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....

The Slava Voynov Case

The arrest on Monday of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov for suspicion of domestic violence came as a shock to the hockey world. Voynov, 24, was released on $50,000.00 bail and  suspended by the NHL with pay while it conducts its own investigation into the...

When The Wheels Come Off Early During an NHL Season

Though it remains very early into the 2014-15 NHL season, several struggling teams are attracting considerable attention. In Philadelphia, the Flyers are off to another poor start, going winless in their opening four games (0-2-2) before notching their first victory,...

The Tumbling Loonie and The NHL.

The ongoing decline of the Canadian dollar could affect next season’s salary cap, as well as the ability of some Canadian teams to keep pace with other free-spending teams. This isn’t the first time I’ve brought up this topic, having done so in July...

The NHL Week That Was – October 5 to 11, 2014

A look back at some of the notable NHL news of the past week. The reunion of the 1984 Edmonton Oilers was a huge success in Edmonton. Even former owner Peter Pocklington, who sold off the dynasty piece-by-piece (including trading the crown jewel, Wayne Gretzky) and...