Category Archives: Teams

The Last Hurrah: Stanley Cup Contenders Who Fell From the Promised Land

Photo: Getty Images Throughout NHL history, there have been a number of teams who have made the Stanley Cup Final only to fall into mediocrity for years following their appearance in the “Big Dance”. This list includes teams at the … Continue reading

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2020 Stanley Cup Final Preview

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images The Tampa Bay Lightning, the second seed in the Eastern Conference, will face the Dallas Stars, the third in the Western Conference, in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final with Game 1 from Rogers Place in Edmonton … Continue reading

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Penguins Dump Salary, Deal Nick Bjugstad To Wild

Photo: Pittsburgh Hockey Now The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Friday night that they traded center Nick Bjugstad to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. The Penguins retained 50% of Bjugstad’s $4.1 … Continue reading

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Proposing A Trade To Help The Capitals Add More Forward Depth

Photo: NHL.com After the Washington Capitals scored only eight goals in five games from three players (forward Alex Ovechkin: four, center Evgeny Kuznetsov and forward T.J. Oshie: two) in their five-game loss to the New York Islanders in the first … Continue reading

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Penguins Hire Former Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden As Assistant To Help Defense, Power Play

Photo: DCist The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Wednesday morning that they have named Todd Reirden as an assistant coach. He will primarily work with the team’s defensive group and power-play. The team also announced Mike Vellucci was hired as an … Continue reading

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Flyers’ Oskar Lindblom Joins Team For Warmups Prior to Game 4 Against Islanders

Photo: @NHLFlyers Incredible. Astounding. Emotional. Those are the words to describe the scene at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto as Philadelphia Flyers’ forward Oskar Lindblom joined the team for warmups prior to their Game 4 clash against in the New York … Continue reading

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52 In A Decade – Remembering Mike Green’s Time With the Washington Capitals

Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America A few days ago, former and longtime Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, announced his retirement from the NHL after 15 seasons, 10 of them in Washington. Over the course of his time in the District, … Continue reading

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Coyotes To Forfeit 2020 Second-Round Pick, 2021 First-Round Pick For Violating NHL’s Combine Testing Policy

Photo: Arizona Republic The NHL announced on Wednesday that the Arizona Coyotes will forfeit their second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft and first-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft for violating the league’s Combine Testing Policy throughout the 2019-20 … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets’ Head Coach John Tortorella Fined $25,000 For Conduct During Media Availability on August 19

Photo: Jerome Miron/USA Today Sports The NHL announced on Tuesday afternoon that Columbus Blue Jackets’ head coach John Tortorella has been fined $25,000 for his conduct during a media availability on August 19 following the team’s Game 5 loss to … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets’ Head Coach John Tortorella Walks Away From Postgame Media Availability After Two Questions

Screencap: Sportsnet After a 5-4 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 and elimination from the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Columbus Blue Jackets’ head coach John Tortorella pulled a very Tortorella thing to do during Wednesday’s postgame … Continue reading

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