The Boston Bruins Are Becoming The Laughingstock of the NHL

On Tuesday, the Boston Bruins announced the firing of head coach Claude Julien after almost 10 seasons behind the bench and one Stanley Cup championship in two attempts. Julien was the longest tenured head coach in the NHL, but his prior success and pedigree no longer matter for Don Sweeney and Cam Neely. Currently, the…

Top Early Storylines of the NHL Season

Young Stars Taking Over NHL Not counting the rookies, more on them later, the NHL has seen a recent influx of elite young talent that have helped the NHL make a strong comeback following the lockout. Mark Scheifele of the Winnipeg Jets and Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars are both under 25 and are…

Is It Too Early For The Bruins To Make A Move?

It’s only nine games into the NHL season, and the Bruins sit at 5-4 following their 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers. Tuukka Rask was outstanding in net once again, and is now 5-0 on the season when he starts. In his first five starts, Rask has a 1.20 goals against average and .961 save…

2016-2017 Boston Bruins Preview

Well, the last two seasons haven’t gone the way Bruins fans have hoped, but with a good amount of roster changeover, there are plenty of questions facing this years Bruins squad. Last year, the Bruins failed to make the playoffs after stumbling down the stretch (again) and breaking my heart (again). And, after plenty of…

The Greatest Athletes to Never Win a Championship

The list of professional athletes without rings is in one of the longest lists in the world. There are arguments every single day as to who the best athletes are without rings. And, after much research, I have compiled my personal list of the greatest players ever who never got to hoist the Lombardi Trophy,…

2016-2017 NHL Award Predictions

The World Cup of Hockey has come to an end, and preseason play has just begun in the NHL. That must mean the regular season is right around the corner. The puck drops on opening night on October 13th. There’s a lot of intrigue heading into the 2016-2017 after a wacky free agency. Only time…

It’s All In The Name

I think of Hell as the hottest place in the universe. But yesterday, I think it was snowing down there, because the second hottest place in the universe, Las Vegas, was awarded an NHL team. Nope, I spelled that right. I didn’t mean NFL. Or NBA. Professional, top-tiered hockey is coming to Nevada. Not Quebec City….

The Boston Bruins Hate Me

Well, this move was it. This is the straw that broke the camel’s back. Today, the Bruins resigned defenseman Kevan Miller to a four year contract worth $10 million ($2.5 million annually). And that, my friends and my readers, is it. This is where I’ve totally convinced myself that I’ve done too much sinning over…

Kings of the East

History has shown one matchup between these two Eastern Conference teams in the playoffs but it didn’t serve as a remarkable series due to a few key situations. First off, Pittsburgh was without their top two players in Sidney Crosby who was concussed and Evgeni Malkin who had a knee injury. With a top line…

Is Boudreau A Good Hire?

Late last night, the Minnesota Wild hired Bruce Boudreau to be their next head coach. The Wild, who lost to the top-ranked Stars in six games, underachieved badly to start the year off under Mike Yeo. John Torchetti righted the ship pretty quickly though, which to be honest, was going to be hard not to…

It Is Time For the Boston Bruins to Move On

It’s no surprise that the Boston Bruins have underperformed the last two seasons, especially down the stretch, and now, its time to stop living in the past, and look ahead to the future. The last two off seasons have seen changes come about the front office and player personnel. Last season, the Bruins moved two…