1. Puckpassion's NHL Power Rankings Week Three

    The formula for this power ranking system involves total team points, total goals scored, total goals allowed, as well as additional points for away wins within the week...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about 5 years ago 1,737 reads 7 comments

  2. NHL's 10 Best Rivalries to Watch This Season

    Rivalries in hockey are arguably more intense than in any other sport because of how untamed the sport of hockey is. In a way, many hockey rivalries are almost animalistic because of how passionate ...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about 5 years ago 3,250 reads 11 comments

  3. Puckpassion's NHL Power Rankings (Week Two)

    The formula for this power ranking system involves total team points, total goals scored, total goals allowed as well as additional points for away wins within the week...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about 5 years ago 2,659 reads 15 comments

  4. Puckpassion's NHL Power Rankings (Week One)

    The formula for this power ranking system involves team points, total goals scored, total goals allowed as well as additional points for away wins...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about 5 years ago 480 reads 9 comments

  5. Projecting the NHL's 10 Best Offensive First Lines

    One of my favorite sports debates is arguing which NHL team has or will have the most potent offensive first line going into the new season. To have a great offensive line in the NHL it takes much more than natural skill...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about 5 years ago 662 reads 21 comments

  6. Vegas: 2010 Stanley Cup Odds, Playoff Seedings and Thoughts

    The Detroit Red Wings are the odds on favorite by Vegas again to win the Stanley Cup at a moneyline of +450. The moneyline of +450 dollars means that is how much you win for every one hundred dollars you bet...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about 5 years ago 3,110 reads 4 comments

  7. NHL's 10 Best Shootout Artists (with Videos)

    The shootout was instituted in the NHL at the start of the 2005-06 season. Over the years it has taken on a mind of it's own, and in a way has become hockey art, even though it has nothing to do with the actual game of hockey...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about 5 years ago 2,560 reads 17 comments

  8. NHL Top 10 Candidates: First-Time 100-Point Players

    Which players this season in the NHL will have the best shot to reach 100 points for the first time in their career's? There are several great candidates, so I tried my best to give you the 10 ...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 1,949 reads 13 comments

  9. Video: Was Dion Phaneuf's Hit on Kyle Okposo Dirty or Just Uncalled for?

    Last night in a preseason NHL game between the Calgary Flames and the New York Islanders, Calgary defenseman Dion Phaneuf, who is known for crushing hits, laid one of his patended side-swiping ...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 912 reads 24 comments

  10. NHL Top 10 Candidates: First-Time 40 Goal Scorers

    There are many great goal scorers in the NHL who have yet to reach the 40 goal plateau, and many that have come real close. I look at the 40 goal plateau as the mark where a player can finally call themselves a true goal scorer...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 2,200 reads 2 comments

  11. Ranking The NHL's Best Third Jerseys

    Here is a list of NHL teams that do not qualify because they do not officially have a third jersey...yet. Montreal Canadiens New York Rangers New Jersey Devils Pittsburgh Penguins Washington ...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 5,047 reads 36 comments

  12. The NHL's 10 Most Important Players To Their Franchise

    10. Rick Nash (Columbus Blue Jackets) Rick began his NHL career with Columbus in 2002 and was nominated for the Calder Trophy as NHL rookie of the year...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 998 reads 5 comments

  13. Puckpassion's 10 Ways To Change The NHL

    Every fan has their own ideas of how they would change their favorite league or sport in a way they think would make it better. I have 10 ideas on my mind in which I think would make the NHL a more unique and attractive league...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 587 reads 12 comments

  14. 2009-2010 NHL Trophy Predictions

    With the beginning of the NHL season just about a month away, and the opening of training camps about 10 days away, it's time for me to predict who will be taking home hardware by the end of the season...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 7,754 reads 46 comments

  15. 2009-2010 NHL Western Conference Standings Predictions

    Part two of my NHL standing predictions which predicts the teams from the Western Conference are finally done. I think the West was a bit easier to predict because it has more dominant teams compared to the East, so it's easier to pick them out...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 5,637 reads 18 comments

  16. 2009-2010 NHL Eastern Conference Standings Predictions

    This time of the year is when I start to break out of my depression from hockey deprivation. It is the final stretch of the long, hot summer dog days, and on the horizon are those crisp fall days and hockey training camp, my favorite time of the year...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 8,533 reads 18 comments

  17. 2010 Olympic Team USA Mock Lineup

    USA Olympic men's hockey camp will take place Aug. 17-19, at Seven Bridges Ice Arena in Woodridge, Ill, a suburb of Chicago. The roster includes three goaltenders, 12 defencemen and 19 forwards and leaves off many of the older, long-time Team USA stars

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 1,900 reads 0 comments

  18. Beyond Crosby and Ovechkin: The Next 10 Most Exciting NHL Players

    Almost every single hockey fan agrees Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin are probably the top two most exciting players to watch in the NHL. They do it all. Score highlight goal after highlight goal...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 3,545 reads 20 comments

  19. My NHL Proposal: "Rivalry Weekend"

    In my opinion, one of the best and most underrated things going in sports is "rivalry week" in college football and basketball (i'm not sure if other college sports do it)...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 208 reads 1 comments

  20. No Puckin' Way: The 10 Most Untouchable NHL Records

    The NHL has been around since 1917, and through the 90 some odd years, many eye popping records have been set. Which records are the toughest to break, and will they ever be broken? Many NHL ...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 14,314 reads 26 comments

  21. NHL Power Rankings: July Edition

    Time to get into some offseason NHL power rankings. It still may be early for full NHL team evaluations, but with most of the big time free agents locked up, I think we can get a good look with what direction teams are heading in...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 1,988 reads 16 comments

  22. 10 Best NHL Draft Steals Since 1990

    Over the last week and a half, I have been studying the NHL drafts of the past, starting from the year 1990. I have come to a conclusion that every first round in the NHL draft produces as many ...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 5,247 reads 13 comments

  23. NHL Rookies On The Horizon

    Excluding the rookies who will be drafted in 2009, I want to highlight some other prospects from prior draft years or recent FA signings that could be ready to make the jump up to the NHL, and possibly make an impact right away...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 1,673 reads 7 comments

  24. Early Evaluation: NHL's 2009-2010 Breakout Forwards

    Every year in the NHL we see a handful of young forwards have their breakout seasons. Some expected, some unexpected...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 2,870 reads 3 comments

  25. Stanley Cup Final Photoshop Tribute

    The first NHL playoff photoshop slideshow I did a couple of weeks ago seemed to be pretty popular around here, so I decided to dedicate one to the Stanley Cup Finals...

    Puckpassion Written by Puckpassion about over 5 years ago 954 reads 5 comments