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The Beanpot Tournament is one of hockey's greatest showcases, and this year's tournament proved that to be the case. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The 68th Beanpot Tournament

February 12, 2020

The past two weeks marked the first two Mondays in February, which for college hockey fans is the closest thing to Christmas.

The Islanders shocked many at the start of the season, but the team has since taken a step back. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Islanders Regress After Trade Deadline

March 13, 2019

The Islanders had a great start to hte season, but the team is slipping at the worst possible time.

Mats Zuccarello has been a Rangers staple for years, and the rumors regarding his future with the team are unavoidable. (Courtesy of Getty Images)

Trade Deadline Targets for New York Area Teams

February 13, 2019

Let’s start at the top of the standings with the first-place New York Islanders.

The Tampa Bay Lightning are the NHL's best team just over halfway through the season. (John Woods/Associated Press)

All-Star Break Review & Predictions

January 30, 2019

Chris Hennessy predicts the second half of the NHL season.

Matthew Barzal has helped fuel the Islanders' early-season charge. (Courtesy of Wikimedia)

NHL Quarter Season Review

November 28, 2018

Assessing the NHL Divisions at the quarter mark of the season.

Islanders’ One Important Hire

November 14, 2018

Thanks to the hiring of Mitch Korn, the Islanders have the best goalies in the league.

John Tavares will become the biggest name on the market when his Islanders deal expires (Courtesy of Twitter).

The Tavares Sweepstakes

April 18, 2018

By Peter Valentino Every offseason, there is one star player who goes into free agency that attracts the eyes of the hockey world. A few years ago it was Steven Stamkos, and last year it was Kevin Shattenkirk. This year, it will be c...

Conor McDavid is the frontrunner for the Hart Trophy (Courtesy of Twitter).

Who Takes the Hardware?

April 4, 2018

By Peter Valentino Since we have a week to go until the playoffs begin, and it’s still pretty hard to see who is going to be in and out (especially out west), I’ll choose to go with the individual awards at the end of the year. ...

How Does Hockey Succeed Down South?

How Does Hockey Succeed Down South?

March 21, 2018

By Peter Valentino I lived in Fayetteville, North Carolina, from 2003 to 2008. While I was there, the Carolina Hurricanes won their first Stanley Cup. The team played in Raleigh, which was about an hour’s drive north, but I really did not ...

Mike Fisher is returning to a locked-in Predators team that is looking to return to the Stanley Cup Final (Courtesy of Twitter).

Are the Predators Headed Back to the Cup?

March 7, 2018

By Peter Valentino After the trade deadline, the Central Division will come to an interesting finish. Nashville: After the Predators’ impossible run to the cup final last year, the team has managed to put itself in position for ...

The New Jersey Devils are just one of the teams competing for a Metropolitan Division Championship. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Analyzing the NHL’s Metropolitan Definition

February 7, 2018

By Peter Valentino The NHL All-Star break has passed and teams are preparing for the second half of the season accordingly. Probably the most competitive division this year is the Metropolitan, with all teams within 10 points of eac...

The Las Vegas Golden Knights currently sit at the top of the NHL's Western Conference. (Photo Courtesy of Twitter)

Are the Golden Knights Serious Contenders?

January 31, 2018

by Peter Valentino When the Vegas expansion bid was approved in June of 2016, the universal opinion among fans was that it was another wasted money-grab by Gary Bettman. The team was seen as another Arizona Coyotes, ...

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