4 Early Must-See Canadiens Games in 2017-18

It won’t be long before the Montreal Canadiens gear up for their first full season under head coach Claude Julien. The team will look very different this season after the departures of Alexei Emelin (Nashville Predators), Alexander Radulov (Dallas Stars), and most notably fan favourite and veteran defenseman Andrei Markov (KHL). Still, there is a Read more

The Cup is in the Building

It takes 16 playoff wins to hoist the Stanley Cup.  Tonight the Chicago Blackhawks, who are up 3-2 in their Stanely Cup Final series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, will be going for their 16th victory in front of their hometown crowd at the United Center. The Blackhawks have an opportunity to earn their third championship Read more

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Hockey’s biggest stage is set.  The Tampa Bay Lightning will host the Chicago Blackhawks at Amalie Arena when the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals get underway on Wednesday. The two teams are coming off Game 7 victories in their respective Conference Final Series.  The Lightning held on for a 2-0 shutout victory over the New York Read more

Cheering on Canada’s Own

Canada might not be bringing home the Stanley Cup in 2015 but there’s still hope for some of the country’s most notable talent. All five of Canada’s NHL playoff teams have since bowed out, but some of the country’s top talent are still vying for hockey’s most coveted prize on behalf of their American teams. If Read more

NHL Mid-Season Awards

With everyone but the Boston Bruins having played at least 24 of the 48 games in this shortened NHL season, it’s time to take a look at who is leading their respective packs when it comes to the NHL awards. While individual awards are by no means the epitome of hockey, as the Stanley Cup 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

Cautiously Optimistic on Day 80 of NHL Lockout…

The NHL & NHLPA met for 8 hours yesterday afternoon without their lead representatives, Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr. The result? Cautious optimism! With a total of 18 players, including superstars Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews, the NHLPA met with 6 NHL owners, including chairman of the board of governors and Boston Bruins owners, Jeremy Read more

The Most Productive NHL Draft Picks: 2005-2009

Highlight of the Night: Kari Lehtonen STONES Ray Whitney Since the lockout in 2005, there have been 7 NHL Entry Drafts and, along with all of those new draft classes, have come a brand new generation of stars. Evolving into a young man’s game, there’s no doubt that the “under-25″ crowd dominates the highlight reels Read more