The Myth of Dallas Eakins

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When Dallas Eakins was hired in June of 2013, many people thought he was the perfect coach to develop the young group of talent in Edmonton and lead them towards the ultimate goal of re-creating the success the franchise saw in the 1980s. Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jordan Eberle, Justin Shultz and Nail Yakupov formed a […] READ MORE



Fantasy Land: Would the Maple Leafs Trade Phil Kessel? Part 2

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For a look at why the leafs should consider moving star winger Phil Kessel, click here. Now here’s where things get fun. If I were Brendan Shanahan I would call Dave Nonis into my office and tell him to get three teams on the phone and let them know that Phil Kessel is available; Nashville, […] READ MORE


Is Shanahan Ready to Make Them His Maple Leafs?

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If there is one thing we know about the Toronto Maple Leafs, it’s that they are consistently inconsistent. After going on a 6-1-1 run, the Leafs followed up with one of the more embarrassing weeks in recent memory. The team followed up a Saturday night loss to the Rochester Americ…err, Buffalo Sabres, with the worst loss […] READ MORE


Will Michael Dal Colle Make the Islanders This Year?

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Last night the New York Islanders signed 5th overall pick Michael Dal Colle to his entry level contract, putting in question his future with the Oshawa Generals.  After a 2-1 start the Generals have been operating under the assumption that their star forward would be returning to the team sometime soon. As NHL training camps […] READ MORE