The Canadian Resurgence

After a season that saw five of the seven Canadian teams make the playoffs in 2015, hockey fans were facing the reality that there would be none in 2016. It was the first time in 46 years. It is now early 2017, and we are witnessing a resurgence of the clubs north of the border, […]

Au Revoir, Michel Therrien

Boston has just recently fired Claude Julien. It’s been only a week, and he finds himself with another job, and it is with the Bruins’ fiercest rival, the Montreal Canadiens, who let go of Michel Therrien Tuesday afternoon. This isn’t the first time Julien has coached Montreal, however, as he coached them from 2003-2007. Montreal, […]

A Wild Season

Most of this season has been highlighted by the Metro Division. The division holds most of the top teams in the league and the longest streaks. It starts with John Tortorella’s Columbus Blue Jackets and the 16-game winning streak they rode. Then you have Pittsburgh and Washington, both of whom have had nice streaks themselves. Carolina is on […]

A Fall from Grace

On the morning of December 17th, the Philadelphia Flyers were gearing up to play the Dallas Stars, riding a 10-game winning streak. They were nine points ahead in the Wild Card race. Dallas became the first team to beat them in four weeks. After a streak like that, a team usually undergoes a small slump, […]

The Unbeatable Metro

For the past several seasons, the toughest division was always in the West, whether it was the Pacific or Central. The East was the weak link, much like in the NBA. It’s a whole new story this season. The toughest division is now in the East. The Metropolitan Division is stronger than ever; I don’t […]

Questions Rose For Cam, and the Warden Has Answered

The Canes were 3-6-4 in early November. They had the promise, but had a hard time closing out games, and along with that, they couldn’t get solid goaltending. Questions about both Cam Ward and Eddie Lack were swirling, and it was thought that the Hurricanes should look to acquire someone like Fleury or Bishop. That […]

Classless, Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers flew into Raleigh, North Carolina holding an 11-9-1 record, two points out of a playoff spot. They roared out to a 2-0 start, but fell 3-2 to a hot Carolina Hurricanes squad, now 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. Just minutes after he spoke the media post-game, head coach Gerard Gallant, along with […]