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It’s easy to rip the Toronto Maple Leafs right now, but maybe we shouldn’t

The Toronto Maple Leafs have just lost six straight games in a free-fall that has knocked them out of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. And given the franchise’s lack of success over the past four decades, it’s so…

Sochi 2014: Four preliminary round men’s hockey games that will entertain you

Jaromir Jagr, Sochi 2014

Tomorrow marks the beginning of the men’s hockey tournament at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Over a five day span, twelve nations will compete for favourable placement in the quarter-finals and ultimately, a chance to win an Olympic gold medal…

Boston Bruins: Tuukka Rask enjoying Vezina-like season

Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins

Tuukka’s doing pretty good this season, eh? The Boston Bruins netminder is fresh off a monumental shutout victory over the imposing San Jose Sharks – who never lose (well, twice now this season) on home ice. Last night the B’s…

NHL Commish Gary Bettman comments on Emery’s actions in brawl between Flyers and Capitals

Gary Bettman, NHL Realignment

On Friday night, the excrement hit the fan in a game between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers. In the 3rd period, the score 7-0 Caps, a line-brawl took centre stage. The highlight of the melee was a fight (if…

Who knew the Ottawa Senators would be missing Sergei Gonchar?

Defenceman Sergei Gonchar with the Ottawa Senators. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

It has been several years since defenceman Sergei Gonchar was considered one of the elite in the NHL. He was booted out of Pittsburgh after a dreadful playoffs in 2009-10. He spent the last three seasons with the Ottawa Senators…

October indicates bounce back year for the Phoenix Coyotes

Phoenix Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

After qualifying for the Stanley Cup playoffs in three straight seasons the Phoenix Coyotes hit a bump in the road last year, failing to finish top 8 in the West. With an 8-3-2 record through the month of October this…

McLeod gives Red Wings’ Kronwall a ‘minor concussion’

Niklas Kronwall

I know, the game happens fast. The speed of the NHL product is what makes it so entertaining and riveting. It’s also what makes it dangerous, sometimes. On a night when the Colorado Avalanche unbeaten streak ends at six games,…