1. NHL Preview 2013: Bold but Reasonable Predictions for the Shortened NHL Season

    In a sport as unpredictable as hockey, bold predictions are tough to make without sounding like an absolute idiot. Then again, making bold predictions could be the only way to sound like a genius when all is said and done...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about over 1 year ago 4,290 reads 8 comments

  2. NHL Realignment: How an NFL System Could Work

    Hockey will finally be under way in about a week and a half. Thank goodness! The return of the NHL comes because the owners and players finally reached a new collective bargaining agreement several days ago...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about over 1 year ago 4,193 reads 36 comments

  3. NHL 2013 Season Preview: Teams That Are Underrated for the Coming Season

    Every year, there are a few teams that seem to overachieve based on how people rank them before the season starts. Some teams just never get as much credit as they deserve for reasons that nobody really knows...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about over 1 year ago 1,713 reads 14 comments

  4. NHL 2013 Season Preview: Teams That Are Overrated for the Coming Season

    With the 2013 NHL season about to get started, more and more fans and writers have been making predictions for the upcoming year. However, the Los Angeles Kings proved in last year's playoffs that predictions do not mean anything when it comes to hockey..

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about over 1 year ago 1,974 reads 14 comments

  5. NHL: Realignment Problems to Solve and Mistakes to Avoid

    Despite a new collective bargaining agreement being reached, the NHL has still not announced a solution to the realignment problems it must fix for the 2013-14 season...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about over 1 year ago 4,386 reads 43 comments

  6. NHL CBA Reached: Full Predictions for the 2013 Season

    Today, hockey fans learned that this spring, player's names will indeed be etched into the most famous trophy in sports: the Stanley Cup. We will see a NHL season in 2013, and we do not have to worry about the Cup reading "2013: Season Not Played"...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about over 1 year ago 1,118 reads 2 comments

  7. Ranking the Top Home-Ice Advantages in the NHL

    NHL fans have been through a lot in the past several months, but we all woke up today with some great news. There will be a season in 2013 ...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about over 1 year ago 209 reads 4 comments

  8. Los Angeles Angels: Why Hamilton Signing Does Not Make Them Instant Favorites

    Earlier today, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim made one of the biggest free-agent splashes in history, signing star outfielder Josh Hamilton to a monster deal ( per ESPN )...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about over 1 year ago 455 reads 3 comments

  9. NHL Lockout: What Commentators Would Say About the Stoppage

    While fans have resorted to watching different leagues and different sports, one can't help but imagine what commentators have been doing...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 1,114 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL Jerseys We Would Love to See on the Ice Again

    To help curb some of these withdrawals I've been having in my hockey-deprived life, I've been watching some videos of classic hockey moments. Ok , some is an understatement. I need my hockey...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 1,603 reads 21 comments

  11. 2012 World Series: Why the Detroit Tigers Need to Win Now

    It was a tough time in the sports world of a city that was already used to tough times. The football team had been completely irrelevant since before the Super Bowl era, the basketball ...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 687 reads 0 comments

  12. Super Bowl XLVII: Five Halftime Performers Who Would Be Better Than Beyonce

    In case you haven't heard, the Associated Press reports Beyonce Knowles has been selected as the halftime performer at Super Bowl XLVII on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 2,092 reads 0 comments

  13. 2012 MLB Playoffs: Why This Year's First Round Was Best Ever

    October is always unpredictable. Several events happen every fall that completely defy what the statistics predict, proving that nothing is ever guaranteed and that the baseball playoffs can provide some heart-racing entertainment...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 1,909 reads 12 comments

  14. Red Wings Assign Players to Grand Rapids: Why Detroit Has Incredible Depth

    Unfortunately, it has been looking more and more like there will be a lockout come midnight tomorrow. However, if the NHL and NHLPA miraculously grow up within the next day-and-a-half ...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 1,946 reads 18 comments

  15. 2012-13 NHL Season: Undervalued Teams That Should Not Be Counted Out

    While the No.1 concern on hockey fans' minds is whether or not there will be a season, many people have been writing articles and making predictions about teams who are locks to make or miss the playoffs...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 3,342 reads 15 comments

  16. NHL Ticket Sales: Why Chicago Blackhawks Fans Have Redeemed Themselves

    Today, the United Center is one of the loudest stadiums in hockey. Blackhawks fans have filled it to the brim game in and game out for the last several years, and the team has responded with winning performances...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 4,066 reads 22 comments

  17. Best Looks in the League: Power Ranking the NHL's Third Jerseys

    In the last two days, I have ranked the NHL 's home and road uniforms, respectively, due to ESPN's UniWatch spending the week ranking uniforms in professional sports...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 5,565 reads 23 comments

  18. Best Looks in the League: Power Ranking the NHL's Road Uniforms

    Yesterday, I ranked the home uniforms in hockey since ESPN has been ranking uniforms in the "Big Four" major professional sports this week...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 2 years ago 5,297 reads 65 comments

  19. Best Looks in the League: Power Ranking the NHL's Home Uniforms

    Most sports fans can agree that the NHL has the best and most interesting uniforms out of all the "Big Four" major professional sports leagues...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about 2 years ago 20,927 reads 79 comments

  20. Chicago Blackhawks: Goalies the Blackhawks Could Take a Chance On

    The Blackhawks have somewhat of a dilemma. Despite being possibly the top offensive team in hockey, their defense and goaltending has been too much of a liability the past two seasons ...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about 2 years ago 3,061 reads 20 comments

  21. 2012-13 NHL Schedule: The Best Blackhawks Games to Watch Each Month

    As long as there isn't a lockout, the 2012-13 season should be one of the most exciting seasons in NHL history. League parity is at an all-time high, and last season's playoffs showed that any team can do anything...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about 2 years ago 755 reads 2 comments

  22. Chicago Blackhawks: Ranking the Blackhawks' Top Rivalries

    The Chicago Blackhawks have been a part of some of the NHL 's top rivalries due to their long existence as one of the NHL's most historic franchises. Some are old, going back to the days of the Original Six and the Norris Division...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about 2 years ago 2,352 reads 21 comments

  23. Chicago Blackhawks: Why Trading Patrick Kane May Not Be a Bad Idea

    Patrick Kane is a star hockey player, and a great offensive weapon. He is a big part of one of the league's best offenses in Chicago, and gives the team a top-six forward corps as good as anyone in the league...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about 2 years ago 584 reads 61 comments

  24. Ranking the Nashville Predators' Uniforms Throughout History

    The Nashville Predators have had some of the most interesting looks in hockey, as they have changed their appearance three times since their inception in 1998...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about 2 years ago 1,726 reads 4 comments

  25. Ten Bold Predictions for the Nashville Predators in 2012-13

    The Nashville Predators have had one of the most interesting offseasons of any team this summer. By losing Ryan Suter, Alexander Radulov, Francis Bouillon, Jordin Tootoo, Anders ...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about 2 years ago 838 reads 6 comments