Senators Owner Scolds Fans, Hints at Relocation

On the eve of his club hosting its first NHL outdoor game in Ottawa at Lansdowne Park, Senators owner Eugene Melnyk raised the possibility of relocating the franchise.  Upset over the declining attendance to Senators games in recent years, Melnyk floated the...

Rambling Thoughts on Future NHL Expansion

The National Hockey League’s decision to allow a prospective ownership group in Seattle to submit a bid for an expansion franchise could have considerable repercussions. It’s no secret the league has had interest in putting a franchise in the American...

Remembering the Canadiens’ Late-’70s Dynasty

It’s unlikely the NHL will ever again see a team as dominant as the Montreal Canadiens’ dynasty of the late-1970s. Between 1975-76 to 1978-79, the Canadiens won four consecutive Stanley Cups. They had the league’s best record three times, including...

Early Candidates for 2017-18 NHL Awards

A quarter of the way through this season’s schedule, here’s a look at those I consider the early favorites to win the notable NHL individual awards. Hart Memorial Trophy: Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning. Injuries sidelined or hampered Stamkos in recent...