NHL Blog Beat – April 18, 2015

Playoff and NHL draft lottery analysis and much more in today’s collection of hockey-blogging goodness.  Must See Video powered by More Videos  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe recently previewed the Eastern Conference first-round matchups in the 2015 Stanley Cup...

NHL Playoff Matchups I’d Love To See

Only a week remains in the NHL’s regular season. With the opening round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs beginning on April 15, here’s a look at several potential matchups I’d love to see in this year’s postseason. Doesn’t matter when...

NHL Blog Beat – April 3, 2015

NHL playoff first-round predictions, a proposal to destroy the “loser point” system, this season’s top-ten NHL rookies and more in your NHL blog beat. GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe gets an early jump on predicting the possible matchups of the opening round...

Dates of Interest – NHL 2012-13 season.

With the NHL’s shortened ’12-’13 season finally underway, here’s a quick look at some notable dates in the season calendar. Wednesday, January 23 – NBC Sports Network begins its “Rivalry Wednesdays”, as the Boston Bruins visit the NY Rangers...

NHL Blog Beat – July 5, 2012.

Reaction to the Parise/Suter deals, trade talk, and a hypnotic look at every goal in this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs.   BACKHAND SHELF: Daniel Wagner believes the Minnesota Wild have been making all the right moves, not just by signing Zach Parise and Ryan...

Parity or Parody in NHL?

It’s been suggested the NHL’s current playoff system rewards mediocrity, but that’s simply not the case. Read on to find out why. The presence of the New Jersey Devils (the sixth overall seed in the Eastern Conference) and the Los Angeles Kings (the...