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New York Islanders: The Top Prospects’ Delayed Path to the NHL Roster
Lamoriello needs time to evaluate, but he’s also intelligent enough to know that building your lines with homegrown, cheap ELC players is the way to build a long-term roster.
Looking at Jake Guentzel’s place among the NHL’s top young players
First of all, let’s put a natural disclaimer that if you attribute any time whatsoever in analyzing summer four-on-four shinny, it’s misplaced. No sense in looking at how anyone performs and trying to forward-project it to this next season or beyond. But it’s still been fun to seeJake GuentzeldoingJ
St. Louis Blues Need Cohesion Between NHL And AHL
However, just because you are in control does not mean what you are doing is always right. That’s why the Blues brought in Drew Bannister to lead the San Antonio Rampage. They want him to put his own stamp on things and challenge the team a little, if necessary.
Montreal Canadiens: Player ratings for NHL 19 released
Are you a fan of the NHL and video games? If so, you’re probably looking forward to playing as theMontreal Canadiensin NHL 19 set to hit stores in September.
How the NHL’s new goalie pad size regulation will affect Matt Murray and the Penguins?
Ken Appleby is wearing the new NHL spec chest protectors that will be enforced next season. There is significantly less padding around the neckline and shoulders, which is a bit concerning.pic.twitter.com/W779Ci6tar— Gregory Balloch (@GregBalloch)July 18, 2018
A different approach to ranking NHL teams by their under-23 players
As a Lightning fan, my eyebrows rose when I saw the Lightning in the 20th spot. The Bolts have bothBrayden PointandMikhail Sergachev,two high-end under-23 NHL players. They also have a deep pipeline with Cal Foote,Boris Katchouk,Taylor Raddysh, Alex Volkov, andMathieu Josephleading the way.
Could the Wild break the NHL’s offer sheet drought?
It seems like an annual talking point in the NHL off-season, “When will someone send an offer sheet”, and year after year good players reach July 1st without an extension, but yet no-one ever actually goes for it. It seems like there’s rumblings of teams kicking around offer sheets, but nothing ever
Every player rating for the Chicago Blackhawks in ‘NHL 19’
As we creep closer and closer to the opening game of the 2018-2019 NHL season, one of the checkpoints along the “off-season journey” is the release of the NHL video game courtesy of EA Sports. Now that the game has been available to the general public since last Friday, we get to see what EA thinks
Storm Advisory 9/17/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup
The Canes held Day 3 of training camp on Sunday, and it was a classic case of the good, the bad and the ugly. [NHL]
A Preview Of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft (Part 2)
I went over four prospects which, in my (too) early rankings, could end up being top 4 picks in 2019. We covered Jack Hughes, the young phenom playing for the USNTDP’s U18 squad this year. We covered Kaapo Kakko, the Finnish sensation playing for TPS in the Finnish Liiga. And we covered the speedy t
Nashville Predators: We Ran Our NHL 19 Simulation and the Results Are…..Interesting
EA Sports released NHL 19 on Friday with PK Subban as the cover athlete. We ran our simulation to predict how the Predators will fare this season.Whether you’re a fan of video games or not, it’s fairly likely that you’re aware of the NHL series from EA Sports. NHL 19 has promised to be the best vers
Gary Bettman: NHL envisions playing regular-season games in China
Gary Bettman said he envisions the NHL eventually playing regular season games in China, that that would be the next step. They are in discussions about coming back next year to play preseason games. There are a number of teams interested in coming, he said.— Dan Rosen (@drosennhl)September 15, 2018
EA Sports NHL 19 Review: New RPM Skating and Motion Physics Create Realistic Gameplay
The latest iteration of EA Sports’ popular NHL Series released worldwide this past Friday and comes packed with noteworthy additions, along with some much needed improvements. We were lucky enough to get our hands on the game prior to it’s worldwide launch, so here are the takeaways from the early a
Fresh Links: Tune Up
Smoking, drinking, carousing.... It wasn’t all that long ago that players arrived at training camp needing to get into shape. Rookie camps did not exist, invitations were handed out generously, and fighting was one overused tactic to stand out in the crowd. (Hard paywall)The Athletic
Friday Morning Fly By: Folks, there’s NHL hockey this weekend
*Anyhoo, actual hockey games are back which means recaps are back! Did you miss the rookie game because it wasn’t on television? No worries. Relive the magic. RECAP!
New York Islanders Dennis Seidenberg Not NHL Caliber
The very next season, Seidenberg disappointed in the 2017-18 season with five points in only 28 games played, things haven’t gotten better for Seidenberg.
FTB: Maple Leafs move on to NHL pre-season as training camp ends
TheMaple Leafstraining camp is ending and the pre-season games are starting up this week. The first game is tomorrow and it is the Kraft Hockeyville game which takes place in Lucan, Ontario, which is northwest of London. The game will be on one of the Sportsnet channels.
Bruins Sign goalie Derek Dun to PTO for rest of NHL China Games
TheBruinsannounced on Monday morning that they have signed goaltender Derek Dun to a PTO for the rest of the NHL China Games. Dun, a 24-year-old native of British Columbia, is of Chinese descent and spent his last season playing for the Kunlun Red Star of the KHL.
Montreal Canadiens lineup vs Devils: Jesperi Kotkaniemi to make NHL pre-season debut
Tomas Plekanec, after sitting out yesterday’s scrimmage is also in the lineup as is the line ofPhillip Danault,Brendan Gallagherand Tomas Tatar. Antti Niemi andCharlie Lindgrenare listed as the two goaltenders for the game, but it was not announced who will start and whether they will play the whole
Three Colorado Avalanche prospects named among NHL’s Top-100
Every fan base has their own bias when it comes to prospects. Fans fall in love with their own guys and begin to overvalue young players within their own system. Whether it’s theColorado Avalanche,New York RangersorBoston Bruins, we all want to believe the guys we’re developing are going to turn out