NHL Blog Beat – July 21, 2014

Why leading the NHL in hits is a bad thing, plus  analysis of the Canadiens, Red Wings, Maple Leafs, Sharks, Avalanche and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness. THE SPORTING NEWS: Dimitri Filiopovic explains why ranking among the NHL...

NHL Blog Beat – May 12, 2014

Playoff analysis, comparing Carlyle and Quenneville, analyzing the Red Wings draft picks, biggest Team Canada upsets and more. GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe looked back at the NHL week that was. SECOND CITY HOCKEY: Comparing Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville and Maple Leafs...

NHL Blog Beat – May 9, 2014.

Reaction to the Leafs retaining Randy Carlyle as head coach, playoff analysis and more  PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: JP Nikota and Chemmy aren’t exactly thrilled with the news of Randy Carlyle returning as Leafs head coach. THE LEAFS NATION: Neither are Steven Tzemis...

NHL Canadian Corner – May 9, 2014

Bruins square their series against the Canadiens, updates on the Canucks and Oilers, and the Maple Leafs extend coach Randy Carlyle’s contract.  MONTREAL GAZETTE/BOSTON GLOBE: Call-up Matt Fraser’s goal early in overtime gave the Boston Bruins a 1-0...

NHL Canadian Corner – May 6, 2014

Latest on the Canadiens-Bruins series, Maple Leafs likely to make a decision about coach Randy Carlyle this week, plus updates on Sam Gagner, Marc Methot, Devan Dubnyk and more.  MONTREAL GAZETTE/BOSTON GLOBE: The Canadiens jokingly downplayed comments from the Bruins...