9:14 AM EDT, Fri March 24, 2023
The Hockey Writers 9 mins ago

Blue Jackets’ Merzlikins Opens Up About Grandmother’s Passing

Elvis Merzlikins was handling his business as usual. Although he left the game after the first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Mar 7 due to an illness, he was…
The Hockey Writers 19 mins ago

Rangers’ Trocheck About to Have His Role Grow in Importance

To call the past six months eventful for New York Rangers center Vincent Trocheck wouldn’t come close to doing the adjective justice, as the old saying goes. In that time,…
The Hockey Writers 29 mins ago

Flyers News & Rumors: Tortorella, Tippett, Foerster, Dubas

The Philadelphia Flyers finally found their offensive stroke after it was too late. They’ve scored 20 goals in their last four games on their way to a 3-0-1 record against…
The Hockey Writers 39 mins ago

3 Bruins Who Deserve the 2022-23 7th Player Award

It’s safe to say that the Boston Bruins have been the biggest surprise in the NHL this season. Expected to struggle at the beginning of the season missing three key…
The Hockey Writers 49 mins ago

3 Things Maple Leafs Need to Fix Before Playoffs Start

The month of March could be a little better for the Toronto Maple Leafs. They have a 6-4-1 record and remain second in the Atlantic Division and fifth overall in…
Puck Prose 1 hour ago

The Arizona Coyotes have a lot to be excited about

Another year, another non-playoff season for the Arizona Coyotes, but that has the potential to change sooner rather than later. Yes, the Coyotes will continue to play in a college arena for now. Yes, they once again spent the NHL Trade Deadline retaining salaries and acquiring players/contracts other teams no longer wanted. They’ve made it […] The Arizona Coyotes have a lot to be excited about - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Winging It In Motown 1 hour ago
Quick Hits: The Savage Edition

Quick Hits: The Savage Edition

Photo by Dale Preston/ In Red Wings Land The Latest on WIIM’s Status My intent is to continue running this site through the end of March. That might mean things are slightly different than they are now. I don’t know if we’re going to have the same level of coverage. I plan to continue to have Quick Hits posts, gamethreads, and something resembling recaps. Essentially, each day is going to be a series of open threads. Today’s post will be from Jake! MSU hockey adds Red Wings draft pick Red Savage from transfer portal - The State News Since the transfer portal...
1 hour ago
Even with low shot totals, Blues learning that good things happen at the front of the net

Even with low shot totals, Blues learning that good things happen at the front of the net

Team stretches its modest point streak to four games (3-0-1) with 4-3 victory over Red Wings.
On the Forecheck 1 hour ago
Friday’s Dump & Chase: Staying alive

Friday’s Dump & Chase: Staying alive

Photo by Danny Murphy/Icon Sportswire via News from around the league and for the weekend. Know Before You Go: Rinne's Statue Unveiling Ceremony | NHL.comIf you're planning to go to tomorrow's ceremony, the Nashville Predators have some answers for you. Q & A with Bobby Long of NLTT Ventures | The Ice GardenBobby Long, the director of hockey operations for the organization that owns two of the PHF franchises, wants to expand to 12 or 18 teams. Flames running out of hope for playoff spot following loss to Golden Knights | SportsnetRough news for the Calgary...
CBC News 1 hour ago
Unwelcome spotlight falls on NHL team Pride night events

Unwelcome spotlight falls on NHL team Pride night events

Pride nights, held annually for several years by National Hockey League teams to show support for the LGBTQ community, are in the spotlight following several high-profile incidents this season.
Silver Seven 2 hours ago
Five Thoughts for Friday: International Hockey, Funding LeBreton, Kleven Signs, and more!

Five Thoughts for Friday: International Hockey, Funding LeBreton, Kleven Signs, and more!

Photo by Gerry Angus/Icon Sportswire via Thoughts on needing international hockey back, Tyler Kleven signing, public funding for LeBreton, and much more! Fresh thoughts this Friday! We Need International Hockey If you didn’t watch any of the World Baseball Classic, I feel sorry for you. Even if you’re not a huge baseball fan like I am, there were some incredible moments that showed off the best of the sport. Every player was so into it, and the fans at the games made it absolutely electric. This wasn’t just some “exhibition” either, as Japan had around half...
All About The Jersey 2 hours ago
DitD & Open Post - 3/24/23: On the Verge Edition

DitD & Open Post - 3/24/23: On the Verge Edition

Ryan Graves #33 of the New Jersey Devils during the game against the Minnesota Wild on March 21, 2023 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. | Photo by Rich Graessle/NHLI via New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 3/24/23 Here are your links for today: Devils Links Good read here from Shayna Goldman: “By no means does this squad embody what’s typically associated with playoff hockey. Instead, they rely on speed and skill, smart positioning and a mobile blue line. Can that style of play work in the playoffs? That’s the big question in New Jersey as...
Hockey Wilderness 2 hours ago
Wilderness Walk: Faber, Gophers advance in Fargo

Wilderness Walk: Faber, Gophers advance in Fargo

South Bend Tribune-USA TODAY NETWORK Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL. For those that cheer for the Gophers you can start building your excitement for the tournament right about now. On Thursday night, one of the best things in hockey began: The NCAA national tournament leading to the Frozen Four. And in the first round, the University of Minnesota Gophers took on Canisius College and took them down by a massive score. It was a close game to start and the underdogs actually held a 2-1 lead after 27 minutes, but then...
Stanley Cup of Chowder 2 hours ago
Morning Skate: Match

Morning Skate: Match

Photo by Rich Gagnon/ Not quite for Swayman. Happy Friday, folks! Believe it or not, we have reached the second-last Friday in March — April is right around the corner, and we all know that April means playoffs. While it wasn’t quite a playoff atmosphere, last night’s Bruins win over Montreal did have a little of the extra juice that comes with the Habs being in town. It got a little more of a jolt when AJ Greer got tossed for a silly crosscheck to Mike Hoffman’s teeth, but the fact remains that these aren't exactly the Milan Lucic-Mike Komisarek days of the...
Detroit Free Press 3 hours ago
Why Derek Lalonde hated how Detroit Red Wings responded to being scored on

Why Derek Lalonde hated how Detroit Red Wings responded to being scored on

Derek Lalonde said he hated how his Detroit Red Wings felt sorry for themselves after St. Louis Blues scored four goals during Thursday's loss at LCA.       

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