1. NHL Teams That Missed Opportunity to Improve Their Rosters This Summer

    The NHL's offseason is a fascinating time of the year as general managers attempt to bolster their rosters while giving up as little as possible to do so...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 28 days ago 18,333 reads 44 comments

  2. NHL Stars Facing the Biggest Question Marks in the 2015-16 Season

    The 2015-16 NHL season won't start up until early October, but now is as good a time as any to look at some players who will enter the season with some questions in need of answering...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 19,944 reads 56 comments

  3. What's Next for Philadelphia Flyers After Jakub Voracek Extension?

    The Philadelphia Flyers took care of business by inking top winger Jakub Voracek to an eight-year contract extension worth $66 million on Thursday, and it was a fiscally sane ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 12,101 reads 42 comments

  4. Phil Kessel Doesn't Get Enough Credit for Being an Elite NHL Superstar

    When it comes to superstar forwards in the NHL , it is safe to say that Sidney Crosby , Steven Stamkos, Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and Corey Perry are popular names that roll off the tongue...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 2,145 reads 5 comments

  5. Breaking Down Steven Stamkos' Value as a Trade Chip

    In January, Steven Stamkos said that he planned to re-sign with the Tampa Bay Lighting as soon as possible, according to a report filed by Pierre LeBrun and Scott Burnside of ESPN ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 20,729 reads 55 comments

  6. Grading the Top Offseason Moves for the New York Rangers

    The New York Rangers have gone pretty deep into the playoffs in back-to-back seasons, but they ultimately have nothing to show for it...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 16,710 reads 17 comments

  7. Grading the Top Offseason Moves for the Toronto Maple Leafs

    It has been an interesting offseason in Toronto , and after a number of fast and furious moves, the biggest story out of the metropolis involves Phil Kessel and a hot dog truck...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 14,546 reads 27 comments

  8. Grading the Top Offseason Moves for the Chicago Blackhawks

    The 2014-15 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks have been busy this offseason, and they have made a number of changes. Such is the life of an elite contender, and this isn't the first time the Hawks have won a Stanley Cup and cleared the decks...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 26,103 reads 33 comments

  9. Grading the Top Offseason Moves for the Los Angeles Kings

    The Los Angeles Kings saw their chance at defending the Stanley Cup go down in ashes after falling to the Calgary Flames with only days left in the regular season...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 4,765 reads 2 comments

  10. Grading the Top Offseason Moves for the Detroit Red Wings

    The Detroit Red Wings enter the 2015-16 season heading in a different direction, but the ultimate goal remains the same...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 9,721 reads 30 comments

  11. Grading the Top Offseason Moves for the Philadelphia Flyers

    The Philadelphia Flyers have had an active start to the offseason and are starting to trend in the right direction...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 10,766 reads 14 comments

  12. Grading the Top Offseason Moves for the Boston Bruins

    The Boston Bruins have had an interesting offseason to date, and the front office has been rather aggressive...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 10,801 reads 15 comments

  13. 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 months ago 15,852 reads 51 comments

  14. 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 2 months ago 4,335 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 3,604 reads 3 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 4,335 reads 17 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 8,048 reads 23 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 13,557 reads 25 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 6,265 reads 5 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 12,128 reads 13 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 5,713 reads 11 comments

  22. 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 2 months ago 5,751 reads 22 comments

  23. 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 2 months ago 9,384 reads 57 comments

  24. 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 2 months ago 9,396 reads 46 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 6,647 reads 32 comments