Drop The Puck

And so it begins. The puck drops on a brand-new NHL season. A long summer devoid of real hockey news is behind us, and the preseason tune-ups are over.  Over the course of a season which begins when the leaves turn color in October through its ending when the...

Random NHL Thoughts for Late-September 2014.

  Ryan Johansen’s agent Kurt Overhardt may have overplayed his hand in contract talks with the Columbus Blue Jackets by seeking a two-year, $12 million contract. Given the Blue Jackets hard-line response, it sure seems that way. Since team president John...

KHL Still No Threat To NHL’s Supremacy

In recent years it doesn’t seem like autumn is approaching until someone muses about the possibility of top Russian NHL stars one day returning home to play in the KHL. The latest came earlier this month courtesy of KHL president Alexander Medvedev. When asked...