Day: June 10, 2022

Is Jay Leach the right fit in Boston?

With the firing of Bruce Cassidy a few days ago, the Bruins organization now must begin its search for the next head coach. The next coach will play an essential role in the future of the Boston Bruins as the storied franchise seems to be at the crossroads of where the team is heading. With […]

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Rangers: Comparing the 2014 Stanley Cup Run To Now

The New York Rangers have really showed their worth this season and into the current state of the Playoffs. The Rangers have proved that they can be a cup contender, seemingly overnight. But how does this team relate to the 2013-14 squad that made it to the Stanley Cup Final. Let’s take a look. 2013-14 […]

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Time for the Penguins to cut Evgeni Malkin

It has been an amazing ride, but someone has to go. Now under new ownership, the Pittsburgh Penguins have two of the most recognizable names on the unrestricted free agent market – star center Evgeni Malkin and star defenseman Kris Letang – and it’s unlikely the team will retain both. The salary cap is not […]

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Mike Smith

Is Potential Mike Smith Retirement a Good Thing for the Oilers?

Mike Smith has been the “1A” goaltender in a 1A-1B tandem with Mikko Koskinen for the Edmonton Oilers over the past three years, helping them reach the playoffs in each of those three seasons. After the Oilers were eliminated via a sweep in the Western Conference Finals at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche, the […]

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Ryan Miller, #30 for the Buffalo Sabres

Breaking News: Sabres To Retire Ryan Miller’s #30 Next Season

A Buffalo Sabres legend will receive the ultimate honor next season, per ESPN and NHL Network insider Kevin Weekes. On Friday afternoon, Weekes reported that longtime Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller will have his number 30 raised to the rafters by the team during the upcoming 2022-23 season. Miller was a fifth-round draft pick (138th overall) […]

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An Alex DeBrincat Trade From an LA Kings Standpoint

Recently, my Inside The Rink colleague Clifton Ramey published an article in regards to the LA Kings acquiring left winger Alex DeBrincat from the Chicago Blackhawks (you can read it here: Opinion: Should The Kings Trade For DeBrincat). As someone who follows the LA Kings, it immediately piqued my interest, and although this is pure […]

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Boston pride player fist bumps bench

The PHF: What is it and who to know

The League The PHF or the Premier Hockey Federation, formerly known as the NWHL, is a professional women’s hockey league with teams in the United States and Canada. It is currently the only operational professional women’s  league although the PWHPA (Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association) is in the beginning stages of forming a league. The […]

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Dysfunction in the Bruins front office takes the front seat in 2022 offseason

After another disappointing season that saw the Bruins fall short in the Stanley Cup playoffs, this time in the first round, the off-season has kicked off with major dysfunction. Well, it was known the return of Patrice Bergeron was always going to be up in the air due to his contract being up, but it’s […]

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Bruins Defenseman Signs Contract with Austrian Team for 2022-2023 Season

With the Bruins defensive core in shambles right now due to three players getting off-season surgery that will sideline them anywhere from four to six months, it’s important to keep defenseman in the organization. While Tyler Lewington isn’t a key contributor at the NHL level or a high-end prospect, he is a serviceable option if […]

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