A Potential Great Career That Never Began: Alexei Cherepanov
It is always intriguing when a hockey fan thinks about what could have been with a particular prospect had things gone right. I am talking about production, reaching their potential, and being the player that the organization knew he would be when they drafted him. There have been so many highly touted prospects in the […]Read More
Examining Where Kris Letang Signs Next
The Ultimate Penguin When you think of the Pittsburgh Penguins, you of course, think Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr’s awesome head of hair. In this era of Penguins hockey, you think of Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and even Marc Andre Fleury. You also think of defenceman Kris Letang. The former 3rd round pick in the […]Read More
Report: Kreider hits 50 goal plateau
He did it. On Tuesday night, Chris Kreider became the 4th Ranger in franchise history to score 50 goals in one season. He joined elite company when he slid a rebound past Frederik Andersen of the Carolina Hurricanes to bring the Rangers within one late in the third period. The Blueshirts would lose the game […]Read More
Report: Chris Kreider for… 50?
The New York Rangers selected Chris Kreider 19th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. The Boxford, Massachusetts native turned pro after winning two National Championships in three seasons at Boston College. On the heels of the 2012 National Championship, and with the ink still moist from his contract, Kreider jumped into his first NHL […]Read More
BTLHP Thoughts: NHL Pulling Out Of The Olympics?, Bergevin Firing
NHL and the Olympics The NHL and NHLPA will have to decide soon if the players are going to the Olympics in Bejing. From the looks of what’s been coming out recently, they will likely be pulling out of the Olympics due to the risk involved with it. If a player were to get a […]Read More
Could Ovechkin Break A Gretzky Record This Year?
There are thousands of different records kept by the NHL, and the main discussion this season has been around the primary record everyone discusses; the all-time goal scorer. As we’ve recently written about, the Washington Capitals captain recently passed Brett Hull for fourth on the all-time goals list. The only folks ahead of Ovechkin now […]Read More