Winners of NHL Offseason Thus Far

With the summer heat setting in, the dead of the NHL season has officially arrived. The playoffs have passed, with Washington finally securing it’s first Stanley Cup in franchise history. The draft has also passed, with highly touted first-overall-pick Rasmus Dahlin ready to make an impact for the Buffalo Sabres. Free agency, for the most […]

Kovalchuk makes NHL return

Los Angeles, CA—A familiar player to the NHL is making his return this season. Ilya Kovalchuk has signed with the Los Angeles Kings for a three-year deal worth $18.75 million. The former number 1 pick is making his return to the league after spending some time in Russia. Although separated from National Hockey League, Kovalchuk, […]

Opinion: You Can Do Better, NHL

Several NHL teams have reportedly shown interest in suspended player Slava Voynov. The Athletic’s Katie Strang has noted a few of the roadblocks the Russian hockey player faces—including immigration issues and his suspension—but there is one that should have already stopped the considering teams dead in their tracks: the horrifying domestic assault against his wife. In October of 2014, Voynov was arrested, spent […]

NHL Hands Out End-of-Season Awards

The NHL handed out it’s most important awards Wednesday night in Las Vegas, including the heavily-debated MVP award. Here’s a list of the finalists and winners: Ted Lindsay Award: Taylor Hall, New Jersey Devils; Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers; Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche. Connor McDavid took home the Ted Lindsay award for the most outstanding player in the NHL for the second straight season. He also […]