Category Archives: NHL

The courageous words of deserving Masterton recipient Robin Lehner

If anyone suffers from mental illness, then you know the stigma attached to it. It can really suck. It kicked my ass recently in the form of a panic attack. Then a mini episode yesterday. Having battled Panic Disorder for … Continue reading

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Flyers hire Alain Vigneault

In news that isn’t shocking based on the rumors, the Flyers decided to hire Alain Vigneault as their new head coach today. It’ll be interesting to see how Vigneault does in a very unforgiving city like Philadelphia. Judging from how … Continue reading

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Pierre McGuire embarrasses classy Olympic Champion Kendall Coyne during telecast

I have never had much issue with Pierre McGuire before. Even though the NBC hockey analyst who broadcasts between the benches can be over talkative and strange at times, I’ve usually found his reporting entertaining. He provides interesting bits and … Continue reading

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NHL suspends David Backes three games for dangerous hit on Blake Coleman

The Department of Player Safety actually got another one right. They announced the suspension of Bruins forward David Backes yesterday for an illegal check to the head of a unsuspecting Blake Coleman in Thursday’s game. Here is the play in … Continue reading

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Taylor Hart Hall wins MVP on emotional Awards night

Taylor Hall mentions Humboldt first in his speech. Pure class. Then: β€œthank you to NJD fans. To be he first Devils Hart Trophy winner is an honor. Let’s have a great night!” #NHLAwards @NJDevils pic.twitter.com/vCTLiTHvZF — 𝔸𝕣𝕕𝕒 𝕆𝕔𝕒𝕝 (@ArdaOcalTV) June … Continue reading

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Trotz resigns from Capitals, Islanders next?

In a unsurprising move even if it shocked some in the hockey community, Barry Trotz resigned from the Capitals. He will no longer coach the team he finally guided to its first Stanley Cup. He becomes the fourth coach to … Continue reading

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Karlsson/Hoffman fiasco in Ottawa a nightmare

A year ago, the Ottawa Senators came within one overtime of making the Stanley Cup Final. Captain Erik Karlsson played on one good leg, putting up 18 points to lead the Senators on the verge of its second Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Lou to join Islanders as president of hockey operations

In a move that’s been rumored for a few weeks and reported yesterday by Arthur Staple of the Athletic website, the Islanders moved to hire longtime NHL exec Lou Lamoriello as their president of hockey operations, mere weeks after he … Continue reading

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Rangers lose out on Jim Montgomery, Quinn staying at Boston University

The Rangers won’t be hiring Jim Montgomery as the next coach. That domino fell when Montgomery chose to stay in the Midwest and become the new coach of the Dallas Stars yesterday. The very successful college coach of the Denver … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesday alters Devils franchise

Two days before the official beginning of free agency, Devils GM Ray Shero dropped the first of what would be a series of bombs to significantly alter the NHL landscape this afternoon by trading former #4 overall pick (2011) defenseman … Continue reading

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