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We talk pucks and objects of that kind. We yell, complain, and analyze in the language of hockey fandom. Gretzky can do no wrong.

Jesse Kinneya day ago
Best NHL Draft Steals
We all know the dynamos that went early in the first round in NHL entry drafts throughout history. Bonafide superstars that changed the game forever with names that include Mario Lemieux, Mike Modano,...
Jesse Kinney7 days ago
The Most Lopsided NHL Trades in History
When fans of hockey hear about a seismic NHL trade, where superstars and future superstars are dealt, they hope their team, if involved, came out on top. At the very least, they hope their team wasn't...
Jesse Kinney10 days ago
10 Best Teams to Ever Win the Stanley Cup
There is nothing better in sport than the Stanley Cup playoffs. It is the most intense playoff format, leads to the best moments, and has some of the best traditions. A few examples include Detroit an...
Jamie Plattsa month ago
British Ice Hockey
When I think of ice hockey, I think of bearded Canadians, slick-haired Americans, and rocket-armed Russians. The National Hockey League has a wide variety of nationalities pulling on Jerseys in front ...
C.C. Curtisa month ago
Most Unbelievable NHL Stanley Cup Comebacks
Hockey is one of the most intense and thrilling sports out there, but have a ton of screaming fans cheering for their favorite team. The sport is just as popular as any other professional sport like f...
Jesse Kinneya month ago
The NHL's Flawed MVP Voting System
NHL.com recently released their votes for MVP of the league, as the 2017-18 regular season is nearing its end. The top three vote-getters are Nikita Kucherov from the Tampa Bay Lightning, Evgeni Malki...
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Alex Kemp2 months ago
Which Teams Will Reach the Postseason?
With the NHL starting to move towards its inevitable climactic end to the regular season, now seems like a good time to really dig into what teams will, and won't, make the final cut into the postseas...
Steve Komito2 months ago
We Surrender
Even if John Lennon's infamous "Lost Weekend" (which lasted nearly a year and half) was as miserable for him as it was for the fans of the NY Rangers, watching this past month's back to back drubbings...
Steve Komito2 months ago
The Time Is Now for Mark Messier to Coach the NY Rangers
Anyone who has watched the fall of the NY Rangers over the past couple of seasons always come back to the same question: "Where is the heart of this club?" Watching week's 2-1 loss to Dallas, I was st...
Steve Komito2 months ago
The NY Rangers Encapsulated....
If last week's 5-2 loss to the Nashville Predators doesn't tell you all you need to know about the NY Rangers organization (and today's NHL) from top to bottom, then maybe someone can educate me. Mayb...
Steve Komito3 months ago
The Sad, Pathetic Existence of the NY Rangers and the Cause of It
In the year 2000, Glen Sather arrived from Edmonton with fanfare set aside only for such comparable events as royal weddings, the Kennedy Center Honors or a championship parade down the Canyon of Hero...
Jourdan Jones3 months ago
The Start of Something New
Let's get right into this. Previously, you would find me writing articles about the Toronto Maple Leafs on the website, Fansided, as well as Calgary Flames content on the site, The Hockey Writers. Man...
Evan Allen4 months ago
Vegas Golden Knights
The dream to build a NHL team in the desert seemed pretty far-fetched, considering the Arizona Coyote's franchise seems to always struggle. That did not stop the team's owner Bill Foley. The applicati...
Michael Willoughby4 months ago
Hamilton Bulldogs 2017/2018 Mid-Season Review
The Hamilton Bulldogs concluded their 2017-2018 first half last week with the club in first place in the Eastern Conference of the Ontario Hockey League. Coming into the regular season, the expectatio...
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Todd Pataky4 months ago
What's Wrong with the Pittsburgh Penguins?
The Pittsburgh Penguins have won the last two Stanley Cups, and many pundits were musing that they might actually complete the impossible of winning three straight. And then, the 2017-2018 season star...
Kyle Vandenberg4 months ago
Lace 'Em up, Seattle
Exactly 100 years ago, the first ever American-based hockey team won the Stanley Cup. This was before the days of the NHL proper, when the regular season champions in both the Pacific Coast Hockey Lea...
Kyle Vandenberg4 months ago
Analyzing the Henrique/Vatanen Trade
Early season trades involving big name players have that extra level of excitement attached to them. When a trade goes through at the deadline, we're sort of expecting it. We know it's coming. When a ...
Kyle Vandenberg5 months ago
First Quarter NHL Award Leaders
The first quarter of the NHL season is behind us, which means that teams and players are beginning to settle in and find their form. Players have set a tone for their play and teams have jostled into ...