Category Archives: NHL

Canadiens become first team to make coaching change by firing Julien

In a big shakeup, the Canadiens announced this morning that they’d relieved head coach Claude Julien and assistant Kirk Muller. The Canadiens have appointed Dominique Ducharme interim head coach and have added Alex Burrows to the coaching staff. Claude Julien … Continue reading

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The COVID-19 Concern

As we reach Super Bowl weekend in February, there is a harsh reality for hockey. They’re facing something different this season. Much like the NFL and NBA, the NHL has adversity due to the virtual unknown. Unlike last summer when … Continue reading

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Legendary voice of hockey Doc Emrick hangs up the microphone

To the Voice of Hockey, HOF broadcaster, and friend, congratulations on an amazing career! Enjoy your retirement! #ThankYouDoc pic.twitter.com/dfnTavFvjK — Martin Brodeur (@MartinBrodeur) October 19, 2020 The year has been a trying one for so many people. In spite of … Continue reading

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Devils’ season ends as the NHL rolls out its ‘return to play’ format

More than two months after the world came to a screeching halt due to a global pandemic, many entities (including the NHL) are trying to slowly begin a return to normal, or whatever our new normal will be when this … Continue reading

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NHL suspends season due to coronavirus

We won’t be seeing cool goal celebrations like this anytime soon. AP Photo via Getty Images As expected today, the NHL decided to suspend the season due to the Coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused every sports league to pause … Continue reading

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NHL and its fans adjusting to a new normal

    Statement from the #SJSharks.https://t.co/tjUEexvhUW pic.twitter.com/WklubYLu4n — San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) March 10, 2020 I don’t really want to write this blog but feel compelled to, because let’s face it – whether you have it or not, Coronavirus is … Continue reading

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Leafs fire Babcock, hire Sheldon Keefe

In a move that wasn’t a surprise, the Maple Leafs fired coach Mike Babcock earlier this afternoon. The 56-year old veteran bench boss was brought in from Detroit in 2015 where he took over the Leafs. He got an eight-year … Continue reading

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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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