Jets: It’s Laine Time (Again)

Patrik Laine. It’s been a few weeks since we last talked about the Winnipeg Jets forward. Since then, free agency had a few highlights and Joe Thornton is a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Also, Laine’s back in the middle of trade rumours. Word from his agents had a trade being “mutually beneficial” toContinue reading “Jets: It’s Laine Time (Again)”

NHL: Players Form Hockey Diversity Alliance

On Monday, seven current and former NHL players announced the formation of the much-needed Hockey Diversity Alliance. While this necessary group will doubtlessly be met with the usual guffaws and snide remarks from the usual suspects on social media and beyond, hockey’s need to address issues of racism and intolerance is well-documented. The group willContinue reading “NHL: Players Form Hockey Diversity Alliance”

Sharks: Evander Kane Suspended Three Games

San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been suspended three games after elbowing Winnipeg Jets defenceman Neal Pionk. The incident took place during the third period of Friday’s game. San Jose won by a final score of 3-2. Kane was issued a two-minute penalty for elbowing after his hit on Pionk. “Kane does not keepContinue reading “Sharks: Evander Kane Suspended Three Games”

Sharks: Evander Kane Suspended Three Games

San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been handed a three-game suspension to start the new season. The injunction is an automatic three-game suspension that comes from “abuse of the officials,” governed by NHL Rule 40.4. The league announced the ban Tuesday. The incident took place during the Sharks’ preseason game against the Vegas GoldenContinue reading “Sharks: Evander Kane Suspended Three Games”

2019-2020 Season Preview: San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks were just two wins removed from making it to the Stanley Cup Final last season, so they didn’t see fit to make many changes over the course of the summer. That said, the club will have to make do without Joe Pavelski and forwards Joonas Donskoi and Gustav Nyquist. There wereContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: San Jose Sharks”