Day: February 15, 2023

Hockey player, Steven Leonard playing for the Pensacola Ice Flyers.

Iowa Heartlanders Sign Forward Steven Leonard

On Tuesday (Feb. 14), the ECHL announced the Iowa Heartlander’s signing of forward Steven Leonard. Since completing his collegiate career at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (106 games, 38 goals, 54 assists), Leonard has spent time in the FPHL, SPHL, and ECHL. This is Leonard’s third professional season, and he sits with 15 goals, 24 […]

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Bruins’ Head Coach Earns Milestone Win

It has been a dream-like second chance for Boston Bruins Head Coach Jim Montgomery in a coaching career that has come full circle. Montgomery has led the Bruins to the best record in the National Hockey League at 40-8-5, and in the process, Boston has tied the record for quickest to 40 wins in league […]

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DeSmith Solid In Penguins 3-1 Win Over Sharks

The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-1 last night at SAP Arena.  Goalie Casey DeSmith made 38 saves, forward Sidney Crosby had three assists, forward Rickard Rakell had a goal and two assists, and forward Jake Guentzel had two goals for the Penguins. The Pens improved to 27-17-9 on the season.  Forward Timo […]

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How New Hockey Fans Can Develop Their Passion for the Sport

After watching the Super Bowl on Sunday and realizing just how popular the NFL truly is, I realized that we hockey fans need to figure out a way to get new fans into the greatest sport in the world – hockey. As of this moment, hockey is a niche sport. That is not a bad […]

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LGP 55: Matthews Returns vs. Kane

The Leafs are back after losing to the Blue Jackets on Saturday and are looking to have a solid performance against another team struggling in the league. It seems like rumors start flowing every time the Leafs are about to play a team, not in a playoff spot. This past weekend there were some more […]

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Finding Jamie Drysdale’s Next Defense Partner

Over the first seven games of the 2022-23 season for the Anaheim Ducks, the wind in the team’s sail had been reduced to a gentle breeze. Jamie Drysdale’s injury in their eighth game took the remaining wind out completely. Over those eight games, the Ducks only managed three points in the standings. Any preseason hope […]

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Bobrovsky Needs to Elevate His Play for the Panthers

When the Florida Panthers signed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to a seven-year, $70 million contract, they thought they were getting someone who could take them to the next level and supply the kind of goaltending that Roberto Luongo did for several seasons. Thus far, Bobrovsky, 34, has yet to be truly consistent for the Panthers. Here […]

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A Potential Great Career That Never Began: Alexei Cherepanov

It is always intriguing when a hockey fan thinks about what could have been with a particular prospect had things gone right.  I am talking about production, reaching their potential, and being the player that the organization knew he would be when they drafted him. There have been so many highly touted prospects in the […]

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Heartlanders defenseman, Justin Wells with an Indy Fuel player behind his right shoulder.

Iowa Heartlanders Welcomed in Waynetown

An average weekend of travel turned into a bus trip to remember when the quaint town of Waynetown, IN, welcomed the Heartlanders after a broken bus left them temporarily stranded. If you follow the Iowa Heartlanders on Twitter or listened to the Friday (Feb. 10) broadcast, you would’ve had the chance to hear the tale […]

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Jets Linked To Familiar Forward As Deadline Approaches

The Winnipeg Jets have been one of the best teams all year as they sit in second place in the Central Division, trailing the Dallas Stars by three points and leading the Colorado Avalanche by seven points. Even with their success so far, they will be one of the more active teams leading up to […]

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