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...

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...