1. New York Rangers' Complete Guide to Free Agency

    The New York Rangers are at the midpoint of an arc in the hockey world, and the upcoming offseason will impact the direction in which the franchise will trend in the coming years...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 2 days ago 14,703 reads 49 comments

  2. 2015 NHL Draft Guide for Montreal Canadiens

    The Montreal Canadiens fell short of the Stanley Cup Final for the second season in a row, as they were eliminated by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 8 days ago 4,264 reads 2 comments

  3. 2015 NHL Draft Guide for Los Angeles Kings

    The 2013-14 season was amazing for the Los Angeles Kings , as they won the Stanley Cup. The 2014-15 campaign was supposed to be a continuation of that, but the defending Cup champions fell short of the postseason...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 8 days ago 3,553 reads 3 comments

  4. 2015 NHL Draft Guide for Detroit Red Wings

    The Detroit Red Wings have a history of success when it comes to the NHL draft, and things will be a little different this week when general manager Ken Holland approaches the podium...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 8 days ago 4,257 reads 17 comments

  5. 2015 NHL Draft Guide for New York Rangers

    The New York Rangers were in a prime position to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the second straight year, and the team missed a huge opportunity...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 8 days ago 7,901 reads 23 comments

  6. 2015 NHL Draft Guide for Chicago Blackhawks

    The 2015 NHL draft is going to be an interesting couple of days for general manager Stan Bowman and for the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 8 days ago 13,454 reads 25 comments

  7. 2015 NHL Draft Guide for Pittsburgh Penguins

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have continually fizzled out of the playoffs since winning a Stanley Cup in 2009, and the team is in a bit of a rut...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 8 days ago 6,196 reads 5 comments

  8. 2015 NHL Draft Guide for Toronto Maple Leafs

    The Toronto Maple Leafs enter the 2015 draft with a chance to make a much-needed turnaround. The team made a bold move by hiring Mike Babcock as the head coach, but it will ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 8 days ago 12,041 reads 13 comments

  9. 2015 NHL Draft Guide for Philadelphia Flyers

    The Philadelphia Flyers missed the playoffs last season and enter the draft with the opportunity to start building forward. The Flyers hold the No. 7 overall pick and the No. 29 pick in the first round, the No...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 8 days ago 5,560 reads 11 comments

  10. 2015 NHL Draft Guide for Boston Bruins

    The Boston Bruins missed the playoffs for the first time since the 2006–07 season, and failing to do so cost general manager Peter Chiarelli his job...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 8 days ago 5,582 reads 22 comments

  11. Breaking Down the NHL's 2015 Hart Trophy Candidates

    The Hart Trophy is given out each season to the league's most valuable player, although some look at the award as one given to the league's best player...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 10 days ago 9,336 reads 57 comments

  12. Breaking Down the NHL's 2015 Vezina Trophy Candidates

    NHL goaltenders have one of the toughest jobs in professional sports, and as the last line of defense there is a ton of pressure placed upon them because the margin for error is so small...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 12 days ago 9,325 reads 46 comments

  13. Breaking Down the NHL's 2014-15 Norris Trophy Candidates

    Each year the NHL awards the James Norris Trophy to the league's best defenseman, and this year Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators and P...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 13 days ago 6,633 reads 32 comments

  14. Best Fits for Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Pittsburgh Penguins fizzled out in the first round of the playoffs this season and head into the draft with some uncertainty. The team has several holes, a scant number of draft choices and no direction...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 14 days ago 5,825 reads 6 comments

  15. Best Fits for Detroit Red Wings in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Detroit Red Wings have a history of success when it comes to the NHL draft, and things will be a little different this June...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 14 days ago 5,954 reads 10 comments

  16. Best Fits for Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The 2015 NHL draft is going to be an important and potentially interesting time for the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks . The modern dynasty has three titles in six years, but the 2015-16 season has the team in a financial bind...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 14 days ago 3,676 reads 8 comments

  17. Breaking Down the NHL's 2014-15 Selke Trophy Candidates

    The Selke Trophy is given out each season to the NHL forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 16 days ago 6,205 reads 20 comments

  18. Best Fits for the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have a total of eight picks in the upcoming draft, and the brain trust of head of hockey operations Brendan Shanahan, acting general manager Kyle Dubas and ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 17 days ago 15,538 reads 15 comments

  19. Best Fits for Boston Bruins in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Boston Bruins were the Presidents' Trophy winner for the 2013-14 NHL season, but missed the playoffs in 2014-15. Missing the playoffs cost general manager Peter Chiarelli his job, and Don Sweeney was named his replacement...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 17 days ago 6,868 reads 7 comments

  20. Best Fit for Philadelphia Flyers in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Philadelphia Flyers have five picks in the first three rounds of the NHL draft, and general manager Ron Hextall has an opportunity to stock the prospect pantry...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 17 days ago 8,500 reads 15 comments

  21. Breaking Down the NHL's 2015 Calder Trophy Candidates

    Aaron Ekblad of the Florida Panthers, Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames and Mark Stone of the Ottawa Senators are the three finalists for the Calder Trophy that is awarded to ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 19 days ago 6,571 reads 23 comments

  22. Final Report Card for New York Rangers' 2014-15 Season

    The New York Rangers fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, and it was the first time in franchise history that the Broadway Blueshirts lost a pivotal seventh game at Madison Square Garden...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 6,805 reads 36 comments

  23. Complete Guide to the New York Rangers' 2015 Offseason

    The New York Rangers fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, and it was the first time the Broadway Blueshirts lost a pivotal seventh game at Madison Square Garden...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 28,973 reads 143 comments

  24. Ranking the Most Clutch NHL Game 7 Performances of the 2000s

    The 2014-15 NHL playoffs will feature two Game 7s in the conference finals, and it will be only the third time that it has happened in NHL history, according to Elias Sports Bureau via John Buccigross of ESPN...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 35,372 reads 64 comments

  25. Predicting the Next Head Coach for Each Loser of the Mike Babcock Sweepstakes

    Mike Babcock made his decision, and despite a massive financial offer he isn’t taking his talents to South Beach...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 26,524 reads 41 comments