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A New Name For a New Arena

A New Name For a New Arena

The Detroit Red Wings will be moving their operations to a new arena in the fall of 2017. After being at the Joe since December 27th, 1979, The only arena not having a corporate naming sponsor will go into retirement as the Wings make way for their new arena. The new arena, which is reported to have a 20-year naming rights agreement worth $6.25 million a year, will be named

NHL Playoffs: Andersen Proves to be the Quiet Storm the Ducks Need in Net

NHL Playoffs: Andersen Proves to be the Quiet Storm the Ducks Need in Net

By Richard Bowman  It was just a year ago today that Anaheim Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen was helping the Ducks take a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Winnipeg Jets in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. However, this time, around, Andersen found himself being called upon to stop the Nashville Predators from taking a commanding 3-0 lead on the Ducks.  The Ducks elected to go with John Gibson for games 1

Viewing Philadelphia After Game 3 Versus the Capitals

Viewing Philadelphia After Game 3 Versus the Capitals

I waited until this morning to post because I wanted emotion to calm down and for everyone to view the situation with a logical and less clouded judgment. Sports in Philadelphia always find a way to be a topic of discussion, and, unfortunately, it rendered its ugly head again last night. First, keep in mind that the few do not represent the majority. This is true for all sports teams.

Wings Vs. Lightning: Game 4 Preview

Wings Vs. Lightning: Game 4 Preview

The Detroit Red Wings gained ground Sunday, as they defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning at home 2-0. Detroit was on a 5 game losing streak and down 2-0 in the series to the Lightning before being able to take one at the Joe. Andreas Athanasiou and Henrik Zetterberg accounted for the 2 goals put up by the Wings on Sunday night. “We minimized our mistakes, tried to stay out of

NHL Playoffs: Nashville Shows Anaheim They’re in for a Fight

NHL Playoffs: Nashville Shows Anaheim They’re in for a Fight

By Richard Bowman Team Stats Anaheim Nashville Faceoffs Won 42 27 Giveaways 20 11 Hits 31 33 Penalty Minutes 6 8 Powerplay 1/4 0/3 Takeaways 5 5 Shots 29 33  The Nashville Predators came into Honda Center and shocked the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 in a game where both teams for, the most part, needed some time to adjust despite Nashville scoring just 35 seconds into the game on a James

Wings Vs. Lightning: Game 2 Preview

Wings Vs. Lightning: Game 2 Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning stole a game Wednesday, as they defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 1 of the series in Tampa. Nikita Kucherov and Alex killorn led the way for the Lightning, as they combined for 3 goals and 2 assists in the game. The Lighting hope to keep their momentum going as they take on the Wings again on Friday. Tyler Johnson, who had 2 assists

Stanley’s Stage: Rivals Meet in Opening Round

Stanley’s Stage: Rivals Meet in Opening Round

2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Round 1 The most exciting postseason in all of professional sports kicks off Wednesday, and what is the Stanley Cup Playoffs without a meeting between the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks? The two teams have a history of meeting each other in the secondary season, especially as of late. However, this year’s meeting is not necessarily identical to previous years. Obviously, nobody will escape

Capital Punishment: Washington is Dominating the NHL

Capital Punishment: Washington is Dominating the NHL

It comes with no surprise that Alex Ovechkin holds the league spotlight halfway through the month of February as teams are now fighting for playoff positioning, but this spotlight has a light brighter than ever before. Having already passed major milestones this season, such as scoring his 500th goal in January, Ovechkin has continued to light the lamp and win games for the Washington Capitals. Coming off of a hat

2016 NHL All-Star Weekend Preview

We have arrived at the all-star break in the 2015-16 NHL season, which means it’s time for The 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend in Nashville, TN this weekend. It starts with the Fan Fest Thursday & Friday and then the player events on Saturday & Sunday. We’re going to preview the weekend events to take place on Saturday & Sunday. We start with Saturday and The NHL All-Star Skills Competition consisting of 6

Bobrovsky’s Injury Provides Rookie with Key Role

Bobrovsky’s Injury Provides Rookie with Key Role

By Noah Gilbert The Columbus Blue Jackets suffered another loss to their roster this past week when goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky skated to the locker room immediately after a stoppage of play. In relief, Curtis McElhinney took over with a 2-1 lead over the Los Angeles Kings, only to see the advantage vanish in the final minutes of regulation and eventually lose the game in overtime. The next morning, it had