January 2017

NHL All-Star Game Upgrades

January 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Clearly, the NHL is struggling to find new gimmicks to keep the almost-annual All-Star game somewhat relevant. Gary “Chuckles” Bettman has opted to end most of the crazy props and zany tricks in favour of a more serious approach. If the NHL wants to avoid […]

Auston Matthews Thrives In Spite of Mike Babcock

January 23, 2017 // 3 Comments

Mike Babcock is most likely a very good hockey coach. But his growing reputation as the “best coach in hockey” is surely open to debate. Many Babcock lovers point to his excellent results behind the Team Canada bench. After all, his national teams have regularly […]

Video Review Reductions

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

NHL fans have been clamouring for fewer and/or shorter video reviews this season. And for once, the NHL is listening. To make sure they get the original call right more often, the league has opted to add more referees. Starting next Monday, all NHL games […]

Empty Seats? No Surprise.

January 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Of course, Sportsnet would never mention this, but there were a lot of people at yesterday’s outdoor game in Toronto disguised as empty seats. Just like the empty seats all over the Air Canada Centre during the World Junior games. Just like the empty seats […]