It’s no secret that the Toronto Maple Leafs have a faulty defense core, but the problem is what to do about it. There are many solutions to a single problem, many of them easier said than done. Each have their benefits and disadvantages, but what way should the Leafs go? Should they look to the… Continue reading What Should The Leafs Do About Their Defense?
Rasmus Dahlin, D What’s to say about Rasmus Dahlin that hasn’t already been said? I don’t like having NHL comparables for potential because it sets unreasonable expectations but Karlsson’s name has been thrown around a lot for both style and potential. There is no doubt in anyone's mind that he is an eventual Norris… Continue reading 2018 Midterm Draft Rankings
The greatest goal scorer of this generation is hard to dispute, but the greatest goal scorer ever may have some warrant to it. Without getting into era adjusted statistics and goals per game, all I will say is that Alex Ovechkin has scored a lot of goals. Ovechkin has just taken over 20th of… Continue reading Alex Ovechkin, The Greatest Goal Scorer Of This Generation
Sidney Crosby is the face of the NHL. He is the poster boy. So was Eric Lindros. Now he's the poster boy for concussions. Sidney Crosby has had a magnificent career. Some would say greatest of all time, others say top 10. No matter where you place him among the legends of… Continue reading Sidney Crosby, NHL Poster Boy
What do hockey teams crave? Right handed defensemen? A good backup goaltender? A cheap scoring forward? All of those things are desired but we always hear about a big bodied centerman. A centerman to win faceoffs and kill penalties. With teams selecting smaller players with higher levels of skill, is the big bodied… Continue reading Does Size Matter in the Face-Off Dot?
In the 2014-15 season, Cam Talbot was backing one of the greatest goalies in the world with Henrik Lundqvist. Then in early February The King went down. He took a shot to the neck and even though he finished the game, it was later found out he was to be out for a long time.… Continue reading Was Cam Talbot Snubbed of a Vezina Nomination?
It was on April 3rd that the NHL broke news that it would not be attending the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. This is the first time the NHL is not participating in 20 years. Players and fans around the world. Henrik Lundqvist tweeted “Disappointing news, @NHL won’t be part of the Olympics 2018. A huge… Continue reading 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics