NHL Blog Beat – September 18, 2014

As NHL training camps open, check out all the latest from the world of hockey blogging.  SB NATION: Adam Gretz believes Kyle Okposo’s strong performance last season wasn’t a fluke, and he honors the NHL’s first dynasty, the Ottawa Senators.  Joe...

What Next for the New York Islanders?

For the 17th time in the last 25 NHL seasons, the New York Islanders won’t be advancing to the Stanley Cup playoffs. Next month will mark the 30th anniversary of the last time the Islanders marched to the Stanley Cup Final, bringing to an end one of the greatest...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – January 21, 2014

Game recaps, injuries are costing NHL teams financially, the potential effect of the Sochi Games upon the remainder of the NHL season, the latest on Martin St. Louis, and more. STLTODAY.COM: Goals by defensemen Barrett Jackman, Kevin Shattenkirk and Jay Bouwmeester...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – January 13, 2014

Game recaps, plus the latest on Shane Doan, Mikhail Grigorenko, the Kings and more. LOS ANGELES TIMES: The Anaheim Ducks remain unbeaten in regulation this season on home ice, edging the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 to push their home ice record to 19-0-2. Goaltender Jonas...

Some Observations at The NHL’s Halfway Point.

A quick look at several notable points of interest as NHL teams pass the season’s halfway point. Mid-season playoff prediction. All roads to the 2014 Stanley Cup must pass through the Western Conference. Despite the new playoff format there’s simply too...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – January 3, 2014

Game recaps, including the latest on Brad Marchand, Kyle Okposo, Semyon Varlamov, Martin Brodeur, Ed Jovanovski and more. STLTODAY.COM: T.J. Oshie scored twice and Brian Elliott made 30 saves as the Blues blanked the Los Angeles Kings 5-0, marking the first time...