With the NHL’s trade deadline just one day away, here’s looking back at one of the league’s all-time most infamous deals – the move that sent Patrick Roy packing, the move that created an era-defining Avalanche team, the move that for-good ended Montreal’s hold of the hockey world.Read more "What Killed the Canadiens?"
Just a friendly piece of advice to any expansion team out there, on the doorstop or deep in the future: Your new team name or logo doesn’t have to mean something. We’re not that impressed.Read more "So, They’re the Vegas Golden Knights"
I’ll be honest, I’m not even totally sure what tanking is.Read more "The Art of the Tank"
Let’s take a tour of that frozen tundra and the few habitable cities it can generously call big. 90 per cent of Canada’s citizens live within a sliver of the American border. They live in places like Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, and a few more with a few less – the only ones large enough to have […]Read more "Seven Hockey Heavens: A Quick Diagnosis of Canada’s NHL Teams"
Below are some thoughts on Night One of the NHL’s 2016-17 regular season, which featured two of the most thrilling debuts in Hockey Night in Canada’s recent history – and two incredible performances from the game’s two brightest young stars, Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews.Read more "Night One: Welcome to Another New NHL"