Penalty Kill

Turnovers Prove Costly in Devils’ Loss to Flyers

The Devils welcomed the Philadelphia Flyers into the Rock on Tuesday night for their second meeting of the season. Despite controlling much of the play, especially in the third period, the Devils could not capitalize on their opportunities to add the extra point in the standings and lost 3-2 in overtime. They fell to 16-12-2, […]

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The NHL’s Most Penalized Teams

Let’s examine some of the teams that have accumulated the highest penalty minutes (PIMs) during the 2023-24 season and contrast them with the team that has the fewest PIMs. The list is organized in descending order, starting with the most penalized team and going down to the fifth most penalized team. The Anaheim Ducks have […]

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The First Five: Sabres Week Recap

Hockey is really truly back. We have unexpected wagons like the Red Wings disaster classes like the Oilers, and the Islanders exist. But what about the Buffalo Sabres? After being possibly the most hyped-up team this offseason, they’ve been slow out the gate. But it’s still early. Let’s take a look at the good, the […]

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Luke Kunin Season Preview

Mike Grier’s first official move that affected the San Jose Sharks NHL roster was trading for forward Luke Kunin from the Nashville Predators for John Leonard and a 2023 third-round pick. Kunin, a pending RFA, was acquired during the second day of the 2022 NHL Draft and later signed a two-year, $5.5 million deal. Luke […]

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ECHL: Gritty Penalty Killer Jake Wahlin Returns to Wichita

The Wichita Thunder announced the re-signing of forward Jake Wahlin as the team gears up for the upcoming 2023-24 season on Aug. 18. Wahlin emerged as a key penalty killer for the Thunder last season. The Minnesota native racked up 13 goals and 15 assists in 69 games last year. The 26-year-old forward was acquired […]

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Toronto Maple Leafs 1/3 Season Recap, Part 1

Here we are Leaf land, a third of the way through the 2021-22 season, and what a rollercoaster it has been. From a jersey tossed onto the ice to a 16-3-1 run that has the team sitting tied for 2nd in the league, a dominant motif through it all has been the term “regression to […]

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