2019-2020 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes may have established themselves as a Bunch of Jerks in 2018-2019, but they also established that they’re a team to be taken seriously on the scoreboard. Carolina not only qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2009, but they ventured all the way to the Eastern Conference Final. The matterContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes”

Hurricanes: Carolina’s Going to the Playoffs

The “Bunch of Jerks” are going to the playoffs. The Carolina Hurricanes clinched their berth Thursday thanks in part to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils. This marks the first time since 2009 they’ll enter the post-season and it couldn’t have come at a better time for the franchise. “It’s exciting, everyone canContinue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina’s Going to the Playoffs”

Bruins: Coyle Trade Helps Boston Build Depth

The Boston Bruins addressed a need on Wednesday by picking up forward Charlie Coyle from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Ryan Donato and a conditional draft pick. The 26-year-old had spent the entirely of his career with Minnesota up until Wednesday, despite being drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the first round ofContinue reading “Bruins: Coyle Trade Helps Boston Build Depth”

Wild: What’s Missing in Minnesota?

The Minnesota Wild need…something. The club is 26-21-3 after thumping the Colorado Avalanche Wednesday by a score of 5-2. Minnesota won’t play again until the first of February because of the All-Star break and, like most teams, are starting to look inward as the season gets into crunch time. Honestly, the Wild are okay. They’veContinue reading “Wild: What’s Missing in Minnesota?”

Injury-Plagued Wild Lose Coyle, Niederreiter

The Minnesota Wild had a rough night on Thursday as they faced off against the Chicago Blackhawks, with forwards Charlie Coyle and Nino Niederreiter injured in the 5-2 win. By Friday, the team announced that Coyle will be out for six to eight weeks and Niederreiter is expected to miss at least three weeks. CoyleContinue reading “Injury-Plagued Wild Lose Coyle, Niederreiter”