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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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: 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…

NHL: Playoff Predictions

T-minus five days until the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin! A few teams having already clinched a spot, but the wild card spots are a tight race. This season has been one of the most competitive seasons as points were close all year long. We’re going to take a look at each conference and predict who…

NHL: Are the Arizona Coyotes the Real Deal?

Many teams have had bounce-back seasons this year in the NHL. One team in particular is the Arizona Coyotes. They finished last season with a 29-41-12 record and have completely turned it around this year at 36-31-6. The acquisitions of Vinnie Hinostroza, Michael Grabner, Nick Schmaltz, Alex Galchenyuk, and Jordan Oesterle have helped turn this…

Best Sibling Rivalries In Sports

Keeping it in the family. Sports is full of sibling rivalries, the most recent happening on the rink. On February 24, brothers Brady Tkachuk of the Ottawa Senators and Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames played head-to-head against each other. While the play may not have been memorable it got us thinking. What are the best sibling rivalries in sports?…