This year we saw the NHL announce that they would not be allowing players to partake in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. This came about as commissioner Gary Bettman stated that he did not want the Olympics to disrupt the NHL's regular season of ice hockey. When the free agency started earlier this … Continue reading KHL over NHL. Why Russian Players are opting for the option to play in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Stats gathered, drafts picked, contracts signed. Now comes the important bit, proving you are worth your place. The team is watching closely and they are eagerly awaiting to see how you, their latest addition, can work within their roster. Development camps draw in a lot of attraction from fans. Firstly we get to see our … Continue reading How are the new rookies sizing up? A look into this year’s development camps.
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.