Category Archives: NHL
Many members of Leafs Nation were instantly heartbroken on July 1st, when they heard that fan favourite, Phil Kessel, along with Tyler Biggs and Tim Erixon had been traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Kasperi Kapanen, Nick Spaling, Scott Harrington and conditional draft picks. (more…)
This past weekend, the 2015 NHL Draft was held in Sunrise, Florida. For residents and fans, the weather outside was one to enjoy and relax while inside the BB&T Center, it was all business for 30 NHL general managers and their staffs. Not strictly speaking in terms of draft picks, but there were also a few trades made along the way that added some entertaining value to the weekend. Some teams did better than others, and here are the five teams that had the best draft this year and five that probably could have done more. (more…)
On October 1st, 2013, the Toronto Maple Leafs reached a deal with team star, Phil Kessel on a contract extension made for 8 years worth over $60-million. (more…)
The Philadelphia Flyers look like a completely different team after the NHL draft this weekend. Here is an analysis of the changes facing the Flyers next season, and what we can expect next.
Tell me if you have heard this before: The Anaheim Ducks draft a Swedish defensemen with their first round pick. It seems to be the new norm for the current scouting panel led by Martin Madden. On June 26th, Bob Murray and Co. announced that they drafted Jacob Larsson, from Frolunda in Sweden. Wondering how he plays? Look no further than Hampus Lindholm, the Ducks first rounder in 2012 and current top defenseman.
On Friday, June 26th, the Boston Bruins shipped cornerstone forward Milan Lucic to the Los Angeles Kings for Martin Jones, a 2015 1st-round pick (D Jakub Zboril) and Colin Miller. (more…)
On June 26th and 27th, the NHL will hold the 2015 Entry Draft in Sunrise, Florida at the BB&T Center which is home to the Florida Panthers. This draft has many excited, not just for the first two expected picks, but for the talent that can either move up or down the list depending on each team’s specific needs. (more…)