Month: November 2021

Covid 19 concerns and how they may impact the near future of the NHL

Chaos ensued this morning as the NHL announced several new personnel and teams were headed into the Covid 19 protocol. Head Coach of the Boston Bruins, Bruce Cassidy, was placed on the Covid Protocol List. To make matters worse, Don Sweeny, the General Manager, was available for media today and announced that the Bruins would […]

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Rick Bowness Head Coach

Rick Bowness Set To Coach Game Number 2,500 – Most In NHL History

Rick Bowness is set to reach a major milestone as he coaches game number 2,500 of his regular-season career. This game will be his 578th game as a head coach with 1,923 as an assistant previously. If you consider the tenure of most NHL coaches at any level, this is one impressive milestone. Who is […]

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Will Tuukka Rask Return to the Boston Bruins

After his offseason hip surgery, free-agent goaltender Tuukka Rask was at the Boston Bruins training facility, leaving Bruins fans in a frenzy that the veteran goaltender could return to Boston. With $1.5M in cap space, the Bruins have very little money to bring back Rask, but with Jake DeBrusk recently requesting a trade, cap space […]

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Philipp Kurashev

Kurashev Sent Down. Josiah Slavin Called Up

The Chicago Blackhawks have sent down Philipp Kurashev and recalled Josiah Slavin.  Kurashev Started Off Hot Philipp Kurashev had a strong rookie season, scoring eight goals and getting 16 points in 54 games. During his rookie season, he showed that he has a high skill base on the offensive side of the puck. Chicago even […]

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BTLHP Thoughts: NHL Pulling Out Of The Olympics?, Bergevin Firing

NHL and the Olympics  The NHL and NHLPA will have to decide soon if the players are going to the Olympics in Bejing. From the looks of what’s been coming out recently, they will likely be pulling out of the Olympics due to the risk involved with it. If a player were to get a […]

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Brad Marchand Slew Footing Oliver Ekman-Larsson

Opinion: Brad Marchand Suspended Three Games For Slew Foot: That’s Insane

Boston Bruins top left winger Brad Marchand has been suspended three games for a slew foot on Oliver Ekman-Larsson during the Vancouver Canucks game on Sunday night. Possibly the most shocking aspect of this suspension is the precedent already set by the league. Yes, It was a dangerous slew foot by Marchand; however, New Jersey […]

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Opinion: Could David Pastrnak Become the Greatest Bruins Player Ever?

David Pastrnak is one of the NHL’s best goal scorers, but will he become one of the greatest bruins players to ever lace up the skates? I think that it could happen. David Pastrnak was drafted 25th overall in the 2014 NHL draft, but his production early in his career would indicate he could be […]

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marc bergevin

Breaking News: Montreal Canadiens Make Major Front Office Shakeup

The Montreal Canadiens have formally announced a major shakeup within their front office, as has been reported and rumored for days. Marc Bergevin, Trevor Timmins, and Paul Wilson have been relieved of their duties as part of these changes. As part of the front office changes, team CEO Geoff Molson has announced that the Canadiens […]

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Adam Gaudette

Adam Gaudette was claimed off waivers by the Ottawa Senators

Adam Gaudette has been claimed off waivers by the Ottawa Senators. Gaudette spent the first three seasons in Vancouver before being traded to the Chicago Blackhawks. During his tenure in Chicago, Gaudette struggled to get in the lineup, playing fifteen games in a Chicago sweater. During those games, he tallied two goals and four assists. […]

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Kane and DeBrincat

The Blackhawks are evolving into…

Have the Blackhawks evolved? Alex DeBrincat got asked how he would describe this Blackhawks team, “We’re pretty gritty…”. Chicago has been changing the style of game they play over the last few weeks. After one period of play versus the Blues on Black Friday, Chicago was trailing 2-0. Earlier in the season, Chicago would have […]

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