The turning of the calendar to July means that a busy month is about to begin for the Anaheim Ducks. Not only will they potentially be adding franchise cornerstones to the organization via the NHL Draft, but development camp will follow shortly afterward along with free agency. Pair of Former Ducks Become Stanley Cup Champions
Well, it appears I owe the Colorado Avalanche a mea culpa. Contrary to my prediction, they defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games and hoisted the Stanley Cup as champions of the 2021-22 season. While I’m on the apology tour, I also owe a big one to Darcy Kuemper, but that’ll come later. Weekly
If you are a fan of the draft, then June 26 is a huge day for you. Five separate NHL Entry Drafts were held on this date, bringing some Hall of Fame talent into the league. There was even an expansion draft held, and one of the greatest defensemen to ever play called it a
June 25 has been an important date for the National Hockey League and its growth from six to the soon-to-be 32 teams. Also, this date brought us some important rule changes, a new postseason award, and a whole slew of new stars. So let’s hop aboard the THW time machine and enjoy all the best
In this edition of Vegas Golden Knights News & Rumors, it sounds as though Reilly Smith has been signed to a contract extension, though specifics of the deal have yet to be released. Meanwhile, former head coach Pete DeBoer has been named the new bench boss for the Dallas Stars. In other news, in an
A pair of games were played on June 22, and both of them saw the winner move two within one win of the National Hockey League’s ultimate prize. This date has also seen a very memorable first-overall draft pick, the sale of an “Original Six” franchise, and plenty of moves off the ice. The THW
The chatter around the Detroit Red Wings almost exclusively pertains to one of two topics: the team’s vacant head coach position, and newly-crowned Calder Trophy winner Moritz Seider. So let’s catch up with all that chatter and see what else is happening regarding the team from Motown. Trotz, Quinn Confirmed to Interview with Red Wings
In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs’ News & Rumors, there’s some good news for Maple Leafs’ players after the NHL awards last night. Two of the team’s best players – Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner – were given awards. Sadly, Michael Bunting did not pick up the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s best rookie.
Although there have been no games played on this date, there has still been plenty of National Hockey League history made over the years. One of the greatest players to ever play the game was honored following his last full season in the league. A head coach was traded for the first time, and a
June 20 has only ever seen two games played, but one of them provided a memorable goal for the underdogs and the other tied an NHL postseason record shared by only a few teams. There were also two NHL Entry Drafts on this date, with the same team picking first in both of them. So
If you were to ask any Toronto Maple Leafs’ fan what they want the most, of course, the answer would be for the Maple Leafs to win a Stanley Cup. To have a chance to do that, they’d have to at least win a playoff round, something they have not done since 2004. Related: The
June 8 is mostly remembered for two things; plenty of Stanley Cup Final action and multiple coaching changes. Also, one of the most memorable Entry Drafts in National Hockey League history took place on this date. Let’s begin our daily trip back in time to remember all the top moments this day has given us.
Fans in Pittsburgh were given two huge reasons to celebrate on this date over the years. Also, on June 12, two of the greatest players in National Hockey League history were bestowed big honors. Let’s hop inside the THW time machine and take a trip back through the years and relive all the best memories.
This date in National Hockey League history has seen a lot of memorable moments throughout the decades. The greatest coach in the history of the game went out in style, the youngest first overall pick was made, and the Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed in a whole slew of new names. Let’s begin our daily
June 11 has been a very exciting day in National Hockey League history. One franchise’s 45-year wait to wear the crown finally came to an end, while another team returned to the championship series for the first time in a long time. This date also gave us the first repeat champions we’d seen in nearly
On January 28, 2019, Kyle Dubas acquired defenseman Jake Muzzin from the Los Angeles Kings in return for the Maple Leafs’ first-round pick in the 2019 entry draft, forward Carl Grundstrom, and the rights to prospect Sean Durzi. Adding Muzzin Was a Good Move for the Maple Leafs Adding Muzzin was lauded as a good
June 1 has been a hectic day throughout the course of National Hockey League history. It has seen champions crowned, eras end, legendary arenas built, and coaching changes to go along with the games on the ice. Let’s begin our daily trip back in time to enjoy all the top moments this date has had
What’s The Grind Line? Apart from the once-famous line of Kris Draper, Kirk Maltby, and either Joe Kocur or Darren McCarty, The Grind Line is also The Hockey Writers’ weekly column about the Detroit Red Wings. This week Tony Wolak, Devin Little, Kyle Knopp, and Rob Klein are the muckers who make up THW’s forechecking