Top 10 NHL UFA Goaltenders 2016

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The top 10 NHL UFA goaltenders available this summer are modest at best. Elite-level goaltending rarely hits the open market and this year is no exception. Only a few top UFA goalies are considered starter material. Teams looking for a backup could face slim pickings as well. Top 10 NHL UFA Goaltenders 2016 #1 – […] READ MORE


Montreal Interested in Bringing Back Brown and Bartley

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According to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, Montreal Canadiens’ general manager Marc Bergevin is interested in bringing back depth defenseman Victor Bartley and tough guy Mike Brown for the 2016-17 season. Bartley and Brown are both set to become unrestricted free agents in July. Brown, 30, was acquired by the Canadiens at the trade deadline […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers trade Ben Scrivens to Montreal Canadiens for Zack Kassian

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The Edmonton Oilers have traded goaltender Ben Scrivens to the Montreal Canadiens for forward Zack Kassian. The trade had been rumoured for days with many believing it would be completed last night. The deal was completed this morning with 24% of Ben Scrivens salary being kept by the Oilers. Canadiens acquire goaltender Ben Scrivens from […] READ MORE


Notable Names on the NHL waiver wire

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It’s that time of year again where the waiver wire is in full throttle in the NHL. Teams must meet the 5pm deadline to have their 23-man roster ready for opening night.  This requires some tough decisions including placing some veteran players on waivers. Here are some of the guys who have been placed on […] READ MORE


Report: Oilers Sign Ben Scrivens to a Two-Year Contract Extension

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Breaking news from TSN’s Aaron Ward, that the Edmonton Oilers have signed goalie Ben Scrivens to a Two-Year Contract Extension, believed worth $4.6 million ($2.3 million AAV). Oilers sign Scrivens to a 2 year deal…thought to be just over 2 mil per year. #TSN — Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) March 3, 2014 Scrivens was acquired by […] READ MORE


Tape to Tape Episode 4 – Trade Rumors, Power Rankings, Game Previews

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We at LWOS are always looking for new and innovative ways to bring our fans more coverage of the sports they love. And so today we launch Episode #4 of our  hockey podcast, “Tape to Tape” featuring LWOS Hockey Analysts, Chicago-native brothers Dom and Cristian Simonetta. This week’s episode features the two brothers analyzing the […] READ MORE


Ben Scrivens sets NHL Record with 59 Save Shutout

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When fans piled into the Rexall Place on Wednesday night, it was just an everyday regular season contest against the San Jose Sharks. By the end of the game, it was historical, thanks to Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens. Scrivens was absolutely dominant. There is not a single phrase that could attempt to describe his […] READ MORE


The Year Of The Back-up Goalie

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Every NHL season, it seems as though at least a few back-up netminders are able to spell their starter for a while and help a team succeed. However, in this observer’s eyes, this year more so than seasons past has a glut of outstanding back-up goaltending performances. Most of the stoppers on this list are […] READ MORE


Reimer Looks to Overcome Latest Drop in Roller Coaster Career

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December 20, 2010 was the first time we saw James Reimer in the Leafs net. Coming in for the inadequate Jonas Gustavsson mid game, the young goalie played well in his first career appearance. A relative unknown to Leafs fans at the time, he would soon take Leafs Nation by storm as the team embarked […] READ MORE


LA Kings Want To Get Back On Top In 2013-14

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Welcome back to Puck Drop: NHL Preview 2013-14, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season.  Check back often as new teams are added to our Puck Drop page.  Today we take a look at the 2013-14 Los Angeles Kings. Last Season: […] READ MORE