Ducks Keep Bouncing Back

Ducks Keep Bouncing Back

Is there any point in concentrating on bouncing back from a loss when you’re just as likely to lose again even if you win the present game? This has to be on the minds of the Anaheim Ducks. Around American Thanksgiving, after posting a 3-2 win against the New York...
Is Seattle for Real?

Is Seattle for Real?

It’s a legit question to ask if the Seattle Kraken are for real.  After a disappointing first year that yielded them a record of 27-49-6 and 60 points, third-worst in the NHL, they started out their second campaign with four losses out of five games, and four points...
Brady-Faced Assassin

Brady-Faced Assassin

The two worst teams in the league, statistically, have some of the most recognizable names on their rosters. Zegras, Terry, Tkachuk, Giroux, Stutzle, Chabot. Yes, there might be slightly more household names on Ottawa’s squad than on Anaheim’s. Or maybe...
Inconsistency Plagues the Kings

Inconsistency Plagues the Kings

The LA Kings might be a bit artificially high in their placement in the Pacific right now, having played as many as three games more than the teams which surround them. But they are on pace to make the playoffs, bolstered in part by their good home record, which...
Ducks Introduce Latest Reclamation Projects

Ducks Introduce Latest Reclamation Projects

Where’d that guy come from? And that guy there? If you were watching the Ducks of late, you might well ask that question about two unfamiliar faces, Brett Leason and Glenn Gawdin. Both had sparkling careers in Junior hockey, and yet each is, at a young age, an...