2019-2020 Season Preview: Washington Capitals

After winning their first Stanley Cup in 2018, it’s been all about doing it again for the Washington Capitals. Last year, they ran up against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first round of the playoffs and lost. As if in response to falling short, Washington tinkered with the roster and hopes to have reached anContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Washington Capitals”

Oilers: League Tags Connor McDavid with Two-Game Suspension

Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid has another first on his hands, as he was suspended two games for his illegal check on New York Islanders defenceman Nick Leddy. The incident occurred during the Oilers’ 4-3 overtime win against the Islanders on Thursday. McDavid had the game-winner. The 22-year-old, backchecking as the Islanders entered the EdmontonContinue reading “Oilers: League Tags Connor McDavid with Two-Game Suspension”

Bieksa Out Indefinitely with Hand Injury

Anaheim Ducks defenceman Kevin Bieksa is out indefinitely with a hand injury, the team announced Thursday. Those acquainted with Bieksa’s fight on Tuesday against Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Radko Gudas may think that his “Superman punch” was the cause of the injury, but he led with his right in that incident. The injury is to hisContinue reading “Bieksa Out Indefinitely with Hand Injury”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers have been systematically constructing their team from within for the past few seasons and the time may have finally arrived for dividends. Word around the campfire has as many as five rookies on the opening night roster, while the club’s drafting and player development has been strong. General manager Ron Hextall isContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers”