I have been waiting for news of the NHL starting back up for months. Being able to work from home has left me able to stalk Twitter, Instagram and the NHL website more frequently. When the news broke that training camps would start on July 13th with games beginning on August 1st, I was giddy … Continue reading The Cost of Flyers Hockey in 2020
They say honesty is the best policy. It is better to deal with difficult conversations and uncomfortable truths by taking them on head-on rather than using a tactic of ignoring and avoiding confrontation. I have to come right out and say it; even though it will surely be difficult to digest what is sure to … Continue reading Sorry Flyers Fans, But John Tortorella Should Win NHL Coach of the Year
A franchise that famously flubs their playoff appearances with early exits, the Los Angeles Kings finally won the Big One in 2012, 45 years after their founding. Even though some of the top stars in NHL history have suited up for the Kings over the years, their postseason struggle forced them to shake up their … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were L.A. Kings
When the 2019-20 season started, there was supposed to be a logjam at center. Nolan Patrick was supposed to come in and take the third line center role to continue to build on a solid finish to the previous season, and Morgan Frost was supposed to make the jump to the NHL after much fan … Continue reading Morgan Frost’s Future Depends on the Fate of Nolan Patrick
The Philadelphia Flyers Team Awards will be handed out this week. Kevin Hayes snagged the first one, picking up the Hart Memorial.
A Black Ace. A term used to describe NHL players added during the post-season roster expansion. Typically consisting of an organization's top AHL players, they can sometimes be the top prospects whose junior or collage career has come to an end. Typically speaking, rarely do any of these callups ever find their way into the … Continue reading The Black Aces, More Important Now Than Ever
Joining the league in 1993, the Florida Panthers were one of the more successful expansion teams of the era. Making it to the Stanley Cup Final in their third season of existence, they spent much of the next twenty years at the bottom of the NHL standings. The franchise often became a salary-dumping grounds while … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Florida Panthers
In what can only be described as the best news of 2020, the Philadelphia Flyers announced today that Oscar Lindblom is cancer free. They posted the following video of Oskar ringing the bell on the teams official Twitter. https://twitter.com/nhlflyers/status/1278742954736320512?s=21 When the Flyers win the Cup and dedicate it to Oskar, there will be a cheesey … Continue reading Oskar Lindblom is Cancer Free!
The Minnesota Wild are special when it comes to players. They are known for building a core and running with a group of players for long periods of time. Almost a quarter of the players that have ever suited up for the Wild have played in at least 150 games. With the kind of dedication, … Continue reading Top 5: Players You Forgot Were Minnesota Wild
Two of the brightest young stars in hockey today aren't even in the NHL. Jesse Puljujarvi of the Edmonton Oilers and Lias Andersson of the New York Rangers both have something in common- a grievance with their NHL clubs. Jesse Puljujarvi is a 22-year-old former 4th overall draft pick in 2016 by the Oilers and … Continue reading Puljujarvi and Andersson High-Reward Trade Targets