1. Spolier Role Starts Early for Toronto Maple Leafs; First Up, Ottawa

    Although 26 points and 10 positions in the Eastern Conference separate the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators heading into this evening's latest segment of the battle of Ontario, there is ...

    Daren Bukator Written by Daren Bukator about over 4 years ago 120 reads 3 comments

  2. Why the NHL Needs a Better Point System

    March is a great time for hockey fans. The playoffs are just around the corner and the race is on for several teams trying to secure their spots for a chance at the Stanley Cup...

    Daren Bukator Written by Daren Bukator about over 5 years ago 3,906 reads 27 comments

  3. 2008 NHL Playoffs: More Arguments Against the Shootout

    Overtime in sports is exactly that: extra playing time to determine a winner, not an opportunity to change the rules. In baseball, they play extra innings to award a victory, not a home run derby...

    Daren Bukator Written by Daren Bukator about 6 years ago 10,341 reads 18 comments

  4. Don't Fall for It: Diving Has No Place in Hockey

    In professional hockey we have a bunch of two hundred-plus pound athletes, all with the same goal in mind: flying around at high speeds on a sheet of ice, with knives on their feet, weapons ...

    Daren Bukator Written by Daren Bukator about 6 years ago 6,903 reads 7 comments

  5. How To Fix the NHL Playoffs

    There are a few things wrong with the way the NHL structures its playoffs. They are too long, they lose the fans' interest as they progress, and not every team has an opportunity to face each other in the Finals...

    Daren Bukator Written by Daren Bukator about 6 years ago 736 reads 4 comments