Uninspired

Having survived an almost epic losing streak, a run so bad that the GM had to publically say that the coach would not be fired as a result, the Ducks picked up a couple of victories before losing one to the Isl...

Hope Still Lives

The Kings have to win twenty-five more games to wind up with 94 points. They have only thirty-two games to do that in. That’s the math. Now, you probably don’t want to hear about that for one of two reasons. Fi...

Hullabaloo and Foofah

What a difference a half century makes. Fifty years ago, a handful of games into the 1967 NHL season, the league’s grand expansion strategy appeared ready to collapse even before it had managed to skate its ...

The Game Takes Over

So much happens in the Vegas Golden Knights in-arena game presentation that it doesn’t seem like there could be more spectacle than there is. And then there is. The excitement begins before the game, in the ...

Difference of a Day

What a difference a couple of days make. Or three. Monday night, the Kings were in LA versus Dallas. They posted four goals and still lost the game on a goaltending performance that was mediocre. In fact, even ...

PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Winter Classic Practices 1/1/2017

The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues hold practice Sunday, January 1, 2017 prior to the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Monday, January 2, 2017 at Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO.  (Rachel Lewis - Inside Hock...

Balance, Speed, and Two Goals

Generally speaking, you don’t go to an Anaheim Ducks game to admire the defensive corps. Not that they’re not good. But the team has, for as long as they’ve been successful (say since about 2003) been focused o...

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...