Antti Niemi waived by Pittsburgh Penguins; Claimed by Florida Panthers

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Update: The Florida Panthers, who recently lost goaltender Roberto Luongo with a right hand injury, have claimed Niemi. FLA claims Niemi from PIT on waivers. All others from yesterday cleared. NYR put Cracknell on waivers, — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) October 24, 2017 Below is our article on Niemi from yesterday.   After posting a 7.49 goals-against […] READ MORE



NHL Preseason Records Matter More Than You Think

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It’s difficult to use NHL preseason records as any sort of definitive measuring stick. That’s because teams have varying approaches and goals for the exhibition season. Some coaches utilize the preseason to assess their fourth line talent, finalize their defence corps, or see their third string goalie in action. Others believe it’s important to set […] READ MORE


NHL Hot Seat: Who Will Be The First NHL Coach Fired?

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We don’t usually get the answer to the ‘who will be the first NHL coach fired’ question until a few months into the season, but that isn’t always the case. While 10 of the 12 mid-season coaching changes over the past three years have taken place in December or later, there have also been some […] READ MORE