Canadian university hockey is recognized as place for Canadian Hockey League graduates to prolong their playing careers and pick up a degree. More and more, however, the CIS is a developmental league that’s preparing players for pro hockey. With exams just around the corner and NHL teams searching for free-agents from both the Canadian and […]
Minnesota Wild leading-scorer Zach Parise will miss at least the first two games of the playoffs and likely more because of an upper-body injury. The Wild announced Wednesday that Parise is out ”indefinitely.” Neither he nor fellow forward Thomas Vanek will travel with the team to Dallas. Game 1 against the top-seeded Stars is Thursday, […]
Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside analyze all eight first-round playoff series and predict the Stanley Cup finals.
Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside analyze all four first-round playoff series in the Eastern Conference. Cary Chow hosts.
Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside analyze all four first-round playoff series in the Western Conference. Cary Chow hosts.
Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside predict the Stanley Cup Final winner. They both pick a different team but both picks are teams from Southern California. Cary Chow wonders is this California dreaming?
The days of the Florida Panthers playing before a largely empty arena are not exactly long gone. No longer hockey’s official doormat, the Panthers won the Atlantic Division title, set records for wins and points in a season and now can set their sights on ending the league’s second-longest current drought between playoff series wins. […]
The real test of Kris Letang’s relentless stamina doesn’t come in the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room after a long game. ”That doesn’t cut it,” Letang says with a laugh. Barely two years removed from a stroke that threatened his career, Letang is one of several ironmen whose tireless legs serve as part of the building […]
With no Canadian teams in the playoffs, some of the attention will shift to players who used to play up north and were moved for a variety of reasons. A few of those players will get to show their former teams what they missed – or prove that trading them was the right call. Related: […]