With a quarter of the NHL’s 2017/18 season already under its belt, it’s time to take a look back and reflect on how the teams are performing at this early stage. Given that less is more, especially in today’s TL:DR society, I wanted to mix things up a little. Instead of the usual review format, we’ll be looking at each team using the form of the Haiku poem. Last time we looked at the teams in the Eastern Conference, today it’s the turn of the west! Anaheim Ducks Embed from Getty Images Getzlaf and Kesler Both injured, Ducks make odd trades Must do better nowRead More →

With a quarter of the NHL’s 2017/18 season already under its belt, it’s time to take a look back and reflect on how the teams are performing at this early stage. Given that less is more, especially in today’s TL:DR society, I wanted to mix things up a little. Instead of the usual review format, we’ll be looking at each team using the form of the Haiku poem.  Today we’re looking at the teams in the Eastern Conference, starting alphabetically: Embed from Getty Images Boston Bruins While we hate Marchand Pasta is dish of the day OK results so far   Buffalo Sabres This isRead More →

We’ve already looked at three NHL teams who are exceeding expectations, now let’s look at some who aren’t. We’re about a month into the season now, and there are teams who frankly, we had higher hopes for. Teams who’ve made the right moves but are falling short in the standings. Washington Capitals The Metropolitan division has long provided some of the stronger teams in the NHL; and Carl’s fomer bandwagon team, the Washington Capitals have dominated the division in the last two seasons. Well known for imploding during Cup runs, the three-time Presidents’ Trophy winner seem to have started their collapse early this season. Embed from GettyRead More →