• Stick to sports? Nah, I'm an adult +

    Stick to sports? Nah, I'm an adult You are probably expecting something written about today's preseason game against the St. Louis Blues. I mean Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Phil, Kessel, and Kris Read More
  • Sidney Crosby A Victim Of Past Success +

    Sidney Crosby A Victim Of Past Success Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens cleaned up at the 2015 NHL Awards and deservingly so.  Price took home the Hart Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award, Read More
  • Meet the Dark Horse In This Year's Stanley Cup Playoffs +

    Meet the Dark Horse In This  Year's Stanley Cup Playoffs The Minnesota Wild have had quite the up and down 2014-15 regular season.  The beginning of the year had them as an elite possession team Read More
  • Evander Kane Deal Can Work For Both Sides +

    Evander Kane Deal Can Work For Both Sides The Buffalo Sabres and Winnipeg Jets have come together on a massive trade that will send Evander Kane to Western New York.   Also involved Read More
  • Seguin Krejci and How It Ends With A Lucic Trade +

    Seguin Krejci and How It Ends With A Lucic Trade The Boston Bruins are not having a very successful 2014-15 season to this point by their standards. A lot of this can be pinned down Read More
  • Megadeal Possible For Edmonton and Nashville? +

    Megadeal Possible For Edmonton and Nashville? The more things change the more they stay the same. This is especially true with the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers have fired yet another head Read More
  • Sabres And Wild: Goaltending Ruining Both Team's Season +

    Sabres And Wild: Goaltending Ruining Both Team's Season Goaltending can make or break a team’s season. Extremely good goaltending can steal wins from the jaws of defeat just like abysmal goaltending can sink Read More
  • More Fun These Days In The Music City +

    More Fun These Days In The Music City The Nashville Predators have been one of the surprise teams so far this season. They are currently the fourth best team in the entire NHL Read More
  • Canucks Have Found Success Despite Poor Goaltending +

    Canucks Have Found Success Despite Poor Goaltending As we enter towards the quarter mark of the 2014-15 NHL regular season we can start to take educated guesses on which teams are tracking Read More
  • It's Only A Matter Of Time For The Wild +

    It's Only A Matter Of Time For The Wild There has been much attention paid to teams like Toronto and Colorado in the blogosphere and rightfully so, they have been interesting case studies for Read More
  • The Value of Score-Adjusted Fenwick Percentage +

    The Value of Score-Adjusted Fenwick Percentage One of the greatest predictors of future success is monitoring a team’s Score Adjusted Fenwick percentage.   This stat is basically a metric that takes Read More
  • Is the Bruins Window Closing? +

    Is the Bruins Window Closing? Is the Bruins window as an Eastern Conference Superpower already coming to a close? The Boston Bruins are 1-3 in this young season and for Read More
  • Rangers Let The Wrong Defenseman Go +

    Rangers Let The Wrong Defenseman Go The New York Rangers enter the 2014-15 a much different team than the one that made the Stanley Cup Final last spring. Gone are contributing Read More
  • Islanders Turn Weakness Into Strength +

    Islanders Turn Weakness Into Strength The New York Islanders were a team that I believed was playoff bound before today. After picking up Johnny Boychuk for the Bruins and Nick Read More
  • The Wire And The War On Hockey Analytics +

    The Wire And The War On Hockey Analytics Tweet   Follow @GunnerStaal For the past few months, perhaps years, there has been an ongoing war pitting old school journalism and their perceptions of Read More
  • Ducks Lay an Egg at the deadline +

    Ducks Lay an Egg at the deadline The Anaheim Ducks are currently the #2 team in the NHL. After the trade deadline I think they are the 3rd best team in California. Read More
  • The Case Against High Priced Long Term Goalie Investments +

    The Case Against High Priced Long Term Goalie Investments Since the addition of the salary cap after the 2004-2005 NHL lockout, the way General Managers go about facilitating their cap space has become more Read More
  • The Case Against Jack Johnson For Team USA +

    The Case Against Jack Johnson For Team USA The 2013-2014 NHL hockey season is just around the corner.  Players will start reporting to training camp on Wednesday.  Some players have roster spots locked Read More
  • Columbus In Position To Follow The San Antonio Model +

    Columbus In Position To Follow The San Antonio Model The Columbus Blue Jackets were dealt yet another injury related blow to their young season when Artem Anisimov was diagnosed with a torn tricep.  The Read More
  • The Real Reason Coaches Win the Jack Adams Trophy +

    The Real Reason Coaches Win the Jack Adams Trophy What is the Jack Adams Trophy? Is it a trophy for the coach who has the best players and gets them to achieve their full Read More
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