NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 31, 2014

Advanced stats becoming the rage in the NHL, the latest on Jason Demers, an update on Ryan Smyth and more. USA TODAY: Dave Isaac on the increased usage and reliance on advanced stats among NHL teams. SPECTOR’S NOTE: Isaac notes the pros and cons, pointing out...

NHL Canadian Corner – April 30, 2014

The Canadiens hope to spark their struggling power play against the Bruins, the Maple Leafs have something in common with the Blues, some grumbling already about new Canucks president Trevor Linden, plus the latest on the Oilers and Flames.  MONTREAL GAZETTE: The...

NHL Blog Beat – April 14, 2014

Which playoff wild cards could stage upsets in the first round, 8 reasons why the Western Conference won ‘t win the Stanley Cup, analysis of the Leafs, Canucks and more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness. GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe dips into...

NHL Canadian Corner April 13, 2014

Canadiens edge the Rangers, Senators down the Leafs, Oilers win in Ryan Smyth’s farewell game, plus the latest on the Jets and Flames.  MONTREAL GAZETTE: Brian Gionta scored the only goal on a penalty shot in overtime to give the Canadiens a 1-0 victory over the...

NHL Canadian Corner – April 12, 2014

Jets end their season with a win over the Flames, in praise of P.K. Subban, Ryan Smyth retires, plus the latest on Senators, Canucks and Maple Leafs.  WINNIPEG SUN/CALGARY HERALD: The Winnipeg Jets ended yet another disappointing season on a winning note, downing the...

NHL Canadian Corner – April 11, 2014

Game recaps, the Leafs to hire Brendan Shanahan as team president, Ryan Smyth to retire and more news involving your favorite Canadian NHL teams. TORONTO STAR: The Maple Leafs lackluster 4-2 loss to the Florida Panthers (spoiling the long-awaited NHL debut of PEI...