The Dallas Stars are shining again

Photo via David Berding/USA TODAY SportsThe Dallas Stars were a solid team last season. Despite the relatively pedestrian 43-32-7 record they possessed, they were a gritty team that found a way to slip into the Stanley Cup Playoffs. When they got there, they did not whimper to the bigger and statistically better foes on paper. … Continue reading The Dallas Stars are shining again

Bill Peters: An example showing how hockey has a long way to go

Photo via Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian PressIt is becoming more frequent. Every time another allegation is brought up, it becomes more alarming, disturbing and disappointing.  Bill Peters resigned from the Calgary Flames Friday morning after an investigation confirmed allegations of discrimination and racism to minority players. Allegations included making discriminatory remarks to forward Akim Aliu regarding … Continue reading Bill Peters: An example showing how hockey has a long way to go

A Superstar in the Making: The Rise of Andrei Svechnikov

Photo via Jamie KellnerAt just 18 years of age, Andrei Svechnikov of the Carolina Hurricanes debuted last season, playing in all 82 games and tallying 20 goals and 17 assists. It earned him 7th place in the Calder Trophy voting for the NHL’s best rookie, as Svechnikov showed flashes of brilliance and became the first … Continue reading A Superstar in the Making: The Rise of Andrei Svechnikov