NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 2, 2014

Ten NHL rookies worth watching, updates on Mike Babcock’s contract talks with the Red Wings, plus the latest on Martin St. Louis, Dougie Hamilton, Boone Jenner, Tomas Jurco & more.  USA TODAY: Kevin Allen lists ten NHL rookies worth watching this season....

NHL Blog Beat – May 23, 2014

Playoff analysis, the ongoing debate over advance stats and much more.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe on how the Kings and Blackhawks infrastructure for success doesn’t bode well for their conference rivals. THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Mike Colligan with the first part of his...

NHL Blog Beat – May 16, 2014

The NHL week that was, the demise of the Bruins, Milan Lucic disrespecting the handshake line, top 10 playoff disappointments and much more.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe looks back at the NHL week that was. Hilarity ensues. PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert wonders if we’re...

Penguins Fire Shero But Not Bylsma.

TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports the Pittsburgh Penguins will announce later this morning the firings of GM Ray Shero and head coach Dan Bylsma.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: I’m not surprised Bylsma got his walking papers but a bit surprised Shero was also given the...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 15, 2014

Canadiens upset the Bruins, the Kings force Game 7 against the Ducks, plus updates on the Penguins, Sharks, Wild and Flyers.  MONTREAL GAZETTE/BOSTON GLOBE: Carey Price made 29 saves and teammates Dale Weise, Max Pacioretty and Daniel Briere scored as the Canadiens...

NHL Blog Beat – January 7, 2014

Winners and losers of HBO’s coverage of this year’s Winter Classic, 10 best NHL backup goalies, analysis of the Flyers penalty kill, Olympic hockey history links and more. PUCK DRUNK LOVE: The winners and losers of HBO’s Detroit-Toronto 24/7. VINTAGE...