McDavid, Eichel, Generational Players, Really?

Generational Players: Overused or misunderstood or just out to lunch? –

The 2015 NHL Entry Draft was one of the more interesting drafts in recent years thanks to Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. [Read more…]

Icing Rule 81.4 And Today’s Defencemen

Has Icing Rule 81.4 Changed The Way We View Today”s Defencemen?

The NHL game has really evolved over the past couple of decades.  You see things today you didn’t see 2o-25 years ago.  Today every player can shoot the puck.  Today most NHL skaters are better than average, not too many pylons.  Goalies are much bigger and athletic and EVERYBODY blocks shots.  I couldn’t imagine Gretzky or Mario taking one for the team. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets: Has Chevy already surrendered this year?

If Kevin Cheveldayoff does nothing to improve the Winnipeg Jets, he’s already surrendered this season.

Okay, I get it.  Dr. Dolittle is building through the draft. His plan for the Winnipeg Jets is to develop from within.  In theory, it’s a sound approach. [Read more…]

National Hockey League Players Could End Fighting

I Suppose I’m Hockey’s Version Of A Tree-hugger — 

I’m not sure if that places me in the minority, but, yes, I prefer my shinny sans fisticuffs.  I find zero entertainment value in two large lads slapping each other upside the head simply because they have nothing better to do.   [Read more…]

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