NHL Blog Beat – October 15, 2014

The perils of being an NHL captain, an explanation for why the Panthers early-season home games are poorly attended, the Canadiens need practice, why plus/minus is a bad statistic and much more in today’s collection of hockey-blogging goodness. GRANTLAND: Sean...

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...

NHL Blog Beat – October 10, 2014

In today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness: reaction to Chris Pronger joining the NHL department of player safety, 14 NHL storylines to overreact to, the thinking fan’s guide to the NHL season, the end of the dedicated enforcer and much more. PUCK...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 10, 2014

Games recaps, plus Jaromir Jagr reaches another milestone, Chris Pronger joins the NHL’s department of player safety, Gary Bettman tries to allay concerns about the Coyotes (again) and Michael Grabner undergoes surgery. CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Patrick Kane scored the...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 9, 2014

Sharks shut out Kings, Bruins edge Flyers, plus the latest on Sidney Crosby, Steven Stamkos, Jonathan Toews, Pavel Datsyuk, Jarome Iginla, Tyler Seguin and more.  MERCURYNEWS.COM: Tommy Wingels scored twice and Antti Niemi made 34 saves as the San Jose Sharks blanked...

NHL Stars of 2004: Where Are They Now?

  Having reached the dog days of the current NHL offseason, here’s a look back at the league’s top stars 10 years ago and where they are now. Let’s start with that year’s points leaders:  Martin St. Louis: Winner of the Art Ross and Hart...