1. Should the NHL Consider Making a Change to 3-on-3 Overtime?

    The shootout has been one of the more controversial topics of the NHL landscape since its creation following the 2004-05 lockout...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 4,046 reads 35 comments

  2. Why New York Rangers Should Sign Derek Stepan to a Long-Term Contract

    The New York Rangers are in a salary-cap squeeze. With only $2,180,833 million in cap space , general manager Glen Sather doesn't have much financial flexibility to sign No...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 2,432 reads 10 comments

  3. Should Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane Play on the Same Line in 2013-14?

    The turning point for the Chicago Blackhawks in last year's Stanley Cup Final came when head coach Joel Quenneville finally reunited superstars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews on the top line for Game 4 with his team trailing 2-1 in the series...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 4,658 reads 11 comments

  4. Will Position Change Help Taylor Hall's Ascent to NHL Superstardom?

    Taylor Hall's journey to superstardom took a step in the right direction last season when the Edmonton Oilers winger led the team in scoring and displayed the leadership of a future captain...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 3,059 reads 9 comments

  5. How Loui Eriksson Will Impact Boston Bruins in 2013-14 Season

    The summer addition of Loui Eriksson makes the Boston Bruins a much stronger Stanley Cup contender than the team that came within two wins of another championship last season...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 4,729 reads 21 comments

  6. Star Players with the Most to Prove During 2013-14 NHL Season

    The upcoming NHL season will bring new challenges, high expectations and lots of pressure for star players to perform at a high level...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 6,502 reads 16 comments

  7. Is Parity in the NHL Coming to an End?

    The NHL owners envisioned their league becoming more competitive when the salary cap was finally created after a season-killing lockout in 2004-05. They were right...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 9,992 reads 26 comments

  8. Why Beau Bennett Will Be a Breakout Star for Pittsburgh Penguins

    The Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be a more difficult team to beat next season when Beau Bennett enjoys a breakout campaign as an important top-six forward...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 4,923 reads 13 comments

  9. Ranking the Best Alternate Jerseys in the NHL

    The NHL is home to some of the most creative and iconic jerseys in sports. Since the league decided that teams would wear dark-colored jerseys at home following the 2004-05 lockout, ...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 14,736 reads 47 comments

  10. Building the All-New York Hockey Team Entering the 2013-14 NHL Season

    The fierce rivalry between the New York Rangers and the New York Islanders finally became relevant again in the city's crowded sports scene last year, and it's only going to improve over the next few seasons...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 5,713 reads 14 comments

  11. Prioritizing Brian Burke's To-Do List After Hiring by Calgary Flames

    Brian Burke is back in hockey and that's great news for NHL fans everywhere. The bold, impatient and opinionated former general manager of the Hartford Whalers, Vancouver Canucks ...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 4,216 reads 14 comments

  12. Ranking the Best Fits for Unsigned Free Agent Brenden Morrow

    Brenden Morrow is the best free-agent forward available on the open market. As a quality second or third-line winger with lots of playoff experience and strong leadership skills ...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 6,700 reads 6 comments

  13. Where's Middle Ground in Nazem Kadri's Contract Talks with Toronto Maple Leafs?

    Nazem Kadri needs to realize that the best move for his NHL career is to end his contract showdown with the Toronto Maple Leafs and not miss any of the team's training camp...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 5,938 reads 68 comments

  14. Chicago Blackhawks Playing Cards Perfectly to Keep Stanley Cup Core

    Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman knows how to build a Stanley Cup champion, but more importantly, he understands how to construct a roster that will contend for titles over a long period of time...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 3,724 reads 5 comments

  15. What Should Philadelphia Flyers Expect from Vincent Lecavalier in 2013-14?

    The Philadelphia Flyers are no strangers to making bold moves in free agency. The offseason signing of 33-year-old center Vincent Lecavalier , which cost the franchise $22...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 2,442 reads 12 comments

  16. Should Montreal Canadiens Make PK Subban Highest-Paid Defenseman in NHL?

    The Montreal Canadiens took a gamble in January by inking star defenseman P.K. Subban to a two-year bridge contract instead of the long-term deal that he deserved...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 5,176 reads 33 comments

  17. Which Penguins Blue Line Prospects Will Have an Immediate Impact?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have an enviable amount of depth on the blue line. After stockpiling impressive young talent from a few excellent drafts and shrewd trades, the next challenge ...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 2,262 reads 2 comments

  18. Blueprint for Corey Crawford to Meet Expectations After Big New Contract

    It's amazing how one phenomenal season impacts a player's value to an NHL team. Just a year after being the scapegoat from the Chicago Blackhawks ' disappointing first-round ...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 2,334 reads 3 comments

  19. Power Ranking the Boston Bruins' Most Important Players

    The Boston Bruins have all the talent needed to make a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final, but there won't be a championship parade with Duck Boats traveling down Boylston Street ...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 4,464 reads 10 comments

  20. Teemu Selanne Announces Return to NHL in Hilarious Golf Spoof Video

    A good portion of a newly-retired man's life involves playing golf on beautiful sunny afternoons. Fortunately for Anaheim Ducks fans, Teemu Selanne 's golf game is nowhere close ...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 20,942 reads 10 comments

  21. Latvia Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Projecting 25-Man Roster for Sochi Games

    Latvia will arrive to the 2014 Winter Olympics as a heavy underdog with a roster that will likely include just a couple of players who were drafted or have played for NHL teams...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 7,186 reads 4 comments

  22. Why Sean Couturier Improvement Is the Key for Flyers to Return to Playoffs

    Sean Couturier's development as a two-way center will be the biggest factor in whether or not the Philadelphia Flyers return to the playoffs in 2014...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 3,505 reads 21 comments

  23. Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Ready to Make an Impact in 2013-14 NHL Season

    The Chicago Blackhawks will reload their roster with a few top prospects this season to fill the voids created by the offseason departures of veterans Dave Bolland , Viktor Stalberg and Michael Frolik ...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 4,333 reads 7 comments

  24. How Jonathan Quick Can Elevate His Game and Make Los Angeles Kings Even Better

    Even after a meteoric rise to the top of the NHL 's goaltending ranks, Los Angeles Kings star Jonathan Quick still has plenty of ways to make himself and his team better...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 3,188 reads 10 comments

  25. Players Still in Mix for Roster Spots After Missing Canada's Olympic Hockey

    Being snubbed by your country for Olympic camp is an awful feeling for top-level NHL players. But for the stars that use this disappointment as motivation, there is an opportunity ...

    Nicholas Goss Written by Nicholas Goss about over 1 year ago 1,085 reads 0 comments