2018 NHL Awards Top Contenders

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With another hockey season done and dusted its time to divert attention slightly to the 2018 NHL Awards. The finalists are to be announced day by day starting April 17 with the Vezina Trophy Finalists. It is an opportune time for discussion and predictions on who will receive the honours this year. 2018 NHL Awards Top Contenders […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Mathew Barzal: 2015 Draft Calder Kid

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After Connor McDavid went down with an injury in his rookie season, it seemed the 2015 NHL draft would never see a Calder trophy. That was until this season when a pair of 1997 born players took the NHL by storm. March 5th marked the final match-up of the season between Mathew Barzal and Brock […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Trade Rick Nash to the Boston Bruins

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The New York Rangers have agreed to trade winger Rick Nash to the Boston Bruins in exchange for centre Ryan Spooner, winger Matt Beleskey, prospect defenceman Ryan Lindgren, a 2018 first-round pick, and a 2019 seventh round pick. The Rangers agree to retain 50% of Nash’s salary. He is making $7.8 million and will be an unrestricted […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Brock Boeser Injured; Out Indefinitely

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The Vancouver Canucks announced that right winger Brock Boeser is sidelined indefinitely with a hand injury. Boeser was not in the lineup in Friday’s 4-1 loss at the Carolina Hurricanes. Brock Boeser out of #Canucks lineup with hand injury. Return TBD. Story coming on https://t.co/MsAZRGfGmt — Iain MacIntyre (@imacSportsnet) February 9, 2018 Broke Boeser Injured […] READ MORE




Recap of the NHL Awards Finalists

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The date is arriving to announce the winners of all the NHL Awards, and the finalists have now all been decided. The Hart Trophy finalists were announced last night, and all the others before that. Let’s take a quick look back at all the awards, the finalists, and the season that each of them had […] READ MORE


Predictions For The 2016-2017 Calder Trophy

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The 2016-17 NHL season is coming to a close and what better way to cap off the year by taking a look at the front runners for the NHL Award winners? The Awards ceremony, held in Las Vegas, does not take place until after the Stanley Cup has been hoisted, but there is no harm […] READ MORE


The Importance of Patrik Laine

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It’s no secret that the Calder race is closer than ever. Who will it be? Auston Matthews or Patrik Laine? Maybe, Mitch Marner, Zach Werenski or Matt Murray will come through and sweep the rug out from underneath the top two. This year’s rookie class is full of high-end talent that are already making an impact […] READ MORE


Auston Matthews Calder Trophy Frontrunner for Toronto Maple Leafs

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When the NHL season started, not many people could have predicted the production which this talented rookie class would put forward, perhaps most impressively Auston Matthews.  With his historic season, Matthews has a chance to accomplish what no Maple Leaf has done since Brit Selby in the 1965-1966 season:  win the Calder Trophy. Lets go back to September. […] READ MORE