Category Archives: NHL

Maple Leafs hire Mike Babcock as Head Coach

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After spending 10 seasons behind the Detroit Red Wings bench, Mike Babcock is on the move! (more…)

What does Mike Babcock bring to the Toronto Maple Leafs?

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After weeks of speculation, it has been revealed that free agent coach Mike Babcock will be taking his talents to the Toronto Maple Leafs after signing an eight-year, $50 million contract. But is it the right move? (more…)

5 Potential Landing Spots for Mike Babcock

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Currently, Mike Babcock is a free agent and is making his rounds amongst various teams in need of a new man behind the bench for the foreseeable future. Since becoming head coach of the Detroit Red Wings following the 2004-2005 lockout, Babcock has helped the Wings continue their franchise mantra of being perennial playoff performers and Cup contenders. Will he remain in Hockeytown, or take his talents elsewhere? (more…)

From Boys to Men: The 2014-2015 Calgary Flames

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Heading into the 2014-2015 NHL season, not many had the Calgary Flames in the postseason discussion, let alone being contenders in the hotly contested Pacific Division. They were a young team with veterans sprinkled throughout their lineup, but came together quickly as a unit. Against all odds, the Flames embarked on a remarkable season and one to remember for both players and fans alike. (more…)

Changing of the Guard for the New Jersey Devils


“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything,” – George Bernard Shaw.

This past Monday, Lou Lamoriello announced that he would be stepping down as general manager of the New Jersey Devils and named Ray Shero his successor. Lamoriello also added that he would be staying with the team in the role of President. Regardless, the move signals the final move of a change in the Devils’ culture, and will usher in a new era for Jersey’s Team. (more…)

Playoff Hockey is Back for 2015

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The NHL playoffs are heating up again this year. While many sports claim to have the best “playoffs” in all of sports, the NHL playoffs are arguably the most exciting because anything can happen once the puck is dropped. First round upsets are normal, teams come back from being down three games to none in a best-of-seven series, and the best regular season team is almost never the winner of the Stanley Cup, the ultimate prize in hockey. The NHL playoffs bring hard-hitting intensity to the ice, with many players hiding or ignoring injuries as the… (more…)

What We’ve Learned in the First Round of the Playoffs

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There’s only one game left to play in the opening round (a juicy Lightning vs. Red Wings Game 7) and so now is as good a time as ever to look at the three things we’ve learned thus far in the postseason. (more…)