No End In Sight For Leafs Woes

Welcome to Hell, Leafs Nation. Population: You. Please don’t take the following as mocking you or your favorite club. My wife is a Leafs fan. I have relatives and friends who are Leafs fans. Believe me, I know how much this hurts right now. There’s no...

A Stagnant Salary Cap Could Hurt Several NHL Teams.

In the November 9, 2014 editions of the Ottawa Sun and New York Post, Bruce Garrioch and Larry Brooks reported the slumping Canadian dollar could have an adverse effect upon the NHL salary cap for next season. Garrioch and Brooks both suggest the possibility of next...

On “Tanking” in the NHL

In recent weeks there’s been some chatter in the media and blogosphere suggesting, and even accusing, some NHL teams of deliberately attempting to “tank” this season. The reason? To better their chances of winning the NHL 2015 Draft Lottery, thus ensuring the...

Tales of NHL Post-Halloween Hope

While some NHL teams and players experienced a horrible October, some entered November 2014 with reason for optimism. The Montreal Canadiens had the type of offensive and defensive numbers usually found among bottom-feeding clubs, yet they reeled off an 8-2-1 record...

Tales of NHL Halloween Horror 2014

With the spookiest day of the year fast approaching, here’s a look at some real-life NHL horror. First off, there’s the Carolina Hurricanes horrible start, going winless in their first eight games to become the only team without a victory through October....