Day: July 24, 2023

Rob Blake Saga Part III: The Last Dance-Kings Edition

2016-17 was the worst season for the Kings in recent history. The Kings had come from two Stanley Cup championships sandwiched around a western conference final. The Dean Lombardi era was over. The Darryl Sutter era was over (enter John Stevens). Rob Blake had been within the organization during the renewed championship-level culture growth. The […]

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REPORT: Infamous Defenseman Tony DeAngelo Returning to the Carolina Hurricanes

Tony DeAngelo and the Carolina Hurricanes are headed for a reunion, it seems. The defenseman will reportedly have his second stint with the team in 2023-24, signing a one-year, $1.675 million contract. The news of his return was broken by Frank Seravalli on Twitter: DeAngelo is a one-dimensional depth defenseman that contributes at a high […]

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ECHL: Norfolk Admirals Add Grit and Leadership, Sign Forward Keegan Iverson

I’ll admit, signing a forward who put up just one goal and 134 penalty minutes in 67 games last year doesn’t sound ideal, but let’s look at how this signing will be good for the Admirals. Admirals Fans, Meet “Future Considerations” On July 24, 2023, The Norfolk Admirals announced the signing of 27-year-old forward Keegan […]

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Bruins Brad Marchand Walks in on Penalty Shot for Slick Goal Vs. Leafs Ilya Samsonov

Leafs drop the ball on the Samsonov contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Ilya Samsonov have finally come to terms on a contract, with the help of an arbitrator, after failing to find a middle ground on their own. The arbitrator awarded Samsonov a 3.5 million dollar contract, and the rules in the NHL CBA state that if a contract negotiation goes to […]

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ECHL: Are the Norfolk Admirals Seeking a New Affiliate for the 2023-2024 Season?

As puck drop nears for the highly anticipated 2023-24 season, the Norfolk Admirals find themselves embarking on an exciting yet familiar quest – securing a new NHL and AHL affiliate. The AHL and the ECHL play vital roles in the development of young hockey players looking to make their NHL debut. Each NHL team has […]

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Erik Karlsson Might Be Overrated

There are always NHL players that come and go who are overrated and others who are underrated. Erik Karlsson is definitely a part of the group that is overrated. Karlsson joined the NHL after being selected 15th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Karlsson wouldn’t make his debut until the […]

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Dallas Stars Extend GM Jim Nill

The Dallas Stars announced this morning that they have extended General Manager Jim Nill through the 2025-26 season. “My family and I are grateful to Tom Gaglardi for his commitment to the organization and giving me every resource available to build this team,” Nill said in the team’s press release. “I’m fortunate to have an […]

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ECHL: History of the Alaska Aces

The Alaska Aces were one of the league’s most successful franchises, winning three Kelly Cup titles, and adding five Brabham Cup championships, including being the only team to go back-to-back-to-back-to-back. In addition, the Alaska Aces added eight division championships and four conference titles. Today we will talk about the history of the Alaska Aces.  The […]

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Carolina Hurricanes Top 10 Prospects 2023-24

One of the most difficult parts of being a good NHL team is trying to balance the present with the future. A contending team’s salary cap room slowly dissolves as they add free agents or extend their core pieces. Their draft capital can dwindle if the General Manager isn’t wary about sacrificing too many of […]

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