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

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

The Rangers will almost certainly learn all the wrong lessons

The Rangers will almost certainly learn all the wrong lessons

James Dolan will no doubt handle the ousting of the Rangers with his usual aplomb.Image: Getty Images To figure out where the New York Rangers are going after being dumped out on their ass by the Tampa Bay Lightning, it’s important to trace how, and especially why, they got here. Last offseason, owner and walking … Read more

Lightning’s Steven Stamkos appears to spit on Rangers Alexis Lafrenière

Lightning's Steven Stamkos appears to spit on Rangers Alexis Lafrenière

Steven Stamkos appeared to spit at Jason Lafreniere.Image: Getty Images The NHL Department of Player Safety needs to get to the bottom of this quickly. The video evidence against Lightning captain Steven Stamkos allegedly spitting on Alexis Lafrenière appears damning, yet not conclusive. Why else would he cock his head back and lunge forward with … Read more

Colorado Avalanche wait for the Tampa Bay Lightning or New York Rangers

Colorado Avalanche wait for the Tampa Bay Lightning or New York Rangers

After sweeping the Oilers, the Avalanche have to wait for the Eastern Conference Finals to play out.Image: Getty Images The Colorado Avalanche are waiting. And waiting for a Stanley Cup Finals opponent hasn’t treated those favorably in returning from mini-vacations in the past. We’re finishing up the 35th NHL postseason in which first-round games are … Read more