Day: May 9, 2023

ECHL: Did Reading Royals Play their Last Home Game of the Season After Critical Loss to Newfoundland Growlers?

The Reading Royals suffered a critical loss in their final home game of the series against the Newfoundland Growlers. Royals fans left the Santander Arena Tuesday night, hoping this was not the last meeting until opening night in October. Royals fans experienced a heartbreaking night, starting with a goal just 14 seconds in by Keenan […]

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2023 NHL Draft Lottery First Overall Pick

Why The NHL Screwed Up The 2023 Draft Lottery

The long wait for who can claim the title as the Connor Bedard sweepstakes winner is over, and the NHL royally messed up. The Chicago Blackhawks will pick first overall for the first time in 16 years since selecting Patrick Kane first overall in 2007. The following explanation will explain why the NHL made such […]

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Bill Armstrong during a Coyotes press conference

Coyotes Select at 6 and 12 in the NHL Draft

The Coyotes hold serve in the lottery and select at 6th overall with their own pick. A continuation of them having awful lottery luck and never moving up yet again. But they did not drop and, more importantly, kept the Senators puck at 12 in a top-heavy draft. What does that mean for the rebuild […]

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ECHL Season In Review: Trois-Rivieres Lions

Now that the first round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs is over, it’s time for me to give you a retrospective of the Trois-Rivières Lions’ last season. The big club hurt us. As determined since year one, the Lions of Trois-Rivières is the little brother of the Laval Rocket, that is to say, the mini […]

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Gabriel Landeskog at a press conference with the Avalanche

Gabriel Landeskog To Miss Back-to-Back Seasons

The Colorado Avalanche will miss a key pillar of their roster next season. The organization announced on Tuesday that captain Gabriel Landeskog will undergo a cartilage transplant in his right knee. The center is expected to miss the entire 2023-24 season as he recovers from the procedure that will be performed in Chicago by Dr. […]

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The Lost Career of Nolan Patrick

Nolan Patrick was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba; he would play for teams within the province, such as the Winnipeg Hawks Bantam AAA and the Winnipeg Thrashers Midget AAA. As Patrick became more involved in the sport of hockey, the family garage quickly turned into a home gym. In his AAA bantam playing days, […]

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A Sunrise, or Sunset for the LA Kings: The Aftermath

For the second year in a row, the LA Kings have been bounced out of the playoffs by the Edmonton Oilers. It took six games, three of which went to overtime, for the Oilers to advance to play the Vegas Golden Knights. In many ways, this series was a disappointment, regardless of the uphill climb […]

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The Dallas Stars Need Jake Oettinger to Return to Form

Jake Oettinger is one of the best young goaltenders in the NHL. The Dallas Stars netminder has solidified himself as the team’s franchise goalie and had a phenomenal regular season. He won 37 games with a .919 save percentage (sv%), 2.34 goals against average (GAA), and 11.8 goals saved above expected (GSAx). That success carried […]

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ECHL: 2022-2023 Kansas City Mavericks Season Review

The Kansas City Mavericks season ends with a first-round exit of the Kelly Cup Playoffs, losing to the Allen Americans. Despite the Maverick’s rocky start, they finished the season with a record of 34-30-6-2, putting them third in the Mountain Division. They had a somewhat better record than the previous year, where they went 32-33-5-2, […]

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New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes (86) fights with Carolina Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho during the second period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Sunday, May 7, 2023, in Newark, N.J. AP Photo/Adam Hunger

Jack Hughes Shining Bright For the Devils in the Postseason

New Jersey Devils star Jack Hughes is something to watch and admire every time he is on the ice. This is something that I noticed when I attended Game 3 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at Madison Square Garden between the Devils and New York Rangers. In that game, Hughes, 21, […]

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