Defenseman

ECHL: Dawson Barteaux Reassigned to Idaho Steelheads

The Manitoba Moose announced on Tuesday, April 30 that defenseman Dawson Barteaux was reassigned to the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads. The Foxwarren, Manitoba product has split time between the AHL and ECHL in his 2023-24 campaign. The 24-year-old defenseman posted 19 points (5G, 14A) in 45 games with the Moose this season. He primarily found himself […]

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Nate Schmidt with the Winnipeg Jets

Nate Schmidt’s Late Season Surge is Best Case Scenario for the Jets

A few months ago, I wrote a strongly worded piece for an old outlet I wrote for analyzing some of the main reasons that the Winnipeg Jets should consider trading Nate Schmidt. This is one of the many cases where I was wrong, and I’m wrong because Nate Schmidt is having a late-season surge for […]

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The Butcher and the Flock

Radko Gudas, one of the Anaheim Ducks’ newest defensive acquisitions, has made quite an impression throughout training camp and preseason. Coming off of free agency and a playoff run that landed him in the finals against the Vegas Golden Knights, Gudas penned a boastful three-year, twelve-million-dollar contract with the Anaheim Ducks in July. Gudas’s fans are […]

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ECHL: Florida Everblades Sign Scott Allan to Upcoming Season

General Manager and Head Coach Brad Ralph agreed to terms with defensemen Scott Allan for the 2023-24 upcoming season today around 3:00. The 6’6″ blue liner heads to the sunshine state to help the Blades claim their defense the back-to-back championship title. The 22-year-old made his first debut in the big leagues with the Fort […]

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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 defenseman Miro Heiskanen (4) takes a shot on the Los Angeles Kings goalie during the first period at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, November 1, 2022.(Tom Fox / Staff Photographer)

Miro Heiskanen Needs an Enforcer Partner

The Dallas Stars have problems here and there. This week, I’ll explain why I think defenseman and alternate captain Miro Heiskanen needs an enforcer defenseman instead of veteran defenseman Ryan Suter. The Heiskanen-Suter defensive pairing likely won’t work in the long run. Here are three points to consider. Ryan Suter’s a Mismatch for Miro Heiskanen […]

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DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 13: Dylan Samberg #54 of the Winnipeg Jets turns up ice during the first period of an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on January 13, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Winnipeg defeated Detroit 3-0. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

Winnipeg Jets Defenseman Named to Team USA for 2023 World Championships

The Winnipeg Jets might not be playing, but their players have found a way to continue playing. Around 1:00 pm CST, the Winnipeg Jets announced that Dylan Samberg would be named to Team USA for the 2023 World Championship tournament. Samberg found his break this year, staying full-time with the Winnipeg Jets this season. Across […]

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Cale Makar in a black adidas workout shirt looking down while surrounded by microphones

Makar Reaches 200 Points

It’s Cale Makar’s game, and we’re all just watching it.  The Avalanche faced the Dallas Stars on November 21st, a match between the reigning champs and the current conference leaders. A real division rivalry. About 10 minutes into the first period, the Avalanche were on a power play after Joel Kiviranta hooked Mikko Rantanen. The […]

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What does David Jiricek bring to the Columbus Blue Jackets?

With Adam Boqvist on IR the Columbus Blue Jackets have called up David Jiricek

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Duncan Keith Has Called It A Career

Per Pierre LeBrun, Duncan Keith has told the Edmonton Oilers he is officially retiring. The Oilers previously gave Keith a deadline of July 1st to let them know his plans, but after two deadline extensions, Keith has decided to hang them up. He might not be the only one on the Oilers to have played […]

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