Humboldt Broncos tragedy receives inconceivable support

Just a few short days ago, the hockey world was struck with tragedy. The bus of the Humboldt Broncos, a Junior A hockey team in Saskatchewan, Canada with players from the ages of 16-21, was involved in a fatal accident with a semi-tractor trailer that resulted in 15 deaths and many of them being the players. The terrible event has brought out the best in … Continue reading Humboldt Broncos tragedy receives inconceivable support

NHL 16-team playoff preview

The NHL playoff field has been determined. The playoffs begin on Wednesday. What a fun time to be a hockey fan, right? Usually, we are only a Penguins themed website. This year, we are going to take an abbreviated look at all 16 teams in the tournament this season. Eastern Conference No. 1 Seed: Tampa Bay Lightning (113 PTS): The Lightning were the best team in … Continue reading NHL 16-team playoff preview

Olympic hockey update

The Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea are in full swing. Both men’s and women’s hockey for Team USA have played games. And both have mixed results. The women’s team has lived up to expectations as usual. Now the men’s team well…. not so much success. The men’s team went into these Olympics with no real expectations with no NHL players competing in them. But they … Continue reading Olympic hockey update

Team USA: Band of Misfits 

The winter Olympic team for USA has been released. The roster is full of old players, young players, and players that play over seas. To look at the team here’s the link:http://teamusa.usahockey.com/page/show/3858372-2018-owg-u-s-men-s-roster# This year’s winter Olympics is the first in a long while that won’t include NHL players. All the European leagues including KHL players will be able to participate. Also some younger players in … Continue reading Team USA: Band of Misfits 

Hockey and Coffee: Week of November 12 – 18

Hard Hitters This week has had two of the biggest player safety issues so far this season. Radko Gudas of the Flyers and Austin Watson of the Predators were both suspended this week. Radko Gudas was suspended 10 games for slashing Jets’ Mathieu Perreault on November 16. Honestly, this is one of the most brutal penalties I’ve seen. This wasn’t just a classic Brad Marchand … Continue reading Hockey and Coffee: Week of November 12 – 18