NHL Draft Stories: The Defector

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The NHL Draft is just under a month away. The draft always provides plenty of drama and intrigue amongst fans and media. This has been true since its inception. While people tend to get excited about trades and prospects, there are other moments that leave people scratching their heads. For this edition, we go back […] READ MORE


The Best Draft Class in Buffalo Sabres History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE





Vancouver Canucks Draft Lottery History

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Vancouver Canucks fans are a hardened lot. Even relatively new ones who came aboard for their latest Stanley Cup run have learned the hazards of optimism. But even fans of traditionally bad teams have a consolation prize in the NHL draft. The last month of the regular season – or longer – talk gradually switches […] READ MORE


Hockey Hall of Fame Misses With Alexander Mogilny Snub

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Selecting members for any class of the Hockey Hall of Fame is always a difficult task. However, it shouldn’t take 12 times for Alexander Mogilny to make the vaunted halls. The former Buffalo Sabres, Vancouver Canucks, New Jersey Devils and Toronto Maple Leafs forward didn’t get elected when Wednesday’s class was announced. Marian Hossa, Jarome […] READ MORE



Vancouver Canucks Best Ever Russian

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With the NHL joining the other sports leagues on hiatus, we thought it would be a great time to take a look at how an international presence has changed the game for the Vancouver Canucks. Just talking about the Vancouver Canucks best ever Russian is to amplify how much geopolitics has changed from the birth […] READ MORE