Pacific Division

Losing the Point

The Montreal Canadiens use the strategy that the LA Kings did in 2011-12, the year they fired their old coach, got a new one, and won their first Stanley Cup. That strategy, suggested by Terry Murray and perfec...

Photo Gallery: Flames at Bruins (3/5/15)

The Calgary Flames beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 in a shootout Thursday night in Boston. The three stars were Jiri Hudler, David Pastrnak, and Ryan Spooner.   ...

Photo Gallery: Flames vs Flyers (03/03/2015)

The visiting Calgary Flames defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-2 in overtime. Three Star Selections: 1st Jiri Hudler (#24 CGY) 2nd Mark Streit (#32 PHI) 3rd Sean Courturier (#14 PHI) ...

Arizona and Their Five Lessons After Monday

It is hard to imagine how many Coyote fans can remember having a season like this. What has been even more difficult is to watch a team lose leads in the third period, fall apart defensively, and sulk in sorrow...

Isles Add Depth at the Trade Deadline

The New York Islanders haven't made a blockbuster trade, but they did add some depth at the trade deadline in a pair of deals. First, they Chad Johnson high fives Islanders fans on his way out to the ice. (...

Everything’s Ducky in Anaheim

Goalie matchups make sense when coaching decisions make sense. On Friday, or really, back to Thursday, Darryl Sutter’s choices made no sense. Why play your number one guy (Quick), against a quite likely weak te...

Big on Defense

What’ new in LALALand? The Kings traded away a first-round pick (if they make the playoffs this year) and a prospect (Roland McKeown) for a defenseman to shore up a blueline weakened by suspension (Voynov) and ...

Never Behind the D

The Wings had their Monday night game with Anaheim well in hand. They were ahead by a pair of goals, and they were continuing to dominate the play towards the end of the second period. But then the Ducks came t...

Hard, Heavy Hockey

The Anaheim Ducks romped through the West of Canada (in a kind of mini way) on the weekend, winning games in Calgary on Friday evening and Edmonton on Saturday. The score in Calgary was 6-3, and the one in Edmo...