For the seven year stretch between 2008-09 and 2014-15 there was not a more successful team in the NHL than the Chicago Blackhawks. Because they always seemed to have a pipeline of talent coming through the organization they always seemed to be able to replenish that depth and continue to compete for Stanley Cups. Despite […]
On the other hand, Calgary has two goalie prospects waiting in the minor leagues, Jon Gillies and Tyler Parsons, who will get their chances to prove their worth in the near future. Neither Smith nor Eddie Lack appear to be long-term options, so they may see opportunities sooner rather than later. Combine that with the […]
Taken on its face, the high end of the Calgary Flames roster is probably among the best in the Western Conference. You have Johnny Gaudreau, Mark Giordano, Dougie Hamilton, TJ Brodie, the entire 3M line, Sean Monahan. The good news is that basically all those guys, with the exception of Giordano (very old) and Matthew […]
Mike Heika, Stars beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the team in a live chat recently. Here are some highlights: What's the championship contending window for the Dallas Stars? Heika: Jim Nill comes from a Detroit franchise that made the playoffs
• Jaromir Jagr makes friends wherever he goes. • Don’t expect Marc-Andre Fleury to be demanding a trade from the Pittsburgh Penguins anytime soon. • Despite remaining an unsigned RFA, Jacob Trouba expects to be in the lineup for the Winnipeg Jets on opening night.
The Washington Capitals are far and away the best team in the NHL at this stage of the regular season, and general manager Brian MacLellan realizes the opportunity to win the franchise's first Stanley Cup will present itself in the immediate future. But in today's salary cap world, things can change quickly, so he realizes […]