As one of the most confusing parts of the NHL, the agreement for players to return to play has left a cloud hanging over the NHL season. Unlike other sports, many NHL teams have yet to be coaxed to return to the rink and start playing. The NHL and the NHLPA have been in pretty
Like many expected ever since the season was first cancelled, the NHL has decided to bring an end to the regular season. As has been the expectation for a while, this will see the regular season end and a new play-off style season begin. The plan dubbed the Return to Play plan, will see a
In a sporting world that has been more or less utterly turned upside down, one problem is the variety of starting dates being put out there. While some sports, such as German soccer, aim to start off again at some point in May or June, the NHL looks to be in a much different state.
For many modern NHL fans, Alex Ovechkin is a true legend of the sport. He’s become a major part of the league and the entire sport; a face of the sport and a hero for many. That legend is likely to continue now that Ovechkin has broken the record of Steve Yzerman for NHl goals.
For some time now, the noise coming out of NHL Seattle have been very positive indeed. Seattle, which was given the expansion team slot in 2018, has started to work towards a 2020-21 starting date. Behind the development of their new arena project is Oak View Group. A media tour on Tuesday noted that their
The NHL All-Star Weekend is probably one of the best weekends in the sport. It’s a brilliant way to enjoy a light-hearted but still fiery and competitive match-up between the best of the best. Across the weekend, we often see a lot of exciting play and a lot of really interesting combinations. It often leaves
NHL is a sport that is full of many impressive players both young and old. From the bright-eyed stars of tomorrow to the rugged veterans of the present day, the NHL has produced many legends and stories worth hearing. Two stories worth listening to across the great pantheon of NHL tales is that of Nicklas
For many sports fans, the idea of the World Cup of any sport being secondary to a league or competition seems really strange. Take the FIFA World Cup for example; it gets far more global attention than any other football event that takes place from cup to cup. The hockey world, though, has long treated
When a club legend moves on from one team, it can often be hard to get over. Years and years of watching the same people take part in the game for your club is heartening. In the constant change and chaos of modern sports, that continuity can feel good. When a departure does happen, though,
In the often turbulent world of NHL hockey, it’s easy for a coach to go from zero to hero in a short space of time. It’s also one of the main reasons why, when a new coach comes in, there is a natural and immediate optimism as to what will come next for the clubs