Don’t Waste McDavid, Oilers!

A number of fans, bloggers and pundits weren’t impressed when the Edmonton Oilers were announced as the winners of the 2015 NHL Draft lottery, aka “The Connor McDavid Sweepstakes.” Must See Video powered by More Videos  In the immediate aftermath of the...

2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs – First Round Preview

My thoughts on the upcoming opening round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Enjoy! Western Conference: St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild. Congratulations, St. Louis Blues, you get to take on one of the NHL’s hottest teams over the second half of the regular...

Some Potential Issues For The Next NHL CBA Talks.

The current collective bargaining agreement between the NHL and NHL Players Association will expire in September 2022. Player contracts could prove among the sticking points in those negotiations. Must See Video powered by More Videos Though only three seasons into...

NHL Playoff Matchups I’d Love To See

Only a week remains in the NHL’s regular season. With the opening round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs beginning on April 15, here’s a look at several potential matchups I’d love to see in this year’s postseason. Doesn’t matter when...

Ovechkin Silencing His Critics.

For the sixth time in his NHL career, Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin has reached the 50-goal plateau. He became only the sixth NHL player to reach that milestone, joining Wayne Gretzky, Mike Bossy, Mario Lemieux, Guy Lafleur and Marcel Dionne. At 29,...

Killing the NHL Draft Resolves Nothing

Given the embarrassing appearance of a handful of NHL clubs seemingly “tanking the season” to improve their odds of winning the draft lottery, some observers suggest doing away with the draft. Here’s why that’s a bad idea. First, there’s the...