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2020 Winter Classic Wrap Up

Dallas - - The 2020 Winter Classic had a lot of drama, fans, and atmosphere. A great game, perfect weather and perfect ice and the Dallas Stars scored four unanswered goals in a 4-2 comeback win over the Nashville Predators. I talked about the classic on a lot of outlets. Here

The 20 Best NHL Draft Values of the Decade

This is my list. The reader will surely think others are better and that’s fine. I had to project a few, and they aren’t in order. Here are the top 20 in my opinion: Ryan O’Reilly – 33rd overall in 2009 – Colorado – 532 points in 772 games and one

The Winter Classic Hits Dallas

The Cotton Bowl is a very famous venue and on New Year’s Day, the Dallas Stars will host the Nashville Predators in the 2020 Winter Classic. I’ve wanted to go to this venue since the Houston Cougars lost a big game to Doug Flutie there. I was at U of

Statement from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF. (December 9, 2019) – National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman made the following statement after today’s Board of Governors meeting:   As one of the preeminent professional sports leagues in the world and the preeminent hockey league in the world, we recognize and embrace our role in setting an example.   We

CNBC EXCLUSIVE: CNBC’S LESLIE PICKER WAPNER INTERVIEWS APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT CO-FOUNDER JOSHUA HARRIS FROM CNBC INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR DELIVERING ALPHA CONFERENCE

Josh Harris talks about the Devils and 76ers and mentions Jack Hughes LESLIE PICKER:  We could turn to sports if you want.  Why don't we do that?  Why don't we turn to sports? JOSHUA HARRIS:  Great. LESLIE PICKER:  Okay.  So got a hockey team?  JOSHUA HARRIS:  Got a hockey team. LESLIE PICKER:  Basketball team? 

Bigras is Hopeful as Flyers Camp Opens

On July 1st the Flyers signed defenseman, Chris Bigras to a two-year, two-way contract. The Rangers had this RFA, but they never made him an offer. Now 24, he’s coming off an ankle injury that saw him shut down his season last February. Getting the first practice under his belt

Alex Ovechkin Has an Advisory Role With Dynamo

Alexander Ovechkin, arguably Russia’s biggest hockey star, was back home this week as the guest of honor at an exhibition game between Avangard and his former club Dynamo Moscow. The Great 8 also spoke about his plans for life after the Washington Capitals and hinted that he could come back to

Some Thoughts on Two Leafs Prospect Defenseman

Here’s something I’ve thought about doing for a while. It’s taking the temperature of prospects as they’re developing. Right now, the first two I’d like to look at are Timothy Liljegren and Rasmus Sandin. So, who’s better at this moment in time. Liljegren just turned 20 in April. I don’t care

Five Players Who Might Start for NHL Teams Next Year

Not all of these players are first rounders. These are players taken at different points in the draft who may have an opening this fall. With a strong summer of training, they all could battle for a spot. For me, this is a reason I pay attention to the preseason.

NTDP is still Dominating

Vancouver - - The 2019 NHL Entry Draft was full of surprises on the draft board but the one thing that many people expected was the players from the US National Team Development Program dominating the first round. It started with the expected first overall, Jack Hughes, going to the New

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