Hockey

  • Colorado Avalanche vs Minnesota Wild, NHL 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Matt Cooke Suspended Seven Games

    The NHL Department of Player safety announced today that Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke has been suspended for seven games as a result of his knee on knee hit on Colorado...

  • Tampa Bay Lightning v Montreal Canadiens - Game Four

    Time to Give the Habs Some Credit

    Last night, the Montreal Canadiens completed a 4-0 sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning with a 4-3 win in game four of the series.  However it seems like no one in...

  • Dallas Stars v Anaheim Ducks - Game Two

    3 Rounds: Key Players Leading the Way for Ducks and Stars

    The home team has won each meeting between the Ducks and Stars so far in this series. With the puck set to drop for game four in Dallas, both teams will look...

  • Jakub Vrana

    2014 NHL Draft Profile #22: Jakub Vrana

    Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical...

  • The Toronto Marlies defeat the Hamilton Bulldogs

    10 Hamilton Bulldogs Ready to Show Their Worth

    The Hamilton Bulldogs season is over. While they did not make it into the playoffs, there is still hope. Hope that with some changes a better 2014-15 season will follow. As the Montreal...

  • Colorado Avalanche vs Minnesota Wild, NHL 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    3 Rounds: Jury Still Out on Colorado and Minnesota

    Three games into the first-round matchup between the Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild, the series remains up for grabs. Colorado currently leads 2-1, having won their two home games, and dropping Game...

  • Toronto Maple Leafs v Ottawa Senators

    Phil Kessel’s Tweets Anger Some Leaf Fans

    Phil Kessel isn’t exactly the most expressive player in the NHL.  Ask any media member who covers the Toronto Maple Leafs, and they will describe Kessel as the type of player...

  • Pittsburgh Penguins v Columbus Blue Jackets - Game Three

    3 Rounds: Both Columbus and Pittsburgh Looking For Their Goalie To Step Up

    In our 3 Rounds preview of the Pittsburgh Penguins versus the Columbus Blue Jackets, we examined how this series may very well come down to the goaltenders. Pens netminder Marc-Andre Fleury,...

  • Adrian Kempe

    2014 NHL Draft Profile #21: Adrian Kempe

    Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical...

  • Tampa Bay Lightning v Montreal Canadiens - Game Three

    3 Rounds: Goaltending Hasn’t Been The Key to Habs Lead, Despite Bishop Injury

    The Canadiens-Lightning series was supposed to be a battle between two of the names in the league’s Vezina Trophy conversation. Both Carey Price and Ben Bishop had similar numbers, win totals...

  • Florida Panthers v Boston Bruins

    NHL Atlantic Division Top Fighters

    Before this season kicked-off, one-by-one I went through every NHL team with the intent of determining each team’s top fighter of last season and then projected who I expected to see...

  • Colorado Avalanche vs Minnesota Wild, NHL 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Tyson Barrie Leaves Game After Knee From Matt Cooke

    Tyson Barrie, defenceman for the Colorado Avalanche, was forced to leave Monday’s Game 3 in his team’s playoff matchup against the Minnesota Wild after sustaining an obvious knee injury. He was...

  • Abbotsford Heat

    Abbotsford: It’s Not Working Out

    It was almost like a relationship that never worked. The two were always fighting, not many liked the match, and one is always blowing off the other. The “relationship” can be...

  • Tampa Bay Lightning v Montreal Canadiens - Game Three

    Canadiens finding a way to get it done

    Being at game three between the Canadiens and the Lighting made one thing very clear: there is finally optimism in Montreal. Last season, Habs fans dared to dream, only to find...

  • Plymouth Whalers v Sarnia Sting

    2014 NHL Draft Profile #20: Nikolay Goldobin

    Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical...

  • Nathan Beaulieu

    Canadiens Recall 10 from Bulldogs

    The following is a press release from the Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs.   CANADIENS RECALL 10 FROM BULLDOGS Two goaltenders, five forwards, three defencemen join Habs for playoffs MONTREAL, QUEBEC...

  • CHICAGO, IL - MAY 03:  Jason Zucker #16 of the Minnesota Wild skates against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 3, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 5-2.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

    A Wild, risky move paying off for Minnesota in Des Moines

    The Iowa Wild have been participating in the AHL out of Des Moines, Iowa for just one season and they have already done what the past franchises in IA couldn’t: Making...

  • Chicago Blackhawks v Nashville Predators

    Brent Seabrook Suspended for Three Games for Hit on David Backes

    Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended for three games by the NHL Department of Player Safety for a hit to the head of David Backes of the St. Louis Blues in...

  • Sonny Milano

    2014 NHL Draft Profile #19: Sonny Milano

    Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical...

  • Carolina Hurricanes v Philadelphia Flyers

    Internet Hotstove: Philadelphia Flyers

    Internet Hotstove is a series where Last Word On Sports asks the opinions of respected bloggers from around the internet about their team’s chances in the 2013-14 NHL Playoffs. The goal...

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