Florida Panthers hire Paul Maurice, for some reason

Florida Panthers hire Paul Maurice, for some reason

Paul MauricePhoto: Getty Images We’re still very much in a time where teams in any sport are going to overreact to playoff results. They have 82 or 162 games of sample size where they play everyone and aren’t confined to one matchup with one team at one time with one status of health, but whatever … Read more

Jon Cooper, Tampa Bay are gold-medal hypocrites

Jon Cooper, Tampa Bay are gold-medal hypocrites

If Devon Toews is dangerous, Corey Perry is malignant. Or is it hockey etiquette when a player is helplessly sprawled out on the ice, the way JT Compher was in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, to put your full weight on the sprawled player’s leglike the footstool at a library, while digging your … Read more

NHL announces 2021-22 All-Rookie Team

NHL announces 2021-22 All-Rookie Team

TAMPA, Fla. — The National Hockey League announced today the 2021-22 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players voted as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League’s top rookie: defenseman Moritz Seider of the Detroit Red Wings as well as forwards Michael Bunting of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Trevor Zegras of the … Read more

Flames executive Snow thankful, honored to share story at 2022 NHL Awards

Flames executive Snow thankful, honored to share story at 2022 NHL Awards

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis has affected his face, speech and right arm, but here he was with his wife, Kelsie, and their children — Cohen, 10, and Willa, 7 — to present the Norris Trophy and raise awareness of the progressive neuromuscular illness. Snow thumped his chest with his left arm in appreciation. “ALS is an … Read more

Makar ‘honored’ to win Norris Trophy, focused on Cup with Avalanche

Makar 'honored' to win Norris Trophy, focused on Cup with Avalanche

TAMPA– Hold Makar said he appreciated winning the Norris Trophy, given annually to the top defenseman in the NHL, at the 2022 NHL Awards on Tuesday. But winning the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche remains the ultimate goal. The Avalanche have a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series against the Tampa Bay Lightning heading … Read more

Stars name Pete DeBoer as head coach

Stars name Pete DeBoer as head coach

FRISCO, TX — Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today the hiring of Pete DeBoer as the team’s head coach. DeBoer becomes the 25th head coach in franchise history and the 10th in Dallas Stars history. “Pete brings a wealth of experience to our dressing room, and we’re thrilled to name him our next … Read more

Perry, Paul among key additions stepping up for Lightning in Cup Final

Perry, Paul among key additions stepping up for Lightning in Cup Final

Yet, the Lightning are in the Stanley Cup Final again with an opportunity to even the best-of-7 series against the Colorado Avalanche with a victory in Game 4 at Amalie Arena on Wednesday (8 pm ET; ABC, ESPN+, CBC, SN , VAT). This hasn’t happened by chance. Nicholas Paul and Corey Perrytwo of the forwards … Read more

Lawsuit reveals the awful nature of Hockey Canada culture

Lawsuit reveals the awful nature of Hockey Canada culture

Hockey Canada CEO Tom RenneyImage: Getty Images Sporting higher-ups being brought in front of a government hearing isn’t restricted to these borders, as yesterday the CEO, president, and chief of the board of governors of Hockey Canada were questioned by Canadian MPs over a settled lawsuit by a woman claiming she was gang-raped by eight … Read more

Ted Lindsay Award winner debated by NHL.com

Ted Lindsay Award winner debated by NHL.com

There isn’t much separating the three finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award. Roman Josi of the Nashville Predators had a season that was the envy of defensemen across the NHL and approached statistical heights reached by only the game’s truly elite players. Center Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs, despite missing nine games, became … Read more

Lehkonen making father proud with his drive toward winning Stanley Cup

Lehkonen making father proud with his drive toward winning Stanley Cup

He watched his son, Artturi Lehkonenscore a goal for the Colorado Avalanche in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, a 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday. And the 60-year-old coach and mentor, who’s covering the Final for YLE television network from Finland, continues to watch Artturi represent the newest generation of … Read more