1. NHL Fantasy Sleepers 2013-14: Top 5 Steals at Every Position

    Not everyone is lucky enough to become an NHL bench boss or front office manager, so fantasy hockey allows fans to live out their wildest dreams in a virtual setting...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 10 months ago 54,775 reads 41 comments

  2. 5 Burning Questions for New York Rangers' 2013-14 Season

    The New York Rangers have not had a very successful preseason thus far, and for that reason, fans have a lot of questions about the upcoming season...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 10 months ago 1,583 reads 2 comments

  3. What New York Rangers Must Do to Be Cap Compliant After Signing Derek Stepan

    Derek Stepan—as general manager Glen Sather would put it— "wised up" Thursday afternoon by finally coming to terms on a contract extension with the New York Rangers according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 10 months ago 4,195 reads 11 comments

  4. How Alain Vigneault Will Get New York Rangers' Defensemen Involved Offensively

    Alain Vigneault has been behind the bench for a handful of New York Rangers preseason games, and thus far he stayed true to his word about getting defensemen involved offensively...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 10 months ago 1,122 reads 0 comments

  5. Will Henrik Lundqvist Remain an Elite Goalie Under Alain Vigneault?

    Henrik Lundqvist is widely considered the best goaltender in the world today, but can he remain an elite netminder under Alain Vigneault? It goes without saying that the 31-year-old ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 10 months ago 3,604 reads 10 comments

  6. NHL Stars Most Likely to Win Their 1st Hart Trophy in the Next 3 Seasons

    Winning the NHL 's Hart Trophy as league MVP is an impressive accomplishment, but which NHL stars will likely win the coveted award within the next three years? The NHL is full ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 4,734 reads 9 comments

  7. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Contract: What's Oilers Future with Young Stars Locked Up?

    Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is the latest Edmonton Oiler to be signed long term according to Elliotte Friedman of CBC , but there is no guarantee that this group of youngsters has what it takes to be a Stanley Cup contender...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 2,313 reads 11 comments

  8. Why Derick Brassard Will Reach His Potential with New York Rangers in 2013-14

    Many fans and critics were skeptical of the return the New York Rangers received when they dealt superstar sniper Marian Gaborik at last year’s trade deadline, but this ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 2,823 reads 18 comments

  9. New York Rangers Turning the Most Heads at 2013-14 Training Camp

    NHL training camps are slowly coming to a close now that preseason games have gotten underway and there are a number of New York Rangers still fighting for roster spots...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 4,976 reads 17 comments

  10. Why Brad Richards Is New York Rangers' Biggest X-Factor for 2013-14 Season

    The New York Rangers might not have made the best financial decision by keeping Brad Richards for the 2013-14 season, but he will be their biggest X-factor this year...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 1,720 reads 1 comments

  11. Will Alain Vigneault Help or Hurt Chris Kreider's Ascent Toward Stardom?

    The New York Rangers are going to be an intriguing team to watch early on this season because of the addition of bench boss Alain Vigneault...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 1,685 reads 12 comments

  12. Ranking the 10 Best Underdog Stories in NHL History

    If you don't have a particular rooting interest, it is always nice to support the underdog that seemingly doesn't have a chance. Martin St...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 4,078 reads 17 comments

  13. Ranking the 10 Most Fun Teams in NHL 14

    Today EA Sports released NHL 14 , but EA Season Ticket subscribers have had their hands on a digital copy for four days now. Luckily, I have been able to play the game for some time now, and there are a lot of fun teams you can control...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 34,573 reads 6 comments

  14. The Craziest Rookie Hazing Stories in NHL History

    Joining the NHL brotherhood is like joining an exclusive club, and with that comes initiation. Each NHL team does things differently, and some stories are leaked while others remain a secret...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 3,594 reads 7 comments

  15. One Burning Question for Every NHL Team Entering Training Camp

    NHL training camps will open for business this week, and there are a number of questions that teams need to answer...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 25,171 reads 23 comments

  16. The 10 Weirdest Superstitions of NHL Players

    Throughout the history of the NHL , there have been dozens of wacky and zany superstitions. Wayne Gretzky liked to enjoy his beverages in a precise order...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 11,816 reads 15 comments

  17. Ranking the NHL's 10 Most Tumultuous Coaching Tenures in the Past Decade

    The last decade of NHL hockey, 2002-03 to 2012-13, has been interesting to say the least, and there have been many coaching tenures that have been turbulent in nature...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 4,019 reads 9 comments

  18. Ranking the 10 Most Controversial Calls in NHL History

    NHL referees are far from perfect, and there have been multiple moments when a referee's decision impacted a game's outcome. Referees do have a tough job, but there are some calls you just need to get right...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 8,886 reads 19 comments

  19. Identifying Top NHL Superstars' Kryptonite

    The NHL is full of superstars like Sidney Crosby , Steven Stamkos and Alex Ovechkin, but even the best of players have a kryptonite that ails them...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 5,743 reads 28 comments

  20. Every NHL Team's Most Tradeable Asset

    In the NHL world, franchises are always trying to improve their rosters, and sometimes you need to give up a good asset in order to receive one in return. A perfect example of this was illustrated in the Tyler Seguin trade...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 34,649 reads 67 comments

  21. Every NHL Team's Best Player Under 25 Years Old

    One of the reasons that NHL hockey is a great sport is because there is never a shortage of young talent entering the league...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 73,803 reads 87 comments

  22. Looking Ahead at the Best Players in the 2014 NHL Free Agent Class

    The 2014 NHL free agency class is set to become one of the best in years, and there are a number of players such as Thomas Vanek, Ryan Miller and Phil Kessel who could hit the open market...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 13,414 reads 25 comments

  23. NHL Stars Who Should Be Signed to Long-Term Deals as Soon as Possible

    The New York Rangers made the decision to lock up star defender Ryan McDonagh for the long haul this summer, and there are other stars that teams should re-sign as soon as possible...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 10,050 reads 38 comments

  24. NHL Coaches with the Most to Prove in 2013-14 Season

    The 2013-14 NHL season is just around the corner, and a few teams have coaches that have a lot to prove. John Tortorella of the Vancouver Canucks will need to prove he can be effective with a roster devoid of gritty players...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 3,156 reads 16 comments

  25. Power Ranking the Projected Starting Goalies at 2014 Winter Olympics

    The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi will give goaltenders such as Jonathan Quick, Henrik Lundqvist, Sergei Bobrovsky and assorted others a chance to showcase their skills on a national stage...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 11 months ago 6,309 reads 25 comments