In the past five years, what has been the biggest changes in the NHL? Speed and age.
Is it composition or is it execution? Who knows these days with the Edmonton Oilers. If you look at Peter Chiarelli, he is the one who’s turned Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Justin Schultz, Mat Barzal and Anthony Beauvillier into Adam Larsson, Ryan Spooner, Filip Berglund and Griffin Reinhart. When Peter Chiarelli was hired in Edmonton he had Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, and Justin Schultz on … Continue reading Coaching or Management? or Both?
The Edmonton Oilers have traded Ryan Strome to the New York Rangers in exchange for Ryan Spooner. Now before I get into this, I am taking Jordan Eberle completely out of it and just looking at the Strome and Spooner swap. Ryan Strome was originally brought to Edmonton because he was cheaper and his time on the Island was not successful so the Oilers thought … Continue reading Swapping Ryan’s: Strome for Spooner
It’s always fun to see who hasn’t lit the lamp so far this season.
The State of Hockey is… well the State of Hockey.
Here’s a scenario for you: A team gets rid of a guy who had 17 goals and gave minimal effort every night and they become better? Yes I’m talking about Max Pacioretty who was the Canadiens captain but never really acted like it or deserved the letter. When the trade was made for Shea Weber he was clearly the leader in that room. Here’s another … Continue reading Montreal is Better Without Pacioretty
I’m sick and tired of seeing boring third/alternate jerseys.
After a 6-6-3 start to the 2018-19 NHL season, the Chicago Blackhawks have fired Head Coach Joel Quenneville. Not only is Quenneville the 2nd winningest coach in Blackhawks history, he is the 2nd winningest coach of all time behind Scotty Bowman in both categories. Quenneville coached 797 games with the Blackhawks and had a record of 452-249-96 to go along with 3 Stanley Cups. So … Continue reading It’s Not Joel Quennevile’s Fault
At first I was thinking #BoycottUber may be coming… but the more I think about it, this shouldn’t surprise anyone the Ottawa Senators are in the middle of this drama.