Oilers: Puljujarvi’s Edmonton Struggles Continue

There are many stories plaguing the Edmonton Oilers these days and now it turns out you can add the saga of Jesse Puljujarvi to the list. The fourth overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft has been having trouble finding his groove in the NHL game. And now, an interview with Finnish journalist TommiContinue reading “Oilers: Puljujarvi’s Edmonton Struggles Continue”

Jonathan Quick Wins Conn Smythe

Speculation can and will run rampant about the Stanley Cup victory for the Los Angeles Kings and whether or not the team deserved it, dominating playoff performance aside. There is, however, little doubt that the Kings’ goalie Jonathan Quick is deserving of the Conn Smythe Trophy. Quick was the absolute foundation of the Kings’ teamContinue reading “Jonathan Quick Wins Conn Smythe”

Flyers, Jagr Working on a New Deal

The Philadelphia Flyers’ love affair with Jaromir Jagr will hopefully go on for at least another year. It was, as recently as May 10, thought of as “questionable” that Jagr would return to play for the Flyers for another season. He said that he had some questions about his “role” on the club and avoidedContinue reading “Flyers, Jagr Working on a New Deal”

Tim Thomas May Take Next Season Off

The Boston Bruins have confirmed that goalie Tim Thomas may be taking the next season off. Thomas, 38, has a year remaining on his contract with the club. Word around the league currently is that Thomas is “seriously considering” taking the 2012-2013 season off. He has cited “family reasons” and “strain” as reasons. Bruins’ GMContinue reading “Tim Thomas May Take Next Season Off”

Nicklas Lidstrom Announces Retirement

Detroit Red Wings stalwart Nicklas Lidstrom has announced his retirement from the National Hockey League. Lidstrom, now 42, is a four-time Stanley Cup champion and a seven-time Norris Trophy winner. He spent all of his 20 NHL seasons with the Red Wings and is a surefire lock for the Hall of Fame. The argument couldContinue reading “Nicklas Lidstrom Announces Retirement”