Why the 2022 NHL playoffs were the league’s best in a long time

From start to finish, the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs were an epic spectacle — a perfect cap to one of the best regular seasons in recent memory.  It was the best postseason in a long time, chock full of entertaining games, memorable series, highlight-reel plays, superstar performances, breakout players and intriguing narratives. On multiple occasions, … Read more

Henrik, Daniel Sedin join former Vancouver Canucks teammate Roberto Luongo in 2022 induction class for Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin, forward Daniel Alfredsson and goaltender Roberto Luongo into its 2022 induction class, the Hall announced on Monday. Also included in the class, in the builders’ category, were Finnish women’s hockey icon Hanna-Riikka Sallinen and Herb Carnegie, a Canadian player of Jamaican descent who starred … Read more

Sedin brothers, Luongo lead Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2022

The Sedins headline the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022 that was revealed on Monday. Roberto Luongo, Daniel Alfredsson and Riikka Sallinen of the Finland women’s national team, were also voted in the players category, and Herb Carnegie in the Builders category by the 18-member Selection Committee as part of the Class of 2022, which … Read more

Why Luke Richardson is the right coach for the Blackhawks’ rebuild

When Mike Kostka and his Binghamton Senators teammates got to the rink for a Monday morning practice during the 2015-16 season, they knew it was going to be rough. The Senators were coming off a lousy weekend slate of games, and sure enough, 10 minutes before the practice began, the equipment staff let the players … Read more

2022 NHL Draft: What is each team’s biggest need?

Today we look at each NHL team’s biggest need going into the 2022 NHL Draft.  Biggest need, in this context, doesn’t mean the immediate need on the big club’s roster. This is not about filling needs for the 2022-23 NHL season. The purpose of this from an NHL Draft perspective is to examine a club’s … Read more

Colorado Avalanche win first Stanley Cup since 2001 with comeback victory in Game 6

TAMPA, Fla. — The Colorado Avalanche are Stanley Cup champions for the first time since 2001 after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 6 of the Cup Final on Sunday. Artturi Lehkonen scored the Avalanche’s game winner in the second period. Darcy Kuemper registered 22 saves in the victory. Tampa Bay was making … Read more

Best sights and sounds from Game 6 between the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning

The two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning staved off elimination against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 5, largely due to late-game heroics from Ondrej Palat. Palat’s go-ahead goal saved Tampa Bay’s season with 6:22 remaining in regulation as the Lightning escaped Colorado with a 3-2 win. Now, the series is back on the Bolts’ home … Read more