6:39 PM EDT, Mon August 10, 2020
59 mins ago

Sabres to Reveal New Uniforms as Part of Jersey Reveal Week

After a long wait, the Buffalo Sabres will finally reveal their new royal blue and gold uniforms tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. EST. This will mark the return of their royal blue, gold, and white colour scheme previously worn by the team for more than two decades. The uniform reveal is part of the Sabres’ Jersey […] The post Sabres to Reveal New Uniforms as Part of Jersey Reveal Week appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
1 hour ago

Canucks’ Youth and Experience Combine For Series Win

After four long seasons of futility, the Vancouver Canucks are finally back in the Stanley Cup playoffs. You can thank Quinn Hughes and Chris Tanev for that. They weren’t the only reason for the team’s success in the qualifying round against the Minnesota Wild, but they were a huge part of it. Hughes was dynamic […] The post Canucks’ Youth and Experience Combine For Series Win appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
1 hour ago

Islanders’ “Killer B’s” Break Out in the 2020 NHL Playoffs

The New York Islanders topped the Florida Panthers in their NHL Qualifying Round series, 3-1, and in convincing fashion. They had a rare offensive surge, scoring 13 goals in the four-game series, while characteristically only allowing seven goals against. Despite losing Johnny Boychuk in Game 1 to injury, Andy Greene stepped in to keep the […] The post Islanders’ “Killer B’s” Break Out in the 2020 NHL Playoffs appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
2 hours ago

Blue Jackets Qualifying Round Stars – Atkinson, Dubois, Foudy & Korpisalo

On Oct. 21, 2019, after a 4-3 OT win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella told reporters: “We’re supposed to suck this year.” This was in response to many pundits who wrote them off as a lost cause after the departure of Artemi Panarin, Sergei Bobrovsky, and Matt Duchene […] The post Blue Jackets Qualifying Round Stars – Atkinson, Dubois, Foudy & Korpisalo appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
2 hours ago

Canucks News & Rumors: Toffoli, Benn, Juolevi & More

As the Vancouver Canucks get ready to face down the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues starting Wednesday night, the team is collecting itself from a solid 3-1 series victory over the Minnesota Wild. Sadly for the Canucks, a number of potentially key players were injured during the series. However, on the plus side, the […] The post Canucks News & Rumors: Toffoli, Benn, Juolevi & More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
3 hours ago

Dallas Stars 2020 First-Round Playoff Preview

After an exciting play-in round with plenty of upsets and round-robin games to re-seed the top four, we are finally ready for the first round of the 2020 playoffs. The Dallas Stars went 1-2 in the round robin, losing to the Vegas Golden Knights (after leading 3-1) and the Colorado Avalanche, but managed to pull […] The post Dallas Stars 2020 First-Round Playoff Preview appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
3 hours ago

Blue Jackets Game 5 Notes: Game 1 Repeat Leads to Round 1 Repeat

The Columbus Blue Jackets are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for a team-record 4th consecutive season. They defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs in the deciding Game 5, 3-0. They also shut out the Maple Leafs in Game 1 of the series. The Blue Jackets will open the playoffs in a best-of-seven series against the Tampa Bay Lightning – […] The post Blue Jackets Game 5 Notes: Game 1 Repeat Leads to Round 1 Repeat appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
3 hours ago

Emptying the NWHL Notebook: the Lost Leveille & Selander Tapes

It feels like a lifetime ago (four months ago right before Easter) that I spoke with the NWHL’s two premier goaltenders about the then-upcoming Isobel Cup Final. The championship game had been postponed at that time and was eventually scrapped in mid-May. Related: NWHL Delays Start of Season Six Both Lovisa Selander of the Boston […] The post Emptying the NWHL Notebook: the Lost Leveille & Selander Tapes appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
4 hours ago

Eye on the Opposition: Q & A on the Blackhawks/Golden Knights Series

The Chicago Blackhawks have officially advanced to the traditional 16-team format of the 2019-20 Stanley Cup playoffs. They dispatched the Edmonton Oilers in four games in the qualifying round, and will now face the first-seed Vegas Golden Knights. In preparation for this best-of-seven series, I reached out to The Hockey Writers’ Eddie Rivkin, who covers […] The post Eye on the Opposition: Q & A on the Blackhawks/Golden Knights Series appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
5 hours ago

Canadiens News & Rumors: Kotkaniemi, Suzuki, Julien, the Flyers & More

In this week’s Montreal Canadiens News & Rumors, we’ll look at youngsters Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Nick Suzuki who played a pivotal role in the Habs’ series win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, while Claude Julien was also a big reason they earned a spot in the 2020 Playoffs. A playoff berth means the Habs will lose […] The post Canadiens News & Rumors: Kotkaniemi, Suzuki, Julien, the Flyers & More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
5 hours ago

NHL Rumors: Panthers, Maple Leafs, Knights, Wild, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is good news for Vegas Golden Knights fans as they’ll be getting a key forward back for their series against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Florida Panthers have officially parted ways with Dale Tallon, and there are questions in Toronto about whether or not this is the right offseason to […] The post NHL Rumors: Panthers, Maple Leafs, Knights, Wild, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
6 hours ago

Blue Jackets Identity Reveals Maple Leafs Identity Crisis

Both the Columbus Blue Jackets and Toronto Maple Leafs thought they knew who they were coming into their best-of-five series. But after a decisive 3-0 win in Game 5 by the Blue Jackets, it’s clear that one team knew who they were and the other team thought they knew who they were. The Blue Jackets […] The post Blue Jackets Identity Reveals Maple Leafs Identity Crisis appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
6 hours ago

5 Greatest Moments in Jets 2.0 History

Winnipeg Jets fans waited 15 long years for the NHL to return. Yet here we are, already looking ahead to the Jets’ ninth season back in Winnipeg. Where has the time gone? Related: Jets 2.0: By the Numbers There have been a lot of big moments in the last eight seasons, some happy and exciting, […] The post 5 Greatest Moments in Jets 2.0 History appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
6 hours ago

Flyers’ Best & Worst Trades

In the 53-year history of the Philadelphia Flyers franchise, nine different general managers have been responsible for an insane amount of trades. Although there have been plenty of trades involving low-level players or late draft picks, there have also been plenty of blockbuster deals that have drastically changed the franchise. Related: Revisiting the Brayden Schenn […] The post Flyers’ Best & Worst Trades appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
7 hours ago

New York Islanders’ 50-Goal Scorers

The NHL came to Long Island in 1972, and unlike some teams, it didn’t take long for them to get their franchise’s first 50-goal scorer. In just six seasons, the New York Islanders would have their first player crack the milestone. As it turns out, that player would go on to hit the 50-goal plateau […] The post New York Islanders’ 50-Goal Scorers appeared first on The Hockey Writers.