NHL: Who Won the Leafs-Avalanche Trade?

On Canada Day, July 1, Kyle Dubas and Joe Sakic had their own fireworks display. They consummated a massive trade that has major roster implications on both of their teams. Dubas and the Toronto Maple Leafs traded team veteran and 2009 9th overall pick Nazem Kadri along with 25 year old Calle Rosen and a…

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NHL: Top Free Agents

One of the more exciting offseason events is free agency on July 1st. Some of the league’s top players will test the market to play for a new team under a new contract. For some teams it is exciting to see who will be acquired. As for others, it is a nerve-wracking time, as there…

NHL: Five Players You Want to See Win the Stanley Cup

For the past few seasons, hockey fans have began seeing many player’s long awaited destinies fulfilled. Last season fans finally got to see Alex Ovechkin finally lift the Stanley Cup. This year, fans got to witness the St. Louis Blues finally hoist the Cup for the first time ever. With players finally reaching the ultimate…

NHL: What A Stanley Cup Means to St. Louis

It was 52 years in the making. Wednesday night, the St. Louis Blues won Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final and won the first Stanley Cup in the franchise’s history. The team started at the bottom of the Central Division and looked like a playoff berth was out of the question. Then, 25 year…

Best Throwback Jersey in Professional Sports

Any team is incomplete without some sort of uniform. Every team has their own unique look whether that’s on the court, ice or playing field. As time goes on some franchises evolve and change up their look. Some teams have had great jersey designs from the past so great that they eventually bring them back….

NHL: Coaches on the Hot Seat

With 27 of the 31 NHL teams done for the season, most of the league is already looking towards the draft, free agency, and next season. With that comes the possibility of some coaches finding themselves on the hot seat as next season approaches. Interestingly, the longest tenured coach in the NHL is Jon Cooper,…

NHL: Best Possible Stanley Cup Final Matchups

The final four teams are ready to start the third round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, possible Finals matchups are already being processed. Out of the four possibilities, we are going to rank each possible matchup from least exciting to most exciting. Bruins vs. Blues OR Sharks As most sports fans noticed, teams located in…

NHL: Possible destinations for Evgeni Malkin

After being uncharacteristically swept by the New York Islanders in the first round of this year’s NHL playoffs, the Pittsburgh Penguins are ready for a retool. Just two years removed from back to back Stanley Cup championships, Pens’ GM Jim Rutherford has a busy summer ahead. One concern for the Penguins is that they’re built…

NHL: Contenders and Pretenders of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Stanley Cup Playoffs have been underway for only a few weeks now and history has already been made. The Columbus Blue Jackets (WC2) swept the President’s Trophy Tampa Bay Lightning (1). The New York Islanders (2) established themselves as a tough team as they swept the Pittsburgh Penguins (3). There have been many surprises…