Sharks advance to Cup Final, Offside Replay, Torey Krug, Vancouver and Florida Trade **** With a 5-2 Game 6 win, the Sharks finally got their Stanley Cup Final appearance that the franchise has probably deserved for close to
Fantasy Impact: Florida trades Erik Gudbranson to Vancouver for Jared McCann. The Panthers also get second- and fourth-round picks for the upcoming draft, and the Canucks get a fifth rounder. The Canucks get: A steady second-pairing
Should we be avoiding injury-prone players, or taking advantage of others' aversion to them? After I finished my winter 2015 Cage Match Tournaments on Band-Aid Boys, I made a note to do a future column where, instead
Rambling about Elliott, Kempny, Korpisalo, Griffith, Koekkoek and more *** The Lightning had a goal called back in the first period that changed the entire game last night. I’m convinced that had the Drouin goal been allowed, the
This week's edition of the Eastern Edge looks at the 2016 offseason outlooks for the Carolina Hurricanes and the Boston Bruins …
San Jose takes Game 5, Zach Werenski, Nick Bonino, Michal Kempny, Isle's prospects and more highlight Tuesday's Ramblings …
The offseason fantasy hockey outlooks for the Minnesota Wild and the Los Angeles Kings… Minnesota and Los Angeles This week marks the first playoff teams to go under the microscope. Los Angeles and Minnesota are up
The Top 10 PIM players to own in fantasy hockey… By Tom Collins Even though there's a movement afoot to get rid of PIM in fantasy hockey, there are still plenty of leagues out there that include
Rambling about Patrick Laine, further thoughts on Vadim Shipachyov, Zack Kassian and more *** I have had much to say about the World Hockey Championship this year. I usually don’t because I only put on the game if
There are conflicting arguments as to whether the Oilers will trade the fourth overall pick.
Blues pull even, Penguins goalie controversy, and more hockey…
This week, The Journey examines which 2015-16 rookies could star in their sophomore seasons and who might slightly regress in Year 2.
Are we set for Flower Power in Game 5? And a look at secondary assists as an indicator of regression for defensemen.
Frozen Pool: Digging into Vladimir Tarasenko's ice time and production. **** We continue our playoff editions of Frozen Pool Forensics by looking at one of the league’s top snipers. Vladimir Tarasenko is no stranger to the spotlight. The
Blues/Sharks, Justin Abdelkader, Gustav Nyquist, Jaroslav Halak, Thomas Greiss **** The shot totals might have been somewhat close, and the game wasn't a huge blowout, but this contest never really seemed in doubt. San Jose took Game 3
Recap of Pens/Bolts, scoring chance numbers from this year, Artemi Panarin, and some eulogies. **** Though the final score of 4-2 for Pittsburgh looks fairly close, and the score for most of it was, this game was a
Who is the better fantasy hockey option – Evander Kane or Boone Jenner? Breaking it all down for you… Battling this week are two coveted young multi-cat forwards: Evander Kane and Boone Jenner. Should we expect either
Rambling about the greatness of Burns, Fabbri’s sneaky-good year, and more Justin Schultz… *** Brent Burns, Conn Smythe winner? If the Sharks win the Cup, you bet your ass! Sure, Logan Couture leads the league and points and
This week's edition of the Eastern Edge looks at the 2016 offseason outlooks for the New Jersey Devils and Ottawa Senators …
Sidney Crosby silences his doubters, Washington's outlook for next season and a mix of news and notes, including a look at the goalie-starved Kings … *** Game 2 started with a four spot in the
The offseason fantasy hockey outlooks for the Arizona Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche… This week features a lesson in the impact of coaching. The Coyotes and the Avalanche have coaches at opposite ends of the spectrum. For the
Top 10 players with low 2015-16 shooting percentages One of my strategies in one-year leagues is to choose players who take a lot of shots. In this year's expert draft, I selected Steven Stamkos, Corey Perry, Taylor
Rambling about Elliott, Bishop, Giroux, a couple of prospects and more *** Seven wins. That’s all that’s left from declaring Brian Elliott a Stanley Cup winner. So if he wins the Cup, would that finally put an
Have you had a tough time making playoff picks this year? So has Demetri.