Minnesota Wild Extend Defenceman Jonas Brodin

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  The Minnesota Wild have signed defenceman Jonas Brodin to a seven-year contract extension worth $42 million. The 27-year-old was a pending unrestricted free agent next offseason. Wild Sign Jonas Brodin to Seven Year Contract On August 15, the Wild announced that they’d be signing defenceman Jonas Brodin to a seven-year extension worth $6 million […] READ MORE


Washington Capitals Hire Peter Laviolette as Head Coach

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The Washington Capitals have hired former Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette. The Capitals signed the veteran coach to a three-year deal this morning. Capitals Hire Peter Laviolette After firing former head coach Todd Reirden in late August, the Capitals have been looking for their next bench boss to keep the team’s playoff hopes alive. Laviolette […] READ MORE


The Success of Carolina Hurricanes Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour

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It had been a decade since the Carolina Hurricanes made the post-season in 2009. The leading scorer on the team that season was Ray Whitney. Eric Staal was the leading goal scorer, and it was the last full season as captain of the team for Rod Brind’Amour. The team was three years removed from their one […] READ MORE


The Toronto Maple Leafs Small Stanley Cup Window

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have one of the best forward groups in the league, but have a fastly-closing Stanley Cup Window. They have three of the top 20 players in the league in Auston Matthews, John Tavares, and Mitch Marner. Their next three lines hold near-perfect complements to all of them. Zach Hyman has proven […] READ MORE


Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk Passes Away

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Dale Hawerchuk, Hockey Hall of Famer and legendary Winnipeg Jets, Buffalo Sabres, St Louis Blues, and Philadelphia Flyers player has passed away. The Canadian born centre was fighting a long battle with cancer. After an incredibly brave and difficult battle with cancer, our dad has passed away. My family is so proud of him and […] READ MORE


Boston Bruins Tuukka Rask Opts Out of Stanley Cup Playoffs

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It was announced this morning that Boston Bruins goaltender, Tuukka Rask, has opted out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The announcement comes hours before puck drop of Game Three against the Carolina Hurricanes. #NHLBruins goalie Tuukka Rask has opted out of the NHL's Return to Play: pic.twitter.com/r3c7wjaTwR — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) August 15, 2020 Tuukka […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Head Coach Claude Julien in Hospital

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Montreal Canadiens general manager, Marc Bergevin, announced that the team’s head coach, Claude Julien, has been sent to the hospital. Bergevin revealed it was not related to COVID-19, and that Kirk Muller will take over the head coaching job for the remainder of the First Round of the playoffs. UPDATE: Julien has been discharged from […] READ MORE


Darcy Kuemper Out Plays Juuse Saros in Arizona Coyotes Win

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Darcy Kuemper proved that he is still the Vezina-calibre goaltender he was before his injury earlier in the season. In an overtime victory over the Nashville Predators, Kuemper and the Arizona Coyotes have moved on to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2012. Darcy Kuemper Out Plays Saros in Win Kuemper faced […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets Defence Not Enough to Force Game Five

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The Calgary Flames finished their qualifying series against the Winnipeg Jets in fiery fashion. Calgary blew their way past the Jets into the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.with a four-goal shut-out in Game Four. The Flames offence blew past the Winnipeg Jets defence, proving it takes more than a Vezina-calibre goalie to get […] READ MORE


Juuse Saros Backstops Nashville Predators to Series Split

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Juuse Saros has been one of the few bright sparks for the Nashville Predators as of late. After two play-in games, the 25-year-old goaltender has stopped 57 of 63 shots faced. For someone facing his first postseason action, Saros is playing like he’s been here before. Juuse Saros Backstops Predators There was no question going […] READ MORE