1. Ranking the Best Candidates for the Toronto Maple Leafs Head Coaching Job

    On Sunday, Peter Horachek was relieved of his duties as head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs after finishing the season with a record of 9-28-5. He stepped into the picture in January after Randy Carlyle, 21-16-3 at the time, was fired...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 13,662 reads 31 comments

  2. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the Toronto Maple Leafs

    There is never a dull moment in the hockey mecca of Toronto, and Sunday was no different. The team announced the firing of general manager Dave Nonis, head coach Peter Horachek and the dismissal of other members of the team's staff...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 11,357 reads 30 comments

  3. Islanders vs. Capitals: Preview and Prediction for the 2015 NHL Playoffs Matchup

    The New York Islanders and Washington Capitals are set to embark on a classic Patrick Division matchup in the first round of the playoffs...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 10,014 reads 32 comments

  4. Ducks vs. Jets: Preview and Prediction for the 2015 NHL Playoffs Matchup

    Take a deep breath, walk your dog and relax while you can because the Stanley Cup playoffs are bound to cause some mild chest pains, nausea and other symptoms...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 5,167 reads 30 comments

  5. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the Los Angeles Kings

    The Los Angeles Kings are only the sixth team in NHL history to miss the playoffs the season after winning a Stanley Cup...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 7,347 reads 18 comments

  6. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the San Jose Sharks

    The San Jose Sharks ended the 2013-14 season with four consecutive losses against the Los Angeles Kings in the first round of the playoffs, and they made history by becoming one of a handful of teams to lose a 3-0 series lead in the playoffs...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 7,433 reads 9 comments

  7. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the Philadelphia Flyers

    The Philadelphia Flyers didn’t have the season they wanted in 2014-15, and it is a disappointment when you consider the talent on the roster. The Flyers were a playoff team last season, and they entered the season with some expectations...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 14,588 reads 45 comments

  8. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the Boston Bruins

    The Boston Bruins were the NHL ’s best team throughout the 2013-14 regular season, and they find themselves on the outside of the playoffs...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 17,114 reads 61 comments

  9. Ranking the Biggest Statistical Surprises of the 2014-15 NHL Season

    The NHL 's regular season reaches its coda on Saturday, and then like a phoenix, a new season will dawn from the ashes...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 7,051 reads 20 comments

  10. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best NHL DFS DraftKings Lineup for April 9

    The NHL regular season is nearing its climax, and Thursday night is going to be an amazing night full of intense action. There is a jam-packed schedule featuring 11 games...

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  11. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Primer for April 8

    The NHL 's regular season is almost over, but there is still some important hockey to be played. The Boston Bruins take on the Washington Capitals in a must-win game because of ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 1,012 reads 0 comments

  12. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks for April 6

    The end of the NHL regular season is near, and there are going to be a lot of motivated players taking the ice on Monday...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 1,600 reads 3 comments

  13. The Latest Buzz on the Top Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft Class

    The month of April is finally here, and in a few weeks, the NHL will hold a draft lottery to find out which lucky team will draft first overall in June...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 8,114 reads 10 comments

  14. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best NHL DFS DraftKings Lineup for April 2

    With the NHL playoff picture becoming clearer and clearer each day, Thursday is going to be a very important night in the hockey world...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 1,457 reads 1 comments

  15. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Primer for April 1

    The month of April is finally here, and the playoff picture is all but finalized except for a few spots at the bottom of each conference...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 1,272 reads 0 comments

  16. Key Themes Behind NHL's Top Contenders

    With the NHL 's regular season dwindling down, there is a clear line drawn at the top of the standings. As of March 31, five teams have 100 points or more, and two are within two points of the plateau...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 8,453 reads 21 comments

  17. NHL Coaches and Executives Most Likely to Be Fired This Offseason

    The majority of owners in the NHL expect their teams to win the Stanley Cup every season, but only 16 teams ultimately get to compete in the marathon for the legendary trophy...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 16,585 reads 52 comments

  18. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Primer for March 25

    The NHL has three games on tap for Wednesday, and there are a lot of opportunities waiting for DK fantasy players who are willing to find them...

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  19. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Studs and Duds for March 24

    It is going to be hard to follow up Monday's compelling NHL action that saw the Ottawa Senators slide into the second Eastern Conference wild-card spot, but Tuesday has the potential to be huge for a couple of teams still vying for a playoff spot...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 4 months ago 1,355 reads 0 comments

  20. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings' Ideal Lineup Picks for March 23

    Contrary to popular belief, "March Madness" is not exclusive to the sport of basketball, and Monday night's action is going to be some of the best of the week because of pending playoff implications...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 4 months ago 1,384 reads 0 comments

  21. Underrated NHL Trade-Deadline Moves That Look Great Now

    Front-office executives completed 66 trades between the beginning of the 2014-15 season and the March 2 deadline...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 4 months ago 19,216 reads 21 comments

  22. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Primer for March 18

    The NHL was in full swing on St. Patrick's Day with nine games. Wednesday will feature a scant three games. That is certainly a significant drop, but there are still some important things to talk about...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 4 months ago 1,136 reads 0 comments

  23. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Studs and Duds for March 17

    With another day of NHL action upon us, the playoff push continues for a number of teams. There are nine games listed on the docket for good ole St...

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  24. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks for March 16

    The NHL playoff race is really starting to tighten up, and there are only a few more spots up for grabs. There are four important matchups Monday night, including Montreal vs. Tampa Bay and Los Angeles vs...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 4 months ago 1,432 reads 0 comments

  25. Breaking Down the Presidents' Trophy Race in the 2014-15 NHL Season

    The 2014-15 NHL season has been an enthralling one, and a number of teams have gone on some impressive runs recently. There are only a few weeks left in the season, and it is a great time to break down the Presidents' Trophy race...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 4 months ago 12,393 reads 58 comments