Canadian Corner

Focusing on news and rumors from the NHL’s Canadian teams.

The Soapbox

Spector steps up to the soapbox twice a week to share his thoughts.

Hockey Blog Beat

Check out the latest from around the NHL’s “Blogsphere”.

The Slava Voynov Case

The arrest on Monday of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov for suspicion of domestic violence came as a shock to the hockey world. Voynov, 24, was released on $50,000.00 bail and  suspended by the NHL with pay while it conducts its own investigation into the... read more

The Tumbling Loonie and The NHL.

The ongoing decline of the Canadian dollar could affect next season’s salary cap, as well as the ability of some Canadian teams to keep pace with other free-spending teams. This isn’t the first time I’ve brought up this topic, having done so in July... read more

Drop The Puck

And so it begins. The puck drops on a brand-new NHL season. A long summer devoid of real hockey news is behind us, and the preseason tune-ups are over.  Over the course of a season which begins when the leaves turn color in October through its ending when the... read more