Okay, so by now you will have all heard the news on Connor Mcdavid's deal with the Oilers. If you haven't, basically he signed a deal for an 8-year extension on his contract for $100million. Seems like a lot right? Well, in this piece we want to do some comparisons and view the situation of … Continue reading Big Money. New times or just overspending?
As the NHL free agency begins one name on top of everyone's watch list is Jaromir Jagr. After Jagr announced he would not be renewing his contract with the Florida Panthers it is still unknown where he will be heading next. Since Saturday there have been some big names being signed like Joe Thornton (Sharks), … Continue reading Jaromir Jagr, where is the next move?
The mask, an iconic piece of equipment within the sport. Designed to protect and install fear in the eyes of your opponent, it's hard to imagine getting onto the ice without one. But it wasn't always this way. We all know that there was a time when players did not wear masks, but what happened … Continue reading The history of the mask. A Goaltenders lifeline.
Happy Birthday! To one of the greatest, oldest, and resilient teams (both Men and Women) in the sport! As Canada looks back and celebrates its history I thought what better to write about than how the great country has impacted the sport we all love and the greats it's created. The Early Years Before the … Continue reading Happy Canada Day! A look into Canadas love for Ice Hockey.
Toronto, buddy, things are about to get pricey. Buckle up because if you want to keep your playoff qualifying talent you are about to pay through the roof for it. The Edmonton Oilers have set a deal of $106 million for an 8-year extension on the 2015 1st draft pick Connor McDavid. At 20 years … Continue reading Joe Thornton & The Maple Leafs. A Short-term investment.
The results of the Canadian Hockey League player import are in. In the 26th anniversary draft, there was a total of 72 players. This consisted of 50 forwards and 22 defencemen from 11 countries. This year's draft saw a majority of players being drafted from Russia at 19. The top of which being right-winger Andrei Svechnikov. … Continue reading The 2017 CHL Import.
Mental health is an aspect of everyday life that affects a lot of us. The thing with mental health and illness is that it holds no bounds and can affect any one of us. This became clear to fans of the NHL when Vancouver Canucks player Rick Rypien took his own life in 2011. Since then … Continue reading Mental health and Ice Hockey. The pressure of life in the NHL.