Category Archives: NHL
Eight years ago, life was good for the Edmonton Oilers. They looked primed and ready to hoist the franchise’s sixth Stanley Cup and first since 1990. After rolling through the Detroit Red Wings, San Jose Sharks, and Anaheim Ducks, their last wall to playoff immortality was the Carolina Hurricanes. After falling to 3-1 in the series, all hope was lost for the boys from Alberta. (more…)
The Ottawa Senators have been on a tear as of late, opening their season 4-0-1. They’re on a four-game winning streak after losing their first road game on Oct. 9 to the Nashville Predators. (more…)
It’s been nearly six months since the Bolts took the ice. After a whirlwind offseason that produced a bevy of new faces, it was finally game time. Last night was the home opener for the Tampa Bay Lightning. As soon as the puck hit the ice on the opening draw, the crowd of more than 19,000 erupted into a thunderous “Let’s go Lightning” chant. (more…)
With just over 24 hours left until the beginning of the Penguins season, lets take a look at some of the stories from this week.
With the NHL season just days away, most fans are chomping at the bit for their favorite sport to return. It is time for the players to get ready to battle a long 82 game season on a quest for Lord Stanley’s prize. Now, there are certain teams and players which everyone know will be around come playoff time, but there are bound to be some surprises along the way, which should ensure this season will be one to remember. (more…)
With just seven days until the Penguins regular season opener, GM Jim Rutherford and company have many decisions to make when it comes to the Roster. Will Kapenen make the team, how long will Malkin be out and who backs up Fleury?
It seems like it’s going to be a new era for the Ottawa Senators with so many veteran players gone. Hopefully the new era comes with a Stanley Cup. First it was Dany Heatley who requested a trade back in 2009 because he wasn’t getting enough playing time under young coach Cory Clouston. He frustrated fans of both the Senators and the Edmonton Oilers when he wouldn’t simply waive his no trade clause. Instead he wanted to go to the San Jose Sharks, which cost the Senators $4.5 million to get rid of the no trade clause. (more…)