Analysis of the Oilers recent trades, the game-day routine of the healthy scratch, Nathan Horton’s impact upon the Blue Jackets, a look at the recent struggles of the Canadiens and Flames, and much more.
THE COPPER & BLUE: Alan Hull sees the Oilers recent moves (swapping Devan Dubnyk for Matt Hendricks, acquiring Ben Scrivens) as just more inefficient acquisitions.
MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow believes Oilers management is just repeating their mistakes of the past.
ON THE FORECHECK: Jonathan Garcia has reaction from around the league to the Dubnyk-for-Hendricks swap.
RAW CHARGE: Cassie McClellan on Steven Stamkos’ amazing recovery from a broken leg.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Matthew Souva examines how Nathan Horton’s debut with the Blue Jackets has given them new life.
HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE: Andrew Berkshire is concerned over the Canadiens recent struggles.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on Keith Ballard’s woes and the game-day routine of a healthy scratch.
MATCHSTICKS AND GASOLINE: Get ready for rock bottom, Flames fans.
FEAR THE FIN: How do opponents strengths affect your team’s performance?
NHL NUMBERS: Travis Yost examines score-adjusted Fenwick and remaining strength of schedule.
THE COLOR OF HOCKEY: Josh Ho-sang, Keegan Iverson, Jaden Lindo and Cordell James cracked the NHL’s midterm draft rankings.
BATTLE OF CALIFORNIA: The 2014 SB Nation Potty Mouths rankings (hockey edition).