With a month in the books of the WHL season, Andy, Carl and Ryan are back with the latest in the WHL! Prince Albert remains atop the Eastern division again/still. How are they doing it? With the season underway, some trades have already happened, with Cole Fonstad off to Everett and Ryan Hughes off to Kamloops. What made them expendable? The Central division features goals by Medicine Hat, depth by Edmonton and an injured Calgary squad that’s still getting by. Where will the dust settle here? The Vancouver Giants have a slow start and a problem of too many overaged players. Who will be theRead More →

On a Thanksgiving afternoon, Carl and Nick have much to be thankful for, including Cinnabon. The Blackhawks and Devils are still winless. After a seemingly successful offseason, what does New Jersey need to do to get things on track? Does a change behind the bench need to happen? There are still two undefeated teams left in the league as well: Edmonton and Colorado. Can Carl’s team be the last to lose? Which of these opening performances is most sustainable? With Bo Horvat being named the captain of the Vancouver Canucks, was that a good choice, and how important is the role of the captain? BraydenRead More →

Both Carl and Nick are supporters of undefeated teams. But how long will that last?   Diving into the undefeated, which of these teams will be the first to lose? It can’t be the Avalanche or Red Wings, can it? And what about the yet to be victorious? Which of the winless teams are most primed for a bounce back? Can we eliminate from the playoffs already? What impact have the new rule changes had on games so far? Are coaches challenges used differently this year? Does picking the side on icing really matter? Carl plays a round of “For or Against” starring such thingsRead More →

Nick returns as we are mere days away from the start of the NHL regular season! But first, the news of the week. The Colorado Avalanche are excited for the start of the regular season, and so are their fans. Unless they’re trying to watch on their local cable, as Altitude Sports will not be distributed on the major carriers. Is this a sign of things to come for local sports? Matthew Tkachuk, Patrik Laine, Kyle Connor and Mikko Rantanen all ended their restricted free agent stand still and signed contracts with the Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets (x2) and Colorado Avalanche respectively. Who were theRead More →

The 2018 Stanley Cup winning Washington Capitals were set to go the distance again, but instead of breaking records, all the 2019 playoffs brought were broken hearts and very broken brackets. This season will be better. It has to be, doesn’t it? Embed from Getty Images Notable Players In: Radko Gudas, Richard Panik, Brendan Leipsic Notable Players Out: Matt Niskanen, Brooks Orpik First Key Game: St. Louis Blues – October 2nd. Odds to win the division 7:1 (1st overall) (via Betway) Embed from Getty Images Is this a bet worth taking? The Washington Capitals are rightfully the favorites to win this division. That said, theRead More →