A Playoff Roadmap for the Chicago Blackhawks

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82 games, 16 teams, and sports’ greatest trophy, the Stanley Cup. The Chicago Blackhawks have been there and done that six times since their existence in the NHL, most notably three Cup wins in five seasons during the 2010s. The glory days of the modern Blackhawks era might be behind the organization, but an active […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes

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Welcome to another edition of NHL rumours. It might be the dog days of the NHL offseason, but there are still some rumours to explore! However, there are no Arizona Coyotes rumours, so maybe it isn’t really the dog days of summer. NHL Rumours St. Louis Blues Rumour: Jeremy Rutherford of the Athletic speculates that […] READ MORE


Frederick Gaudreau Signs With the Minnesota Wild

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The Minnesota Wild kick off free agency with two quick signings out of the gate, the second being centre Frederick Gaudreau. The 28-year-old signs a two-year deal worth $2.4 million dollars. #mnwild sign center Freddy Gaudreau. 2 years, $2.4M ($1.2 AAV), as we’ve predicted. Dean Evason loves him from their time together in Milwaukee. — […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Lose Zach Parise to COVID List

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Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise has been placed on the NHL’s COVID protocol list and will be out indefinitely. The team is currently third in the West Division, but this absence could be significant as the deadline approaches. The Wild announced the news late Wednesday afternoon. The #mnwild today recalled F Joseph Cramarossa from the […] READ MORE


Kirill Kaprizov Brings a Spark To the Minnesota Wild

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With the regular season shortened to 56 games and COVID still out of control, it was expected that this class of NHL rookies would not do as well as expected. Some have struggled both offensively and defensively, and are being the target of harsh criticism from the public and media. But in a division that […] READ MORE


Alex Pietrangelo Leaves Vegas Golden Knights Road Trip With Injury

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Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Alex Pietrangelo leaves the team’s road trip with an upper-body injury. He returns home for further evaluation and will miss the next three games, minimum. Head coach Peter Deboer announced Pietrangelo’s absence during Wednesday morning’s press conference. Alex Pietrangelo has left the team and returned to Las Vegas for further evaluation, […] READ MORE



The Last Word on Hockey Show: 2020-21 Wild Wild West Division Talk

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A new NHL season means The Last Word on Hockey Show is back on the MAD Radio Network. Your host  Jim Biringer from lastwordonhockey.com is back alongside Marc Weiss and Coach Jay. The boys take a trip around the 2020-21 West Division. They highlight the Colorado Avalanche, St. Louis Blues, Arizona Coyotes, and Vegas Golden Knights. Plus […] READ MORE


NHL COVID Protocol List Expanded to Include Eleven More

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The Minnesota Wild, Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche, and New Jersey Devils have added in a total of 11 new players to the NHL COVID Protocol List on Wednesday. All of Minnesota’s games have been postponed at least until February 9. Schedule Update: @mnwild games postponed at least through Tuesday, Feb. 9. https://t.co/eYZKMkyx0v pic.twitter.com/FiVd8T8dKh — NHL […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Brent Burns Future is Unclear

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After four straight playoff appearances, the San Jose Sharks have sunk back into the depths of the league. What was once considered a Cup contender is now a rebuilder, with very little cap room and multiple large contracts, both in term and average annual value. As a result, the Sharks are in a precarious situation with […] READ MORE