Chicago coach Joel Quenneville is usually pretty tight-lipped when it comes to injuries, so when he says he “absolutely” expects goaltender Corey Crawford to be in net come the opening game of the post-season, there’s no reason to believe the Blackhawks netminder won’t be suiting up. Quenneville’s confidence in having Crawford... Read more
If the Oilers’ rebuild had gone the way those in the Edmonton had hoped back when the team drafted Taylor Hall first overall in 2010, there’s a chance the Oilers would be able to send the Rexall Place out in post-season style. However, six seasons and zero Stanley Cup... Read more
Marc-Andre Fleury is a great goaltender. He’s also one of hockey’s most universally liked players, one of the good guys. He has no timetable for his recovery from a second concussion sustained this season. Our hearts go out to him. And yet, while no one would ever classify two... Read more
The Islanders have been on quite the roll of late. They’ve won five of their past seven games are making a legitimate push towards a second-consecutive divisional playoff berth. The chances of that can be increased with wins over the Washington Capitals and, more importantly, the New York Rangers... Read more
The playoffs have certainly not disappointed at the prospect level so far. The Frozen Four had numerous overtimes and now the field is set for the final weekend, with North Dakota battling Denver and Boston College taking on Quinnipiac. In major junior, it’s been just as crazy, with big... Read more
Alexander Radulov’s name has been mentioned nearly every off-season in connection with an NHL return, but the KHL standout and former Nashville Predator may actually be on his way back to North America next season. Read more
For the third-consecutive year, Team USA has captured gold at the Women’s World Championship and it was NCAA standout Alex Carpenter who sealed the deal with the championship-winning goal coming on a scrambled play shortly after the midway mark of the first overtime in front out of a sold-out... Read more
When the post-season rolls around in the NHL, one common refrain will be that goals are much more difficult to come by, that teams will need to fight for every inch and score some ugly goals to rack up victories. The same will be said about nearly every league... Read more
What constitutes a great, solid check has changed over the course of the past decade, but one thing that has remained constant is that even the biggest, most picture perfect open-ice hit can’t top a beautiful hip check. Monday evening in Toronto, Florida Panthers defenseman Steven Kampfer threw one... Read more
Brian Campbell has never missed a game in a Florida Panthers uniform, although there are probably a few along the way that he wished he had. It wasn’t always winning and fun and Spacey in Space hoodies for these guys. Campbell knows what the dark days were like, which... Read more