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Red-hot Flames have suddenly turned the corner
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The Calgary Flames got off to a mediocre start this season, but thanks to their red-hot play (sorry!) recently, they’ve managed to climb back into the Western Conference playoff picture. Last night’s 5-1 win over the first-place Tampa Bay Lightning was Calgary’s fifth consecutive victory. What is even more impressive is that they beat the […]

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5 players who turned heads at the world juniors
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Another year of the World Junior Hockey Championship is in the books. Canada ultimately took home gold with a win over Sweden on Friday, and throughout the tournament we were left with some brilliant impressions of the most talented young players from around the world. Here are five such players who put themselves on the […]

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Have Blackhawks turned the corner?
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The Chicago Blackhawks might not be in one of the top three slots in the Central Division right now, but at least they’re in a playoff spot. The Blackhawks rattled off three consecutive victories over Buffalo (overtime), Arizona, and Florida (overtime), who are three of the bottom four teams in the league right now.

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Golden Knights GM: Shipachyov turned down trade
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Vadim Shipachyov had the chance to extend his NHL career, but ultimately elected to return to Russia. Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee confirmed Shipachyov's retirement from the NHL on Thursday, while noting Vegas had worked out a trade that would have sent the Russian to another NHL club, but he didn't want to […]

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What we learned in the NHL: Kings have turned things around, Vegas has been golden
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What we learned during the past week (and more) in the NHL: Kings enjoying a royal reversal The Kings are off to a franchise-best start at 4-0-1, looking every game like kids who have been freed from detention in a stuffy classroom. They've maintained a strong defensive game while capitalizing on

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NHL's new rule has turned coach's challenge into blackjack
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What was once an effort two years ago by the NHL to maintain some league-wide integrity through the utilization of video replay to correct potentially incorrect calls has now extended well beyond that. It was only a matter of time before a coach would be burned by an incorrect challenge. When asked during the preseason […]

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Ralph Krueger turned down two NHL coaching jobs
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Ralph Krueger, just months removed from taking Team Europe to the World Cup of Hockey final, rejected a pair of NHL head coaching gigs this offseason. Krueger explained as much in an exclusive interview with ProSoccerTalk’s Joe Prince-Wright. The 57-year-old currently serves as the chairman of Southampton Football Club in the English Premier League. “It […]

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Ralph Krueger says he turned down 2 NHL offers
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Former Edmonton Oilers head coach Ralph Krueger says he turned down a pair of job offers from NHL clubs and is focused on his role as chairman of Premier League soccer side Southampton. "It was nice and honorable that I was offered two NHL jobs postseason and I was happy they didn't forget about me […]

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Preds' postseason run has turned Music City into Smashville
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The place known as Smashville is ready for its close-up. The Nashville Predators have reached their first Western Conference final in franchise history and that has spread hockey fever far beyond their arena and the team's loyal legion of fans. Stars from Carrie Underwood to Lady Antebellum are lining up to sing the national anthem […]

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3 Erik Karlsson plays that turned the tide in Senators' favor
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In the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, it’s Erik Karlsson who fits to a tee whatever definition you ascribe to the term “gamebreaker.” Over the past three games, the Ottawa Senators defenseman has reminded the hockey world that he’s quite simply one of the best at any position, setting up key goals in ways that few […]

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Vancouver Canucks G Jacob Markstrom Has Turned His Career Around
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Two yearsafter joiningthe Vancouver Canucks, Jacob Markstrom has gone from an NHL bust to a bonafide No. 1goaltender.It’s been two years and seven months since the Vancouver Canucks acquiredgoaltender Jacob Markstrom.Then-general manager MikeGillis sentRoberto Luongoand prospect Steven An…

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What We Learned: How the Nashville Predators turned it around (Puck Daddy)
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(Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) The Nashville Predators weren’t looking so hot headed into the All-Star Break. They were […]

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