A Night of Firsts in the NHL

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It was truly a night of firsts in the NHL, last night. Buffalo Sabres’ 2015 2nd-overall pick Jack Eichel gave Sabres fans a reason to cheer when he blasted a shot past Craig Anderson, in the third period of Thursday night’s encounter with the Ottawa Senators. As remarkable as his goal may have been, he […] READ MORE


Dallas Stars sign Antti Niemi

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The Dallas Stars have signed Antti Niemi, the soon to be free-agent goaltender whose rights were acquired from the San Jose Sharks over the weekend to a 3-year deal worth $13.5 million ($4.5 million AAV). Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman was first with the news. DAL signs Niemi three years, $4.5M AAV. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) June […] READ MORE


Goalie Trades Headline Draft Weekend

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The goaltending position is arguably the most crucial position in all of hockey, but when it comes to the draft it usually takes a back seat. Due to the fact that goalies aren’t generally taken in the first round, and the fact it takes far longer to see any of them get to the NHL, […] READ MORE



Top 10 NHL UFA Goaltenders 2015

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With the excitement of the NHL Draft fresh in many people’s minds, it’s time to turn the page and focus on July 1st, when a number of free agents will hit the open market. While the crop of players available may be thin in both top-end talent and depth, there are a number who could be […] READ MORE



What Should The San Jose Sharks Do?

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Considered one of the best teams in the NHL this past decade, the San Jose Sharks have reached a crossroads. For the first time in years, they are in a fight to make the playoffs as everything from management, the lack of a captain and goaltending have been under fire. The Sharks didn’t do much […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2014-15 San Jose Sharks

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2014-15, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


3 Rounds Preview: Kings Versus Sharks

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3 Rounds is a three-part series.  Writers select what they feel is the most important individual match-up in the upcoming playoff series and give it an in-depth preview. The second piece is a mid-series assessment of that match-up.  In the final installment, we analyze how the match-up contributed to the outcome of the series. If […] READ MORE