Ready for Camp

Ultimately, it doesn’t matter who wins these NHL rookie tournaments. Heck, it doesn’t even matter who wins the individual games. The Ducks, for instance, went 2-0-1 in the three games of the nine-game set they ...

Starved on Left Coast

Six teams’ worth of rookies, around 150 altogether, gathered near Anaheim the weekend of September 7-10 to contest the 2019 Anaheim Rookie Faceoff tournament at the brand new Great Park Ice and Fivepoint Arena ...

All that Glitters

It never really hit me how much hockey has changed until seeing the Golden Knights, and their fans, at Honda Center in Anaheim for a Friday night contest. Now, don’t mistake this: I’ve been to Vegas to see a ga...

Forgot To Tell the New Guys

Slowly, the tide in LA is turning. This is in part because the Kings have added some new players recently and forgotten to tell them to play a slow, boring, no-offense game. Whoever’s job that is: thanks for fa...

Close, But Good Enough

The Golden Knights-Kings series has been a goaltending battle for the ages, with each game being decided by one goal in an ascending range. The first, 1-0; the second, 2-1 (OT); the third, 3-2. As the fourth be...

Battle Royal(e)

In a series dominated by two goalies at the peak of their games, it only made sense that Marc-Andre Fleury and Jonathan Quick would do it once more Sunday night with their series returned to LA. Save for sav...

PHOTO GALLERY: Blue Jackets v Golden Knights 3/6/2018

The Columbus Blue Jackets spoil the return of former CBJ head coach Gerard Gallant by beating the Vegas Golden Knights 4-1 Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH.  Gallant is the current hea...

Hurricanes on the Hot Seat

Darling, Peters on the Hot Seat The Carolina Hurricanes have a problem to solve, and it’s one that they are all too familiar with. After winning 7 of 8 games between December 12 and December 29, the tables h...

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 ...