Central Division

How (Not) to Win a Hockey Game

The Minnesota Wild are frustrated. They have to be. They went to Anaheim Friday night having had a five-day layoff and lost a close 2-1 game, a game in which only a turnover in the late going gave the Ducks, in...

Bigger, Better, But Blue(s)

So the Ryan Miller thing didn’t work out for them. The St. Louis Blues aren’t looking back. They’ve played three games this year, letting in just four goals in regulation and OT. On Thursday night against th...

Jets Not Yet Good Enough

At what point is it not enough simply to have a hockey team in your town? That’s a question that many in Winnipeg might be asking right about now. This is the fourth season since the team’s move, and man, was t...

Rangers Trump Blues in St. Louis

The first game of the season for the New York Rangers took place last night in St. Louis, Missouri, against the rising Blues team. In past years, St. Louis hasn't been the most successful team. However, with ma...

2014-15 Dallas Stars Preview

When the Stars hit the ice during the 2014-15 season, goal judges will be a lot busier. And, rival coaches will struggle to match their best checkers against one of two high scoring Dallas lines. Dallas begins ...

The Mindset of the Wild’s Nino Niederreiter

Nino Niederreiter tweeted during the summer that he was “proud to be on the Swiss cover of the NHL 15.” That pride was well deserved. What a season he had with the Minnesota Wild; 14 goals, and 36 points in 81 ...
St. Louis Blues Goalie Brian Eliott by Brian Fluharty

St. Louis: The Stealth Team-March 7, 2014

Whisper it quietly but the St. Louis Blues have stealthily taken over first place in the Central Division. Although they have gone 2-2-0 since resuming play after the Olympic break, the Blues have retained thei...

Isles Trade for Key Defensive Help

  You have to give New York Islanders’ GM Garth Snow credit. Since the end of last season, Isles’ fans and hockey experts have been screaming for Snow to improve his team’s defense. Now, less than a wee...

Crosby, Bergeron Dominate the 2014 NHL Awards

Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins) and Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins) dominated the 2014 NHL Awards on Tuesday night, each walking away with three awards a piece. Crosby was previously named the winner of...