1. 2011-2012 NHL: 3 Stars and 3 Bums After Week 1

    The NHL season is just over a week old, and for some teams the start has been great while others are pounding the panic button...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about almost 3 years ago 1,945 reads 11 comments

  2. Vancouver Canucks: 4 Reasons Not to Panic...Yet

    The Vancouver Canucks looked gassed during their 2-0 loss in Detroit Thursday night, and they are once again off to a slow and sloppy start. After the first four games, Vancouver has a 1-2-1 record...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about almost 3 years ago 685 reads 5 comments

  3. Winnipeg Jets: Mark Scheifele Should Be Sent Back to Juniors

    The Winnipeg Jets surprised many hockey prognosticators by selecting Mark Scheifele with the seventh overall pick in last June’s NHL draft...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about almost 3 years ago 738 reads 3 comments

  4. NHL Preview: 40 Bold, Crazy and Dumb Predictions for 2011-2012 NHL Season

    Finally. After a long summer, NHL hockey is back. It's the time of year where every team is still in contention...even the Maple Leafs...and the time to make some season predictions...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about almost 3 years ago 886 reads 12 comments

  5. NHL Opening Night: The Vancouver Canucks Can Make Early Statement Against Pens

    The Vancouver Canucks kick off the 2011-2012 NHL season Thursday night with a marquee match-up with the Pittsburgh Penguins . Despite being one of the best teams in the NHL, the Canucks are still dogged with some nagging questions...

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  6. Vancouver Canucks: 6 Reasons They Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2011-2012

    The Vancouver Canucks begin the 2011-2012 NHL season Thursday with a home game against the Pittsburgh Penguins . The Canucks are hoping to accomplish what the Penguins were able to do in 2009, win the Stanley Cup a year after losing it...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about almost 3 years ago 2,626 reads 12 comments

  7. Winnipeg Jets: A Fan's Guide For Who to Hate During the 2011-2012 NHL Season

    The last time an NHL team named the Winnipeg Jets skated in a game, they played in what is now the Western Conference. When the new Jets take the ice against Montreal this week, it will be in the Eastern Conference...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about almost 3 years ago 1,225 reads 17 comments

  8. NHL Preview: 5 Underestimated Teams Heading into the 2011-12 Season

    With the season a few days away fans, media and all the talking heads are busy making their predictions for the 2011-2012 NHL season. We all know the favorites by now...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,573 reads 2 comments

  9. Current Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Controversy Is Worst Ever

    The Seattle Seahawks are in the beginning throes of a full blown quarterback controversy. Last Sunday, despite guiding Seattle to a 13-10 victory over division rival Arizona ...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,125 reads 3 comments

  10. Vancouver Canucks: 4 Questions They Still Have to Answer This Preseason

    The Vancouver Canucks are in Anaheim tonight for a preseason match up with the Ducks. Tonight’s game will be the first one this preseason where Vancouver actually ices a line up that resembles an NHL team...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,235 reads 4 comments

  11. Vancouver Canucks: Why Goalie Eddie Lack Might Save the Canucks

    As the Vancouver Canucks work their way through their slew of preseason games, goaltender Eddie Lack will garner a lot of attention from the team...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,496 reads 10 comments

  12. Alexander Ovechkin: 3 Reasons His Attitude Can Hurt Him on and off the Ice

    Washington Capitals ’ superstar Alexander Ovechkin is one of the most exciting players in the NHL today. His high energy rushes up the ice bring fans to the edge of their seats...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,384 reads 18 comments

  13. NHL Fights: 15 Great Fights Featuring Non-Fighters

    The NHL enforcer has long been a hockey tradition. Each team has one or two players who are willing to drop the gloves to protect the star players from being roughed up. However, sometimes, it's not the enforcer who gets into scraps...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 2,330 reads 11 comments

  14. Dustin Byfuglien: Should the Winnipeg Jets Move Byfuglien to Forward?

    Dustin Byfuglien met with reporters Friday as the Winnipeg Jets opened their training camp. With legal and weight questions swirling around him, the defenseman looked fit and sounded ready to get on the ice...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 926 reads 6 comments

  15. Stanley Cup Droughts: Leafs, Kings, Blues—Who Ends Theirs First?

    In the spring of 1967 the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens to become Stanley Cup champions. That next fall the NHL added six expansion teams that included the St...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 2,312 reads 8 comments

  16. NHL 2011-2012: 10 Questions That Will Decide the Fate of the Vancouver Canucks

    The Vancouver Canucks are entering the 2011-2012 NHL season coming off, perhaps, the greatest season in their franchise's 40-year history...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,900 reads 6 comments

  17. NHL Preview: The Top 10 Lines Going into the 2011-2012 NHL Season

    NHL general managers spend a number of long nights trying to put together the strongest and deepest rosters they can. Once they have their players they then need to place them with the right partners and create their lines...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 4,966 reads 31 comments

  18. Sidney Crosby: What Today's News Means for the Future of the NHL

    Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby held a press conference Wednesday to address the rampant speculation concerning his health and availability for the 2011-2012 NHL season...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 761 reads 0 comments

  19. Winnipeg Jets Uniforms: The NHL's 10 Best New Uniforms of the Past 15 Years

    The Winnipeg Jets decided to use an air force base to reveal their much anticipated new sweaters on Tuesday. The setting made sense as the Jets had been keeping the new look as top secret as they could...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 325 reads 34 comments

  20. NHL: 10 Current Players Who Could Follow Steve Yzerman into Successful GM Runs

    Steve Yzerman’s first season as the general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning was the definition of success. He pulled the right strings to guide his team to within one game, and one goal, of the Stanley Cup Finals...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,481 reads 11 comments

  21. NHL 2011-2012: 10 Questions That Will Decide the Winnipeg Jets' Fate This Season

    The Winnipeg Jets would like nothing more than to make the playoffs in their first season back home. With a team loaded with young players that may be a stretch. A stretch, but not an impossibility...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,103 reads 3 comments

  22. 10 Questions That Will Decide Who Wins the Stanley Cup

    The salary cap and free agency have brought about an era of parity in the NHL which results in exciting seasons where the margin of winning it all and falling just short is pretty thin...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,477 reads 6 comments

  23. NHL 2011-2012: 10 Bold Predictions for the Vancouver Canucks This Season

    As the Vancouver Canucks start skating again this season they do so with the shortest amount of rest in team history...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 4,627 reads 20 comments

  24. NHL 2011-2012: The 10 Feel-Good Stories We Are Rooting for This Season

    Every NHL season has its share of great stories. In some cases these stories seem like they were written by Hollywood script writers. They are feel-good stories, stories that make you smile no matter which team you root for...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 1,675 reads 29 comments

  25. NHL on Television: Why the NHL Network Has Been a Huge Letdown This Summer

    Last night, in an effort to cure my hockey withdrawal syndrome, I landed my remote control on the NHL Network. They were re-broadcasting a Stanley Cup Playoff game between the San Jose Sharks and the Detroit Red Wings...

    Andrew Eide Written by Andrew Eide about 3 years ago 431 reads 13 comments