NHL All-Star Game

Player Profile: Jake Oettinger

This past Saturday, Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger played in the 2024 NHL All-Star Game at Scotiabank Arena, home of the Toronto Maple Leafs, in Toronto. Oettinger returned to NHL action when the Stars hosted the Nashville Predators at the American Airlines Center on January 12th. Although the Predators spoiled Oettinger’s return from a lower-body […]

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Quick Strikes: Call Ups Shine, Kucherov Continues Tearing Up NHL & Milestones Galore

Fresh off of an outstanding week, going a perfect 3-0 to start a four-game home stand, the Tampa Bay Lightning got a mini break before playing every other day up until their bye week and the All-Star break. Straight out of their four-day break after beating the Anaheim Ducks, the Lightning got contributions from nearly […]

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Should The NHL Adopt The ECHL All-Star Format?

The ECHL has always been known to be a little different, and one of the ways they show that is with their All-Star Game, which was recently held in Savannah, Georgia. In the ECHL, they allow the host cities to choose the format, and a big part of it has to do with the host […]

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Dallas Stars All-Star Representative

2024 is a new year and a fresh start for all of us, including Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger, whose nickname is Otter. Before the puck drop in the Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche game on Thursday night, Oettinger was named an NHL All-Star for the 2024 NHL All-Star Game at the Scotiabank Arena in […]

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Kiprusoff’s #34 To Be Retired by the Flames

In looking at the Calgary Flames and their history of goaltenders, there are really only two names that stand out. The first is Mike Vernon. Vernon, who will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame this November, helped the Flames win a Stanley Cup in 1989 while also accomplishing the following while with the […]

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Barrasso Finally Gets His Due

With the Hockey Hall of Fame announcing its new class on Wednesday, June 21st, one should have noticed that there was a theme that really had not been present before. That theme was goaltenders. This year, the selection committee announced that three goaltenders would be going into its Hall of Fame. One of them was […]

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It’s been almost a week since the NHL All-Star weekend wrapped up in Florida. Mitch Marner was busy setting an Atlantic Division record of six assists in a single tournament (two games) and eventually walking away with the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Championship. While his teammates and Leafs Nation are not all that surprised by […]

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Hellebuyck Voted 2023 All-Star

Fan votes are in, and Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck is headed to Sunrise, Florida, for the 2023 NHL All-Star game on February 3-4, 2023, hosted by the Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena. Hellebuyck, a fifth-round pick in 2012, 130th overall, won’t have anyone questioning the fans’ vote on his selection. Putting up similar, […]

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2023 All Star Game: Is New Selection Process a Good Idea?

With the NHL season at its halfway point, the best of the best gather for a weekend to show off their skills and talents in a game meant to bring publicity to the sport. Following past formats, the 2023 All-Star Game will feature a skills competition and a 3-on-3 hockey game pitting the divisions against […]

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Saros Having Another Strong Season for the Predators

Replacing a franchise goaltender is not an easy task. There is a lot of pressure, responsibility, expectations, and more that come with replacing someone who has been with the team for an extended amount of time. It is not an enviable position. Pekka Rinne was the starting goaltender for the Nashville Predators, the only franchise […]

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