Eastern Conference

Hall Finds Match with Buffalo

Short-term deal? Check. A $7.5--$8 million AAV? Check. Playing alongside an elite NHL center? Check. Taylor Hall, the top free agent winger on the market, found a place that checked each of the necessary box...

Schneider Era Ends in New Jersey

In the same vein that the 2013 Entry Draft was highlighted by the top-shelf products of Nathan MacKinnon, Aleksander Barkov and Seth Jones, the ninth overall pick was an equally memorable part of the afternoon....

Options Await the Devils at Tuesday’s Draft

We've arrived to the pinnacle of the NHL offseason: the draft and free agency. More moves and team-defining decisions are made this week than any other time during the regular season. Of course, this offseason ...

Lightning Get Taste of Frustrating Stars

What's one thing that the Flames, Avalanche and Golden Knights upper management are probably saying to themselves ahead of crucial and perhaps, months of an NHL offseason upcoming? It's got to be, at least a li...

Retro Rangers: Reminiscing with Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan graduated from Notre Dame University in 1960 with a journalism degree, in hope of becoming a newspaper reporter. He began working at the Toronto Star but was intrigued when he heard that a new commerci...

Let Us “C” What Happens

That was not the way it was supposed to go. When the Boston Bruins played their final regular-season game back on March 10 (a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers), they had accumulated 100 points and we...

Bolts Able to Answer Adversity

A year ago when Tampa spoiled their 128-point season with a first round sweep to the Blue Jackets, it was clear that the star-filled roster was missing something. That, being so powerful throughout the regular ...
Todd Reirden, Capitals

Caps Make Change, Relieve Reirden as Coach

In June, 2018, when Barry Trotz departed the Capitals organization days after the franchise won their first Stanley Cup, Brian MacLellan's job was to find a quality replacement. Ideally, it would be a candidate...