Canucks: Vancouver Drops Wild with OT Win, Advances to Playoffs

On a night full of some ridiculous hockey and even more ridiculous comebacks, the Vancouver Canucks closed the door on the Minnesota Wild with a 5-4 overtime victory to clinch a playoff berth. Chris Tanev secured the win for the Canucks, scoring just 11 seconds into the extra frame with a slick wrister from theContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Drops Wild with OT Win, Advances to Playoffs”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild will take to 2019-2020 with Bill Guerin as their general manager. He replaced Paul Fenton, who was fired in late July after 14 months on the job. Guerin has experience with the Pittsburgh Penguins, having served in their front office for the past eight seasons. He was assistant general manager for theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild”

Predators: Nashville Acquires Wayne Simmonds from Flyers

The Nashville Predators have acquired forward Wayne Simmonds from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Ryan Hartman and a conditional fourth-rounder for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The condition is that the fourth round pick turns into a third round pick should the Predators win a round in the post-season. This deal, like so manyContinue reading “Predators: Nashville Acquires Wayne Simmonds from Flyers”

Predators: It’s Time for Nashville to Course Correct

Don’t look now, but the Nashville Predators have lost five straight. League-watchers may have spotted an odd trend coming out of #Smashville in the form of accruing losses, but the fifth loss – a Thursday jam against the Dallas Stars – made the problem clear. Sure, there was good news with the returns of P.K.Continue reading “Predators: It’s Time for Nashville to Course Correct”