Hockey News & Rants
Nashville Predators 0, St. Louis Blues 2: Frustrated Preds Shut Out in St. Louis | On The Forecheck
This one was ugly. Juuse Saros deserved much better.
Predators: Wayne Simmonds gets familiar with Nashville teammates | The Tennessean
I think Simmonds will fit in well here. He knows P.K. Subban; they’ve played together before. He’s played for Peter Laviolette. He made some moves last night on the power play. In a better game I’m excited to see what he can really do.
Predators power-play helped by Wayne Simmonds, Mikael Granlund trades | The Tennessean
Wayne Simmonds took a shot on his first power play with the Preds, which is already a huge improvement.
Penguins vs. Blue Jackets 2019 odds: Pittsburgh underdog at Columbus | SBNation.com
Oh man. The irony of this headline and what actually happened...
The Blue Jackets loaded up so they could lose to a Penguins team with corpses on their blue line & fall out of the playoff picture— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) February 27, 2019
CBJ’s playoff dreams are dead...for now.
Could Corey Crawford's Return Spark A Blackhawks Rally For A NHL Wild Card Spot? | Forbes
Despite how awful the Blackhawks have been, if Crawford is healthy and they can squeeze into the playoff race, they could be dangerous.
I’m a broken record, but never underestimate Chicago.
2019 trade deadline grades for all 31 NHL teams | ESPN
I do believe Columbus grades a lot lower after Tuesday night’s loss.
Innovations allow NHL to stage outdoor games almost anywhere | Chicago Tribune
Capable of having outdoor games almost anywhere, you say?
“All right, well, make sure Chicago is willing to play almost anywhere and book it.” – The NHL, probably.
Staal agrees to two-year contract with Wild | NHL
Because why not?
The NHL says hockey is for everyone. It’s Kim Davis’ job to help make that a reality | For The Win
The league taking more social responsibility to move in a more socially conscious direction is a good thing. Openly admitting to mistakes shows they’re taking it seriously.
Lightning don’t mess with success prior to Trade Deadline | NHL
Why should they?
It’s a lot of effort just to win the Presidents’ Trophy and then lose in the second round.
Which NHL teams hold most draft picks after 2019 trade deadline? | SportsNet
You get a draft pick, and you get a draft pick, and you get a draft pick. Draft picks for everyone...well...not everyone.