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Leave the NHL Nets Alone

Leave the NHL Nets Alone

November 18, 2015

By Anthony Pucik The NHL has made a few changes in recent years in an attempt to make the game more exciting for casual fans. I have already written about the three-on-three overtime and how much Iâ€...

How Hockey Games Should End

How Hockey Games Should End

October 27, 2015

By Anthony Pucik This season, the NHL implemented a few new rules and one of them involved overtime play. Instead of having four-on-four for five minutes, teams would skate three aside, then go to a shoot...

McDavid Sweepstakes

McDavid Sweepstakes

April 22, 2015

By Anthony Pucik On Saturday, April 18, the long-awaited Connor McDavid Sweepstakes essentially came to an end. The lottery was chosen to see who would end up getting the first overall pick in this s...

The Downfall of the Bruins

The Downfall of the Bruins

April 21, 2015

By Matt McCormack Two seasons ago, they were in the Stanley Cup Final. Last season, they won the President’s Trophy. This year, they missed the playoffs altogether. Such has been the downfall of th...

Editor’s Pick: NHL Playoffs

Editor’s Pick: NHL Playoffs

April 15, 2015

By Anthony Pucik For those of you who know me, you know that I love hockey. So, Wednesday is basically Christmas for me: the start of the NHL Playoffs. I know the Super Bowl is regarded as the grea...

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in the NHL

April 14, 2015

By Matt McCormack Mid-April — a hockey fan’s favorite time of the year — means it’s time for the Stanley Cup playoffs. The field of 32 has been narrowed down to 16, and any one of these teams has a shot at the Cup. More than any other sport, the NHL playoffs are seemingly unpredictable. It is vital for a team to have momentum going into the playoffs. A lower-seeded team can easily dismantle a powerhouse if they ...

NHL Trophy Races

NHL Trophy Races

March 25, 2015

By Matt McCormack The regular season is winding down to its final games, and, while some teams are gearing up for the playoffs, others are readying themselves for the McEichel sweepstakes. As the seas...

Keep OT, Get Rid of the Shootout

Keep OT, Get Rid of the Shootout

March 24, 2015

By Anthony Pucik  The NHL is at it again. At the latest general manager meetings, the league discussed changing the overtime period such that it would reduce the amount of shootouts in the league. I...

Overtime: On the NHL

Overtime: On the NHL

March 11, 2015

By Anthony Pucik For the most part, the NHL Eastern Conference playoff picture has been set in stone for quite some time. Although the seeding is not clear yet, seven teams in the East are basical...

Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

March 11, 2015

By Matt McCormack The trade deadline came and went pretty quietly last Monday.  Many of the big names rumored to be on the market, such as Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf, stayed put with the same te...

Falls From Glory in the NHL

Falls From Glory in the NHL

March 4, 2015

By Matt McCormack There have been many feel-good stories in the NHL this year: the Islanders, Predators and Jets have all rebounded from losing seasons and find themselves in playoff positions as the sea...

Too Much of a Good Thing

Too Much of a Good Thing

March 4, 2015

By Anthony Pucik I will be the first one to tell you that the NHL playoffs are arguably the best playoff games to watch in any of the major sports. The intensity of every game is hardly matched by ...

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