Picture your dream job. Something you’ve dreamt about, likely for as long as you can remember. Everything you’ve done, all that you’ve worked towards was with this pursuit in mind. Eventually all your hard work and sacrifice pays off and it’s within your grasp. You’re overcome with joy! You’ve done it! Then you wake up, and Freddie Kruger’s pulling the strings… Embed from Getty Images I imagine this is how Pierre Dorion feels most days. The Ottawa Senators’ GM has been around hockey for decades. The son of a former Leafs scout, he worked his way up the scouting ranks with the Habs and RangersRead More →

After ridding themselves of the goose eggs in the win column (vs. Rangers), the Buffalo Sabres look to string two, or more, together. Heading into today’s matinee (3pm. Also a Hi Sticking game. Play it on Twitter), the 31st place team from last season faces one that was in the Stanley Cup Finals. Despite matching records, the Vegas Golden Knights have proven to be a fast team, which is typically the achilles heel for Buffalo. The Sabres have acquired faster hockey players though it has not made game-play much better. Game 1 was horrendous while they scrapped by the New York Rangers in number 2.Read More →

There isn’t much that can rain on ‘The Parade’ they’re planning in Leafs Nation these days, but the William Nylander saga could be the next Gretzky high stick if not dealt with before long. So what exactly should Wunder-kid GM Kyle Dubas do? It’s been suggested he wants as much as 8 million per season, which makes about as much sense as saying his father Michael’s flow is as slick as William’s these days. Trying to fit him in at a more reasonable number would clearly be a better option for the franchise, but if I’m Nylander and someone’s willing to splurge, why wouldn’t IRead More →