On “Tanking” in the NHL

In recent weeks there’s been some chatter in the media and blogosphere suggesting, and even accusing, some NHL teams of deliberately attempting to “tank” this season. The reason? To better their chances of winning the NHL 2015 Draft Lottery, thus ensuring the...

NHL Blog Beat – September 1, 2014

Ten most fascinating NHL teams and players, further commentary on possible NHL expansion, plus analysis on drafting goaltenders, an unofficial fan guide to evaluating NHL officiating and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.  PUCK DADDY:...

NHL Blog Beat – June 30, 2014

The NHL week that was, reaction to the Sam Gagner trades, analysis of the Canadiens shopping Josh Gorges and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe looks back on the NHL week that was, plus the sheer joy of...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – June 29, 2014

Several familiar names were featured at this year’s NHL Draft, plus updates on the Rangers, Devils, Sharks, Blue Jackets, Kings and Ducks.  NBC SPORTS: Several sons of former NHL players were selected in this year’s NHL Draft. Among them: Brendan Lemieux...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – June 27, 2014

With the NHL Draft set to begin, the NHL Board of Governors met and discussed some potential changes. Read on for the latest.  NBC SPORTS: The NHL Board of Governors met on Thursday to discuss some potential changes, in particular to the draft and to cracking down on...