Day: September 4, 2023

NHL Bubble

Rob Blake Saga Part V: Feigned Retreat and a Pandemic

The two worst seasons for Rob Blake and the LA Kings came in 2018-19 and 2019-2020. Respectively finishing dead last in the Western Conference and second to last the following year. With the emergence of COVID-19 near the end of the 2019-2020 season, their six-game winning streak catapulted them away from finishing dead last in […]

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Boneyard Buzz: Michael Bullion Re-Signed to Savannah

During the Savannah Ghost Pirates’ inaugural season, there were a total of six goaltenders to have been on the roster – one of these being Michael Bullion from Anchorage, Alaska. The 26-year-old has played in the ECHL for a total of two seasons on three different teams as of this off-season. I got the chance […]

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Mikael Granlund Season Preview

The third-line center has been a revolving door since Joe Thornton went to the Toronto Maple Leafs for the 2020-21 season. Some personal favorites include Noah Gregor, Dylan Gambrell, Nick Bonino, Patrick Marleau, and Alexander True. Nico Sturm took over the role last year and performed admirably in the spot, but it looks like Mikael […]

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Dallas Stars Theme Night Thoughts

In case you missed it, the Dallas Stars announced their 2023-24 theme night schedule on August 16, 2023. According to, select nights will feature exclusive player-autographed-themed jerseys that will be auctioned off by the Dallas Stars Foundation and include various in-game fundraisers, and the full details on each theme night will be announced before […]

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Former Hershey Bear, Reading Royal, and IceHog Garrett Mitchell Retires

Garrett Mitchell, the former Hershey Bear and Reading Royal captain of the Rockford IceHogs, recently announced that he has officially retired from professional hockey at the age of 31. Mitchell played for the IceHogs the last three seasons and put up 20 points in 120 games over this period. With the Reading Royals, in 2019-20, […]

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Labor Day Weekend Hockey Catch-Up

Now that it’s September, various hockey organizations are starting to prepare for the upcoming season. Hockey fans coming out of summer hibernation will find several news items to catch up on over this long weekend. The NHL and its Players Association are working towards returning to regular international exhibitions, including the Olympics. During the NHL’s […]

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