Hockey: Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2020

The Hockey Hall of Fame has introduced its inductees for 2020 and it is an impressive list. “The Hockey Hall of Fame is proud to welcome these hockey legends as Honoured Members,” Lanny McDonald, Chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame, announced in a press release. “Their contributions to the game of hockey are wellContinue reading “Hockey: Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2020”

Flames: Jarome Iginla Officially Retires

On Monday, Jarome Iginla officially retired from the game of hockey. From the life of hockey. Iginla formally retired in Calgary, where he played for the Flames from 1996 to 2013. And it was apparent that this was no ordinary career for the 41-year-old. Or for any of us who had the pleasure to watchContinue reading “Flames: Jarome Iginla Officially Retires”

Who’s Left: Four Compelling Unrestricted Free Agents

With July several days in, there are some compelling free agents still on the market. Teams looking for an edge may be doing a little shopping in the coming days. At the top of most lists is Jaromir Jagr, the 45-year-old who has proven his capability year after year. Jagr has serious upside, but signingContinue reading “Who’s Left: Four Compelling Unrestricted Free Agents”

Colorado Trades Jarome Iginla to Kings

The Colorado Avalanche have traded forward Jarome Iginla to the Los Angeles Kings for a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The 39-year-old Edmonton native has 19 years of NHL experience under his belt and still packs a punch. He has a lethal shot, even if his production has tapered off overContinue reading “Colorado Trades Jarome Iginla to Kings”

Making History: Alex Ovechkin Ties “Rocket” Richard

It goes without saying that Alex Ovechkin is a generational talent. He proved it again last night, scoring his 544th career goal and notching his 999th career point, thereby matching the goal-scoring total of Maurice “Rocket” Richard. The goal came in Montreal, which is perhaps fitting. Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals knocked off the Canadiens by aContinue reading “Making History: Alex Ovechkin Ties “Rocket” Richard”