Winners and Losers

With the Pittsburgh Penguins adding veteran skill and leadership in captains Brenden Morrow of the Dallas Stars and Jarome Iginla of the Calgary Flames only days before the gruesome, season-ending injury to captain Sidney Crosby, the Penguins have my vote for the runaway winners of the trade deadline sweepstakes. Tampa Bay did alright as well, Read more

Attention #Habs Fans!

As most of you may know, we have already had a lot of fun with our friends at so far this season and we’re now excited to partner with them to bring you further excitement! Visit to find out more details and be on the lookout for some exciting contests and giveaways coming Read more

Crosby Still King

After a couple years of uncertainty, Sidney Crosby has once again reached the peak of the NHL scoring charts. Healthy and perhaps on better shape than ever before, Crosby currently leads the NHL with 34 points in 23 games played. Sitting 2 points ahead of Tampa Bay sniper, Steven Stamkos, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ captain is Read more

A Few Surprises Among NHL’s Top 10 Scorers

Nearing the halfway point of this shortened NHL season, it’s interesting to see the familiar and not so familiar faces that dot the NHL’s scoring leader board. Among the top 10 scorers in the NHL are regulars such as Sidney Crosby and Steven Stamkos (both currently tied for 1st in scoring with 31 points apiece, Read more

Quick Start Has Habs on Top

Last season the Montreal Canadiens finished in 15th place in the Eastern Conference, 3rd worst in all of the NHL, including the honour of being the poorest performing team on home ice. But that was last year. This season, the tide has turned as the Habs have embraced a new wave of change from top Read more

Wild Can’t Score, Sabres Can’t Keep ‘em Out…

Yesterday we regaled you with tales of the Chicago Blackhawks, a team that had yet to sustain a loss in regulation through their first 12 games. Well, they did it again last night, holding off the Anaheim Ducks, losing in a shootout and maintaining their near-perfect record of 10-0-3 through 13 games. On the flip Read more

Who Can Beat the Blackhawks?

Chicago started of the season hot. But so did the Canucks, the Devils, the Bruins, the Canadiens, the Lightning and a couple more teams. Yet, while the rest of the teams have more or less cooled, the Blackhawks sit atop the NHL 25% of the way through the season, having yet to lose a game Read more

Scoring Great Seats

If there is one positive that has emerged from the lockout it has been the abundance of well priced tickets that have been made available thus far. Compared with years past, most every team has a group of tickets that are affordable and family friendly. Searching through’s massive online inventory opens the door for Read more

Win Tickets!

Interested in winning a couple of tickets to the see the Montreal Canadiens face off against the Ottawa Senators on Super Bowl Sunday? Tune in to our partners @ for your chance to take part in the giveaway. All you need to do is to make sure you follow both @hockeytickets_ca and @MTLhockeytalk on Read more

Time for a Little Giveaway…

With the game back on, it was only going to be a matter of time before we began working with our partners to bring you some fun contests. After all, we here at are all about putting you in seats, so what better way than through a ticket giveaway! Beginning last night(Jan.27) and running Read more

Scoring, Goaltending and Big Hits

With the first week of NHL action consuming fans at a ravenous pace, it’s amazing to note the skill, action and intensity that was missing during the lockout. Though the first few games of the season have shown the rust that a four month lockout can cause, it has reminded us of the incredible plays Read more

Shootouts Will Make the Difference

If you think about, the only other thing in the last 8 years to get NHL fans’ blood boiling, aside from lockouts, of course, has been the implementation of the shootout. Initiated following the 2004-05 lockout to bring an element of automatic excitement for fans, the shootout has caused nothing but headaches for most players, Read more

OPENING NIGHT: Hockey is Here!

It is finally upon us, NHL opening night. It may have taken a whole lot longer than we all wanted to get here, but, finally, after all the mess of the lockout fades in the rear view mirror, we get to move ahead with the chase for the Stanley Cup! Beginning tonight, Saturday, January 19, Read more

Will the Offense Run Wild?

Over the last summer, many changes were made as players switched jerseys in a fervent effort to make sure they had a team to call their own before the lockout put an end to the musical chairs that Free Agency has become. The good news is that, thanks to the end of the lockout, we’ll Read more

Opening Night Schedule & Tickets on Sale

Saturday January 19 is opening night in the NHL. Click on the following links to get your tickets for any of the 14 opening night tilts: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Philadelphia Flyers >>> Ottawa Senators @ Winnipeg Jets >>> Chicago Blackhawks @ Los Angeles Kings >>> New York Rangers @ Boston Bruins >>> Toronto Maple Leafs Read more

Schedule Launch this Weekend

With the NHLPA currently conducting their ratification vote on the newly established CBA, a vote which should be completed by Saturday morning, it is looking more and more certain that the NHL will announce its schedule for a 48 game 2013 season on Sunday. Though they could always publish it earlier, it would seem that Read more

Training Camps Open Sunday

The NHL is slated to begin a 48 game season starting on January 19th with training camps opening this Sunday. All of which is fantastic news if you’re a hockey fan! With expectations that the NHL schedule will be released this weekend, we should be able to begin providing you with access to the best Read more

Your Daily Dose

The last 48 hours have been a mad rush for the nearly 200 NHL players who were playing overseas to make their way back to North America and their respective NHL terms. For some, like those playing in the AHL or ECHL, the journey won’t be that long, but for others, such as those many Read more

The Lockout is Over! #GameOn!!!

As they say, the best things in life are always worth saving. And with hockey fans across the globe clamouring for the NHL and NHLPA to get a deal done to save the 2012-13 season, the two sides finally complied, coming to an agreement on a new 10 year labour agreement that will get the Read more

On the verge of a Solution?

The non-traditional bargaining groups put forth by the NHL and NHLPA have been making headway in a fashion that previous gatherings have failed to do. The groups, 18 players representing the NHLPA and 6 owners representing the NHL, went late into the night last night discussing new proposals designed to end this 80+ day stalemate. Read more