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Are the Jackets Really Contenders?

Are the Jackets Really Contenders?

It usually comes at this point in the season where the Blue Jackets begin to heat up and make an unthinkable run for the playoffs, and then fall just short. Not this year, though. No, the Blue Jackets are on a roll already in a playoff position, but the question is: are they really who we think they are? Currently holding a nine-game winning streak, which ties their franchise record

The Blue Jackets Special

The Blue Jackets Special

At Christmas time, we surprise our friends and family with presents. For Hockey fans in Ohio and the NHL in general, no team has been more of a surprise than the Columbus Blue Jackets have been so far through almost 3 months of the season. Following their 4-3 overtime win in Vancouver yesterday, the Blue Jackets enter today at 20-5-4 (44 points), Easily the best start through 29 games in their

The NHL after 2 Months

The NHL after 2 Months

As we approach Thanksgiving, a time where we gather with our families and think of all that we have to be thankful for. The NHL season is almost 2 months over and plenty of developments have taken place and lots for fans to be thankful for as well. So as we come to Thanksgiving, let’s highlight some of those happenings in The NHL through 2 months. We start in Las

Pittsburgh Penguins Banner Ceremony and Capitals Preview

Pittsburgh Penguins Banner Ceremony and Capitals Preview

Tonight in Pittsburgh PA, the Pittsburgh Penguins will be raising a championship banner in their newly named arena: PPG Paint Arena (Formally Consol Energy Center). As many of us know, the Penguins won the Stanley Cup 4 months ago in 6 games over the San Jose Sharks. The Penguins started last season 15-10-3 on December 12th. They relieved Mike Johnston of his coaching duties and in came Mike Sullivan. The Penguins

2016 Hockey World Cup Preview

2016 Hockey World Cup Preview

For the 1st time since 2004, NHL players are meeting in a Best-on-Best Tournament outside The Olympic. Starting September 17th, they will all gather at The Air Canada Centre in Toronto for The 2016 Hockey World Cup. It’s a two-week international tournament, featuring more than 170 of the best players in the NHL. This is the 3rd installment of this tournament, it was last held in 2004 with Canada winning

The Penguins Stanley Cup Journey

The Penguins Stanley Cup Journey

What a journey it was for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2015-16 season. Before the season, the Penguins were picked by most in the NHL media world as a viable playoff contender in the Eastern Conference. The season for the Penguins started 0-3 out of the gates, then rallied were 10-5 on November 11th then went 5-5-3 stood at 15-10-3 on December 12th. At that point Mike Johnston, the Penguins

Penguins, Sharks Meet in 2016 Cup Final

Penguins, Sharks Meet in 2016 Cup Final

SportsTalkFeed Staff Predictions Peter L. Follow him! Matthew F. Follow him! Larry H. Follow him! Richard B. Follow him! Dan W. Follow him! Peter I. Follow him! Noah G. Follow me! Prediction Sharks in 6 Pens in 6 Pens in 6 Pens in 6 Sharks in 6 Pens in 7 Pens in 7 Deciding Factor(s) Defense Crosby Malkin Crosby Murray Fleury Even strength Offense Ward Cup Final experience Murray 2016

There’s Plenty of Blame to Go Around for the Anaheim Ducks

There’s Plenty of Blame to Go Around for the Anaheim Ducks

By Richard Bowman Where do the Anaheim Ducks go from here? Seemed to be the question after the Ducks lost another game 7 on home ice for the fourth-consecutive year, however, now it seems to be an even bigger question after they relieved Bruce Boudreau of his coaching duties on Friday. For a team like the Anaheim Ducks, this past season’s result wasn’t good enough, but it’s not just Bruce