Salary Cap or Poor Management Behind NHL Parity?

Since the NHL returned from a season-killing lockout in 2005, the parity among its teams has become increasingly apparent. On Jan. 8, The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun took note of this trend, citing the closeness of most of the league’s 31 teams in this...

Can The Oilers Swing a Season-Saving Trade?

To put it politely, 2017-18 has become a mess for the Edmonton Oilers. Considered by many observers (including yours truly) to be a Stanley Cup contender when this season began, the Oilers find themselves floundering near the bottom of the Western Conference...

Duchene Largely MIA Thus Far in Ottawa

Matt Duchene scored twice on Friday, including the winner in overtime, to lead the struggling Ottawa Senators to a 6-5 victory over the San Jose Sharks. The following night, the 26-year-old forward scored a goal as the Senators upset the league-leading Tampa Bay...