The Gretzky Trade Didn’t Hurt Canada.

The 25th anniversary of “The Gretzky Trade” was recently commemorated by various media outlets throughout Canada. Regardless of the reasons behind the trade, it’s widely agreed the move forever changed the NHL, and its ripples are still being felt today. The...

In Defense of Gary Bettman.

Most NHL fans despise NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and want him fired, but is that criticism justified? The current NHL CBA negotiations have once again highlighted the animosity many NHL fans feel toward league commissioner Gary Bettman. Throughout his nearly...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – June 25, 2012.

A look at which teams helped themselves most at this weekend’s NHL Entry Draft, ranking the prospects, a list of the top thirty UFAs, updates on the Blue Jackets, Flyers, and Capitals, and the possibility of another night of NHL hockey in Canada. USA TODAY:...

NHL Blog Beat – May 8, 2012.

A great day in Coyotes history, the shot-blocking of the Rangers and Capitals, Joel Ward isn’t the only “hero-turned-goat” on the Capitals, how the lower-seeded teams are beating higher seeds, how the Devils have shut down Claude Giroux, another...