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”.

No End In Sight For Leafs Woes

Welcome to Hell, Leafs Nation. Population: You. Please don’t take the following as mocking you or your favorite club. My wife is a Leafs fan. I have relatives and friends who are Leafs fans. Believe me, I know how much this hurts right now. There’s no... read more

On “Tanking” in the NHL

In recent weeks there’s been some chatter in the media and blogosphere suggesting, and even accusing, some NHL teams of deliberately attempting to “tank” this season. The reason? To better their chances of winning the NHL 2015 Draft Lottery, thus ensuring the... read more

Tales of NHL Post-Halloween Hope

While some NHL teams and players experienced a horrible October, some entered November 2014 with reason for optimism. The Montreal Canadiens had the type of offensive and defensive numbers usually found among bottom-feeding clubs, yet they reeled off an 8-2-1 record... read more

Tales of NHL Halloween Horror 2014

With the spookiest day of the year fast approaching, here’s a look at some real-life NHL horror. First off, there’s the Carolina Hurricanes horrible start, going winless in their first eight games to become the only team without a victory through October.... read more