Author Archive

David Perron Deal Unlike Past Penguins Draft Pick Giveaway Nightmares

January 2nd, 2015
You finally have one, Pittsburgh fans. A top-six winger. David Perron. Feels good, eh? Absolutely nothing can ruin this moment for you, right? Unfortunately, there are always those who find reasons to gripe. In this case, it's a small minority, but the issue still needs to be addressed. Some Penguins fans are distraught about the team ...

Plugging Each NHL Team’s Hole so Far This Season

December 24th, 2014
Not everyone can be the Stanley Cup champion. Thirty teams duke it out every season to be crowned champion, but usually it's one player that could turn a depressing first-round exit into Stanley Cup glory. This list offers the best way to fill holes for each team in the NHL with one ...

Power Ranking the Logos of Every NHL Team

December 20th, 2014
Cheer for the logo on the front, not the name on the back.It's a common saying among misguided fans of the NHL. The overlooked problem being, what if the logo on the front is nothing to cheer about?Just like the disparity in competition throughout the NHL, the quality of NHL ...

Power Ranking the Stanley Cup Champions of Last 25 Years

December 18th, 2014
The Stanley Cup is the most coveted trophy for those who lace up a pair of skates and hit the ice. The NHL has seen its share of proud champions, future Hall of Famers and legendary teams who have captured the Cup on the league's grandest stage. Over the past 25 hockey ...

Top 25 Moments in Chicago Blackhawks History

December 9th, 2014
As a member of the Original Six, the Chicago Blackhawks have a history steeped in tradition. With that history comes moments of great historical significance as well as memories that leave a lasting impression on a devoted fanbase. From Bobby Hull to Chris Chelios to Patrick Kane, superstars have played a huge ...

Picking an All-Time NHL Tough Guy Team

December 4th, 2014
There are a lot of tough guys in the NHL. Any sport that legally allows guys to punch each other unconscious makes toughness a requirement. In a league filled with some of the toughest, baddest athletes in the world, what would happen if a team was formed of only the toughest and ...

Martin Brodeur Signing with St. Louis Blues Is More About History Than Results

December 4th, 2014
From a historical standpoint, seeing Martin Brodeur back between the pipes is great for the game of hockey. Brodeur will once again don his No. 30 jersey tonight against the Nashville Predators. The name on the back of the jersey will be the same, but the logo on the front will ...

NHL Trade Talk: 10 Trades That Would Shake Up the Season

November 29th, 2014
The Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres have the chance to shake up the NHL this season—not through their performance on the ice but rather on the trade market. Both clubs hold valuable trading chips that could decide the playoff fates of many contenders in both the Eastern Conference and Western Conference. An ...

NHL Trade Talk: Jim Rutherford Must Be Aggressive in Adding to Penguins’ Top 6

November 28th, 2014
When Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis was sidelined for the season Nov. 19 with a blood clot in his leg, it heightened the need for a capable top-six forward to pair with either Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin. First-year Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford has been aggressive in the past when ...

NHL Free Agents Who Will Score Big Contracts Next Summer

November 27th, 2014
It's a contract year for many pending NHL free agents this season. While some will relish the role, earning themselves a big payday with solid bodies of work this year, others will flounder into free-agency obscurity. This list is for the former, those who will be looking to cash in ...