The American Way

With just under 15 minutes remaining in the second period of Game 5, Bryan Bickell entered the Bruins’ zone with the puck. Patrick Kane drifted from the right side toward the middle looking for the puck, and when Bickell’s shot was denied, Kane was there to make a bottle-popping backhand shot for the 2-0 lead.…

The scars that never heal

After the Chicago Blackhawks took just 17 seconds to dismantle the Boston Bruins, the mood in Boston’s TD Garden appeared much more lively than expected. Fans of the opposing team will normally boo loudly, throw things, and act completely unsportsmanlike, all in support of their team. However, it wasn’t the case in Boston, for whatever…

Top-20 NHL Trade Value Rankings

Wayne Gretzky dominated the game of hockey in a way no other player ever will. It didn’t stop him from being traded, the “Great One” was moved for a “King’s Ransom.” Hockey is the only sport where it’s assumed that you don’t need a superstar in order to succeed, but it is also the one…

The Columnists: Ep. 1

Our two columnists and Ohio Bobcats hockey writers, Michael Garr (The Garr Report) and Joshua Yost (Forensic Friday), have joined forces to talk some professional puck. In this edition the guys discuss possible trades for the Ottawa Senators and Daniel Alfredsson. They also touch on potential Norris Trophy Candidates now that Erik Karlsson is out…