Day: February 19, 2023

Scoring Frenzy Ends with Komets OT Win

If high-scoring hockey is what you are into, then Sunday’s matchup between the Fort Wayne Komets 25-16-4-2 and the Kalamazoo Wings 20-25-4 was your kind of game with 11 total goals, including a sudden-death winner by the Komets. Fort Wayne was coming off back-to-back intense games requiring comebacks, with one going the K’s way and […]

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Connor Bedard Joins Elite Company

The 2023 NHL Entry Draft takes place June 28-29 in Nashville, Tennessee, at Bridgestone Arena, home of the Nashville Predators. All eyes will be on Regina Pats phenom Connor Bedard. Bedard, 17, is the projected first-overall pick in this year’s draft. The 5’ 10”, 185 lb center has 103 points (51G, 52A) in 41 games […]

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Canucks defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson is Out for “Some Weeks”

Vancouver head coach Rick Tocchet said on Saturday that defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson (OEL) would be out for “some weeks” after sustaining an ankle injury in a game against the New York Rangers last Wednesday. Ekman-Larsson, who’s had a less-than-desirable season for a player with a cap hit of $8.25 million, had scored only two goals […]

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Maple Leafs Star Center Auston Matthews With Chicago Star Patrick Kane at All-Star Game

Kane Scores Hat-Trick as Leafs Fall 5-3 vs. Chicago

In the second game of a back-to-back, the Toronto Maple Leafs made the trip to Chicago to take on the Blackhawks. After the Maple Leafs smashing a 5-1 victory over the Canadiens the night before, the blue and white dropped this one 5-3 to Chicago. Despite some ups and downs in this one, it was […]

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Devils Blow By Penguins 5-2

The New Jersey Devils defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 at PPG Paints Arena last night. Forward Nico Hischier got two goals and two assists, and forward Jack Hughes had two assists in his return from injury for the Devils, who are now 36-14-5 this season. Forward Dawson Mercer added a goal and an assist, and […]

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What Happened to “The Code?” The Copley Situation

The Ducks played several games this week, and they mainly went as expected and within the observer’s diminished expectations. Losing Troy Terry hasn’t helped much, either. Anaheim lost to Vegas 7-2, Buffalo 7-3, and the Los Angeles Kings 6-3. However, an incident in the Kings game concerned me and made me wonder, what happened to […]

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Bruce Cassidy Uses The All-Star Break To Bring The Golden Knights Together

The Vegas Golden Knights started the 2022-23 season with a new head coach and a new outlook. That fresh start led to a 13-2-0 start after a 7-4 thrashing of the Buffalo Sabres on November 10, their ninth victory in a row at the time. Head Coach Bruce Cassidy was pushing all the right buttons […]

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LGP 57: Battle Against the Blackhawks

It’s O’Reilly and Acciari’s second game with the Leafs, and at this point, they are probably riding on adrenaline. The Leafs had a great showing last night and were able to net a win against the Canadiens. After playing Chicago earlier in the week, the Leafs are back against them, but this time with less […]

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BREAKING NEWS: NY Rangers Acquire F Tyler Motte From Ottawa Senators In Exchange For F Julien Gauthier, Conditional 2023 7th Rounder

In what seemed like an inevitable reunion from day one and only picked up steam with time, the NY Rangers have reacquired F Tyler Motte from the Ottawa Senators for F Julien Gauthier and a conditional 2023 7th round pick (becomes the lower of the NYR’s two 6th round picks if Rangers make it past […]

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Lightning Done In By Sloppy First, Lose to Golden Knights 5-4

Coming off a tough shootout loss in the desert Wednesday night, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked to rebound Saturday night in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, a sloppy first 20 minutes proved to be fatal in a 5-4 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights. The fourth line consisting of Corey Perry, Vladislav Namestnikov, and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, was […]

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