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UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 29:  Tomas Jurco #26 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 29, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Red Wings 5-4.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Opportunity Calls for Tomas Jurco

“I could keep plugging him in every other game or every third game but I think ultimately if we just take a little time away to get Jurco’s game back to where I think it’s going to be, he could become a real effective player for us.” -Jeff Blashill At one point in time, Tomas Jurco’s game was at an…

during a game  at BB&T Center on November 16, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida.

MUST SEE: Islanders/Panthers Epic Shootout

Must See: Islanders-Panthers Epic Shootout. Last night the New York Islanders and Florida Panthers reminded the hockey world of just how great a shootout can be.

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 7: at the United Center on October 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A Tumultuous Year for Patrick Kane

It’s been quite the tumultuous year for Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Kane thus far. From winning his third Stanley Cup in mid-June to his off-ice troubles spanning throughout the summer, Kane quickly underwent a transformation from beloved Chicago hero to polarizing NHL personality.

EDMONTON, CANADA- APRIL 24: Nail Yakupov #64 of the Edmonton Oilers skates against the Chicago Blackhawks at Rexall Place on April 24, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Perry Nelson/Getty Images)

Nail Yakupov Injured in Oilers loss to the Hurricanes

After seeing Jordan Eberle miss time earlier in the year, and with Connor McDavid currently on the shelf with a broken collarbone, the Edmonton Oilers talented young forward core suffered another injury on Wednesday Night. ¬†Winger Nail Yakupov was injured on a second period faceoff, when a linesman fell on his leg. ¬†Yakupov and the linesman got tied up after…