Day: January 2, 2023

NHL Announces 2024 Winter Classic

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced live on TNT that the 2024 NHL Winter Classic will take place between the Seattle Kraken and Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobil Park in Seattle on January 1st. It will be the NHL’s newest teams battling it out at the home of the MLB’s Seattle Mariners. It will be broadcasted […]

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Pandemonium In Halifax, Bedard Strikes Again; Canada Defeats Slovakia 4-3 in OT To Advance To The Semi’s

There’s just something about an elimination game at the world juniors in a smaller rink. When I was a kid, this tournament was always played in smaller rinks, so it was fantastic seeing the tournament go back to that this year. Growing up, some of my favorite memories as a kid watching these tournaments were […]

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St. Louis Blues extend Goaltender Joel Hofer

Not often the signing of an AHL goalie gets much attention. This one, though, could mean a lot of things or absolutely nothing. Depending where you stand with the state of the current St. Louis Blues team will determine your opinion. On January 2, 2023, the Blues signed their goalie Joel Hofer to a two-year, […]

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With Players Returning, Which Red Wings Could Find Themselves off the Roster?

For the first time since opening night, the Detroit Red Wings are close to having a fully healthy lineup. Derek Lalonde confirmed last week that Robby Fabbri would be making his season debut Wednesday versus the New Jersey Devils after recovering from an ACL tear. Jakub Vrana is also on pace to return at some […]

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Panarin Has Been As Advertised for the Blueshirts

Sometimes a team goes out and spends a ton of money and years on an unrestricted free agent, and it doesn’t work out, which is a nightmare for both the player and the team. The New York Rangers know this feeling all too well. They signed guys like Theoren Fleury, Valerie Kamensky, Kirk McLean, and […]

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Buffalo Is Emerging From the Rebuild

When you are in a division with the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Lightning, and last year’s Presidents’ Trophy-winning Florida Panthers, it is hard to make a dent. With that said, there is no doubt that the Buffalo Sabres are doing everything they can to make a name for themselves in the Atlantic […]

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Top Heavy: NY Rangers’ Stars Lead The Way As Team Defeats Florida Panthers 5-3

The NY Rangers defeated the Florida Panthers 5-3 last night in a game dominated by their top stars, both veterans and young talent alike. It wasn’t a perfect game, but a lot to be pleased about, so let’s break it down. THAT’S GOOD! THE STARS ALIGN The Rangers have sometimes been “accused” have being a […]

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Lightning Extend Defenseman Nick Perbix

The Tampa Bay Lightning helped their blue line by extending rookie defenseman Nick Perbix two more years. First reported by the Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) on Twitter, Perbix and the Bolts agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension worth an AAV of $1.125 million. Perbix, 24, has appeared in 29 games with the Lightning […]

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Connor Bedard Grabs a Stick From Bench at World Juniors Tournament

Game Day Preview: Team Canada Opens Knockout Round vs. Team Slovakia in Quarterfinal

It’s game day, Canada! Tonight at 6:30 pm EST, Team Canada will take on Team Slovakia in the quarterfinal of the World Juniors! Team Canada comes into tonight’s game after finishing second in Group A, while Team Slovakia finished third in Group B. The winner of this match will progress through to the next round, […]

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Eeli Tolvanen Sighting in Seattle

New year, a new player finally makes his debut. Seattle Kraken forward Eeli Tolvanen played his first game for the team on January 1, 2023, at home versus the New York Islanders. It didn’t take much time to make an impact with his new club. At the 3:58 mark of the second period, Tolvanen scored […]

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