NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 25 The race for the final wild cards, NHL scoring is up, Teams lament trading Filip Gustavsson
The Boston Bruins won the President’s trophy in the most anti-climatic race in history. Unfortunately, the Bruins probably jinxed themselves, as it’s been ten years since a winner has won the Stanley Cup.
NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 24 McDavid's memorable 60th goal, Ferguson's memorable start, Ovechkin and Crosby net milestones
And down the stretch they come. While the Boston Bruins chase history, everyone else except the Atlantic Division chase seeding.
NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 17 Matthew Tkachuk wins All-Star MVP and breakaway challenge, Hurricanes comeback again, Horvat traded to Islanders
ESPN’s second year covering the NHL All-Star skills competition seemed very different than the first, unless I don’t remember last year.
NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 15 Stamkos scores 500th goal, Canucks hire Tocchet, All-Star rosters finalized and more
One of my favorite stats is plus/minus. The team with the most players in the top six almost always wins during the playoffs. In the regular season, that's not always the case.
NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 14 Kraken beat Bruins in Boston, Kraken and Oilers scoring depth, Panthers rough Vegas trip and more
What a week of crazy NHL games. The Vancouver Canucks scored three unanswered on the Pittsburgh Penguins, who then scored five unanswered, powered by Evgeni Malkin's four points.
NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 3 Bruins hotter than ever, Islanders scoring, Devils growing, Thompson shines
This is the third week in a row I’ve talked about the Boston Bruins, which wasn’t planned, but it’s hard to ignore their play.
NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 2 Karlsson trade lingers, Dahlin makes history, Wright stuck
Two weeks into the season, we have three teams with no regulation losses, the Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues, and one team with no regulation wins the Vancouver Canucks.
NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 26 playoffs almost set, Price returns, Panthers Avalanche and Blues roll
With about six games remaining, the East has finally and predictably been clinched. Everyone's current seeding should stay the same. The only drama is who will get the top spot in the Metropolitan.
NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 23 Oilers fun week, Atlantic is best, J T Miller shines, Dadonov still a Golden Knight
The Edmonton Oilers played a string of gloriously entertaining games this week. First was the Colorado Avalanche that ended in overtime off a lost puck that Nathan MacKinnon buried for the win.
NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 19 Flames extinguished, Perry hits 400, Stadium Series in Nashville, Maple Leafs Red Wings go wild
The Calgary Flames were the latest hot thing in the NHL. Winners of ten in a row, tying a franchise record, the Flames went to Vancouver and were extinguished in brutal fashion.
NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 18 Eichel debuts, Crosby scores 500 goals, Maple Leafs dazzle, Wild go bold
Jack Eichel played his first game in almost a year when he suited up for the Vegas Golden Knights against the Colorado Avalanche. The game was decent, but Eichel had more penalties than shots on goal, which isn't what you want.
NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 16 Vegas has all star skills, Rocky Wirtz needs to grow up and more
Although Las Vegas doesn't come to mind when you think of Hockey, this year's NHL All-Star festivities showed there's no better place to hold such an event.