NHL: Looking at Potential Destinations for Ilya Kovalchuk

After five years in the Kontinental Hockey League, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready for a return to the National Hockey League. We’ve discussed this before, but news that the KHL’s scoring champ is touring the West Coast has ramped things up a bit. Kovalchuk was one of the most dynamic scorers in the NHL. He scoredContinue reading “NHL: Looking at Potential Destinations for Ilya Kovalchuk”

Cool Summer: Five Goaltender UFAs Worth Considering

Summer is coming and that means hockey’s free agent frenzy is right around the bend. And that means the league’s 31 general managers will hit the market with open wallets. Maybe. With this year’s Stanley Cup Final billed as a battle of attrition and an exhibition of fine goaltending, the benefits of landing that perfectContinue reading “Cool Summer: Five Goaltender UFAs Worth Considering”

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Storylines Abound as Vegas Tackles Washington

On the face of it, the 2018 Stanley Cup Final seems implausible. The misfit Vegas Golden Knights are hoping to make hay in their maiden season, while the Washington Capitals are hoping to set the legacy of one Alex Ovechkin. Both teams bear the thumbprints of George McPhee, the current general manager of the GoldenContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Storylines Abound as Vegas Tackles Washington”

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Jets and Golden Knights Break New Post-season Ground

The Western Conference Final has a different look this year and it’s about time. The Vegas Golden Knights will tangle with the Winnipeg Jets in the best-of-seven series and that means there are a few firsts to discuss. For one, the Jets will appear in their first conference final in franchise history. The club enteredContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Jets and Golden Knights Break New Post-season Ground”

Sending Our Love to the Humboldt Broncos

Sometimes a tragedy occurs that is so horrific that it’s hard to put thoughts into words. Sadly, one of those tragedies has occurred again. Today, we mourn the unimaginable loss of 15 people after a bus crash in Saskatchewan. The crash, as most of us already know, involved the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey team the HumboldtContinue reading “Sending Our Love to the Humboldt Broncos”