Wayne Gretzky

Events That Changed Hockey

It is well known that in all walks of life, things change and evolve. It is safe to say that our favorite sport, hockey, has evolved in many ways. With that in mind, here are 10 events, in no particular order, that I think changed how our game was played: Goaltenders Playing the Puck Could […]

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Hockey Finding Success In Strange Places

As someone who was born in the 80’s (1983) and became a hockey fanatic in the early 90’s, it was always hard for me to imagine the sport being played in warmer climates. I worried about things like ice conditions, fans showing up to games, and if a team could survive in that kind of […]

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Connor McDavid Wins Multiple Awards

Connor McDavid earned his third career Hart Trophy after leading the NHL in goals (64), assists (89), and points (153); all three categories are career highs for McDavid. McDavid has consistently shown improvement year after year, his 2022-23 campaign only further proved it. McDavid’s 153 points rank 15th all-time for points recorded in a single […]

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NHL Draft Lottery balls

Each Team’s Last Draft Lottery Win

Get your popcorn. Take a break from golf. The teams outside the playoffs are anxiously waiting to see where their ping pong balls will drop Monday night as their team’s future will be determined. Let’s look at each team’s last lottery win and who they drafted with the 1st overall pick. The teams are listed […]

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This Week On Oilers Hockey: 24

Congrats to Cody Ceci for playing his 700th NHL game on Saturday night. He has notoriously been a whipping boy for the analytics community and has not played his best hockey paired with Darnell Nurse throughout most of this season. But it’s still a significant accomplishment for any player, and there’s still a lot of […]

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Hockey players from ‘The Rock’  rockin’ it on the ice 

Newfoundland & Labrador’s own Dawson Mercer, 21, of the New Jersey Devils extended his point streak this week to 11 games in a 3-2 shootout win against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena in Washington. The Bay Roberts, Newfoundland native, had a goal and an assist, giving him 19 points (11 goals & eight […]

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Things Need to Change for the Capitals

Ever since winning the Stanley Cup in 2018, the Washington Capitals have been a very predictable hockey club. They would have a solid regular season, get into the playoffs, and they got knocked out in the first or second round. Of course, during these seasons, we would see their captain Alex Ovechkin score a ton […]

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Steven Stamkos on the ice for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Steven Stamkos Hits 500 Goals

It took time, but Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos hit 500 goals in a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks late Wednesday night. Goal 500 kicked off a four-goal first period for the team. The period also included goal 501 and tallies from two other stars, Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point. Assisted by Alex […]

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Goaltenders and the Hockey Hall of Fame: Not Just About the Numbers

When one thinks of Hall of Fame caliber players in any professional sport, one usually thinks of an athlete with outstanding numbers, a plethora of personal awards, and who played a big part in helping their team win a championship. The Hockey Hall of Fame seems to be a different kind of animal. There have […]

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Penguins lose to Kraken for Seventh Straight Loss

The Seattle Kraken defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 last night, giving the Penguins their seventh straight loss.  The scoring wasn’t started until the second period, where Penguins captain Sidney Crosby would put the Pens up 1-0 at 5:24, off a one-timer set up by Jake Guentzel. At 7:48, defenseman Vince Dunn would tie it up […]

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