcement on Thursday. The 40-year-old had wrist surgery last October after […]

2015-2016 Season Preview: Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars walked out of 2014-2015 with a mission. They posted a 41-31-10 record, good for sixth in the Central Division and not good enough for a playoff spot. They had qualified for the post-season the previous season, but it was not a feat they could repeat and that was a deeply frustrating thing […]

NHLPA Files Grievance Over Richards’ Contract Termination

The Mike Richards saga continues. The NHLPA filed a grievance with the Los Angeles Kings on Monday, contesting the termination of his contract in June of this year. We reported on that termination, which stemmed from a myriad of issues. What we do know is that Richards had five years left on his initial 12 […]

New York Rangers Sign Centre Jarret Stoll

The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with centre Jarret Stoll. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but there are reports that it’s a one year contract worth $800,000. Stoll has been in the news more for his arrest record than his hockey skills recently, with the 33-year-old pleading guilty in June to two […]

Police Confirm That Patrick Kane is Under Investigation

The Internet has already dutifully exploded in Patrick Kane think-pieces, as it is inclined to do whenever something provocative takes place. For those who’ve been sleeping under a rock somewhere, here’s the story so far. The National Hockey League is “following the developments” of an ongoing police investigation involving the Chicago Blackhawks star. The Blackhawks […]

2015-2016 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

When the dust settled on the 2014-2015 season, the Columbus Blue Jackets stood with a 42-35-5 record. It was good enough for fifth in the Metropolitan Division and put the five points up on the Philadelphia Flyers. Unfortunately, their 89 points were well shy of the Pittsburgh Penguins and left them on the outside looking […]

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